If you are new to our website, Mondays are our Cloth 101 and 201 blog posts. In Cloth 101 blog posts, our goal is to help answer all of those questions that run through the minds of new parents researching how to cloth diaper but they might be too afraid to ask. What is a wet bag? One of my first questions was “What the heck is a wetbag?” Simply put, a wetbag (or wet bag) is a waterproof bag designed to carry soiled cloth diapers and baby clothes until you can wash them. I know what you are thinking… ‘why
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A few weeks ago, our car started smelling really weird. At first, I ignored it because really, when does a car carrying two toddlers smell GOOD? But eventually we broke down and did a full-car clean out. What did we find in the back hatch area of our car? A slightly wet cloth diaper! Fortunately, it was only wet and not solid waste. Can you imagine if had been poop? I can guarantee that we would have found it sooner! Keeping up with diapers and wet bags is just another mom duty that comes along with cloth diapering. Even the
Once you decide you are ready to start cloth diapering, another major decision is how to store your dirty diapers once they are dirty until laundry day. There are two main types of dirty cloth diaper storage a wet bag or a pail. Types of dirty diaper storage Diaper pails designed for cloth diapering are a little different than those designed for disposable diapers. Most disposable diaper pails are designed to keep air (and smells) out. When thinking about storing dirty cloth diapers, one of the key things is to make sure you have air flow. This air flow helps
Congratulations, Kelly Sherretz, you won a free Econobum trial pack and wet bag! She posted her answer on our Facebook wall: “Clothes line, reusable bags, and clean with vinegar” Oh baby, we have more free cloth diapers to give out! What is your favorite gift to give at a baby shower? The random winner from all Facebook, Twitter and blog responses will receive a bumGenius 4.0 cloth diaper and one each of our five bumGenius Baby Legs: Dorothy, William, Henry, Olivia, and Rory.
Samantha Stine Foltz was our random winner of 2 free bumGenius AIO cloth diapers! Congratulations! Her dream job is: “My dream job would be to become an event coordinator especially for people with a small budget. I love coming up with creative ways to decorate for less!” For the chance to win an Econobum Trial Pack and wet bag, answer the following: Other than cloth diapers, what additional green, sustainable, eco-friendly products do you use in your home? As always, we’ll choose a random winner from all Facebook, Twitter and blog responses in an hour.
Taking the whole cloth diapering show on the road can feel like a challenge. First of all because it does become a show. Cloth diapering is still a novel idea to most people. Even Grandmothers who never used a single disposable will be astonished that you use cloth diapers. They seem to think that it is ludicrous to use the old fashioned stuff when the ease of disposables is to be had for just a few dollars. Every time I change a diaper when we are out and about, someone pokes their head over my shoulder to ask, “Is that