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Cloth 201: Buy, Sell, Trade Acronyms
September 21, 2014 11:31 am | by
Cloth Diaper Creams

Buy Sell Trade (BST) forums have recently become VERY popular, especially when it comes to cloth diapers and other parenting products like baby carriers and diaper bags. If you’re looking to save a few bucks, try something new, or get your hands on those hard-to-find items, BST groups can be a great resource. But, if you’re new to the BST world, it can get a bit murky. From the unspoken rules to the typical listing jargon, we’re here to help you navigate through the ins and outs of BST’ing. Below are some of the common terms you will see in a

 
Raising Awareness of Real Solutions
April 24, 2014 4:32 pm | by

Share the Love hosts are filled with plans for The Great Cloth Diaper Change tomorrow. If you are also planning to attend, you may see them there changing alongside you, at an informational booth, or even hosting your local event. We now have 106 host volunteers in 42 states. They want you to know they are there, ready to receive your donations and get them out to families who need them. Don’t know your local host? Look for them in the official Share the Love host tshirt the day of the event or email sharethelove@cottonbabies.com to help your local site.

 
Real Mom Talk: The WRONG Way to Cloth Diaper
April 22, 2014 6:16 pm | by

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is completely satirical. It is our attempt to make you smile 🙂 The wrong way to cloth diaper…from the experts When my husband and I started cloth diapering we felt like everyone was the expert except for us.  All of my friends used “lingo” we had never heard of.  We didn’t know all the different types of diapers or even what we needed to buy to properly cloth diaper- what the heck was a wet bag or a diaper sprayer?  Things we learned along the way… If you buy diapers that you have to stuff, never

 
Real Mom Talk: Even MORE Benefits of Cloth Diapers
April 22, 2014 5:53 pm | by

There are a lot of benefits of cloth diapering– economical, environmental, and reports of earlier potty training or less diaper rash. What initially drew my family to cloth diapering was cost. My husband and I had been married a little less than two years, we were young, we didn’t have a ton of money, but we knew that I wanted to stay home with our baby if we could make it work. So when I was pregnant (as soon as I stopped puking eight times a day) I started researching ways to save money. Cloth diapers immediately came up. I

 
Cloth 101: Affording Cloth Diapers
April 20, 2014 5:10 pm | by

It’s Real Diaper Week, which means we want to prove that real diapers are an real option for any family.  One of the most common things I hear from parents who are considering cloth diapers is “I can’t afford it.”  But when I listen to those words, all I hear is, “I can’t afford cloth diapers right now.”  One of the biggest misconceptions about cloth diapers is that you need to purchase a huge stash of five dozen diapers in the latest colors and prints. Right now. This isn’t true. What you do need to purchase is enough cloth diapers to get

 
Real Mom Talk: Benefits of Cloth Diapers
April 19, 2014 10:07 am | by

Some benefits of cloth diapering are obvious while others really aren’t. In the spirit of Real Diaper Week, let’s talk about them! Saving Money. This one is pretty obvious, especially if you have used disposables in the past. Let’s say you buy 2 boxes of name brand disposables once a month. For 2 ½ years, you would spend $2,100 on diapers alone. Want to add in the cost of wipes? You’re now looking at $3,000. This total also includes only one child!! By purchasing cloth diapers and wipes, you can save over $2,000 and use them for multiple children. How

 
Real Diaper Week 2014
April 13, 2014 12:37 pm | by

  Real Diaper Week begins April 18. And to help kick off the celebration, we’re hosting a scavenger hunt and #lovemyclothdiapers photo contest all week long. This is just the beginning! We also have special sales on some of your favorite products and a full week of events in store!  Be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page and email newsletters from April 18-26 to see everything that’s going on. Throughout Real Diaper Week, we will be advocating and educating parents about cloth diapers and demonstrate that cloth diapering is a “real option” for modern families.  Participate in the Scavenger Hunt? You can find

 
Real Mom Tak: Why I Switched to Cloth?
March 18, 2014 6:29 pm | by

  I am a mother to two daughters. Baby A is 3 years old and she was diapered in disposables from day one until she was fully potty trained. Baby B is now 21 months old. She was diapered with disposables until she was 14 months old and since then has been cloth diapered exclusively. When some parents switch to cloth, the switch is because they need a way to save money. For others, they learn about the chemicals inside of disposable diapers and for some, it’s an environmental thing. Whenever I think about our switch to cloth diapers, it’s

 
Cloth Diapers: A Dad’s Perspective
January 24, 2014 4:55 pm | by

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is a guest post, written by Zachary Leibel, a cloth supporter,  teacher of reusable diapers, and dad to two boys. When my wife and I found out we were pregnant with our first child, we were naturally very excited, but also knew we’d have to make some decisions.  One of the decisions we made was that we were determined to go from a two person income down to just my income so that my wife could stay at home with the baby.  Some people thought we were crazy for even considering this in today’s world and said things

 
Help Us Share the Love
September 12, 2013 5:19 pm | by

When I switched to cloth diapers from disposables there was a lot I didn’t know.  One thing that didn’t even cross my mind was that cloth diapers not only have a life beyond one diaper change, they may even have a life beyond one child.  A friend of mine mentioned using the same set of diapers on both her first and second children.  Even more awesome is that the next go-around for your cloth diapers could be sharing the love with who may not have otherwise been able to afford diapers at all. As a Mom, especially in those early days,