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Why We Love What We Do
February 14, 2018 8:00 am | by
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In honor of Valentine’s Day, we thought it would be fun to talk about what our employees love about Cotton Babies. Cotton Babies isn’t just a store and we don’t simply make cloth diapers. We’re changing things.

Preserving the World for the Future

Most of our employees are parents. As parents, many of us are concerned about the planet our children and grandchildren will inherit. We’re certainly not perfect, but it’s nice to know that for every baby that uses cloth diapers, 1 ton of garbage is kept out of a landfill. And we get to be a part of that. It’s empowering to step back and realize what kind of impact that will have on the world.

Helping Others

We’re saving families money. Yes, we are a business and we want to be profitable, but our products allow parents to take control of their situation. With Elemental Joy, a family can cloth diaper a baby for as little as $115. Instead of spending thousands of dollars on disposable diapers until their child is potty trained, that family is free to use the money they saved to buy healthy food, pay utility bills and more. We love hearing about how cloth diapers have improved lives.

We also operate Share the Love, a national cloth diaper bank that works toward the goal of eliminating diaper need and poverty in our local communities by providing free cloth diapers to families in need. When families need help and receive disposable diapers from diaper banks, it only helps temporarily. Soon, they run out of diapers and feel the stress of wondering how and where they will get more diapers. They keep diapers on baby for longer than they should and even reuse disposables which can lead to diaper rash and illness. With cloth diapers, all they have to do is wash the diapers.

Friends of Cotton Babies

YOU! Yes, you! We love interacting with our customers. Whether it’s in store, via email, on the phone, or in the Mob, we value these interactions. For a lot of us, we’ve made real, meaningful friendships. We love getting to know you and your babies. It’s so much fun to see babies all over the world wearing our diapers!

Cotton Babies storefront

Plus, most of us really enjoy our co-workers. We have a diverse staff and it’s fun to get everyone together. Parties are definitely our favorite!

Cotton Babies Staff


Here’s what some of our staff had to say…

“Being able to bring my son to work with me was amazing. Our days together at the office definitely strengthened our bond. Getting to create things that my children use in their everyday lives is really special. My son’s favorite diapers are PAWsome and EGGcellent, which I designed. – Danny, Design

“I love all the fantastic friendships created by working here:) everyone is unique and wonderful in their own ways.” – Hannah, Fulfillment

“It’s the people, for sure! ❤ I also love that we create, sew, package, and ship so many of our high-quality products under one roof!” – Mary, Packaging

“I learn new things every day. I get to work with amazing people who make me smile. <3” – Maryam, Manufacturing

“I love the amount of freedom in creativity we get to use in our diaper print designs. The company is very family friendly and flexible. They care about your time with your family and that shows through the management and environment.” Taylor, Design

“I love the friendly, comfortable feeling I have working at Cotton Babies.” – Nancy, Packaging

I love the little people ( babies) that come for a short time!” – Peggy, Packaging

Babies at work

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About the Author

Julia joined Cotton Babies in 2016 as Executive Assistant to Jenn Labit. She’s the proud mama to a toddler and a baby. She and her husband also have 2 dogs, a cat, a turtle and a pet fish. Julia is a diehard Cardinals fan who loves spending time with her family, shopping, crafting, and binge-watching “The Office.”


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