Win a Change 3 Things T-shirt!
February 22, 2011 10:16 am
To celebrate reaching 5,000 “Likes” on the Change 3 Things Facebook page over the weekend, today we’re giving away some Change 3 Things items to help you strike up conversations about cloth diapering.
We have a Change 3 Things t-shirt, silver silicone reminder bands, and Share Cards with some quick facts that you can hand out to those who ask you about the benefits of cloth diapering.
Today, we’re giving away Change 3 Things promotional packs that will each include a t-shirt, 10 reminder bands and 25 share cards. To enter to win one of 10 packs we’ll be giving out today, leave a comment telling us how you are sharing cloth diapers with friends, family and acquaintances.
Eligible entries must be posted today, Tuesday, February 22, 2011. U.S. Residents only. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to win. Winners will be notified via e-mail.
I share cloth diapering with anyone I can! Whenever a friend has a baby or gets pregnant when I visit I pack one of each type of diaper I have to show them. I also bring my cutest prints! So far I have converted two friends and even made friends! I strike up conversations on the benifits of cloth at the park, dr’s offices and anywhere I can. Cloth diapering has had such a positive impact on my family because we no longer have rashes and are saving money! I want to share the fluff love with everyone.
It is advisable to sustain an eyesight in your little one and observe his reactions in the direction of new diaper you suit him on. Quality must be your utmost concern while choosing a diaper. However, if you find another product having same quality but lower price, go for it.
Currently none of my friends use cloth diapers. Each time I change a diaper I get to share a bit more with friends and family about how easy they are and how our recent change to cloth diapers is going. I also try to include information in my family blog posts. Both my mother and mother-in-law use cloth when watching the kids. I hope to educate more people on this easy and substantial change that so many people can make!
I just convinced 2 friends to CD their little ones that will be arriving soon!! I was so excited to share all the information with them and give them tips from experience. I did all the research on my own when I started so I was glad to be able to make it easier for them, especially if that means they will be more willing to CD.
I love to share my cloth diapering experience with everyone I know: family, friends, plus people I meet at church or on the street!
I love to talk about cloth it is one of the things I’m passionate about. Most moms have no idea what todays cloth diapers are like so I love to show off our modern cloth diapers! 🙂
I am always talking about cloth diapers and I have shared with several friends all the different types I have so they could touch them and look at them and decide what would be best for them
I am sharing cloth by starting a blog, cloth diapering group in my area and I tell everyone I know that I use cloth!
Sradke1024 at gmail dot com
I use each diaper change during outings and events as an opportunity to discuss/show and tell about several of my fav cloth diapers and how easy they are to use, reduce trash output, and reduce the incidences of rashes we were getting. I show the baby in one of the cutest cloth diaps we have, then show two or three different types of clean diaps and how they work (Always Flip and BG 4.0s, sometimes a thirties duo or econobum), I also show off some super cute wetbags from planetwise (and then whisk the baby off to another room for his change so that he has some privacy and the audience can reflect and think about what they just heard as well as look at the clean diaps I left behind.) 🙂 I have given diaps as gifts to expectant family that said they were willing to try them but shy away from start up costs.
Besides “converting” several women from my birth club to cloth diapering their children, I have convinced 3 or 4 of my “real life” friends to make the switch as well. I think once they see that a regular mom can handle cloth diapering two kids at once, they realize that it isn’t as hard as they originally thought. I also LOVE pulling out a clean BG one-size diaper from my diaper bag and showing other moms what modern cloth diapering is all about. A lot of parents still think that cloth diapering has to involve prefolds, pins, and rubber pants. When they see how easy and cute these diapers are, they are more open to exploring more about cloth diapering. I also ALWAYS tell people about how much money I’ve saved by using cloth diapering – that always gets a person’s attention! 😛
I talk to friends, people on FB and anyone who I know who is having a baby.
vkc922 at cox dot net
I mostly use Facebook to talk to friends, family, and others about cloth. I also talk to other moms in my new moms groups/playgroups, if they ask or seem curious. We live in VT and I’d say 70% of people here already cloth diaper.
Voskuil.s at gmail.com
I always use cloth when I am out and about, so it provides many opportunities to talk to other people about using cloth diapers. I also pass along good deals that I find to encourage people to try them!
I LOVE to share about cloth diapers. I strike up conversations often, just because people see me using them and are interested! Today I am taking my best friend out to check out a local store that carries cloth diapers. She is pregnant and very interested in using them 🙂
There are lots of things we do to promote cloth. So far only one person has made the switch but one person is one more than was not previously using them. And she has been so happy. We just celebrated our one year cloth diapering anniversary. jralderete at yahoo dot com
We are very open about the fact that we CD, and have shown friends our set-up (even how easy it is to spray off poopy diapers), the wet bags and how cute our boys look in their BGs. Oldest is out of diapers except overnight, and the youngest hasn’t known any differently! I would love to see everyone take on what we feel is the best way to diaper!! So glad to see such a huge following so quickly with C3T!!! Way to go, keep spreading the word!!
I tell all of my friends (and anyone who asks) about cloth diapering without trying to be pushy. A lot think I’m crazy, but I know I’ve converted at least 6-7 people recently! I am a huge fan of cloth and love to promote it anyway I can!
i cloth diapered both my kids w-a-y back in 2002. diapers sure have changed since then! i thought i was done having kids, but then got divorced when my children were 3 and 1. i have now met the love of my life, and we are going to be trying for a baby next year. i am already stocking up on diapers! i bought some of the econobums on sale and they arrived today… i loved them so much, i just bought four more sets!
i talk about cloth diapering all the time, in real life and on my blog. my boyfriend’s cousin will be using cloth thanks to me. i work with a girl who uses cloth, and we talk diapers and natural parenting whenever we share a shift. i can’t wait to CD again!
rose, anna10132000@ yahoo dot com
I have converted 3 friends to cloth. I don’t cover up my fluff and I get asked about them everywhere. Once you share how much sposies take up precious resource and the chemicals in them – it grabs their attention!
I use cloth when I’m out with friends (or anywhere), talk about cloth and encourage others who have tried them to keep at it.
Sharing it where ever I go. It’s great to see parents looking at you while chaning a diaper in a public place and then you start talking about them.
I talk about it on facebook. Also, I love showing off the diapers when we go on playdates. People are always so surprised at how cute and easy it is!
I tell anyone and everyone about cloth diapering! I’ve converted my sister and a cousin and maybe a friend so far. I’ve taken several friends (and referred others) to the Cloth 101 class at Cotton Babies. I always have pics of my little guy on Facebook rocking his fluff and have talked to lots of people on forums about how to get started with cloth. I’ve heard there are cloth diaper parties you can host and would love to get involved with that sometime too, if I can find out more information!
Diapering and toileting are pretty common conversation topics for people with young kids. So I talk about cloth diapers and anything related as easily as non-CDing parents talk about what they do – to make it seem normal and easy. Then I gush when the questions and comments start. 🙂 I also tell everyone about CDing resources, locally and online. I mention fluff on FB & my blog too!
radharas at yahoo dot com
I have been telling all my pregnant friends how much I love CDing and how easy it is. Have already convinced one to give it a try!
Jennifer.Just at sbcglobal dot net
I just converted my sister and brother-in-law!! YAY! And we cloth diaper at the local MOPS group…and I like to talk about it lots online and face to face! And I line dry them…gets the neighbors tlaking:)
newsandjunksarah at gmail dot com
I have a blog and I am excited to get it out there and have my 350 readers learn about cloth and help save the planet and protect babies bottoms.
I offered to purchase a starter pack of the Flips and/or Econobums for my sister-in-law. They are still a little nervous about trying cloth.
I’m sharing by posting about it to my fans on FB often! 🙂 I also have one of your buttons up on my blog and my blog is all about Cloth Diapers and the benefits of switching!
I always make sure I have an extra BG diaper on hand when I go places so I can show people in person how easy and CUTE they are. In the last few months I’ve encouraged one mom to try it out with the two diapers she recevied as a gift and she is going to use them for nighttime use, we showed the doctor how convenient they are, and we met a lady and my kids’ swim class who is going to the Cotton Babies store to try out cloth diapering with Baby #2.
I tell everyone I know with babies how awesome cloth diapers are. I love showing them the diapers and hearing the oohs and ahhs when they see how great they are.
I always encourage people to try–I was converted pre-baby by a friend, and I’ve been “paying it forward” ever since. I am always happy to share what I know, share the resources I’ve found helpful, give directions to the store (and we live 2 hours away). I’m even working on my friends who work at the JC Tribune to get a feature on our cloth diapering adventure! I’d love to have some gear to wear, or cards to share, just to get the word out! I’d even love, with support and help, to do a booth at our earth day fest in Columbia this spring. I think the main key to converting is education–if people knew what I knew, everyone would use cloth diapers!
I let everyone we know that we are cloth diapering and LOVE it! I recently convinced a friend of ours to go cloth with her 4th baby. We love it so much and wish more people would give it a try. I talk about it on my FB page and show off our diapers everywhere we go! I have my Mom telling everyone how different they are than they were back in the “old days” when she was cloth diapering!
I work in a family owned retail store. My husband and I are always showing off our sons cloth diapered bum! Our stash is right around 50! (Can’t have enough, need more!) Customers ask about the benefits all the time. They always walk away educated!
I also have four friends expecting. I converted my friend who’s due with twin boys! She’s expecting number 4 and 5, so cloth diapering will really help her family. Another is considering it, but her significant other doesn’t want to. :/
Another really wants to, but their living situation won’t allow it as they have to bring clothes to a laundromat. 🙁
I’ve been talking about cloth diapering to all of my friends as well as the mommy group I attend.
I tell everyone about them have a few potential converts. Im even working on a seminar for my local hospital!
I change my baby everywhere I can, even if he doesn’t need it sometimes! I just converted my sister via skype from her watching me use 4.0s while we were chatting 🙂
alliedana at gmail dot com
I always talk about cloth diapering when friends/co-workers/acquaintances are trying to decide how to go about diapering their babies. I also blog about different cloth diapering products that I try out.
I talk about cloth diapers every chance I get! I recently converted my cousin!
I tell all my friends w/babies, or who are having babies, how easy and economical it is. I also loan out the dipes that my son has outgrown so that they can try them without any expense. Now I just have to get them all back for baby #4 who is coming this summer!
I just happen to have a lot of friends who are all planning/having babies. We talk about all kinds of stuff and my cloth diapers have come up a lot. Mostly, having a few in my diaper bag that I can pass around and let people see has been the easiest. I just share with my friends when we talk baby stuff. 🙂
My baby girl is always wearing outfits that show off her colorful BG 4.0s… that’s usually a great way to start the CD discussion.
I like to show people how cute and easy to use they are!
Oh my gosh! I just bought the shirt, but I’d take another one for sure!! Love the bracelet! But I really LOVE the cards!! I really need these to hand out and share with all the other mommies I workout with. They are always asking questions! This would be superb!! If I won I could randomly give the tshirt to one of mommies who agreed to switch for three diapers! Heck, I’ll even supply the diapers to them!!! 🙂
Moms who talk about needing to cut back on their budgets are super easy to talk to about cloth diapering! I’ve probably had lengthy discussions with at least 1/2 dozen moms in the past few months just by this way alone. Plus, I’m having another baby myself and getting some new 4.0’s so its fun to tell others about them and show them how stinking cute they are! 🙂
I recently converted to cloth and am so glad I did! I even got two friends on the cloth diaper/cotton babies bandwagon!
I shared some of my stash with my friend when her newborn got a horrible diaper rash from some off-brand sposies. I also don’t jump to cover up my son’s sag-butt when we’re out so parents notice his cool cloth diaper. It’s started several conversations at our local story time!
I talk about it as much as possible..and I gave some of my diapers to people that needed some.
We CD full time! Hubby was a little apprehensive thinking that it was going to be too much work, but now he even tells people at work about it! I loved Cloth Diapering so much that I managed to score the most amazing job ever, working at the local cloth diaper store. I get to convert people to Cloth all the time. I’ve convinced 3 pregnant friends that cloth is the only way to go, and converted 3 more! I can’t say enough about the awesomeness of the Flip and BumGenius One Size (3.0 and 4.0)!!!! LOVE IT
I’m new to CD and I am really proud of myself for making the switch. For the environment, for my baby and for my pocketbook – I should have been cloth diapering from the beginning! I’m now sharing my experience with family and friends.
I always inform my new friends about bumgenius diapers and our cloth diaper journey. After hearing about our super cool diapers, my cousin started clothing diapering her little one. When people see my son in his adorable diapers, its an easy conversation starter. People always want to know about it. 🙂
I started CD a few months ago and I tell all my friends with babies about CDing. One of my friends just had her second baby and she decided to use cloth and she is loving it. I am hoping to convert a few friends.
sarah at 2ghz dot net
I am a CD addict thanks to a great friend showing off her CDing on facebook. Now we both work together to make other women aware of how great it is to CD. We constantly remind others how easy it is, how eco- friendly it is and how much more pleasant it is on our wallets. Since converting to cloth, I have also shown off to several of my military spouse’s friends in hopes that they too will convert. Every new mommy we meet has questions and I love being able to help them help their baby and the environment. It’s even greater when you convert a die-hard disposable user. 😀
since this is our first baby, the conversation comes up ALOT while talking about where I am registered/what we are doing in the way of using cloth. So many of my friends were taken back at first, but now can’t resist the cute fluff!
I talk about cloth to anyone who will listen. I love sharing my reasons for doing it and I always get such a great response when people see them!
Ellay4402 at yahoo dot com
I tell everyone I know about our cloth diapers! I have a set of baby twin girls who are always in dresses, so the cloth diapers look so cute underneath!
Just recently started cloth diapering. Funny thing was, I started it just a few days before this change 3 happened:) I LOVE CDing:) I try to get people to switch by telling them how great it is, how much money they’ll save, and just how cute and easy they are!!
I openly discuss my cloth diaper addiction with pretty much whoever will listen, and make sure that I change really cute diapers in front of people with babies!
Oh, and don’t get me started on how much I share on Facebook and my blog about my love of cloth!
I just really wish more people were truly listening. 🙁
I love how you are promoting CDs with small steps… just 3 a day.
trishabear1970 at yahoo dot com
A friend was just over this weekend and asked me some questions about cloth diapers, so I enjoyed the chance to tell her all about them! And I’m selling my infant prefolds to a friend who has a 7 month old and planning another one, so she’ll be ready to start with cloth on her next baby! AI also tweet important info and my blog includes occasional CD reviews and tips as well!
I’m not too vocal about CDing, but I did post the C3T on my FB page. Mostly I just try to change in public and let people “notice” my sons colorful fluff. If anyone asks, however, watch out because I’ll talk their ear off about cloth!
I did convert a friend of mine.
mhtapp_3 @ yahoo dot com
I change my baby’s diapers in public as much as possible and show people how easy it is. I’ve converted his baby sitter!
I started using cloth diapers about a year ago on my baby girl. I posted on facebook my “adventures” in cloth diapering. I have talked to people about cloth diapering at work. I have a friend that is due in May and she is going to use cloth diapers; I showed her mine while we were hanging out one afternoon and she fell in love with them! I tell everyone how easy they are and how much it has saved us!
By showing off my cute toddler and her super cute fluffy bum! My 21 year old niece just had her first baby yesterday and she is planning to use cloth diapers due to my example! Yay Cloth!
Thanks for the giveaway!
angiedkelly at gmail dot com
I have told many many people about cloth diapering… I have even lent out my diapers for people to try… now I am sewing my own diapers and giving them to friends (for free)
I tell everyone about cloth, how easy it is, and how wonderful it is for the environment! I even encouraged a very pregnant woman who worked at the grocery store to try it out. She saw me recently and said she loved having a cotton butt!
I love being environmentally responsible, so sharing with other moms about the ease and benefit of cloth is high on my list. I’ve gotten two moms to switch, and every time I see/talk to a friend who is expecting I always ask (as if it was just expected) what kind of cloth diapers they are going to use. 🙂 The moment of surprise gives me a second to jump in with the ease and benefits of cloth before they give me an outright “No, I’m not using cloth.” When my son was still in diapers, I mentioned it as frequently as possible–often pulling the poor boy’s pants down just to show off his cute bumGenius bum!! We’re expecting number three, so I can’t wait to get my diapers back out–and so excited not to have to buy any!! (Though I think I will keep asking the people at WalMart where the bumGenius diapers are–it throws them for a loop!!)
I just keep sharing this, but the area I’m in its so not perceptive to any change. I’m starting a diaper service, and I’ve even offered 2 weeks free with no takers. I’m heartbroken.
I belong to an moms group online and have shared tips and my opinions on cloth diapering and which diapers to use; there is now a good number of us cloth diapering, when I joined, over 3 years ago, I was one of very few!
I used to work for one of the leading disposable diaper companies and I recently switched to cloth. I absolutely love them and take every chance I can to share about them and encourage others to switch. It makes me feel so good to know that I am helping to reduce waste in such an easy, economical way.
I talk about it on FB, I encourage anyone with any degree of interest and they are just so cute that changing my toddler in public naturally generates interest (unless it is poop – that unfortunately is what gets most people).
I’m sharing in several ways:
1. I frequently post articles, videos, etc. on cloth diapering on my fb page for my 800+ friends to see.
2. I talk to my friends and family about cloth.
3. I recently organized a cloth diaper party.
4. I’m a freelance journalist for several newspapers, and I’ve recently profiled 2 cloth diapers business and wrote a column about my experience as a new cloth diaper user.
I’ve FB’ed about it, talked to other momma’s and families about it and put a message asking about other cloth diapering families of multiples on our Parent’s of Multiples website/forum. I got good results and even had an expecting Mom ask what we use and if it’s doable. Of course it is!
I blog about cloth diapers often! I also spread the word to anyone who asks, especially fellow moms who are around when I’m changing my daughter. I facebook & twitter about CDing too. I’m kindof annoying when it comes to talking about fluff. 🙂
I tell everyone about cloth diapers. They are amazed at how far cloth has come. It is easy to start up a conversation about it.
We tell everyone about our cloth diapers! Usually we’ll show them one and they’ll be so impressed!
I have liked Cotton Babies and Change 3 Things on FB. I just started cloth diapering, but have a sister who is expecting. I’ve told her about switching over to cloth and plan on taking her to Cotton Babies when she comes to visit next month. I am cloth exclusive now, even when out and about/running errands. I expect that eventually conversations will start just from people seeing me change diapers when away from home (especially since I have 2 still in diapers). One of my babies is very sensitive and prone to diaper rash, but hasn’t had an outbreak since using cloth! I have been able to share this tidbit with a few people already.
I talk about cloth diapering on my blog http://www.thirtyandthrifty.blogspot.com and also talk it up at the baby and me classes we go to.
I have spread the word simply by using cloth exclusively on my daughter, and telling friends and family members about my choice and how they work . I have several friends who are interested in cloth diapering future children, and my family has gone from EWW why… to thinking that cloth diapers are a great thing. 😀
I talk about in real life and on facebook. I started buying cloth for baby shower gifts. I have a whole box ready to go for my sister due in April.
Just “liked” the FB page today! Happy to spread the CD love – my first used cloth from birth (he’ll be 2 very soon!) and #2 is on the way… can’t wait to try out all my new newborn CDs!
I use them everywhere so people can see them and if curious ask questions. I also post pics of my kiddos in cloth all the time on facebook which gets attention and good conversations going.
I’m a first time mom and everyone thought I was crazy for using cloth diapers. I told them “well these are just like disposables except I wash them…” I also shared the C3T facebook page on my page and a few friends asked me about cloth diapers. Now they are considering switching to cloth. I’m sure once people see how easy they really are to use more and more will start switching!
I have been blogging about cloth diapers since we started using them 2 years ago! Now we have 2 in cloth and are making the transition to underwear with our oldest.
I’ve found that just showing off my babies diapers has been a great way to educate others. At so many changes, people around us have asked questions or wanted to see how they worked.
We use our cloth diapers 24/7 and don’t have any disposable. I’ve found the best way to share is to show how easy it really is. I talked our daycare into letting us use them and now they’ve talked other moms into as well! Since I never win anything, will the t-shirts be available for sale!?
I don’t know that I’ve “converted” anyone to CDing entirely, but everyone we encounter eventually asks us… “What kind of diaper IS that!?” 🙂 I ordered a C3T band and wear it every day, hoping someone will ask me… I blog about our cloth diaper experience and share the C3T updates on my Facebook page when I can… I love love love cloth… we’ve only had one extended “break” in CDing but I’m back full force and loving it more! 🙂
I talk about my diapers with everyone I know. I’ve converted my sister to try them once her baby arrives in July. I’m still working on my sister in laws who each have a baby in disposables right now. I tweet, facebook and email pics of my baby in her bg’s all the time. I would love a c3t tshirt to help promote cloth diapers. I just made an diaper order last week and I wish I would have ordered a tshirt then.
I’ve converted about 7 mommas to CDing and on their suggestion, I plan to open my own store here in Abilene, TX within the year! I would LOVE one of these shirts to promote this amazing cause that I feel so strongly about.
I have been cloth diapering my 6 mos old daughter at home only since birth. I was recently influenced by the Change 3 Things campaign and started cloth diapering full time.
Just this week, after my daughters swim lesson, the other Mothers in the changing room asked me about the cloth diaper I was using. I talked to them about the diaper, cottonbabies.com (easy name to remember), the impact on the enviroment, the money saved, and no stinky garbage to deal with.
PS: I would recommended Cottonbabies to distribute some business cards to distribute with each purchase t. In the past I bought an interesting handbag in which the seller included business cards. Every time someone asked me about the handbag, I would give them a business card. I ran out of the cards quickly!!!
I’m sharing cloth diapering info with friends and family by spreading the word about how easy they are to use. I have a easy to use Cloth 101 that I’ve put together for friends that have asked. 🙂
During the warm summer months here in AZ I take my son put ina shjort and his cloth. It’s amazing that people ask wherever u go about of there is true savings and if it’s easy. I tellthem in addition to that how much u r actually helping the planet for our children. Converted three that u know of!
“I use disposable diapers and I think that they are a wonderful invention. We have chemicals entering our bodys from the food we eat, the pollution in the air, the water that we use to bathe, and even the water that we drink. So, I don’t think that disposable diapers are any more harmful than everything else that we are exposed to. The cost of diapers, aren’t an issue for me. I would pay $50 a box. lol….. I think that it is wonderful that you guys are willing to go through all of that trouble, but I just don’t have time. If my kids had poop that would leak through the diaper, I through the whole outfit away not to have to deal with it. Clothes is cheap enough to just buy another outfit. Did you use cloth diapers on all of them? I’m asking because aren’t they close in age? You must have spent a lot of time cleaning the cloth diapers and their clothes. I’m not looking down on it in any way. I think that it is fabulous if you have the time and patience to deal with the mess. 🙂 Good Luck”
This was a conversation I had recently with a girl I went to school with.
After talking to her about some of the consequences and actually sending her two diapers just to try it out….She’s a CD mom now! She’s going to order a lot of Econobums! Change 3 things!!!!!! It works!
I am in the process of a project where I go to the pregnancy resource centers, WIC offices, and Head Start offices, in my area and teach free cloth diapering classes to low income mothers. I am also going take the diapers that I get from reviews/giveaways and give them to the mothers to try out, if they are interested in cloth. I want to be their go-to person when it comes to their cloth diaper questions and/or concerns. By offering a little education and support I am hoping to have students that are SUCCESSFUL with cloth diapering! My goal is to start a “ring” of cloth diapering mothers for go-to support.
I was once considered “low income” and was very grateful for the help I received from agencies like these, that I wanted to give back. Combine that with my love…ummm obsession…with cloth diapers and I now have classes 🙂
I always show my friends with kids my daughters diapers and try to tell them about how easy to fun it is. Unfortunately almost everyone I know thinks I’m insane and just can’t do it because of “the poop”. Doesn’t stop me from taking about them lol
I’m a new cloth diaper convert. We switched just two months ago, starting with a trial package and then completing our stash just a few weeks ago with the Artist Series bumGenius. I love to show off our son’s ‘designer label’ cloth diapers. I shared our experiences with my friends on Facebook with updates (and pictures) throughout our trial month telling everyone I know about the ease and benefits of CDing. The best ‘selling point’ is that they are Daddy approved and preferred!
I showed all my family when I bought my first diapers, I share and post pictures on facebook for all my friends and family. I also post on my moms forums and share how easy it is. I wish I would have done this sooner!
I showed all my aunts who diapered the old fashion way and now they’re talking all their kids into it since it’s so much easier now!
highjumper04 at yahoo dot com
I always talk about cloth diapering to my friends and family. I also encourage it in my daughter’s daycare. I show people how easy it is and how it can help change the world.
We share on facebook and show off his cute diaper butt as much as we can!
I have helped convert a few moms and promote it every time I can. The biggest misconception non cloth users have is that it is SO hard and GROSS, which is neither! I had the same feelings until we actually started using them, now I LOVE them!
I converted myself! Actually, my husband suggested it and I laughed at him but then started doing my research. Just this weekend I was tell some other mommy friends (whose kids are all out of dipes) about it and they thought I was crazy until the saw one in action. Then the thought it was the best thing in the world!
I was so intimidated by cloth when I was pregnant. Visiting a local retailer really helped me see my options and understand the process. I now encourage other friends to do the same. Cloth diapering so much easier than people think! You just need a friendly, knowledgeable place to start.
When a friend is pregnant, I casually suggest they look at your website. Usually they are really curious about cloth just from looking at it! Then I follow up by showing what cotton babies products we use (cloth AND nursing gear or et).
I also mention this in my blog a lot and people really enjoy seeing photos of my son in his very cute cloth diapers!
I tell everyone I can about cloth diapering. I especially try & convince my pregnant friends, letting them know they can register at Cotton Babies like I did. I didn’t have to pay for any of my diapers! I would love to spread the word in whatever way I can.
Any time one of our relatives or friends our prego I always send them information and talk about! My 2 year old daughter is actually giving a Flip cover, 3 inserts and a disposable insert pack to my cousin for her shower… you have to try and convert w/ cuteness! lol
And of course every chance we get she is wearing a dress or just babylegs to show off the cute diapers! And when I change her I def make it a big deal if ppl are around… lol. She gets to pick what color we put on…which not only shows off that is is smart, but she has cute diapers and not a diaper rash in sight!
It makes me a bit sad that we are starting to PT… lol.
I have been CDing for 2 years (since my daughter was born) and have chatted up all of my friends who have since become pregnant. Two new babies born in February will be primarily cloth diapered because I gave their mommas the information they need to get started!
Everyone I talk to knows all about my little boy and also knows that he is cloth diapered. I usually get the, “I think his diaper is full” comments from everyone, and when I tell them it’s just his fluffy butt, they look at me like I’m crazy and then I go in to a full on convo about CDing and how its the most amazing thing I’ve found! How it is not only the cutest thing since big flower headbands for girls, but it is helping save our world and keeping the landfills free of sposies!!!! One of my best friends just made the switch to CDing and I’ve also got two or three others that do it part time while they are at home with the LO. I talk to them everyday about when you take them to a sitter, just give them a wetbag, AIO’s or prestuffed pockets and just think of all diapers you will not use! Not to mention the amount of money you save! ((Unless you are addicted like me and get new fluff mail all the time!!!))
I use our cds all the time and answer questions from people who notice when we are out. I know I have converted people and hopefully I have made others aware of an alternative to sposies.
I share by working at a fluff store and advocating as much as i can. In the summertime, we go out fluff exposed!
I use them in public and talk them up with anyone that asks! My sister is a big ick factor girl, but between me, a friend, and our SIL using them I think she may seriously consider it when the time comes. Money helps too, her husband is starting law school and she want to SAH!
Anna annapectol at gmail
We are the first of our friends to have kids, and we talk up cloth diapering every chance we get. Most of our friends are pretty Eco-conscious and anxious to learn more anyways, but it does help to let them see my daughter parade around in her super cute bum genius brights and designer series dipes 🙂
I am pregnant with my first baby and have already been told so many times that I’m “crazy” for buying cloth diapers! To which I always start talking about how much cheaper, easier it is to use cloth. How these aren’t “your grandmothers” cloth diapers. And of course how much better it is for the Earth! I can’t wait till the baby comes and I can show all my friends how wonderful cloth really is!
I have hosted a cloth diaper party to spread the word and tell everyone I can. Many of the people that I talk to about cloth diapers either are now full time or part time. I am glad I am able to spread the word on something that is so great for our babies and our environment.
I show all my non-CD friends my cute bG diapers and explain how easy they are. I almost have one person converted this year, working on her a little more to get it done!
I tell all my friends in moms club how easy cloth diapers really are now. They see me using them day to day. i have actually gotten two mom friends to switch to cloth. one is using bumGenius and one is using Flips!
Eeek! I want that! I have been sharing cloth diapers by posting pics of my little man in his on Facebook. In the year that I’ve been cloth diapering I can’t tell you how many people (moms especially) have asked about it and it gives me a great opportunity to “preach” to an audience who actually wants to hear about it. Also, after the Change 3 Things was started I talked to the mom of the little boy I sit for and now he wears cloth when at my house 🙂 She is so interested that she wants to get some to use at her house as well 🙂
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I love cloth dipes! I try to convince all my friends with little ones in dipes to convert.
I share my cloth diaper experience with everybody I know. My daughter is usually wearing her cloth with baby legs, so people ask questions and a friend of mine got so excited about cloth that she offers to cloth diaper the kids she watches in daycare while they are there. I can’t stop talking about cloth and all the money we have saved using it.
I have been talking nonstop about cloth diapers since we decided to sue them when I was pregnant. I now have several pregnant friends and so far I have been able to convince one of them that she should use cloth. it’s a start.
Today will mark the very first day my son will be in a cloth diaper. No friends or family or mine use cloth so I will be using my son as a guide to show others how awesome it really is. I am so beyond thrilled to get my mail today to begin the change!
-Danielle – firstname.lastname@example.org
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I give three all-in-ones to every new mom. They are blown away by how cute and simple cloth diapering is!
I try to preach CDing to friends who have young kids and especially those who will be ttc in the near future.Whenever we change a diaper on the go I love it when someone asks about what diaper we are using
I have the RDA “Ask me about Clothdiapers,” button and also have had some diaper parties at my house to show off my fluff and the different options out there. I have a blog that I talk about CD’s on quite frequently
http://foreverandyesterday.blogspot.com/ as well. Usually, the topic of cloth will come up in casual conversation when someone notices me changing one of my boys ( I may or may not try to make it visible- LOL). I also take a bunch of photos to send to family members and the photos usually feature a fluffy bum 🙂
I’m always posting pictures of my son in his fluff, we have a whole album dedicated to him modeling his fluff. I’ve gotten so many questions and responses from moms, dads, and to-be’s! Its great being able to share info with them without being pushy. There are so many people out there that don’t even know about all the changes to cloth diapers, and that there are no pins required! 🙂 I would love to share my love on saving the earth, money, and NOT putting any harmful chemicals on baby booties!
-Brittany Hart, email@example.com
I’ve have 2 neighbors interested in trying cloth with baby #2 when the time comes just by seeing my stash outside getting some sun.
I always bring my cutest and easiest diapers while out (often BG Elementals!) and hope people ask questions. They usually do! I got my sister-in-law and another friend using cloth and hopefully have placed the idea in the heads of a few who haven’t had babies yet. 🙂
I am letting a friend borrow a variety of my cloth diapers for a weekend trial to convince her they are GREAT! Of course some elementals and AIOs will be included 🙂
jenn454ss (at) hotmail (dot) com
I find that the best way to share cloth diapers is to use them exclusively. People naturally strike up a conversation when they see adorable cloth diapers being changed publicly. Of course, I’ll also suggest them as an option to a new mom who opens a conversation. I also write about my experiences with cloth on my blog. I think it’s about using cloth and being open to sharing the benefits without seeming like you are pressuring people or being overzealous.
I tell everybody about how I am cloth diapering, and how much I am enjoying it. EVERYbody thinks I am crazy, their loss. I also blog about different diapers. The shirt would be perfect to wear to the Great Diaper Change in April.
I share my experience with every parent I am in contact with. I have converted a few by just showing them how easy cloth diapering really is. I answer all questions asked by all those wondering about cloth. I show them my cloth, which most people have never seen how cute and fun cloth can be!
I always post my son is his cute fluff on FB. I’ve had lots of new mommy friends ask me about cloth. So far 6 mommies I know have made the switch just from what I’ve said on FB. I would love the opportunity to share even more!!
I’ve helped convert a couple people and have a couple friends who want more babies so I’ve been talking a lot to them about doing cloth! I always answer questions when people ask me about my son’s cloth. His doctor and all the nurses are amazed that we use cloth and it would be great to post something in the doc’s office to help persuade people and show the benefits! Love my cloth!
I would love a T shirt to help spread the word. I am very passionate about cloth diapering and the benefits it has not only for the environment, but for my child as well.
I’m due in 4.5 months, can’t wait to start using the Flip system for diapers!
I have also talked about it on facebook, and if people ask I tell them about how we will be cloth diapering. I think I might have convinced my sister to also give it a try. I may purchase a few diapers for her so that she can do it without feeling a huge financial burden in the beginning of it.
I would love a tee shirts to spread awareness. So far I have only converted one mama to cloth and am working on 3! I’m addicted to fluff, love using cloth and love talking about it. I am following “change 3” on FB as well.
I’ve talked about it on facebook and with friends and family, and have answered a lot of people’s questions! So far I’ve convinced 2 new families to give it a try and they’re loving it!
I talk to everyone I meet about cloth diapering. I have several friends who have made the switch and I am trying to quietly persuade my sister.
I’ve been talking about CDing to everyone I can! I tell them how cute the colors are, how it’s not much work, and how great it is to know that I’m not needlessly adding to the landfill.