Flats & Handwashing Challenge TIPS Back in 2011, I did the Flats and Handwashing Challenge for the first, and only time in my years of cloth diapering and it was an eye opening experience. First of all, I’d been sort of terrified of flat diapers and even still prefolds to some extent, and forcing myself to use them exclusively helped me to grow to appreciate them. Second of all, it
Welcome to Cloth Diaper Geek’s Introduction to Cloth Diapers
Are cloth diapers really more work than disposables? Yes, but that shouldn’t scare you! We’ve all said it at one point or another, cloth diapers aren’t more work than disposables. They reduce the amount of trash we have to take out and save us those pesky midnight trips to the store when we run out of diapers. I’m here to tell you that if we said that they we were
Are you ready to make the switch to cloth diapers? These cloth diaper TIPS will make your life a lot easier! Cloth diapering can be as simple or as complicated as you make it. There are loads of different cloth diaper brands and styles, several different names for the exact same products and there can be conflicting information everywhere you turn. These Cloth Diaper Tips for Beginners will make your
Wool is not scary I promise! Learn how to wash and lanolize your wool with these easy steps! Washing and lanolizing wool can seem intimidating but is actually very simple. Once you learn the process, keeping your wool clean and lanolized will be as simple as dirty diaper laundry. How often do you need to wash and lanolize your wool? Most wool needs to be lanolized before the first use.
How does wool work for cloth diapering? Wool is a natural, breathable fiber obtained mainly from sheep. The intrinsic properties of wool make it the perfect diaper cover; the outside of wool fibers repels wetness while the inside of the fibers attracts it; wool is also antibacterial. It can also absorb up to 30% of its weight in moisture without feeling wet. Worn over a cloth diaper (usually either a