My Cloth Diaper Routine

If I could describe my cloth diaper routine in one word it would be – SIMPLE!  I have a very basic system that is easy, relaxed, and fits our lifestyle. As I mentioned last week, our diapers of choice are one-size pocket diapers.  When our son was born we made an investment in 24 of the bumGenius 4.0 diapers. It was a large amount of money to spend at once, but the investment has paid for itself many times over by now (14 months later!). We chose the diapers that had the hook and loop fasteners.  (This is the same thing as velcro.)  The other fastener option available … [Read more...]

Different Types of Cloth Diapers (and What I Personally Use)

Before I even knew that I was pregnant with my first child, I knew that I wanted to use cloth diapers.  I remember telling my husband when we first got married that there were three things I was determined to do when we had kids.  Breastfeed Make all of their baby food Cloth Diaper My intentions for doing these three things were really only to save money.  Since that time, I have learned of the many other benefits offered by doing each of these things.  More on the breastfeeding and homemade baby food later.  Today, let’s talk about the cloth diapers. As I said, my only … [Read more...]

10 Reasons I Love My Cloth Diapers

We have been cloth diapering our son for just about six months now.  I will admit that at first I was very intimidated by the idea of using cloth, but I shouldn't have been!  There really is nothing more to it than using disposables, besides the fact that you have to do an extra load of laundry.  I can handle that!  Especially considering all the benefits that cloth diapers offer.  Today, I would like to share with you the top ten reasons I LOVE my cloth diapers! 1.  Cloth diapers are so much cuter than disposables. Just look at that diaper!  Could it possibly be more adorable?  Cloth … [Read more...]