Monthly Archives: November 2012
It is hard to save those pennies. Sometimes we just have the bare minimum to start cloth diapering, so what we choose to use has to stretch our dollar to the extreme.
I remember when my son was a newborn, and I invested in a stash of organic one-size hemp/cotton fitted diapers. I was so excited that I would have a stash of organic, absorbent, and premium diapers. After I washed them up and tried them on my baby, I realized that they were way too big and bulky. They were also not very soft, which was a big issue with me. I wanted nothing but softness and comfort for my baby. (I am sure that resonates with all of you!) Being that I could not return them, I had to use them, knowing that they were making my baby uncomfortable. They were very absorbent, which is important, but … Read More
There are many reasons that parents to decide to cloth-diaper their babies. Some to save money, some to reduce the amount of waste they put into landfills and some because they want to keep the chemicals and toxins founds in disposable diapers and disposable wipes away from their baby’s sensitive skin. Two out my three children have extremely sensitive skin. They are prone to eczema, rashes and minor irritations from many products that my oldest daughter can easily tolerate. One of the most common, all natural and soothing treatments for inflamed, itchy and irritated skin is an oatmeal bath. You can buy pre-made oatmeal bath products or you can simply fill a small cloth bag with raw, whole oats, tie it with a string and toss into a warm bath.
Here are some interesting facts about oatmeal:
- Oatmeal contains saponins! If I hadn’t just written a blog
Congratulations to Amy Marie Beesen who won our Thirsties Thursday Giveaway #74.
Amy, please contact us here to claim your giveaway. When you contact us let us know you are the winner and also include your email address for verification purposes. You have until November 29th at 4pm cst to claim otherwise we will draw a new winner… Read More