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Congratulations Anderson Family

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Bert Anderson who writes our Thirsties blog, “Written by Mama Monday”, gave birth to a beautiful baby girl on Sunday afternoon.  Keira weighs 7 lbs 8 oz and is 18″ tall.  Congratulations to Bert and her family!!

Thirsties Thursday Giveaway #97 **CLOSED**

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Thirsties Thursday Giveaway:

2-Thirsties Duo All in One Cloth Diapers

 

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Thirsties Thursday Giveaway #92**CLOSED**

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1-Thirsties Duo Diaper
1-Thirsties AIO Diaper
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Happy #EarthDay! What changes will you make?

BrennanKendallBabies.Thirsties.42113I think my awareness of taking care of the environment started out by watching the ’90’s TV show Clarissa Explains it All. The main character, Clarissa, always had awesome earrings and crazy bright colors to go with her outfit. One of the episodes was about recycling and reusing waste and for that episode Clarissa (played by actress, Melissa Joan Heart) wore these cool globe earrings. Sigh. Clarissa was so cool; anyways, that’s really when I started taking notice of the environment and the impact I have on it.

Fast forward a couple decades and insert one baby and well, you’ve got quite the dilemma. Now I need to think about the impact I’m making on the environment not only for myself but for my children who will (hopefully) be here longer than I will be. When my husband and I decided to use cloth diapers on our son … Read More

5 Tips on Getting the Best Fit out of Your Cloth Diapers

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cloth diapers (thanks, Alison!) (Photo credit: ethan.john)

You will want to make sure that your diapers are fitting well to ensure baby’s comfort and to avoid leaking. Below are some tips to help ensure a good fit.

Don’t try to size up to soon, or extend the diaper’s use beyond its capability. Using a diaper that is to big will cause sagging and gapping. Using a diaper that is to small will not offer enough absorbency, and will most likely be too tight.

Try before you buy. One kind of diaper will not work for all babies, as all body types are different. Also, a baby may fit differently in say a pocket diaper compared to an AIO diaper. You can use a trial program for trying different types of diapers. Also, whether the diapers are sized, one sized, or duo sized makes a difference in the fit.

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