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Top 10 Cloth Diapering Tips and Tricks

We’re often asked for our best cloth diaper tips and tricks as well as how to make cloth diapering easier. While there is no one perfect way to cloth diaper, there are a few things that can definitely make your cloth diapering journey simpler.

In this article, we will discuss the top ten cloth diapering tips and tricks as well as how these tips can help you cloth diaper successfully.

Here’s our top tips:

  1. Use Your Prefolds for Everything
  2. Don’t Use Fabric Softener, Ever
  3. Toss the Dryer Sheets
  4. You Really Do Need All Those Wet Bags
  5. Use Cloth Safe Diaper Cream (Like Booty Love!)
  6. Try a Few Different Styles
  7. Adjust Your Rise First, THEN Your Waist
  8. Keep Your Wash Routine Simple
  9. Remember My Cloth Baby is Happy
  10. Use Booty Luster Spray for Hands and Faces Too!

Use Your Prefolds for Everything

Prefolds are incredibly … Read More

Cloth Diapering a Newborn: An Overview of the Thirsties Natural Newborn All In One

One of the most common concerns we hear at our boutique about cloth diapering is that it ‘must be difficult’ to cloth diaper a newborn or that ‘cloth diapers probably won’t fit a newborn baby’. The truth is, cloth diapering a newborn isn’t really that much different than cloth diapering an older baby. The right diaper, a great fit and the right absorbency can completely change your opinion of cloth diapering your newborn.

More often than not, parents struggle to cloth diaper their newborn because they are trying to make a system work for them that isn’t truly designed for newborns. Although one size diapers can be great for larger babies, the Thirsties Natural Newborn All In One is truly designed to fit your newborn and cater to the diapering challenges of an infant. In this article, we’ll breakdown some fit tips, fiber facts, prep and care and even troubleshoot Read More

Thirsties Animalia Baby Shower

Thirsties Animalia Baby Shower

It’s remarkable how the right inspiration and theme ties together all the details for a perfect party. Thirsties Animalia Collection’s mixture of bold and soft colors, the cute factor of animals, and appealing artistic elements make it the perfect centerpiece for a baby shower. In this post, we’ll share ideas and inspiration for your Animalia baby shower. Be sure to enter the giveaway at the end of this post for a fabulous prize package from Thirsties, LÍLLÉbaby, Motherlove, and Project Pomona!

The Perfect Theme

Animals and nature are arguably the most popular theme for baby showers and nurseries. Thirsties Animalia prints offer a treasure trove of animal and natural elements. When drawing inspiration from a print don’t forget to consider its details. Notice the elegant flowers in Elephantabulous,  the varying soft and bold textures Stand Tall’s scenery, and the clean patterns and use of space in Plume. Mirror these complementary design … Read More

The Right Time to Start Cloth Diapering

As we mull our options for diapering our third newborn – either part-time cloth diapering as we’ve done with our second child, or attempting to give it a 100% go (the decision involves getting a wonderful-but-overworked grandmother on board) – my mind goes to the following question: “When IS the ‘right time’ to start cloth diapering?”

As with all things parenting, there are a million opinions about everything under the sun. And, so, the longer that one parents, the more we usually learn that there really is only one (or two) opinions that matter – the child’s parents.

Sure, we can get advice from our own parents and family members. We can seek out the opinions of doctors. We can chat with our friends with kids. But, in the end, the ones who make the decisions to either do something or not, to put something off or do it sooner … Read More

My Experiences Cloth Diapering a Toddler

Our second child is officially a 16-month-old toddler. Actually, her body just seems to have caught up with her mindset; she clearly thinks she’s far older than she really is and wants to keep up with her 4.5-year-old brother.

If you have any “big kids” like us, you know that mobility changes the parenting game, big-time. Silence means trouble, closing the bathroom doors becomes a necessity, and diaper changes are…challenging. If your little one is still, well, little here are some things you have to look forward to when it comes to diapering a tot – because odds are you’ve mastered your cloth diaper washing routine and how many you expect to use in a day and the perfect nighttime stay-dry strategy, but things are about to get a little different.

– “You want me to stop playing…for you to do WHAT?!” For all the horrible newborn diapers and runny … Read More