Skip to Content


Tag Archives: dressing with cloth diapers

No Pants, No Problem – Boy’s Edition


A little while back, I shared a little “fashion show” of clothes my daughter wears with her cloth diapers – without pants! Summertime is an awesome time to show off your cloth collection since, well, it’s so darn hot.

Of course, there are a variety of opinions about whether or not a child should be allowed out in public wearing just a diaper (whether cloth or otherwise), and everyone’s entitled to them. In our case, most of the time we might strip her down if we’re playing at our house or at a relative’s or friend’s, but for the most part we use dresses (which, y’know, what’s the difference when it comes to an almost-2-year-old?) or shorts in public places. But, seriously, whatever you prefer, you do you!

Well, I heard some comments that mentioned how fun it is to dress a little girl but that it’s harder Read More

Dressing My Cloth-Diapered Boy

dressing cloth diapers

The first diaper Cooper ever wore was cloth–that’s right. The hospital he was born in uses only cloth, which is very cool. So come to think of it, all three of my kids wore cloth for their first diaper! Anyway, in the hospital and in his first few tiny weeks (he was only 6  lbs 9 ounces!) we dressed him in one-sies paired with those baby nightgowns–I don’t know what they’re actually called–but they have the little elasticized holes at the bottom.

As soon as I was able to drive, Cooper no longer wore his little nightgowns. I really liked how they fit with the cloth diaper and that they didn’t constrict his belly, but I needed to buckle him in his car seat several times a day to drive his sisters to and from school. He needed his legs free. My first choice of outfits for my cloth Read More