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One of the most common questions I’m asked in our boutiques Introduction to Cloth Diapering class is ‘what do you do with the poop?’ It seems like almost every parent hesitates to ask, but is concerned about solids in their cloth diapers and how to handle them.

There are a few ways to handle solids in your cloth diapers (don’t worry! We’ll talk about all of them.) but the most common way is to use a diaper sprayer. So, what is a diaper sprayer?

In this article, we’ll discuss the ins and outs of diaper sprayers, how they can help you remove solids from your Thirsties cloth diapers and which type of diapers you can clean with your sprayer.

When to Use a Diaper Sprayer

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Thirsties prints have been on fire lately! There are so many new colors and prints to choose from and 2019 has not disappointed us. However, the star of the Thirsties line is truly their signature 55% hemp/45% organic cotton inserts and diapers. This blend is unique to Thirsties and a staple for any cloth diapering system.

In this article, we’re going to discuss the uses for hemp inserts, why we love them, alternatives to them and how to care for them.

Uses for Hemp Inserts

Hemp inserts can be used in so many ways. My personal favorite is to use two hemp inserts, one small, one large in the duo wrap of my choice. If you have a front wetter, I would suggest folding the small hemp insert in half towards the front to give you extra coverage. Even folded in half, the hemp insert is less bulky than most … Read More


Summer is almost here, and spring in Alaska has been tough. One day it’s fifty, the next day it snows. The weather is always changing too fast for my liking, but it’s true: Summer is on the way!

Each summer, I struggle to find low cost ways to entertain our four kiddos and each summer I find something fun and different to try. Entertaining kids for the summer can be tough, especially when you’re on a budget. In this article, we’ll discuss the top seven low cost activities for the summer that you can do with friends, family and your adorable littles.

Picnic in the park

Picnics in the park are always so much fun! Let the kids help out packing their favorite snacks or even packing lunches for each other. I’ve found that given a few slices of deli meat and sandwich cheese and a cookie cutter, my … Read More


There are benefits to babywearing for both parents and baby and getting started can be as easy as making a trip to your local baby boutique. Babies who are worn have an easier time sleeping, are more likely to be successful at breastfeeding, are less fussy and have an easier time regulating their body temperature, breathing and heart rate.

Babywearing may also feel overwhelming in the beginning and choosing the best carrier for you and your baby is more than half the battle. Different carriers work for different parents and the style you choose may impact how often you wear. The best baby carrier for you will be the carrier that you can use safely every time and that is comfortable for you while wearing.

In this article, we’re going to discuss the different styles of baby carriers and how to choose the right baby carrier for your family.

Woven

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As a mother to four, I frequently get asked by expecting friends and family what they need to take care of baby on a daily basis. They want to know which items are my must haves and which they can live without. Because let’s face it, we’ve all encountered at least one baby item that we didn’t need or never used.

As a parent, I err on the overly planning and prepared side, and my diaper bag does too. So, what’s in my diaper bag?

Cloth Diaper Must Haves

Assuming that I am only gone for the day, I like to have 6 cloth diaper changes with me at all times. We love Thirsties Natural All In Ones when we are on the go. They are so simple to use, I don’t have to remember any extra parts or pieces and they fit perfectly in my wet bags.

And … Read More