Tell me your story:
We all have a story. Living your life is one thing… but sharing your story is one of the things that makes our lives have meaning. Because we’ve chosen cloth diapering, or it has chosen us based on a situation, such as financial need or illness, it has changed our lives. It has changed our story. While overall your day to day might only be different from ‘next door neighbor’ based on washing and cuteness, for many of us it has become something else. It may not seem radical, but perhaps bit by bit this ‘thing’ has taken over. Perhaps you’re a blogger who earns credits through cloth diaper stores and saves your family $ on diapers and gifts, or maybe you’re an affiliate and that $ goes back into your budget for your older kid’s clothes. Maybe you love to educate others but lack a teaching degree and so you spend time on forums helping other people out. Maybe cloth diapering has spurred you to use cloth napkins or reusable menstrual products or ‘green’ toys or to know where your food is produced or products are made, or to sew or grow your own vegetables. Maybe it’s made you a more confident mom (or dad), maybe the money you saved bought a TV or paid for private education for older children, or put healthier food on the table. Maybe it’s made you a stronger advocate for your child, more aware of social issues and provided help for someone you know. Maybe it just makes your kid (and you) more visible to other people because cloth is ‘different’ and you’ve made a stranger into a friend. Maybe you’ve made 100 ‘invisible friends’ online. However this crazy thing we call ‘modern cloth diapers’ has changed you…I want to encourage you to tell your story…visit my Facebook page, leave a comment. Follow me on feedly.. but share your story with me. Who knows.. we may learn from each other…enjoy my story, and some tips/tricks/hacks I’ve learned on my cloth diapering journey….
My evolution of cloth diapering
The VERY first time I learned about MODERN cloth diapers and wanted to try them. A lot has changed in six years!
When I almost gave up because I had no support and no experience! — I used to care if my kids wore pants INSIDE the house! HA!
My FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH A POCKET DIAPER— I am LAUGHING so hard since now they make up 99% of my stash! Go visit me circa 2008!!!!
Best of the best and reviews!
Best diaper for a newborn? Click HERE to find out (aff link)! It’s my favorite paired with just about anything underneath! Mine have gone through 3 kids and still look like they’re in pretty good shape! Big babies? Go for smalls instead of newborn size! It should get you through until one size diapers fit! Want the play by play of our experience? Go HERE! Want to know whether a cloth diaper is worth it for the newborn stage? I’ve also reviewed a few different styles of newborn diapers HERE!
Best insert to replace microfiber? FABULOUS FLATS!!!! They an inexpensive, long lasting, all around BEST! They can be used for a ton of things. See which ones I’ve compared HERE! They also each have their own review!
What diapers have you reviewed? That’s easy. For all my reviews, go HERE!
Tips, Tricks and Hacks!
What about storage? Click HERE for the answer to my buddy Jutta’s “hack” request!
I have a question about... Try HERE or HERE or HERE or finally HERE! I answered a ton of questions a couple of years ago! I have a lot more experience now, though, and times they are a ‘changing! If you wonder if my answer is still the same on any of these, ask me again and point to which link it was on and I’ll try and update with all my ‘new’ knowledge!
Have you ever? ... if I have it’s probably HERE!
If you read nothing else about cloth diapers, then hop onto this HOP and read what these ladies have to say. Whether it be 1 year or 10, 1 child or 4, we’ve all been there. We’re in the trenches with you. We’ve seen what you will see, had problems you will encounter, and amassed an amazing wealth of knowledge on cloth diapers. So pin this, bookmark it, save a link to any of us in your email, etc. You will want to keep these links! PS There’s an affiliate link in this page and in all the other pages–we’re all affiliates for Kelly’s Closet ^ see the title? Good! It means we know what we’re doing! 😉 It’s also a contest, we can earn 225 Diaper Dollar reward points!! <–this means more diapers for baby and/or to giveaway! Speaking of giveaway what’s in store this week? We will be giving away one $100 Gift Certificate via Kelly’s Closet!