Crash Course! 10 Things I've Learned About Cloth Diapering

Photo by: Andrea Howe
Cloth Diapering Made Easy
I was nervous and skeptical about cloth diapering. But after a crash course weekend, we learned how to make it manageable and fit with our busy lives. ... more 
Photo by: Andrea Howe
Cloth Diapering Made Easy
I was nervous and skeptical about cloth diapering. But after a crash course weekend, we learned how to make it manageable and fit with our busy lives. Click through to read our journey into the world of cloth diapering.
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Fri, Apr 26, 2013 4:16 PM EDT
The decision to cloth diaper our 3rd child, after using disposables with our previous 2 children, was one that came about somewhat out of the blue. A friend of ours, when hearing we were pregnant, offered to pass down all of her cloth diapering supplies to us once our baby was born. I remember picking them up from her house and feeling overwhelmed at just the thought of figuring this all out and learning something brand new, from scratch. I also remember very vividly, thinking that just because I was taking her supplies, didn't mean I would actually go through with it. There was a part of me that didn't really believe I would in fact, end up cloth diapering. But after Hayden was born, and the transition from 2-3 children slowly set in, I decided I wanted to give it a real solid chance, and so I made a silent promise to myself that when he turned 3 months old, I would give it a go. We've now been cloth diapering for almost 5 months and it has turned out to be one of the smartest and easiest decisions I have ever made. We've saved money and helped the environment all at the same time! Read through to see how this mother of 3 got a crash course in cloth diapering, and ended up loving it more than she ever thought she would. By Andrea Howe



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