Tales From the Nursery

Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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Feeling Like a Cloth Diaper Flunky [Because Prompts are Fun]

Once upon a time I loved cloth diapering.  I even loved doing diaper laundry.  While pregnant with Xander I looked forward to cloth diapering a newborn and packed them in my hospital bag.  I’ve


Expanding Our Cloth Diaper Stash With Neutral Colors

When we decided to switch to cloth diapers, I tried to stick with buying neutral colors.  I did get a few girly colors (purple!) at first, but mostly wanted to build a stash that


This Time I’m Cloth Diapering a Newborn! #clothdiapers

With Rissa, we started out using disposables.  I didn’t attempt cloth until she was 3 months old, going on 4 months old.  Now at nearly 23 months old, it feels like we’ve always used


5 of My Favorite Cloth Diaper Prints #clothdiapers

One of the best parts about using cloth diapers is the fabric options.  There are so many different looks, colors and textures.  I started out with mostly neutral colors and a few “girly” colors


My Perfect Dream Cloth Diaper

Now that I have been a cloth diapering mama for over a year, I feel a bit more knowledgable. I’m no longer “new” to cloth and have a pretty good sense of what I


GroVia is Giving Away 1000 Diapers for the Great Cloth Diaper Change!

I wish there was a GCDC location closer to us to attend!  I am going to receive a diaper for sharing this with you which is


The Importance of Hip Snaps on Cloth Diapers for Slim Babies

Not all cloth diapers are created equal. This is a good thing, believe me! But, one feature I’ve noticed has been a great addition on some is the hip snap. This


The Challenges of Cloth Diapering a Toddler

When I started cloth diapering my daughter, I figured everything would be pretty easy once we got into it. For the most part it has been easy… Well, easier than I initially thought it


The Cutest Fluffy Butt Wears AppleCheeks! (+Giveaway US/CAN thru 4/9)

My daughter wears AppleCheeks diapers and they give her the cutest fluffy butt ever, I swear.  There is something about their unique shape and design that just makes a perfect round bump!  Maybe they


Diaper Rite Pocket Diapers With Suedecloth & Bamboo Review & Giveaway (US/CAN) 4/8/12

  One of the things I love about cloth diapers is the variety available.  I wish I could try every single one out there!  At the end of last year, I was able to try out a


If I Ever Have to Replace My Stash, I’ll Get a Set of Glow Bug Diapers

I have a lot of cloth diapers, but I always like having more.  Every diaper we own (minus a couple) I love for different uses and reasons.  We have lovely prints that go well


A Simply Awesome AIO Cloth Diaper: Swaddlebees Simplex

I don’t own very main All-in-One (AIO) cloth diapers because I find they don’t get clean enough and they take too long to dry.  Plus, I can’t usually add additional absorbency.  I had one


Next Time Around, I’m Using Cloth at Birth!

When Rissa was born, I pretty much figured we would use disposables. It seemed like the normal thing to do. My image of cloth diapering was still that of flats, pins and


My New Nighttime Leak Solution: Knickernappies and LoopyDo Cloth Diaper Inserts from Abby’s Lane

It’s officially Spring and it’s time to think GREEN and I’m not just talking flowers and plants!  If you haven’t made the switch to reusable diapers yet, now is a great time to consider


SoftBums Echo Cloth Diaper Review – Now With Snaps!

One of the dividing lines in the cloth diaper community is snaps versus hook and loop.  I find some people are indifferent, but most fluff fans have pretty strong feelings about the use of


Glow Bug Cloth Diaper Review & Giveaway (US/CAN) 2/2

One of the most intimidating things about cloth diapering can be the start up cost.  I think this turns some people away from trying because they feel like they have to spend a lot


Merry Fluffy Christmas: Changing Diapers {Book Review}

Merry Fluffy Christmas is going on now through December 5th! Be sure to enter to win a prize from this event sponsor! Changing Diapers: The Hip Mom’s Guide to Modern Cloth Diapers is the perfect book for those


Merry Fluffy Christmas: Diaper Rite Cloth Diaper Review

Merry Fluffy Christmas giveaway is going on now through December 5th.  Enter for your chance to win our prize pack that includes one of these! I think you all know that one of my favorite


LUXbutt Organic Cloth Diaper Tester Review

I recently agreed to be a tester for the new LUXbutt organic cloth diaper.  They are one size, snapping, pocket diapers made with organic cotton and an organic hemp/cotton blend.  They are made by


Fall in Love With itti bitti Fall Fashion (and Giveaway (US/CAN) 11/26) closed

It’s Fall and itti bitti has some new limited edition prints!  You’ll want to get them while you can because  they are hot!  When they are gone, they are gone.  Since this itti bitti