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Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Monday, June 10, 2013
There are so many reasons to chose to cloth diaper and reasons not to. I was unable to cloth diaper my boys because I knew when my baby was old enough, I would be right back at work. Thank goodness I worked in the preschool. Cloth diapers were so far out of reach for my family then. Now, I'm at home. I have decided to explore the wonderful world of going cloth.
As a person who loves learning, I actually enjoy learning new subjects, I love exploring the different types and care methods of cloth diapers. There are so many different types and many different methods that can be used. I will say that the internet and You Tube are great resources for learning any subject. I have learned so much already and I have yet to place a diaper on my baby. But I will say this, I have much room to grow. Below I share the reasons why I chose to cloth diaper.
Reasons I want to cloth diaper:
- Obviously, they are Eco friendly. By cloth diapering, I am saving thousands of disposable diapers from going the land fills.
- Cloth diapers are more cost effective than disposables. I could theoretically buy all the cloth diapers I need for $200- $300 versus thousands over a two year span. Although, I have read how easy it is to get out of control and spend a couple hundred more than necessary, because they are so darn cute!
- Cloth diapered children potty train more easily and sometimes on their own. The cloth on their skin feels more like underwear already whereas disposables pull the moisture away from the skin. For a child to go from cloth to cloth is much easier for a toddler to understand and comprehend.
- The chemicals that are used on disposables is not only toxic but can lead to skin conditions and irritations. I know I do not want those chemicals on my baby or in the land. I could buy the earth friendly diapers, which are a great alternative, though that could become more costly very quickly.
- I'm already washing laundry on a daily basis, to add a small load of diapers is nothing really. It's not going to raise my water bill or add to the electricity, especially when sun drying.
- The cuteness factor. Right now I'm just starting out, so I'm buying used and not really caught up in the patterns and colors just yet. But when I can afford to buy the cuteness, I will certainly love to buy the beautiful patterns.
- Resale-ability. Cloth diapers hold their value as long as you take care of them. Sun dried and used appropriately, you can get at least half if not more of your money back. So you not only save money over the couple of years of diapering, you actually get a return. Now you don't get that with disposables.
Cloth diapering may not be for everyone and no one can judge a person one way or another about their choice. I am super excited to be able cloth diaper our little girl and look forward to learning all about the wonderful world of cloth!
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Welcome to Wordless Wednesday!
This week's WW is full of silliness. I love when the boys get a hold of the camera and just start shooting. You never know what you're going to get.
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Sunday, June 2, 2013
I am so excited to help share and promote Sprout's new toddler line of snacks, which include Fruit & Veggie Crispy Chews and Fruit Yogurt Bites. I support companies that keep it real with honest organic ingredients in addition to providing healthy and nutritious foods. I have always enjoyed Sprout for their baby food but love that they now have snacks and meals for toddlers and young children.
Friday, May 31, 2013
Welcome to the June Social Connection Blog Hop!
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