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Cloth Diapers to Potty Training

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Potty Training on The Go…Cloth Pull Ups Style

Uh-huh, I said it. Potty learning on the go with your toddler/ mini wanna be big kid. We all know disposable training pants are expensive. Then there’s the whole “my kid thinks its a pull on diaper” issue. Whatever reason you have for wanting to use cloth training pants on the go, there are options. … Continue reading

Potty Training on The Go…Cloth Pull Ups Style

Uh-huh, I said it. Potty learning on the go with your toddler/ mini wanna be big kid. We all know disposable training pants are expensive. Then there’s the whole “my kid thinks its a pull on diaper” issue. Whatever reason you have for wanting to use cloth training pants on the go, there are options. … Continue reading

Cloth Diaper Co-Op Groups

*Re-blogged Past Post with Update* These days it can hard to find people you trust’ let alone trust enough to handle your money along with money from multiple people and sort orders correctly. On top of that you your order to ship in a timely manner once you have paid shipping costs from the mama running … Continue reading

Potty Training Boys (in 3 days)

I’m sitting looking at my then 17 and half month old son thinking “You’re one smart little dude!”. After that my thoughts change to “Dang, another diaper change of chasing you around because you don’t want a diaper”. Yeah, I’ve been there. Once those thoughts passed I told Bing to help me get him potty … Continue reading

Flats and Handwashing Challenge 2013: Day 7

I’ve been there. Very few cloth diapers are in your stash so you are buying disposables. You have to conserve the disposables because they are expensive.  Handwashing everyone’s clothes and cloth diapers in a tub every over day to keep loads small. We made it work because we had to, there were no other options. … Continue reading

Flats and Handwashing Challenge 2013 Days 4, 5, and 6

So keeping up with the actual challenge part of this week has been very easy for me. Handwashing every night using my camp style washer has been an easy schedule to keep. I love the fact that it doesn’t take as long as my normal washing routine using our HE Front Loader. Drying the diapers … Continue reading

Cloth Diapers… Rash or Chaffing???

Let me start by saying Bing and I have a great relationship. I search the internet and Bing rewards me by giving me points I can use in place of cash. It also rewards me with answers to questions I might have, new recipes, craft projects, etc. Unfortunately there is one question Bing did not … Continue reading

Flats and Handwashing Challenge 2013 Day 2: Supplies and Preparation

In an earlier post I mentioned using flats on my son daily. I don’t use any of the name brands you will find at online or brick and mortar retail shops. Flour sack towels  from Wal-Mart work great for us.  Yes, they are meant for absorbing water from wet dishes without leaving lint behind. In … Continue reading

Flats Challenge Day 1: Why Am I Doing This

I have been there, done that, washed that, wiped that, soaked that, line dried that, hung in the bathroom to dry that, and then some. There once was a time for my family when washing clothes at a laundry mat, and buying disposable diapers meant no food. We were living in a crappy mobile home … Continue reading

Preparing for the CHALLENGE!!!

The annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge will begin tomorrow morning when Little Dude wakes up. This challenge is hosted by Dirty Diaper Laundry to help spread information about how cloth diapering CAN fit every budget. Trust me I’ve been there. Kind of still there but differently this time. If you would like to read about … Continue reading

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Hi, I'm April Momma. I am a stay-at-home mother of 2 awesome kids and like all moms I wear multiple hats. Most days I'd like to think I wear all of them well at all times but that's a joke. I get by the best I can and that's the truth. Aside from being a mother I am a wife, pretty good cook, good intermediate seamstress, musician, music lover and blogger.