Why Should You Cloth Diaper?

Timmy-upsidedown

Tweet Pin It For a couple of years now I’ve been describing myself as a cloth diaper evangelist.  I feel strongly that cloth diapers are better for the environment, better for your baby and you, and cheaper overall.  If you know a few tricks, you can get started with cloth diapers for next to nothing.  […]

Too Many Chemicals on Your Clothing? Vinegar as a Fabric Softener

Tweet Pin It Vinegar as Fabric Softener In addition to trying to protect our environment and use less energy, I’m always looking for ways to simplify and save money.  Last summer I discovered that instead of fabric softener or dryer sheets or balls, many people use vinegar in the rinse cycle of their laundry.  This […]

LunaPads Review & Giveaway (OVER)

Tweet Pin It This giveaway is over, but youc an read our reivew of LunaPads below and DivaCups here. Welcome to the Green Resolutions Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering, Mama Chocolate and Purposeful Homemaking! In addition to my green giveaway, there are 40 additional blogs featuring eco-friendly prize packages. After you’re done entering my […]

The DIAPER Act – Helping the Working Poor Afford Diapers

Tweet Pin It This is a summary of information provided by Jennifer Labit of Cotton Babies on the Diaper Investment and Aid to Promote Economic Recovery (“DIAPER”) Act (H.R. 3134), sponsored by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT). Some parents can’t afford to work because they can’t afford diapers. Did you know that some parents can’t work, […]

Why Use Cloth Diapers? Change 3 Things Campaign

Tweet Pin It I use cloth diapers because they are good for the environment.  I want to limit the amount of waste that I send to landfills and incinerators and I want to limit the amount of natural resources that are consumed for products that I just throw away. Some people use cloth diapers because […]

When Living Green Isn’t What’s Best For Your Family

round compost buried in the snow

Tweet Pin It Wow, that sounds like an odd thing for our blog “When living green isn’t what’s best for your family.”  I think it’s important for people to realize that sometimes you have to make choices, and if certain things and certain situations aren’t the right things for your family, that’s OK. For each […]

The Cloth Diapering Accessory Every Parent Should Have

Tweet Pin It As we enter this holiday shopping system I have been trying to focus on gifts and purchases that are either consumables or things we really need. Last year I even wrote a Green Gift Guide that focuses on those sorts of items. We’re also traveling a lot and I’m trying to pack […]

Greening your Camping – Cloth Diapers

camping stove with a pot of boiling cloth diapers

Tweet Pin It We just got back from our annual Memorial Day camping trip with friends. We’ve been camping together since before any of us had kids and now some families are up to three kids. To us camping is about going out into nature and appreciating the beauty and wonder and at the same […]

To Cloth Diaper or Not To Cloth Diaper?

Tweet Pin It We had a tough time deciding whether or not we would use cloth diapers. We thought they’d be expensive, that the laundry would be too much, that they’d smell or that I’d be grossed out by them, but through the debates, we kept coming back to the fact that they are just […]

Love My Fleece Nursing Pads

Tweet Pin It New babies traditionally bring a lot of disposable things with them, and the first thing that comes to mind tends to be disposable diapers. I’m currently doing a trial of different cloth diapers, and I’ll definitely do a post or two on what I’ve found. However, many women also find nursing pads […]