Category Archives: washing

>Cloth Diaper Advice – Mailbox Mondays 3/21/11

> Every Monday, I will answer reader submitted questions, and ask you to add your opinions. Questions don’t have to be cloth diaper related, just email maria at change-diapers.com with “Mailbox Mondays” in the subject, or Fill out my contact form … Continue reading

Posted in Mailbox Mondays, sizing, washing | 17 Comments

>Video Demo of the Dunk & Swish (& Flush) Method

>A few readers had asked for a video of my dunk and swish method.  Since I love you guys, I obliged.  I don’t like the sound of my voice, and I did my fair share of stammering since I was … Continue reading

Posted in diaper sprayers, dunk and swish, rinsing, the scoop on poop, washing | 9 Comments

>Mailbox Mondays 2/7/11 – Cloth Diaper Detergent

>   Every Monday (if I have received a submission)I will answer reader submitted questions in my Mailbox Mondays post, and ask readers to weigh in with their opinions. Questions don’t have to be cloth diaper related, just email maria … Continue reading

Posted in cloth safe detergent, detergent, detergent police, Mailbox Mondays, optical brighteners, standard detergent, washing | 5 Comments

>Mailbox Mondays 1/31/11 – Washing Questions – Not Just Diapers!

>   Every Monday, if I’ve received a submission, I will answer reader submitted questions.  Questions don’t have to be cloth diaper related, just email maria at change-diapers.com with “Mailbox Mondays” in the subject! Maria says (and no, I’m not talking … Continue reading

Posted in detergent, laundry, Mailbox Mondays, washing | 6 Comments

>"What’s a disposable diaper?" and My First "Dunk and Swish"

>Saturday, my son had one of “those” diapers.  I commented to my husband that the, ahem, “deposit” (which was creeping dangerously close to the outside of the Fuzzibunz perfect size diaper) would never have been contained in a disposable diaper!  … Continue reading

Posted in blowouts, disposable diapers, dunk and swish, washing | 7 Comments

>Mailbox Mondays 1/17/11 – Wet Bag/Pail Liners and Washing Natural Fibers

>   Every Monday (if I receive submissions, that is!) I will answer reader submitted questions in my Mailbox Mondays post. Questions don’t have to be cloth diaper related, just email maria at change-diapers.com with “Mailbox Mondays” in the subject! … Continue reading

Posted in diaper pails, hemp, Mailbox Mondays, microfiber, natural fibers, pail liners, planetwise, washing | 4 Comments

>The future of Cloth, Part IV of ? Ease of Care and use

>This is part 4 of my ramblings on the future of cloth diapering!  See Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 if you missed them! I want cloth to be easier.  I know that if I just gave away all of my … Continue reading

Posted in bumgenius refresher kit, diaper repairs, elastic replacement, the future of cloth, the future of cloth part 4, velcro replacement, warranties, washing | 7 Comments

>Mailbox Mondays 12/13/10 Cloth Wipes and Moldy Dipes!

>   It’s Mailbox Monday again!  If you have a question you’d like answered in a Mailbox Mondays post, email it to maria at change-diapers.com with “Mailbox Mondays” in the subject! Ash says: Hi Maria! I’ve been cloth diapering my … Continue reading

Posted in cloth wipes, mold, washing | 7 Comments

>Rockin Green Funk Rock & Mighty Mighty Marshmallow Classic Rock Review & Giveaway (CLOSED 11/30)

> In my opinion, wash routine and detergent are the biggest hurdle in cloth diapering.  My personal motto is “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!”  If you have a detergent and wash routine that are working for you, stick … Continue reading

Posted in ammonia, detergent, Rockin' Green, stinky, washing | 10 Comments

>Mailbox Mondays 10/18/10

> Every Monday I will answer user submitted questions. They don’t have to be about cloth diapering! I’ll always answer questions via email, but if you would like your question to be answered in a Mailbox Mondays post, send an … Continue reading

Posted in doublers, fitted diapers, Guerilla Fluff, Mailbox Mondays, mobums, night time diapers, superdo, washing, wool | 1 Comment