Cloth Diaper Objections: Laundry

For the last week I have taken a little social network hiatus and instead focused my efforts on getting my house decorated. I have spent hours scouring Etsy looking for treasures, now I just need then to come in the mail! In the meantime, my diapers arrived and I’m super …

Patricia-Los Angeles, CA

Hi, my name is Patricia and I was born and raised in sunny LA. I am now happy to share the city with my husband Fritz and two beautiful children, Francesca and Frederick. My twins, born last November, have brought a whole new perspective to my life. They have caused …

Cloth Diapering and Water Temperature

One of the biggest problems with cloth diaper laundering is that people don’t have their hot water heater set high enough. Water heaters leave the factory set anywhere from 140 to 150 degrees Fahrenheit.  That’s just too hot. (It takes two seconds for a child to receive a third degree …

Generation Green

According to financial analyst, Charles Sizemore, in his article Stocks: Investing in a Dirty Business (SFO Weekly), 4 million new users of disposable diapers will be added in 2010 alone.  Why this astounding number?  Sizemore contends that we are in the beginning stages of a new baby boom, with the …

Tanya G ~ Chicago, IL

My name is Tanya Gaughan. My husband, Kevin and I have been married since 2003, and we have two sons. Matty was born in 2007 and Mikey was born in 2009. While in a breast-feeding support group meeting when my first son was about 6 months old, one of the …