Flats Challenge 2012

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Are you participating in the flats challenge this year?  Have you been following the great blogs posting their experiences?  What is the Flat’s Challenge?

Kim Rosas (Dirty Diaper Laundry blog) has organized an amazing event this year with over 490 participants signed up to use flat cloth diapers, covers, and hand wash for 7 days.

Each day there is a blog prompt to let bloggers who are participating share their thoughts.  Take some time and click through all the links because some of the tips are really great! Below is a list of these blog prompts and a link to Kim’s posts and link to the other blogs.

  1. Monday- “What Do I Expect to Learn/ Why I’m Taking the Challenge”
  2. Tuesday-“What Supplies I am Using”
  3. Wednesday-“Favorite Way To Use Flats”
  4. Thursday-“How I’m Doing- My Thoughts on Handwashing”
  5. Friday-“What Tips I have Learned So Far”
  6. Saturday- Open Topic Day
  7. Sunday-“Final Post- Reflections on What You Learned.”

I’m actually sad that I don’t get to participate this year but Lil’ B is finally potty trained.  She’s doing so well that she’s be sleeping in her big girl undies for the past 4 nights without any accidents (please pray I didn’t just curse our streak by posting this).  Regardless…we don’t need our diapers any longer so a flats challenge would be rather…challenging!  But I’m here to support you all!  If you were closer I’d even stop by and help you hand wash.

Here are some of my favorite posts from last year’s flats challenge:

Scared of the Snappi – 2011

How to Cloth Diaper Your Baby for Only $50 – 2011

How to Hand Wash Flat Cloth Diapers – 2011 (video tutorial)

Q&A About Washing Cloth Diapers by Hand – 2011

Tips for using flats overnight or for heavy wetters – 2011

What I learned – 2011

And a few newer posts that you might enjoy:

Cloth Diaper Your Baby for Free – 2012

How to Prepare an Emergency Kit with Cloth Diapers – 2011

Are you participating?  How is it going for you?  Have you ran into any challenges?  Found any really fun ways to use flats?  Share some of your thoughts in the comments below.

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3 Responses to Flats Challenge 2012

  1. Karylle says:

    I am actually thinking if I should participate or not.. I might really need to think about this and if it can complicate my schedule..
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  2. Alicia Kimberley says:

    This is a nice challenge that you people are organizing. I really appreciate it. I’ll try and participate in this challenge. Thanks for sharing.

    -Alicia
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  3. Gracie says:

    I might really need to think about this and if it can complicate my schedule. Thanks that you’ve shared.
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