Going All the Way With Cloth Wipes


  Once you've made the leap to cloth diapers it isn't long before you start thinking about using cloth wipes.  After tonight's Twitter #clothdiapers chat I realized that some people make this much harder than it has to be.  Stay simple friends and your life will be...well...simple! Here are the most frequently asked questions (and answers) about cloth wipes, accessories, and solutions: Do I need special wipes?  No, you can use anything from baby wash cloths to re-purposed t-shirts to make cloth wipes.  However if you want the softest material to touch your babies behind hemp/bamboo wipes are luxury!!  My favorite are the Thirties Fab wipes and the new (coming to the US in March) Itti Bitti wipes.  A 2 ply wipe is a nice quality too so there is less chance for the solids to sneak through to your hands (for those squeamish of the poo).  Our wipes collection includes one set of Thirsties, one set from Itti Bitti, a few bumGenius, and a ton of baby wash cloths. Do I need a ... [ Read More ]

Cloth Wipes, Accessories & Recipes

Giveaway alert!  Franklin Goose online is giving one lucky reader their own Prince Lionheart Warmies Wipes Warmer (for cloth wipes).  Details on how to enter following this post. Contest closed - ECO-ngratulations to Debbie G! I did it!  I finally make the last leap into the cloth diapering world; I switched to cloth wipes.  I've always had a stash of cheap wash cloths on hand to use but I always struggled with how to use them.  I've tried spray on wipe solutions which I actually really liked (but I'm too lazy to go buy more online) but my bottle is empty.  I recently received a set of Thirsites Fab Wipes (thanks www.weewilliewinks.com) but haven't done much with them.  I have a sample of some bum solution beans that I got with a diaper order which I haven't done anything with.  WHY?  Because I didn't have a wipes warmer! Just like my diaper sprayer that I don't have...I never invested in a wipes warmer.  I'm not sure why really, maybe I just didn't think I needed it.  I WAS ... [ Read More ]