14 May 2012

Am I allowed to say this on TV?

Hey, guys? I've been cloth diapering for about a year now, and the sun has not once shone out my baby's bum.

Just thought you might want to know.

14 comments:

Rebekah said...

Unpossible to cloth diaper without Loving It!!!

greatgaunts said...

Really? Good. GOOD. All I've heard from under my rock is horrors of the raw and scaly. Guess I'm left with no excuse for #3 - freedom from Luvs at last. :)

Gauntlets said...

Clearly, I'm just not doing it right.

Melrose said...

WHAT?! WHAT?! you mean to tell me that cloth diapering hasn't made the world go back to Eden?!?! On I go though the Hakken-Kraks howl. sigh.

Though surely by kid #4 I deserve a few new prints no? I'm eyeing the swaddlebees simplex 2.0. IT'S ALL COTTON, say it with me now! "ooooooo, aahhhhhh" :p Then again I could use that money to buy myself two large pizzas and a toxic overload of pop. sa-WEET.

The Mama said...

I don't think I'm going to cloth diaper this time at all. Really. I said it. Maybe that'll fade if I start feeling better... But I don't think so.

Katy said...

"two large pizzas and a toxic overload of pop"

That's what happens to the money around here saved by cloth diapering!

Gauntlets said...

I am totally judging you both for drinking pop instead of loving kombucha with all your hearts.

And Holly, honey, yes, please take it easy. God bless you so much.

Melrose said...

judge away, why you drink your bacteria slime I'm throwing back a cherry coke, artificial flavor and all :p hahaha funny you caught me with this comment while I'm drinking the one a week I allow myself...

Katy, actually I meant instead of buying more cloth diapers I'll use the ratty ones I have and spend that money on pizza and pop :D but we probably DO use the money we save for stupid things we don't need. Though today I actually used "left over" money to buy a bunch of herbs to make tinctures and salves: see, I'm a real lutheran hippie: at all times sinner and saint. HAHAHAHAHA

Cathy said...

Sunshine, Ha-ha. The only way I ever saw sunshine as a result of using cloth diapers was when I was hanging them on the line to dry on a sunny day. That was always nice.

Katy said...

"I meant instead of buying more cloth diapers..."

I know :) With my first two I had great disdain for the fancy pocket, patterned diapers that are popular. I mean, my mom had those prefolded, safety pinned, duct-taped rubber pants thing going on. I could do that, too. And I did.

But man, pee everywhere all the time.

I still use them sometimes (and they are all hand-me-downs from my mom, or bought used :P. Maybe that's why they don't work well). But I found 20 BumGenius with 60 inserts for $100 on craigslist. I do not disdain any longer. They are awesome.

And I can think of 5 ways I save money and 5 ways I spend that money on frivolity to support my chronic laziness. Oh well.

Three cheers for Cherry Coke.

etem said...

My hatred for laundry makes disposable diapers cheap. But my babies much less sparkly.

Melrose said...

Katy, lol, here's to laziness and cherry coke ;D

MooreMama said...

Katy - I use cotton prefolds (like my mom did) but I fasten with Snappis and bought nifty velcro-close diaper covers instead of safety pins and rubber pants. No pee anywhere, ever.

Gauntlets - I'm so glad it's working for you!

Katy said...

I use those, too, when the BumGenius run out :) The diaper covers (Thirsties? Something like that) work better than the rubber pants. I think toddler pee and poop is overwhelming. In related news, 4 hours straight on the potty yesterday and one huge puddle on the deck 15 minutes later (my son, not me, Cherry Coke notwithstanding). I know, I know, always outlast them...