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Published on September 12th, 2013 | by Brittney French


Thursday Giveaway: A Change Would Do You Good

I’m sure you know the Sheryl Crow Song “A Change Will Do You Good.” Now that I brought it up, you’re probably singing the chorus in your head.

Like the song states, a change would do you good. Now, we don’t know exactly what it is you need to change, other than a dirty bumGenius, but we want you to try and switch up your daily cloth diaper routine.

Don’t worry, we’re not going haywire and asking you to do something drastic. Instead, we want you to change it up and try a cloth diaper system that you haven’t used  as frequently as others.

For this week’s giveaway, two people will win two bumGenius, Flip or Econobum cloth diapers and a pack of inserts (Flip, Econobum or Hemp Babies). You get to choose! To enter, comment below and tell us one thing you’d like to change. It could be in relation to anything. 

Bonus entries are available below to improve your chances of winning.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Eligible entries must be posted no later than midnight Eastern time, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. U.S. residents only. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to win. Winners will be drawn after the close of the contest and notified via email. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. We hereby release Facebook of any liability. 

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About the Author

Brittney is a social media coordinator for Cotton Babies. She has three sisters, loves pizza and enjoys listening to obscure bands no one has heard of. Outside of posting on the Cotton Babies Facebook page, she babysits a few cloth diaper-wearing kids and cheers for her favorite sports team.

124 Responses to Thursday Giveaway: A Change Would Do You Good

  1. Lauren Brock says:

    I am changing my addiction to soda. I’ve gone from 4 cans a day to zero in less than a week!

  2. Renee F says:

    I wish i could change how people view breastfeeding mothers !

  3. Bonnie Wessler says:

    I want to change how many cloth diapers I have- I’d like to have more than zero! (I’m due in April, but its never too soon, right?)

  4. Rosemarie Khuu says:

    I would love to change from using travel disposables to all cloth diapers, and I think this giveaway will give me a boost up!

  5. Jutta P. says:

    I’m hoping to change our family budget crisis, by counting all our pennies and saving money while grocery shopping.

  6. patricia gross says:

    Well, I would love to change the overwhelming feeling you get when switching from disposable to cloth ! It can be very frustrating learning all the lingo and all the different brands and types .

  7. Casey K says:

    I would like to change our culture’s perception of breastfeeding and breastfeeding in public specifically. As a mom to be, nothing frustrates me more than seeing people look disapprovingly of a mother feeding her child (usually covered with a scarf or blanket no less!) in public.

  8. Giggles says:

    I would change our floors to a lovely hardwood.

  9. Melissa S says:

    I’d like to change how much time I spend playing with my son. Some days I feel like I care for him and go to work and don’t actually get to play. :( Would like to enjoy those playtime moments more.

  10. Laura B says:

    Hoping to change the world in a small way by cloth diapering :)

  11. Amber says:

    I know its way off topic but I’d love to change the way people view individuals with disabilities. My 8 year old is having a hard time at school so it is what is on my mind lately…

  12. Leela R. says:

    I’m hoping to change my baby’s bedtime. Right now he has to start his bedtime routine at 6:45 and be nursing by 7:15 or he’s a mess. I don’t know what we are going to do when daylight savings ends!

  13. Vicki Hall says:

    I want to change my families diet to be a little healthier.

  14. Jessica says:

    I want to change my baby’s bum while he is wearing a new bumgenius diaper! 😉

  15. Britney says:

    I’d like to change our use of disposable wipes to cloth!

  16. Kell says:

    I want to change how often I have to wash my dipes!

  17. Lily Ivey says:

    I would like to become a better cook.

  18. Jen Pinkett Kristine says:

    I would like to change how many cloth diapers I have and add more!!! lol

  19. Jeannette Mills says:

    I want to change my wash routine. I am currently washing everyday with 2 in cloth diapers because I don’t have quite enough diapers to wash every other day. I will get there though and the change is a comin’! :)

  20. Lisa says:

    I would like to change being able to stay home with my kiddos again!!!

  21. Allison E says:

    I would like to change my weight, to something lower

  22. Amber says:

    I want to change how I balance my time! I am a busy woman!!

  23. Jennifer says:

    I want to finish going off grid. its been dragging on for years now!

  24. Katherine says:

    I’d like to change my sleeping schedule, so that I could get more sleep at night!

  25. Sarah Hayes says:

    id like to change how out of shape im in

  26. Katie says:

    I would like to change the number of disposable pull ups that I use!

  27. Shara T. says:

    I would love to try switching our nighttime diapers from Freetimes to Flips with Overnight inserts to see how well they work.

  28. Sarah G. says:

    I want to change my weight.

  29. Cindy Hernandez says:

    I wish I could turn back time and make videos of my two oldest children. They grow up so fast.

  30. Chloe Pulliam says:

    I’d really like to change my productivity. I have been bursting with creative ideas lately but it’s so hard with a baby to finish anything. I’m hoping to find a way to change that and start bringing my ideas to fruition. :-)

  31. K says:

    I’m changing from store-bought wipes to my own wipes in homemade wipe solution!

  32. Kalsie Adams says:

    I would like to change my impact on both my wallet and the earth. I just got a serger so i am hoping to make and use more cloth towels wipes and products around the house!

  33. Kate says:

    I would love to change the carpeting in our house! But it’s probably just as well to wait until my baby is a bit older. : )

  34. Jennifer L says:

    I would like to change 1 babies diapers instead of 2! :)

  35. Jenn LW says:

    I’d like to start eating more organic foods and less processed foods.

  36. Amber says:

    I want to change from thirsties at night to AIO’s because my partner says thirsties are too much work at our midnight change and wants to use disposables overnight. NOOOOO!!!!

  37. christine k says:

    i’d like to find a job and get off unemployment! stupid layoffs (more like full site closure)

  38. Katie says:

    I’d like to change my work schedule to part time – won’t happen, but a girl can dream, right?

  39. Nisa says:

    i would like to change how much tv i watch around my son and become more active/exercise.

  40. Laura Fulks says:

    I would change my hair… Didn’t like my last haircut. :)

  41. Angela Mansingh says:

    I would love to sell my stuff and move into an RV! How’s that for change:)))

  42. Candyce says:

    I’d change the color in my kitchen!

  43. Lacey says:

    I would change my hairstyle! I’m stuck in a mommy ponytail rut.

  44. Alexis Bertch says:

    If I could change anything (big IF here lol), I would change the way people respect each other. There is so much disrespect in this world and I feel that if we respect each and every person, the world would be a better place. If only I could….

  45. Sarah C. says:

    I would like to change the way I spend my time. I sometimes will spend all day on the computer, so I need to step away and spend more time with my kids and housework.

  46. Jen says:

    I’d change more people over to cloth. I love big fluffy butts! BGs are my favorite!

  47. Heidi Rouse says:

    I want to change my habits – working out more and reading my Bible more frequently!

  48. Diane F says:

    I would like to change how involved my husband is in parenting. I’d kind of like to unplug his video games and make him do something around here!

  49. Adrienne says:

    I want to change my hair. Time for a different do!

  50. Jenna G. says:

    I wish I could slow down time! My two babies are growing up way too fast!!

  51. Liz C. says:

    Just in the last couple of days I started using Flip and Econobum covers with the reusable inserts. (I also have a pack of disposable inserts which I haven’t tried yet.) My goal is to be able to use cloth diapers when traveling.

  52. Kristine says:

    I haven’t tried any of those, so any of them would be interesting to try.

  53. Katie S says:

    I would like to change my family’s eating habits by making our meals more regular. My boys snack throughout the day and I need to hold more designated meal times with scheduled snacks. Also, I haven’t been very consistent about making dinner! I want to plan meals weekly so that I’m not finding myself at 5:00 thinking, “What should I make for dinner?!”

  54. Katrina says:

    I would love to try different diaper inserts as my little girl already has an insert and the newborn insert and she is only 6 months. I am afraid of what the future might bring……

  55. Mary says:

    One thing I’d like to change is how frequently I wash my cloth dipes! haha

  56. Melissa c. says:

    I’m hoping to change from coin op washers to a portable washer in our apartment :-)

  57. Lisa says:

    I would like to change my activity level. I need to increase my exercise and would like to do so by taking my daughter on more walks.

  58. Valerie S says:

    I’m hoping to get more organized with the grocery shopping now that my little one is here!

  59. Lyss Tayler says:

    I’d love to change the brand of diapers I use. I’m currently using china cheepies and they are horrible. My LO leaks through every diaper and they leave red marks on her cause they are too small and are suppose to be OS. Id love to try something new :-)

  60. ashley schroeder says:

    I would change the type up! I have only ever used all in ones, I would like to try fitteds or pockets to see if I like them better!

  61. Becky N. says:

    I want to change my hair! Its long over due for a makeover!

  62. Amanda Bruss says:

    I’d like babies to be able to talk within a few weeks of birth. Would save baby and I both a lot of stress if he could just tell me what’s bothering him instead of me trying to work it out through the process of elimination.

  63. Lisa G says:

    more time with family

  64. Nicole Beard says:

    I’d love to change my snoozing habit!! You did say it could relate to anything :) I’m a chronic snoozer, and I would love to see how much more productive my early morning would be if I could start it on time!!

    Nicole @ WKH

  65. Kristie says:

    I’m hoping to get more sleep soon!

  66. Douglas F. says:

    I hope to change which diapers I use!

  67. Cristina White says:

    I would like to make a change to eat healthier :)

  68. Danielle Watson says:

    The change I could make is to have more one on one time with my 8 year old daughter. Her brothers 3years and 3 months need so much attention I feel like she gets left out so often.

  69. Hannah Solbach says:

    I currently use BumGenius and Charlie Bananas as well as prefolds and a few other random pocket diapers that were purchased for a baby shower gift. I would Love to try out Econobum or Hemp Babies. (Probably Hemp Babies more than anything else right now because my daughter’s starting to become a heavy wetter.

  70. Kelley H. says:

    I try to tell all of my friends and family how much better it is to cloth diaper rather than to use disposables so I am hoping to change peoples thinking on cloth diapering! One person at a time!

  71. Ellen Frederick says:

    I’d like to get a diaper sprayer- that would be a good change!

  72. Tenley says:

    My bad eating habits!

  73. I’d like to change my bedroom around!

  74. Ellen says:

    I’m hoping to change my son into a new diaper right now!

  75. Lara says:

    I wish cloth diapers were less bulky on small babies, my little girl looked pretty ridiculous in cloth when she was newborn! LOL

  76. Jenny McClamroch says:

    Biting my nails! I’ve done it my whole life and have to stop!

  77. Annie Barber says:

    I’d like to change back to full time cloth diapering… we just moved and I’m ready to get back to normal.

  78. Kaelyn M says:

    My son’s nighttime sleeping habits.

  79. Amie M. says:

    I need to make some changes to my time management! More kiddo time and less work!

  80. Megan says:

    For cloth diapering I want to change to all snaps!
    In other things, I’d like to change my health for the better – healthier eating and more movement!

  81. Jodi Howell says:

    I would like to be less stressed and more relaxed about life. I would like to be more secure in my faith despite all my trials. SO the thing I am going to change is to read my bible more and trust God more and enjoy my kids more and do my best to let worries go to the way side.

  82. Jeanette E. says:

    I’m hoping to change my babies over from disposables 100% to cloth diapers! I started cloth diapering my 15 m/o a few months ago and am working on building my stash. We love BG diapers!! I am due in a few months with our 3rd baby and am working on building a collection to keep 2 babies in cloth diapers. We have some econobums and some BG 4.0s, they’re so fantastic I wish I started with my 1st baby!

  83. Daniella Rinehart says:

    I’d change more people’s perceptions about cloth. It’s better for the environment, better for your wallet, and better for baby!

  84. Kristyn E. says:

    I’m hoping to start using more green products, such as un-paper towels and all-natural cleaners!

  85. Mallory B. says:

    I’d like to change negative minds about cloth diapers. If people gave them a chance I think they’d be pleasantly surprised!

  86. Rosemary says:

    i’m hoping to change my sleeping habits! i am pregnant and due soon, can’t get any rest, and hoping that the new baby loves to sleep at night!

  87. Angel says:

    I’d love to change my desire to eat nothing but sweet sugary things! 😉

  88. Beth R says:

    I’d like to change how early my kids wake up!

  89. Michelle Johnson says:

    I need to change how quickly I let clean laundry sit around before I put it away!

  90. Shana says:

    I would like to use cloth diapers more often. I would also like to learn how to use them when out and about.

  91. Cheri P says:

    My weight — I need to lose more weight so I can be prepared for baby #2.

  92. Sheena says:

    I am going to change my detergent, have been using planet but want to try BumGenius.

  93. Mary says:

    I am hoping to completely cease using/buying disposables. My husband still feels more comfortable with me, but I’m hoping he will learn to love our cloth diapers as much as I do!

  94. Beth De says:

    I wish I would have bought less of the freetime and more of the 4.0. I find the all in ones are a lot bulkier and my little guy moves a bit easier with the 4.0s. However, both work great and I am not dissatisfied. Also, I wish I would use cloth wipes instead of disposable.

  95. Melody Mondragon says:

    I started out my cloth diapering journey with Bum Genius, but have mostly been using flats and prefolds lately – I would LOVE to try out more BG!!!

  96. Erin Ritter says:

    I want to change the love of disposable diapers! I want to get more information out about cloth diapers. I think if people knew more information on cloth diapering more people would choose cloth!

  97. Sarah says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! I’m hoping to change how often I mop my floors…needs to be a lot more often!

  98. Marissa Dettmer says:

    I would like to change my youngest over to cloth, so I need to expand my stash!

  99. Tracy says:

    My debt. Have a plan in place and am paying it off quickly now!

  100. Ally says:

    I want to stop yelling at my kids. They are just children after all and I can’t expect them to act older than they actually are.

  101. Rebecca says:

    I’d like to change from hook and loop to snap closures!

  102. Sarah says:

    I want to change how I eat post-baby. It is hard to get back to where you were eating healthy before the cravings kicked in.

  103. Rachel says:

    I’d like to change my clothes and not go to work;)

  104. Claire Bujeaud says:

    I’d like to change my family’s diet to all organic. Trying every day

  105. Stephanie Huhn says:

    If I could change one thing about Bumgenius 4.0’s, it would be to offer it with a natural fiber insert such as hemp, charcoal or organic cotton. I always just buy the “seconds” and purchase a baby kick hemp insert separately. I would be nice though if the original diaper offered this option. Otherwise, the 4.0’s are perfect in my opinion.

  106. Megan McNabb says:

    I am hoping to help change the future.

  107. Becky Ann says:

    How much water I use doing laundry. It’s expensive where I live!

  108. Marissa says:

    A realistic change for me would be my patience level. I’d love to be more patient <3 Its a work in progress 😉

  109. Hannah says:

    I’d love to help my daughter change how often she wakes at night

  110. My waist size! 8 more inches to go.

  111. Talia says:

    I’d like to make a move to try a 2-part system, like Flips. And maybe start cloth wipes (I haven’t yet!)

  112. Heather Fuller says:

    I have no idea what to change because we’re still waiting on the arrival of our first little one! She could make her appearance any day. I can’t wait to try a variety of CDing systems with her!

  113. Abigail says:

    I’d love to change the carpet in my living room. Who ever decided that white would be a good choice apparently never had children.

  114. Kristin Ruggieri says:

    I would love for you to sell bumgenius 4.0s with a shell only option.

  115. Katie M says:

    I’d like to change the weather! Its been to stinkin hot and humid around here…come on fall!

  116. Amy Wolff says:

    I love my flip diaper system, but i would love to change it up by trying other types, especially bum genius freetime or 4.0!

  117. Rachel F. says:

    If I could change one thing it would be my sleeping habits. I need to go to bed earlier and get up earlier.

  118. Blythe S. says:

    I would like to change the fact that I procrastinate about everything!

  119. Audrey C. says:

    I’d like to no longer be pregnant–as in I want this baby to arrive already! :-) (I’m 39 weeks 1 day.)

  120. Anne B says:

    change my weight

  121. Jaimee says:

    I would love to change the way people perceive breast feeding in public and also it should be a requirement for ANY business who has a public restroom to have a baby changing table or station. Nothing more annoying than not being able to change your baby in a designated area!

  122. Hope H says:

    I hope to change our afternoon/evening routine at home. I’m good with the diaper washing and bottle cleaning, now I’ve got to figure out how to maintain the rest of the house!

  123. Andra F says:

    I would like to change stereotypes about choosing cloth diapering:)

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