Unfortunately, today is not so much of an advice blog, but rather a confession and seeking advice from you. I have a confession to make, I LOVE technology. Big surprise, right? I am, after all, the social media coordinator. I’ve spent years of my life online in some capacity. I’ve always had a bit of an issue taking the time to disconnect from the online world and focus on the real world. These tendencies are only amplified by each new digital device that fits in the palm of my hand. The truth is, it’s not just the internet that is
Did you know Cotton Babies has t-shirts for your little one designed to coordinate with your favorite bumGenius brights? They are a great way to keep your little one cool this summer while sharing your love of bumGenius! Sizes 6 months, 12 months and 18 months come in a snap body suit style; sizes 2T and 3T are a classic t-shirt style to show off the cloth diaper. Choose your favorite design from froggie, dragonfly, hearts and butterfly. Limited styles and quantities remain, so get them while you can. Today’s prize winners will each receive a prize pack that includes
Once you decide you are ready to start cloth diapering, another major decision is how to store your dirty diapers once they are dirty until laundry day. There are two main types of dirty cloth diaper storage a wet bag or a pail. Types of dirty diaper storage Diaper pails designed for cloth diapering are a little different than those designed for disposable diapers. Most disposable diaper pails are designed to keep air (and smells) out. When thinking about storing dirty cloth diapers, one of the key things is to make sure you have air flow. This air flow helps
Now while supplies last get a free Moonstone Chaperone Infant Carseat with the purchase of a Moonstone Chaperone Stroller!Get the ultimate in convenience, comfort and style, with the Britax Chaperone Stroller. With this special offer, it’s perfectly paired with the safest infant car seat on the market today, the Britax Chaperone. The simple one-hand fold with automatic chassis lock positions the Britax Chaperone Stroller for the next logical step: placing in a vehicle or standing upright. This stroller is designed with smart features like a large underseat storage basket, functional child and parent trays, and a single brake pedal that
Instead of our usual Tuesday giveaway this week, we’d like to remind you about our special Father’s Day photo contest that runs through this Sunday, June 26, 2011. We’re giving away several prizes including $100, $50, $25 and $10 gift certificates to CottonBabies.com For full details on how to enter, please visit the Celebrating Fathers Cotton Babies Style post from last Friday. Be sure to leave your links to enter the contest on that blog post. We’ll see you next week for our regularly scheduled Tuesday giveaways!
Everyone has to start cloth diapering somewhere. With all the information available online at your fingertips, it can be very overwhelming. The great thing about cloth diapering is that it only takes a little bit to get started. A question we are frequently asked is “What do I need to begin cloth diapering?“ If you want to start cloth diapering an infant we recommend: 24 cloth diapers in the style of your choice. If you are choosing a two-piece system such as Flip or Econobum, we recommend 24 inserts and 6 covers. This number is based on changing an
Admitably, I’m a bit of a daddy’s girl, as my bio shares I’m the oldest of four, and no kids of my own yet. This is a fun picture of my family from years… and years… AND years ago. I’m the one in red with the slightly mischievous look on my face. By the way, I was a cloth diapered baby, when I was growing up we didn’t have much money but my parents made us feel like we had something special and rich every day. Pictures like this one are so valuable because they captured one of those moments
We are in the final hours of the FuzziBunz Bonus Bunz days. Buy 5 FuzziBunz one size cloth diapers and get one FREE! This deal only lasts through Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Catch this great deal by using this special Bonus Bunz days page on CottonBabies.com Use the drop down menus to select your favorite FuzziBunz colors, then add them to your cart. No coupon code required! Do you prefer prefolds or an all-in-two system? No worries, Cotton Babies has you covered. Now through the end of June, with a Cotton Babies purchase of $50 or more, you can receive
You don’t need to buy swim diapers this year! With the insert removed, your bumGenius 4.0 One-Size cloth diapers will work as a swim diaper. Just be sure to rinse thoroughly after use, whether in a pool or at the beach. This is another way that cloth diapers can save you money. Have you used a bumGenius pocket diaper for a swim diaper? Share your story and tips with us.
We’ve recently added Simplisse nursing products to our Cotton Babies catalog. The Simplisse line was developed through a partnership between industry-leading lactation consultants and moms. Every product in the Simplisse collection of breastfeeding products was carefully designed with the optimum health of mom and baby in mind. Simplisse has two goals, to make expressing milk a more comfortable, natural experience for moms and to collect breastmilk as efficiently and effectively as possible. The Simplisse Manual Breast Pump is designed to accurately mimic natural breastfeeding. The super-soft BabyFace™ flexible breast-cup conforms to mom’s breast and naturally move with mom while expressing.