Cloth Diapering 101: Pockets (pt. 2)

Getting started with cloth diapers can be daunting.  In this series, we’ll be exploring the various options  of each kind of cloth diaper and their pros and cons. On today’s agenda:  Pockets! I use pocket diapers pretty much exclusively.  Mostly because that just happens to be what I have, but they are also a little […]

Cloth Diapering 101: Part 1

So you think you want to switch to cloth diapers?  Or maybe you’re expecting, and researching options before your itty-bitty arrives?  Great!  Great for your baby, great for the environment, great for your wallet, great, great, great. (Step away from the custom, handmade, embroidered all-in-one…unless you’re buying it for me.  In that case, buy two.) […]

10 Benefits of Babywearing

First of all, I would like to preface this post by saying that this is not meant to make anyone feel guilty.  I didn’t cloth diaper or wear our first child, and she turned out just fine.  Super smart, even!  There are several benefits to wearing your child, but people have been getting along just […]

My Cloth Diaper Routine

One of the things that scared me the most before starting Wink in cloth diapers was trying to wrap my head around how to wash the darned things.  I had read so many different washing routines.   “Use bleach once a month.”  “Never use bleach!”  “Don’t mix natural and synthetic fabrics in the wash.”  “Rinse […]

New Beginnings

There’s a new face at Yellow House!   Squid, our firstborn, had the pleasure of welcoming her little brother, Wink, on May 7th of this year.  She is such a good big sister already, and this mommy doesn’t know what she’d do without her little helper! Since Wink’s arrival, I have started trying my hand […]