Cloth Diaper Trash Talk?

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We frequently engage in new projects that require fun, new names. I’ve covered walls with brainstorming ideas, searched odd dictionaries, turned to Scrabble cheater websites, thesauruses… any tool is fair game when you’re trying to find something fun. As we research, we’ve also learned the importance of using tools like Google and Urban Dictionary to … Continue reading

What’s next for Cotton Babies.

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I got very quiet on the blog almost a year ago after we found out we were expecting our fourth child. Pregnancy and me aren’t close friends, for good reasons. I get grumpy – to the point where my Facebook posts go viral because people think my lovely perspective on life is entertaining (see image … Continue reading

Cloth Diaper Warranty Fraud is on the Rise

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I’ve known for years that we were seeing occasional instances of warranty fraud coming into our returns department. Recently though, we have started seeing an increasing pattern of this behavior that we finally decided to mentioned publicly, both for the benefit of consumers who may not know that this behavior is illegal and for the … Continue reading

Share The Love: The New Cloth Diaper Bank

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Together with my team at the office, I have been working on getting a Cloth Diaper Bank off the ground for months now… it’s taken time to get everything off the ground and operational, but last week, we did our first official Share The Love™ diaper distribution to families here in St. Louis. Share The … Continue reading

Getting Started With A Cloth Diaper Business: Keep Your Focus

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Focus is essential for achieving a goal… any goal. Owners of new cloth diaper companies tend to spend a great deal of time looking at (and worrying about) what other cloth diaper companies are doing. What everyone else is doing doesn’t matter. What *does* matter is what you are doing, how you are doing it … Continue reading

Documenting Diaper Need: Theresa received her diapers!

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Thanks to two generous readers, Theresa received all the diapers that she needed to diaper both of her children on April 30th, 2012. She sent this email of gratitude: Jennifer, I am in complete shock, I received two boxes on Saturday, full of diapers, more than I could have imagined. We are very thankful to … Continue reading

Documenting Diaper Need: Lisa’s Story (Ohio)

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Are you now or have you ever had to choose between buying diapers and food, utility bills or childcare? – Food – Utility Bills Have you ever had to re-use a dirty disposable diaper because you couldn’t afford to buy enough diapers? – No Have you considered using cloth diapers to cut down on your … Continue reading

Documenting Diaper Need: Theresa (New Jersey)

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Are you now or have you ever had to choose between buying diapers and food, utility bills or childcare? – Food – Utility Bills Have you ever had to re-use a dirty disposable diaper because you couldn’t afford to buy enough diapers? – No Have you considered using cloth diapers to cut down on your … Continue reading

Documenting Diaper Need: Jordan Received Her Diapers!

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Jenn, The box of diapers arrived today! I was so excited after I opened it up and realized what was in the box that II got up and ran in to wake my husband up to show him and grab my camera to get a picture of the boys and when I came back in … Continue reading

Documenting Diaper Need: Jordon’s Story (Updated)

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This post is an update to Jordon’s Story. When I published Jordan’s story, I didn’t anticipate the overwhelming response from those who wanted to help. Based on the number of diapers that Jordan’s family needed, we reached out to the first few commenters on her story to establish the exact number of diaper changes they … Continue reading

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