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Green Diapers: Cloth, Reuables With Inserts, Or Disposables

Even though I don't have a baby, diapers are on my radar. This is due in part to a lack of litter education in rural (which is most of) Costa Rica (where I lived for the better part of a decade), a…

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On the Potty: Why Americans Are So Slow to Get on With it?

At two-and-a-half, I thought we were doing quite well with potty training. Our child was out of diapers, on the potty, and we had made dismantling of the changing table a family project (it is now an …

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A Diaper That is Full: Full of Denim Fashion

If, while looking over the heaps and bundles of landfill that have become the seagull infested borderlands between consuming city and consumed rural land, you thought something along the lines of,…

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D is for Diaper With a Conscience

By the time a child is toilet trained, a parent will change between 5,000 and 8,000 diapers, adding up to approximately 3.5 million tons of waste in U.S. landfills each year. Whether you choose cloth …

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Grow a Green Baby

In the simplest of terms, we plant the seeds and watch our children grow. The nurturing decisions parents make while their children are babies set the tone for their lifetime. Why not start them on …

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Gloves and Diapers Come Off

Summer is a time of relative liberation and freedom, especially when it comes to attire. The heat, and the general lax nature of the season render clothing perpetually casual and sometimes entirely op…

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Greenest Diaper Option: Better Than Cloth OR Disposable

Diaper companies don't want you to know it, but there's a greener option than the typical contenders in the cloth versus disposable diaper debate. Early potty training. That said, cloth can facilitate…

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Diaper Changes You Can Believe In

A few years back my wife and I severely wrestled with the issue of whether to go with cloth or disposable diapers for our then newborn child. The issue was complicated, and rife with conflicting data …

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Changing Diapers

Arguments can be made for both sides of the cloth-versus-disposable diaper debate, but regardless of your preference, it's easier now than ever to fall in step with eco-diapering. Thanks to innovative…

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Plastic Passion

I love a good endurance test. Whether it is some deluded tender-heart who exits society to commune solely with bears, or a shameless self-promoter who gorges himself on a merciless diet of fast food f…

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