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The Cloth Diaper Geek blog was started in January of 2011. After selling my online cloth diaper store I knew I had to find a way to continue to stay immersed in the industry and community that had become such a big part of my life. From Fan #1 in January 2011 to Fan #20,000 in April 2014 it’s been a fun journey. Cloth diaper brands, styles and stores have come and gone and families have cloth diapered, potty trained and moved on while others continue to cloth diaper multiple children over multiple years and may have been around to witness my start. Though I no longer have babies small enough to cloth diaper, I still feel I have a relevant perspective to share and at this point, advocacy is as easy as remembering to take another breath, the words just come out! Celebrating 20K fans is an amazing honor and if I don’t acquire even one more fan I’d be happy just where I am today. Hopefully you’ll recognize and appreciate the 30+ sponsors for this great giveaway. Each has been a cloth diaper brand, store or distributor that … Continue reading
Over $1000 in prizes from Green Team’s Sponsors Have you heard of Green Team Distribution? They’re a fast-growing distributor of eco-friendly goods at wholesale prices for natural parenting stores, boutiques and more! Green Team takes great pride in hand selecting only the finest quality natural and eco-friendly brands available. #SpringIntoGreen Sweepstakes This Spring Into Green Sweepstakes celebrates some of Green Team’s most popular lines. Sponsors Include: Green Toys, Tree Hopper Toys, Squooshi, Buncha Farmers, LooHoo, Hip Peas, Diaper Dawgs, Earth Mama Angel Baby, Eco Nuts, Eco Sprout Soap, Eucalan, Balm Baby, Siliconies, Grandma El’s and Healing Hazel. #SpringIntoGreen Prizes The list of prizes for our Spring Into Green Sweepstakes is amazing! Toys and games, natural skincare and personal care products, cloth diaper accessories, natural laundry care products, teething jewelry, gift certificates and more! This giveaway is open to the USA only. Winners have just 7 days to claim their prize upon being notified by email. Must be 18yrs or older to win. a Rafflecopter giveaway
Saturday, May 3rd I was honored to host a cloth diapering drop in session at The D.C. Birth & Babies Fair. My husband chauffeured me to The Hill Center in South East D.C. and dragged my giant suitcase of fluff up the stairs for me. I was really excited about this and surprisingly, not nervous. My only fear was that I’d be left standing there alone with no one interested. Boy was I surprised! I had a plan to set up the diapers & accessories by type, and I printed Dirty Diaper Laundry’s info cards to place by each group. Families started coming by with questions as I was taking items out, and I ended up doing the entire session from a big pile of fluff. The hour flew by with the room packed nearly the entire time. My husband snapped the photo above and he wanted to take a better one, but didn’t want to be the creepy guy taking pictures of people. There were lots of Dads excited about cloth, and they were full of questions. There were first time moms, a nanny now having her own child, … Continue reading
GCDC is almost here, the 4th Annual Great Cloth Diaper Change (GCDC) is scheduled for Saturday, April 26th at 11am (local time). To help build up some excitement about the Guinness World Record setting cloth diaper change The Eco Chic and friends have decided to host a special Earth Day GCDC Twitter Pre-Party to celebrate and get the word out about the local GCDC events in your area. Is there a Great Cloth Diaper Change in your area? You can check the map on their “Find a Location” page of the GCDC website. …and we have prizes!! Please join us on Twitter Tuesday night, April 22nd (Earth Day) from 9-10pm ET for the #GCDC2014 Twitter Party hosted by @ClothRecord and @TheEcoChic. The party is sponsored by some of your favorite cloth diaper companies and they have each donated a fluffy prize!! All you have to do is complete the Rafflecopter form below and tweet with us (at least one time) during the Twitter Party. Kelly Wels’ Green Team is a proud sponsor and we hope to see you all tweeting during this great twitter party! If you’re interested in winning, please … Continue reading
I have teamed up with some great companies including Kelly Wels and the Green Team Enterprises to bring fans the “My Lucky Little One Cloth Diaper/Baby Giveaway Event. This Event is Huge! Filled with some of the neatest diapers on the market like Thirsties, Blueberry, Lalabye baby and more! We also have some great prizes too like Pediped shoes, MAM Baby Products and more! So head over to my page and check out this Pot of Gold that will go to one winner. With over $695 in prizes your little one will have a stash of Gold!
I was so thrilled to co-host the Great Cloth Diaper Change, Shepherdstown, WV (GCDC) last year with Up On the Hill (that’s me in the hip moms shirt above!), and I am psyched to announce that we will be co-hosting again this year! The 2014 GCDC in Shepherdstown is going to be a community event to welcome all families. We’ve taken over the Shepherd University ballroom to invite businesses from the tri-state area to exhibit. We’ll have activities, demos and seminars for the whole family on Saturday April 26th from 9-1, with the highlight being the Great Cloth Diaper Change at 11:00 AM. We’ll be featuring goodie bags and raffles from both local businesses and “green” companies nationwide. We’ll also have loaner diapers for people who don’t cloth diaper currently, but want to participate in the change. Raffle & goodie bag inclusion is free, and fees collected from vendors (above the event costs) will be donated to the Real Diaper Association to advocate for cloth diapers. Get in touch to inquire about sponsoring the Shepherdstown location, register if you’re in the MD/WV/VA area, or find a location near you. Happy … Continue reading
January is one of my favorite times of the year. The madness of the Thanksgiving and Christmas rush are over, and New Years Resolutions have been made (and broken… twice), and registration opens to host a location for my favorite Guinness World Record Event – The Great Cloth Diaper Change! April 26, 2014 – 11am your time This year, I will be hosting my fifth Great Cloth Diaper Change in the Houston area, and I’m so excited! I love having rooms filled with families that don’t judge me or question my parenting. It’s a fun time where we can share poop stories without anyone looking at us like we’ve lost our minds! Is there usually a GCDC in your area? Do you attend? If there is a location in your area already registered, get with the host and find out if there’s anything that you can do to help with the event. Volunteers to help things run smoothly on that day are in high demand! If there’s not a GCDC registered in your area, I have a few reasons why I highly suggest registering to host a location! Cloth Diaper … Continue reading
Moraki Cloth is throwing their very first self-hosted twitter party! “We’ve been having so much fun participating in twitter parties lately that we decided to host our own to wish our fans a Merry (moraki) Christmas. We will be chatting about the holidays, cloth diapers (of course) and giving away some great prizes!” To participate simply tweet during the party using the hashtag #MorakiChristmas. To be eligible to win prizes you must RSVP using the rafflecopter widget below & have tweeted at least once during the party using the hashtag. When ~ Thursday, December 19, 6-7 pm PST (9-10 pm EST) Hashtag ~ #MorakiChristmas Prizes from ~ @MorakiCloth @EcoNuts @GreenTeamDist @ProjectPomona @MollysSuds @Spray_Pal
It’s Twitter Party time! This Twitter Party is going to be EPIC and it will give you all a chance to win some amazing GREEN GOODIES just in time for the holidays! Horde them and keep them for yourself if you win or share them and give them as holiday gifts! Party Details Date: Thursday December 12 @9pm EST Hashtag: #GivingGreen Hosts: @ChgDiapers & @ClothDiaperGeek Prizes: SO MANY PRIZES! Check out the Rafflecopter below for the complete scoop. You must have participated in the Twitter Party in order to be eligible to win. Winners must also not have a private twitter account. Who ARE the AMAZING sponsors? Additional sponsors are Moraki Cloth Diapers, LooHoo Wool, Kissed by the Moon and Thirsties! RSVP via the Rafflecopter below to RSVP and be entered to win! a Rafflecopter giveaway
Real Diaper Association presents…School of Cloth! School of Cloth is a month full of cloth diaper classes provided by participating Real Diaper Circles and Real Diaper Association businesses. Attendees of classes can get certificates in cloth diapering subjects and enter a drawing for a chance to win a cloth diapering package and select a qualifying cloth diaper charity to receive a cloth diapering package to distribute to families in need. Interested in discovering if there’s a School of Cloth class in session near you? There’s a MAP for that! Check out the RDA site here and see where your nearest class is! Attendees of School of Cloth classes are entered to win! “Come to a cloth diaper class in November and enter a drawing for a chance to win a $100 cloth diapering package and select a qualifying cloth diaper charity to receive a cloth diaper donation for their recipients!” For more details on School of Cloth or to find out if you can teach, check out the Real Diaper Association.