Cloth Nappy and Sustainable Living for Families Blog

What's in a Modern Cloth Nappy Insert?

But what about what's on the inside? Which materials are the best to use and why? What materials are even used? If there’s more than one, which con...

Cloth Nappies vs. Disposables: Environmental Impacts of Nappies

  One of the most common reasons for a family to choose to use cloth nappies over disposable nappies is for environmental reasons. But, do cloth n...

12 (Easy) Eco-Friendly Swaps for Families

A lifetime ago, BC (Before Child), I was a Geography teacher with a huge passion for looking at the positive and negative ways that humans impact ...

Cloth Nappy Stash Size: How Many Do You Need to Cloth Full-Time?

  Need vs. Want? Choosing to use cloth nappies can make this philosophical struggle very hard! When I first started using cloth and was building u...

Absorbency Test

One of the most important things when it comes to Modern Cloth Nappies is the absorbency! In this blog, we test the absorbency of each of our Monar...

10 Ways to Help The New Parents in Their Fourth Trimester

  Those first few weeks and months with a newborn baby can be so sweet; the snuggles, the bonding, the newborn smell. But they can also be super h...

Working Out a Night Routine: A Parent with a Plan!

  Getting your baby to sleep through the night is one of parenting’s greatest achievements. You get a full 8 hours and wake up feeling like you ca...

What To Pack In Your Nappy Bag: Don't Miss These Essentials!

  Why should you have a nappy bag prepared? There's nothing like bringing home your new baby and spending the first weeks at home basking in the n...

Are Cloth Nappies REALLY Better for Your Baby?

  If you’re here, it’s safe to assume you’re either already a cloth convert or you’re doing some research into whether the ‘Modern Cloth Nappies’ ...

25 Ways To Use A Wet Bag Beyond Cloth Nappies

  Wet Bags are one of the most genius inventions when it comes to using cloth nappies out of the house.  With waterproof PUL, easy zip closure and...

Essential Cloth Nappy Terminology

  When you're new to the world of Cloth Nappies, the terminology and jargon can feel like another language. This list (the words in blue are speci...

6 Reasons Parents Avoid Modern Cloth Nappies

  1. "There’s too much washing involved with cloth nappies!" 2. "Ew, GROSS! Poo!" 3. "How do I pick the best cloth nappy? – I’m overwhelmed!" 4. "...