My Cloth Diaper Stash – A Video

I have too many cloth diapers to fit in one stash shot.  So I bring you the stash video.

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum – Goodmama

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum - GoodmamaCheck out this handsome little devil!  He might have been born in Canada, but he was Made in England.  He’s showing off his UK pride in his Goodmama diaper.

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum – GoodMama

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum - Goodmama (Cloth Diaper Addicts)Today’s cute fluffy bum is a GoodMama diaper in Metamorphosis!  Metamorphosis is an Eric Carle print from The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Oh, Goodmama Diapers, Why Must You Be So Expensive?

I love cloth diapers.  I spend a sufficient portion of my day browsing and oohing and ahhing over cute fluff.  Sometimes I find a diaper that’s at a great price but it just doesn’t appeal to me.  Other times I see a diaper that’s so darned cute that I really want it… only to go into sticker shock.  Goodmama diapers are a great example.  Goodmama diapers are cute and come in a vibrant variety of colors and patterns.  It’s amazing.

In particular, I thought that the blue diaper with trains was just adorable.  I’m sincerely hoping that Norton will be a train-crazed kid.  We live close to train tracks so he can watch the train go by.  There’s an awesome railway museum in town.  Quite frankly, Prince George is a huge railroad and forestry town, so I can’t think of a more appropriate interest for Norton.  (Well, unless he decides he’s a hockey fan.  That’s definitely apropos for a Canadian boy.)  So, anyway, I saw this diaper and nearly ordered it just because it’s too cute for words.

Then I saw the price tag.

Holy crow.  $45 USD?  For a diaper?

It’s a gorgeous diaper.  I’d love to have something that freaking cute in my cloth diaper stash.  But the whole point of using cloth diapers when I first started was that it was a wonderfully green and cost effective way of diapering my kid.  (Cost effective kind of went to the wayside when I started buying more cloth diapers to “experiment.”)  A forty-five dollar diaper definitely falls under the category of “more than I’m comfortable spending on a diaper.”

I could buy two of most of my other diapers for that price.  If I were into prefolds, I could keep my kid in diapers for like three days or something for that price.goodmama-expensive

I understand why the diapers are that expensive, though.  Goodmama diapers are boutique diapers.  They aren’t sold through most diaper stores (at least, I don’t know of any).  For one, Goodmama diapers are about as good as it gets in terms of the community minded diaper.  It’s an American diaper that’s made in America by work at home moms.  The materials come from the United States, too.  When you buy Goodmama diapers, you truly are buying American in every sense of the word.

I’d love to, but I just can’t justify spending that amount of money on a diaper.  But if I could, I would totally be adding that adorable train diaper to my cloth diaper stash.

Do you have a diaper spending limit?  How much are you comfortable spending on a cloth diaper?

Originally written August 2, 2011.  It’s been a couple of years, but I finally got to find out the hype about a Goodmama diaper.  I bought one second hand from another mom, and I’m loving it!  Do I love it enough to pay $45?  No.  Do I love it enough to pay current pricing for new Goodmama diapers at $38-$51 USD?  No.  But it’s a fun little diaper that I’ll pick up second hand from a trusted source.

And I did get my wish about Norton being a train obsessed little kid.  And my diaper spending comfort limit?  It’s gone up significantly since discovering WAHM diapers.  I suspect, though, that so much has changed for me and cloth diapering in the two years since I wrote this post that I’ll be better off just plain writing a rebuttal post to my two years ago cloth diapering self.

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum – GoodMama

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum - GoodMama (Cloth Diaper Addicts)Today’s cute fluffy bum is modeling a heroic GoodMama diaper!  As you can see, he’s clearly happy to be wearing it.  (And goodness gracious, that smile is cute enough to almost make me want another baby.)

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum – Goodmama

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum - Goodmama (Cloth Diaper Addicts)Today’s cute fluffy bum is modeling a Goodmama diaper!  This fitted diaper is just way too cute to hide under a cover.

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum – Goodmama ONE

Good Mama One in Absinthe (Cloth Diaper Addicts)Today’s cute little diaper model is wearing a Goodmama ONE in Absinthe.  What a cutie!

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum (Goodmamas)

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum (Cloth Diaper Addicts)Today’s cute fluffy bum model is wearing a Goodmama fitted diaper in Brave.  How adorable is this guy?

 

 

 

Daily Cute Fluffy Bum

Daily Cute Diaper (Cloth Diaper Addicts)

This cute little diaper model is wearing a Goodmamas One!

My Cloth Diaper Wish List – Things I Haven’t Tried

I’ve used a lot of cloth diapers.  I’ve used pocket cloth diapers, all-in-one cloth diapers, all-in-two diapers, prefolds, fitteds…  I’m thinking that the only type of cloth diaper I haven’t tried yet are flats (which I’m not really interested in) and contour diapers.

Last week, the Cloth Diaper Revival published her bucket list.  This is my cloth diaper wish list.

1.) Bottombumpers.

They are a diaper that I recently learned about.  They’re an all-in-one with side snaps.  So far, I’m running 50/50 on my liking side snaps.  And the new polka dot prints that they announced at the ABC Show are really cute.

2.) Peachy Green.

They’ve got this adorable denim print all-in-two one size diaper that I’m out to try.  So far, I’ve only seen denim diapers in BumCheeks (which I hated with a fiery passion) and China Cheapies.  I’d love a Made in the USA denim diaper.

3.) Blueberry fitted cloth diaper.

Fitted diapers are super awesomely absorbent.  Blueberry diapers are completely and utterly awesome as a rule.  The snap configuration is something that my husband can actually use.  I can’t imagine a more awesome fitted diaper combination out there.

4.) Thirsties Duo with Snaps.

I gave the Thirsties Duo a shot a while back with Norton.  Unfortunately, they were Velcro, so he would not keep them on.  I really would like to give this cloth diaper a chance to perform, so I’m eyeballing the Scottish Rose print for Eudora.  With a snap closure, of course.

5.) Goodmamas.

An American made bunch of cloth diapers made by work at home moms?  And they’re beautiful?  Yes, please!

6.) Imagine diapers.

They’re a Nicki’s Diapers exclusive.  Nicki’s Diapers is the same company that brought us Planet Wise wet bags and Best Bottom diapers.  I want to see what else she’s brought us.

7.) JamTots Berry Plush AIO.

They’re covers, but they have snap in inserts.  And they’re adorable.  Besides, it’s minky, and minky is cuddly.  (And the Northern Lights fabric is beautiful.)

8.) Blueberry Minky.

I love Blueberry one size pocket diapers.  I love how snuggly a minky insert is.  Wouldn’t a minky exterior make my baby even more snuggly?

9.) Kawaii Good Night Heavy Wetters.

I’ve heard people swear by these diapers as an overnight cloth diapering solution for super soakers.  I wonder if it could stand up to Norton?

10.) Kissaluvs Wool Covers.

What better way to get the most out of your fitted diapers as an overnight solution?  Plus, I’ve never actually used wool anything on my kids.

11.) Swaddlebees Econappies.

I really want to know what the difference is between the Econappies and the Blueberry pocket diaper.

12.) Econobums.

Econobums is the only product left in the Cotton Babies line up that I haven’t tried.

13.) BumWear One Size Pocket diaper.

From what I’ve seen at Nicki’s Diapers, they look like what you’d get if a Best Bottom cloth diaper and a pocket cloth diaper made babies.

14.) Tweedle Bugs One Size Pocket diaper.

They’re cute with a variety of soft tones.

15.) Oh Katy.

I’ve had friends in the States that have sworn by their Oh Katy diapers.

16.) Funky Fluff.

There’s a very simple reason why I want to try one of these.  Have you seen the color combinations?  I love the contrasting snaps with the solid shells.  I keep trying to win one of them, but I haven’t had any luck yet!

What’s left on your “diapers to try” list?