Disposable vs Cloth Nappies – which is the best option for you?

Cloth vs disposable nappies, which are the best option for you. Find out the pros and cons of both in this full comparison review. Nappies | Diapers | Best | Option | Comparison | Pros | Cons | Cloth | Washable | Reusable | Disposable | Storage | Washing | Accessories | Verdict | Cost | Saving | Frugal Living | Parenting | Families
Work out which nappies suit you best.

Are you a mum (or about to become a mum) and are wondering about what kind of nappies to use? It’s something I never really thought about when my first baby was born. I only knew about one option so that’s what I went with. I stocked up with what I thought was a phenomenal amount of disposable nappies, which suddenly disappeared within a week!

Phew, what a lot of pooping babies do! I was not at all ready for it!

I seemed to be firing through hundreds of nappies at every bat of an eyelid, with the cost rapidly mounting.

 

What’s the alternative?

When I say I only knew of one option for nappies, that’s not technically true. I did know about cloth nappies. But my knowledge was limited to “Those flimsy white wrap things that get covered in poop and require your washing machine to be constantly running.”

So I continued with disposables for several years, putting the mounting cost down to a necessary baby expense.

Until, one day, a friend introduced me to modern cloth nappies. So I decided to put them to the test. Could these be a frugal alternative to disposables I could manage? Continue reading “Disposable vs Cloth Nappies – which is the best option for you?”

Never Face a Mountain of Dirty Dishes Again!

Banish those dirty dishes today!
Banish those dirty dishes today!

Dishes. Urgh. A never-ending chore that, unfortunately, has to be done unless you want to live like Roald Dahl’s The Twits. Our dishwasher has certainly been revolutionary (seriously, HOW did I do it before?!) but there are still always dishes needing to be done. Every. Single. Day.

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How to Stay on Top of Laundry by NOT Doing a Load Every Day

Why you should stop doing laundry every day.
Why you should stop doing laundry every day.

Who here loves doing laundry? Anyone? Unfortunately, it’s one of those annoying chores that you just can’t escape. There will ALWAYS be dirty clothes needing washed, especially if you have small children (or any size children for that matter). There are loads of blog posts out there telling you various ways to keep on top of things when it comes to doing laundry. And I’m going to share with you today how I keep on top of things by NOT doing a load every day. Like the sound of that? Then read on… Continue reading “How to Stay on Top of Laundry by NOT Doing a Load Every Day”