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A letter to my family: Yes, I’m using reusable nappies. No, I’m not crazy.

A letter to my family: Yes, I’m using reusable nappies. No, I’m not crazy.

I know you think I’m mad for using reusable nappies. And I know it’s because you care. I understand that you’re worried about the extra work and the hygiene, and that you want the best for us. But please hear me out as I explain what I am doing.

Hemp nappy inserts - you're my new best friend

Hemp nappy inserts - you're my new best friend

I've tried these inserts every which way - even day time with one hemp only. Seriously, the boy is nearly two. It's hot at the moment so he's drinking a lot, and he's got to the age where he will hold wees and lets it all go in one big flood. But my new best friend can handle that. My new best friend can handle everything we've thrown at her.

Cloth bum mums: creating a zero waste store with a toddler in tow

Cloth bum mums: creating a zero waste store with a toddler in tow

Nikki Steel-Bryan - founder of zero waste store Flourish Foods MCR, and Baba+Boo mum - talks about the newest addition to Afllecks Palace, and starting a business with a toddler in tow.

Love your nappies? Thank my Dad.

Love your nappies? Thank my Dad.

Not throwing anything away has always been as natural to me as brushing your teeth twice a day. We didn’t even have a bin in the house when I was g...

Why less is more

Why less is more

There are a huge amount of awareness days and weeks to celebrate throughout the year. This week we have had National Chocolate Ice Cream Day and Hu...

Reusable nappies: let’s keep it simple

Reusable nappies: let’s keep it simple

We have a plea to make. Please, can we keep cloth nappies simple? Cloth nappies have become the parenting trend of 2018 thanks to the 'Blue Planet...

Too dirty to wash: putting poo in your washing machine

Too dirty to wash: putting poo in your washing machine

One of the main reasons why that parents choose to use single-use nappies is because they don’t want poo in their washing machine. Parents who feel...

Recycling: the last resort

Recycling: the last resort

As long as recycling is seen as a solution, instead of a last resort, then the recycling of single-use nappies is a worrying trend that will stand in the way of the essentials - reduction and reuse.

The ultimate guide to absolutely everything you need to know about reusable nappies

The ultimate guide to absolutely everything you need to know about reusable nappies

There’s a lot floating around the internet about the do and don’ts of washable nappies. At Baba+Boo we have nine year’s experience of trouble-shoot...

It’s Time For A Change

It’s Time For A Change

We want 60% of babies in reusable nappies by 2020 - we want reusables to be the new normal. Here's how we plan to do it.

You’re a change maker

You’re a change maker

By using reusable nappies, you're in the ten per cent. You're a change maker, an influencer, an early adopter of modern cloth nappies. But just because we're asking you to be proud, we're not asking you to be loud. Sometimes gentle is better.

Doing your bit - the fun way

Doing your bit - the fun way

You know what you should be doing to be planet-kind. Turning off your chargers. Eating less meat. Going reusable. But let’s face it, it’s not easy ...