High Tech High (HTH) is a set of project-based charter schools in San Diego County. My husband teaches 12th grade at the Chula Vista HTH. The schools are innovative and almost entirely teacher led so they spend a lot of time practicing and collaborating to hone their project focus. This summer, before they [...]
Archive for September, 2012
Last week, we held a webinar to update our volunteers about the work we’ve conducted over the summer at the Real Diaper Association (in between beach outings, of course). These volunteers bring the information back to their communities to help more families find and use reusable cloth diapers. Since some of our readers [...]
One of the often-cited reasons for choosing throwaway diapers over cloth diapers is the aversion to handling poop. In this post I’ll explain why poop is a concern regardless of diaper choice, and then I’ll describe some of the methods that make properly disposing of poop easy and efficient.
Poop belongs in the toilet
Just because a [...]
For years, the Real Diaper Association has wanted a comprehensive picture of how people use cloth diapers. This information could be used to guide future projects and educational campaigns, and serve as a set of baseline information that we can use when working with allies to accomplish our mission. To do this, we need to [...]
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…there were cloth diapers. But they were not nearly as cute or user friendly as they are now! I know I am going to date myself by saying this, but do you realize how lucky you are to have the kind of choices you have? [...]
My boys wanted diapers for their dolls, so I folded t-shirts into diapers. They loved it. So I took some pictures of the folding process as I taught it to them and thought I’d share.
1. Lay t-shirt out flat.
2. Grab t-shirt at edge of collar and drag in toward center.
3. Do the same thing on [...]