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4 Compelling Reasons to Make the Switch to Cloth Diapers

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4 Compelling Reasons to Make the Switch to Cloth Diapers

It is always a pleasure to share our blog pages with like-minded people. Jenny Silverstone is a Modern Eco-friendly Mama and a blogger behind MomLovesBest.com. We were thrilled when she accepted our invitation to share her carefully researched infographic and insights on WHY to cloth diaper. Quick and easy is the name of the game for many parents today. But, quick and easy isn't always the best route, and your choice of diapers is no different. While disposable diapers are undoubtedly convenient for laundry purposes, they are still quite expensive, generate tons of waste, and can even pose health risks...

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Beautiful mother's story

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Beautiful mother's story

A deaf mother's story Motherhood is a major learning curve. One minute you're pregnant and the next you're a feeding, swaddling, diapering and soothing expert, discovering an infinite love you have for this new human being. In celebration of Mother's Day we would like to share Erin's story, which gives us a glimpse of what is it like to be a deaf mother raising a baby. "Hello, I’m Erin! I was born profoundly deaf and raised by hearing parents. I graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Upstate New York. In case...

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Time for a Change!

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Time for a Change!

Time for a Change! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! A small change can have a huge impact. Charlie Banana® was born with the aspiration to inspire positive change and help families make better choices. As the new year slowly settles in, we ponder on how we are going to make a difference this year and we feel the need to remind ourselves how crucial  our role as parents is in reducing waste. If you are already a cloth parent you know that beside being the absolute best for your baby skin and overall health (not to mention the most economical way to...

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Charlie banana blog Charlie banana blog starts Operation Smile Story

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Charlie banana blog Charlie banana blog starts Operation Smile Story

Operation Smile Story We would like to introduce our guest blogger, Kaitlin from Alberta, Canada, who has kindly agreed to share with us her son's story. Arlo is 2.5 years old and he was born with a cleft lip. "Hi, I'm Kaitlin, and I am mom to three children, with my middle child being "cleft affected". We live in a small town in Alberta, Canada. I'm married to my high school sweetheart, Richard, and together we have two sons and a daughter. Teagan is almost 4, Arlo is 2.5 and Molly is 7 months old. When I am not chasing...

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