Michelle Carchrae

Freelance writer and homeschooling mom to two little girls, I blog at www.theparentvortex.com about parenting resources, attachment parenting and our journey into learning at home.  During 2011 I'm also doing a weekly series on Playful Self-Discipline, focusing on ways I can improve my willpower and self-control in a playful way.

10 Ways to Cloth Diaper on a Budget

When it comes to deciding how to diaper your little one, there are lots of good reasons to choose cloth. Cloth diapers contain none of the harmful chemicals present in disposables, there is less waste going to the landfill and cloth diapering families often experience less diaper rash and skin irritations. Cloth can also be way cheaper in the long run than a couple of years of disposable diapers. Here are ten ways to save money by cloth diapering. ...more

We used a service for the first few months than said, "hey, we can do this ourselves!" and ...more