After months of being irritated each time I bought disposables, I seriously started considering it again in November. Brett wasn't really changing many diapers anyway so his preference really didn't bother me anymore. Lucie was starting to phase out of onesies so the bulkiness didn't really to seem an issue in my mind. But, realistically, I needed to have at least 12 if I was going to make it feasible to do cloth. When I saw a "Cyber Monday" sale at Cotton Babies, I decided to "go for it." I bought another eight diapers in really cute colors and got a pail liner and was set to go.
When I got the diapers, I was pretty excited. They are pretty darn cute. Supposedly, they should fit Lucie until she is potty trained. So, just for kicks, I had Ella try one on too just so I could see if these will really fit a big girl. It was a pretty funny sight.
But, it did prove to me that these should last through potty training, I should get my money's worth out of them, and hopefully I should even save a little money too.
After using them for over a month, I've decided that it really isn't that hard. I wash them every other day and have gotten the routine down. Also, amazingly enough, the diaper pail doesn't really smell at all. I just use a little bit of essential oil on the pail liner to cope with what little smell there is. It is NOTHING compared to the whiff I got each time I used the Diaper Genie.
Now if you're a relative of mine reading this post, don't worry. I won't be bringing my dirty cloth diapers to your house. I still plan on using disposables when we go stay with other people. But, when we're at home, I think I'm sticking with cloth.