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Store Revamping

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, In : Announcements 
Last month marked our 5th year!
Over the next few weeks, things in the online store are changing! I'll be removing some items entirely, adding some updates to current lines and even new brands are coming in.
I may be temporarily closing down, but I'll do my best not to do this. 
Bare with me during the changes please.


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Featured Product of the Week - Maman Kangourou Aussie

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, In : Product Review 
Featured Product of the Week
Maman Kangourou Aussie (The Pouch)



Sizes x-small to x-large, comfortable, compact and practical, curved seam for the baby's ergonomic support, short baby wearing periods, 4+ positions.

Price: $68.00 for Regular size, $73.00 for plus size


The easiest baby carrier on the market, wear it like a shoulder-belt. No rings, wrapping or ties to adjust. Just slip baby in. Available in sizes x-small to x-large depending on size of wearer. Comfortable, compact and convenient form...


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Car Seat Safety- Article and Clinic this week!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, In : Announcements 
Hello,

This is a good week for ,y work with SEATS for Kids. I've published another car seat safety article in The Seeker, your local newspaper for good news! This week is all about booster seat readiness. As well, we've got a clinic coming this week, Sunday from 9am to 12pm at The Brick!
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Featured Item of the Week - 7am Enfant Classic Chapka Hat

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, In : Product Review 
Featured Item of the Week
Classic Chapka Hat by 7am Enfant

New item and featured this week is just in time to keep those heads warm this winter, the Classic Chapka Hat, by 7am Enfant.



Price: $30.00
Available Sizes & Colors:
Medium 1/2T in Denim or Black
Large 3/4T in Metallic Steel Blue, Red,  or Denim
Extra Large 5T in Charcoal/Metallic Grey

- Water-repellent shell

- Anti-pilling fleece lining

- High-tech polyester filling provides warmth with minimal weight

- Snap button straps provide a snug fit und...


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Featured Item of the Week - OXO TOT Open Transition Training Cup

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, In : Product Review 
This week's feature is the OXO TOT Open Transitions Training Cup. Similar to the popular 360 Cup, this is an ideal cup for your growing toddler. 

Price: $14.00
Available in Green



It's Easy Being Clean

The Cups feature removable valves to completely disassemble for deep cleaning, and were designed without any crevices or hard-to-reach spots between the cup and lid.

The Cups are also dishwasher safe!

Unique Design

In designing the Cups, we partnered with a speech-language pathologist and a pediatric d...


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Featured Item of the Week - Janod 4 Season Stacking Pyramid

Posted by Tracey Valade on Thursday, October 5, 2017, In : Product Review 
Inspired by the change of the season, this week's featured item is Janod 4 Season Stacking Pyramid!


10 stackable cubes to discover spring, summer, autumn and winter.

Each piece is beautifully illustrated with animals, plants and the characteristics of each season. Your child may also place the cubes beside each other to form a magnificent mural. Children develop their motor skills and imagination while having fun!

Cost: $20.00
Age: 18mths+





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New Products!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, In : Announcements 
Hey guys,

As promised last week, Funky Fluff is now available! All the items are up! We've also added some more Bummis items, such as the laundry detergent and liquid sanitizer! Remember all cloth diaper and accessories orders need to be at least $200, so if you want less then that contact us before ordering, so we can combine your order with someone else's.
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Featured Item of the Week: Chimparoo Doll Carriers

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, In : Product Review 
This week's featured item from our online store is the Chimparoo Doll Carriers, available as a wrap or a soft structured style carrier!

Allow your child to wear their own baby dolls or teddy bears and look just like Mom & Dad! All Made in Canada!


Mini TREK

Starting at

$48.00 

When your child wants to do like his parents, he will be delighted to have a small baby carrier to his measure! With his mini TREK he can feel the pleasure of transmitting his care and his love as he has lived. He can use it ...


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Featured Item of the Week: Janod Magnet Vehicles

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, In : Product Review 
Hello everyone! It's that time of the week again! 

This week we're featuring a product my son in particular loves. I gave him one of these for his 6th birthday and now, 3 years later, he still plays with it. It was his birthday yesterday and that's what inspired this week's featured item!

These amazing magnetic toys are made of wood, brightly colored and easy & fun!




Rocket Magnet
Price: $25.00 for Small, $45.00 for Medium, $80.00 for Large

This is an adorable 5 piece magnetic rocket "puzzle." Perf...
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Featured Item of the Week: LUG Kids Diaper Bags

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, In : Product Review 

Featured Product of the Week

LUG Kids Diaper Bags

 

The Diaper Bag. It’s something we all need when we have littles one(s). But with so many options, how do you know you’re getting something that is not only quality, but will have the space and organization possibilities required for you? As a mother of twins, I could not find anything that fit my needs, being able to accommodate day long trips of cloth diapers, spare clothes, lots of wipes, blankets and snacks for the older kids too. ...


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BACK!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Saturday, September 9, 2017, In : Announcements 
Hello my friends!
I just got a snazzy new laptop.
So I'm celebrating!
Each week we will now be featuring a product on our website you might not have realized was there, that I just love so much I need to share, or something recently added!
I'm going to aim for Monday or Tuesday weekly featured items, but with 5 kids, 3 jobs and a husband who also works might might be later, lol! 
Stayed tuned for the first this coming week...
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Updates, giveaway, removals and new items

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, In : Announcements 
Wow, so much to say!

First of all be sure to head over to the Lillebaby area, we have a selection of 22 different All Season Complete carriers ready to ship out! All completes, carry ons, ring slings, essentials, and accessories are updated withthe current availabity and pricing. 

We also updated the current stock availability and pricing for our LUG Kids diaper bags, lunch totes and backpacks! The new HEATHER color is a gorgeous grey. And the cobolt is an amazing blue!

We have temporarily remov...
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GCDC Final Numbers are in

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, In : GCDC 
Hello,

Cornwall had 19 pairs changed this year, and raised $59 for the RDA! Thank you all!

We have just over 3000 diapers changed and just over $900 raised in total! Great work!

We've yet to release a date for next year but Spirit Tree Yoga has invited us back!
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GCDC is in on for 2017

Posted by Tracey Valade on Saturday, February 18, 2017,
Hello everyone,

as as you may have guessed my laptop is still collecting dust. My husband also is now having issues with his. So my iPad is my main "computer" at the moment.

But, that being said, I am in full planning mode with this year's Great Cloth Diaper Change.

we have a great new location and partnering with a local business this year, Spirit Tree Yoga studio is hosting our event at the new location, 705 Cotton Mill street (weave shed) unit 115. The event runs from 9pm to 12pm. We have LLL...
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A word from your webmaster!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Saturday, January 28, 2017, In : Announcements 
Hi guys!

just a quick word. My laptop has not been working since my last update. While I am trying to take out of stock items off, my iPad isn't very web host friendly. I also have some new items to upload. I am going to attempt to borrow my husband's laptop and try to finish it up in the next few days, but in the meantime email us or find us on Facebook for questions about stock availability! 
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New Products!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, In : Announcements 
Over th elast week and a half we've updated with new products!

Last week I updated the entire line of Kawaii products including adding some new things, updating stock and put up the pre-order sale!

The last two days, I've add Maman Kangourou back to our website, including 15 products now available for you to purchase! Including baby carriers, doll carriers and car stickers! They've now released their own line of woven wrap and woven ring slings, updated some old carriers with new colors and add...
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Scool of Cloth - Week 3 - Advocating

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, In : Educational 

School of Cloth

Week 3 – Advocating for Cloth Diapers



Do you love cloth diapers and want to help spread the word about them, but don't know how to get the word out? Here's some ideas!


The first, and one of the best ways, is to either start or join a Real Diaper Circle in your area! Either be a Leader through the great training with the RDA, or help out the local chapter. Real Diaper Circles offer hands-on, local support networks, for advice in all aspects. IT does take time to ...


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School of Cloth - Weekly Blog Posts on the RDC!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Friday, September 30, 2016, In : Educational 
It's that time of year, the Real Diaper Association is doing our yearly school of cloth. And this year I'm a guest blogger! All my blogs for the RDA will also be on the Real Diaper Circle of SD&G! Starting with this week's Diapering in an an emergency situations! Here's a sneak peak, go to the RDC website for the whole thing... click the RDC SDG tag on the main menu...

School of Cloth
Week 1: Emergency Diapering


We've all been there. You're in the middle of the drying cycle on your cloth d...


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NEW! Weekly Special/Contests!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, September 12, 2016, In : Announcements 
Hey fan!
We're feeling to need to give back and at the same time drive sales. So from now until December, every week we'll feature a new baby carrier, that you have a chance to win!

This is how it works; each week I select a baby carrier we retail (this week is the Chimparoo Ring Sling). If we sell 5 or more of that carrier, one of every 5 sold is free. The customer must purchase the carrier and once we hit 5 sold of the select item, one person receives a refund for the full purchase price!

Spr...
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My Interview with Betsy Thomas!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, In : Educational 


I had the amazing honor to sit down over coffee with Betsy Thomas, cloth diaper maven now moved onto the next chapter of her life, creator of Bummis brand with her friend Shirley in 1988. We sat down earlier this month, the two of us and my 17 month old Fallon who of course sported a Bummis cover during the interview. She was a joy to sit down with, very personable and down to earth. I would like to share that interview with you now! Enjoy!





First off thank you for taking the time t...


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Workshop Date Moved, CPSAC Clinic in August!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, In : Announcements 
Hey Fans! Please note the August Diaper Change Chat cloth diaper education session is being moved to July 18th, 1:30pm - 2:30pm! I'm helping run a training course for new car seat safety techs on the 10th & 11th for the entire day and can't run the education session the same day, so we've worked together with the EYC to move it to the following week in the afternoon. Thank you for your understanding and hope we see you there! Also, registration is still open for the training course, so if you...
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Twitter and Tumblr

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, June 13, 2016, In : Announcements 
Dyou know, we are on Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook?

I wanna talk to you now about the Twitter and Tumblr.
Starting tomorrow our Twitter will have daily safety tips. Tips on car seat safety and babywearing safety, Sun safety in the summer months and even home safety tips. Exmaples being tips on safe bed sharing, tips on keeping warm without winter coats in car seats, tips on how to get a high back carry with a woven wrap to stay high... And so on! I am on Twitter as DarolottyShop!

And T...
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Join us June 25th!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, In : Announcements 

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The Seeker Article - GCDC, Another Successful Year.

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, In : GCDC 

Great Cloth Diaper Change

Another Successful Year from the SD&G Real Diaper Circle



Back on April 23rd 2016, the Real Diaper Circle of SD&G held the 5th annual Cornwall Great Cloth Diaper Change. This year, the event was held at Ecole Elemantaire Catholique Notre Dame. The Local chapter of Le Leche League, with leader Christine Piette, had a booth, as well as the local Babywearing Group, with admin Rebecca Sorrell. Love Bug Accessories by Sandra Hart, Laframboise Country Decor and Sun K...


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New Carriers and Pre-Order

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, In : Announcements 
Hey fans!

We've got some new stuff!
Lillebaby just released the new Breton Stripes and, Carribean Sea all season carriers, and we've got Elephants now too! Be sure to order now! As you know if you follow us on facebook, we've got a hot sale going on, $15.00 off any all season or airflow! And, off our new carriers, the Chimparoo Air-O Ring Sling! This is a fantastic lightweight, water optional carrier Chimparoo is officially releasing June 1st, and pre-order is now open and included in the sale!...
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New Website & Kawaii Baby Pre-Order

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, May 16, 2016, In : Announcements 
Hey guys!

Have you seen the changes on the website? What do you think of the new colors and layout? Let us know!

And until Friday the 20th, we've got a pre-order on Kawaii running! Pre-folds and inserts available, as well as pockets and covers see the photos attached and check out our Facebook for more details or send us an email, phone call, etc...
Not sure if they're good? Well, I jused used a HEavy Duty and an Origional Square Tab, double stuffed, for my 14 month old twins, and we went to Ott...
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New Chimparoo Colors, Small Restock & The Seeker Newspaper

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, In : Announcements 
Hello my faithful followers!

I have a few things to tell you about today!

First of all, Chimparoo. Have you SEEN the new colors? They're amazing. And the pictures don't do them justice, but go look at them anyways. I've got them up in the Treks, Woven Wraps (Still need to finish the Short, but the other 3 options are up), Mei Teis and Ring Slings, and Suck Pads for the Trek/Multi. We have one Size 1 Ring Sling in stock in the new Fiesta, and it's absolutely amazing. I've got an Ocean and Lime T...
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Happy Birthday! Let's have a celebration

Posted by Tracey Valade on Thursday, March 10, 2016, In : Announcements 
It's a week of BIRTHDAYS!
This week we celebrate Darolotty's online store turning 3, my oldest daughter turned 10 yesterday and this weekend, my twins are 1!
So to celebrate we're putting on a sale ON TOP of the Bummis pre-order sale!
From now until 8pm Sunday, place an order of $200 or more on ANYTHING (even if it's one carrier!) and you'll SAVE 13%! (Twins were Friday the 13th babies... get it?!) And that's not all!
I'm extending the Bummis Pre-Order & Sale! You now have until April ...
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New Product Line - Pure Ezentials! - and product review!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, In : Product Review 
Hey everyone!

A few weeks ago a lovely lady I know through various groups informed me she had launched a skincare line made with organic and locally sourced products.She was about to launch her baby bum balm and I jumped on the opportunity to be a tester. I got the product over the weekend, just as Elijah broke out in a rash from tomato he ate the day before, great timing right? Note to self - reflux and sensitive skin babies do not eat tomato. We're still up half the night because I gave it t...
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Glowbug is back!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Thursday, March 3, 2016, In : Announcements 
Hey fans!

I've added Glowbug's full lineup back to the website! Orders placed will be ordered the same day they are purchased. We've got 12 and 25 packages of the awesome pocket diapers, available in 3 print packages. We've also added liners, wipes, inserts and a diaper sprayer! Glowbug have snap-in inserts and a 360 gusset to help with leaks.

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Bummis Pre-Order And New Products!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, In : Announcements 
Bummis Pre-Order!
There are way too many things to do this as photo listings. So here is what we're doing this time.
Go here: http://www.darolottys.ca/online-store
Pick the items (including print/color and size if applicable) and make note of them. Then email message me with your order. I'll add it to a spreadsheet. When the order closes, I'll check to ensure the items are in stock still in the warehouse, then invoice you/send you a total in our message. I'll run the pre-order from toda...
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Price Increase & Taxes

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, In : Announcements 
Hello everyone,

Due to the increase in the dollar vs USD, as mentioned previously, our prices on some products have increased by 30%.

I also have iniciated taxation again. The man beckons. All prices will now show taxes included at current rates. Some might wonder why my diapers include full taxation, this is because they are reusable, and when given my tax ID  I was told to charge full...  should this change I shall adjust as needed.

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Kawaii Pre-Order & Price Increase!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Saturday, February 13, 2016, In : Announcements 
Hello everyone,

If you're a fan of Kawaii products, and want to order, now is the time!

As of March 1st 2016 all Kawaii products will be increasing by 30% due to exchange rates. We might add a few new products to the lineup at this time as well!

We are running a pre-order on the current pricing, open now until Sunday, March 21st at 12pm (noon). Message us for availability!

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New Real Diaper Circle Website!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, February 8, 2016, In : Announcements 
Good morning people of the blog, lol.

I just launched a new, improved website for our real diaper circle of sd&g!

You should totally go check it out!

http://sdgrdc.weebly.com/

We're looking for photos of babies in cloth diapers to add to it, let me know if you have any high quality images you wanna share on the new site.

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Updates on the Real Diaper Circle of SD&G and the Great Cloth Diaper Change 2016!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, In : Announcements 
PSA from the Real Diaper Circle of SD&G: We're working on two new locations in town to offer evening, and/or weekend, workshops for you! In the meantime, be sure to join us February 11th at the Early Years Center for our regular Diaper Change Chat workshop, at 11am-12pm in the program room. This will be our last event there before the big move at the start of March for the EYC, so we'll update you with the new location information and new dates and times at the re-opening! They're moving to 1...
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CBG Spotlight on Carriers - January - Tula SSC

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, February 1, 2016, In : Educational 

We're focusing on just the soft-structured carriers today, but Tula also has woven wraps and ring slings, as well more recently they released a line of baby blankets.


 Tula also has a line of full and half wrap conversions. These are soft-structured carriers made entirely out of woven wraps, or, in the case of half conversions the wrap is sewn onto the existing carrier.


Tulas can be purchased new for $140 directly from the website. However on the used market the price ranges from $100 t...


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CBG Spotlight on Carriers - February - Size 4 Woven Wrap

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, February 1, 2016, In : Educational 

Spotlight on Carriers – February – Size 4 Woven Wrap

Woven wraps come in various sizes from size 2 to size 8. This chapter will cover a size 4 woven wrap. Note that sizes that are larger can also do many of the carries featured, just they will have excessive “tail”. A size 4 is usually 3.6 meters long.

Fabrics

Woven wraps come in several different fabric blends. These are usually 100% cotton, silk/cotton, linen/cotton, wool/cotton, cashmere/cotton, and hemp/cotton. They can h...


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CBG Spotlight on Carriers - December - Ring Sling

Posted by Tracey Valade on Sunday, January 24, 2016, In : Educational 
Wondering what CGB is? Cornwall Babywearing Group of course!

Myself as well as Rebecca Sorrell and Christine Piette are the new Cornwall Babywearing Group admins.

We're adding lots of awesome new things including a spotlight on carriers! This is the December edition. The next will be Feb as it's late into the month and I just have been so busy with GCDC I couldn't decide on another carrier.

SPOTLIGHT ON CARRIERS
December Carrier - Ring Slings!

Ring slings are a great, easy, well-known option f...


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Great Cloth Diaper Change 2016!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Friday, January 22, 2016, In : GCDC 
Hello everyone!

As promised, here is an up to date blog post on this year's great cloth diaper change, Cornwall!

To stay up to date, ask questions and help spread the word, find us on Facebook events too!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1007196312679602/

We're holding the event at my children's school, Ecole Elemenaire Notre Dame, in the gym!
We're eliminating online registrations this year, all registrations will be done on paper! The form is available for you to print in advance, just send ...

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Product Review - LUG Kids Tuk Tuk

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, In : Product Review 
Hi folks! This is a personal review of the LUG Kids Tuk Tuk carry all diaper bag. I recently went to the showroom to check out this new line for myself and loved it so much, I had to have one! My husband picked the Tuk Tuk out for me in midnight (black) and I loved it even more once I got home and really had a look. So here is a review of the features and a show of how much really fits. Once I use it for a couple weeks I can give a better review of performance! This bag is also available in p...
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New Items on our website!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, In : Announcements 
Hello!

Have you seen the new items we have available?

We just are about to post the "forever bottle" from Goo Goo Baby! It's a stainless steel bottle, that includes a nipple for use as a baby bottle, a sippy cup attachment for the next stage, a sport water bottle top and a regular screw in top. This bottle will really last forever! Available in 3 colors; candy pink, apple green and cool blue!

Also, we're about to post some items from the Janod line of wooden toys! My children got to play with so...
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In The News

Posted by Tracey Valade on Sunday, February 8, 2015, In : GCDC 
Have you picked up your paper today? You might have seen this article...
http://www.standard-freeholder.com/2015/02/08/the-great-cloth-diaper-change?utm_source=addThis&utm_medium=addthis_button_facebook&utm_campaign=Change+is+in+the+air+%7C+Cornwall+Standard+Freeholder#.VNfHomqfgPU.facebook
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GCDC coming together!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, February 2, 2015, In : GCDC 
Hello everyone,

We've got lots of great things lined up for the GCDC already! 

We've got lots of non-profit organizations and local vendors already signed up to participate. We've got some sponsors donating towards the prizes, we even have one in possession, a gift certificate from Cornwall Square. We've got a princess from Once Upon A Dream Boutique coming after the main event for photos and a meet and greet and we've got our photographer coming back and setting up a photo area again this year...
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Great Cloth Diaper Change Cornwall! Update! FAQ!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, January 12, 2015, In : GCDC 
Hello Everyone! 

Hope your new year is starting out great!

I just thought I would update you on the events surrounding the GCDC and go over some frequently asked questions with you. 

Remember you can register online in advance by going to our eventbrite!
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/great-cloth-diaper-change-cornwall-ontario-tickets-15118625215

As of now, here is a list of events, acitivies and vendors attending:

Vendors & Non-Profit Organizations in the Conference Room

Fernlea Doula Services
SEATS fo...
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New! Layaway for larger items or packages! Available now until Christmas!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, In : Announcements 
Christmas is coming fast! I'm proposing an idea for layaway for our larger items or packages. Would you be interested in splitting payments into two? Deposits would be non-refundable, and you would get the item once full payment is given. Items would be held and payments can be divided over 6 weeks. This may stay if it does well! Get your orders in on our current stock of wraps, Trek carriers, and diaper packages!

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Product Review Once Upon a Robyn's Next Peppermint Lip Balm

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, November 24, 2014, In : Product Review 
Today I am reviewing a product manufactured by a local work at home mother, who operates Once Upon A Robyn's Nest. 

Once Upon A Robyn's Nest Lip Balm - Peppermint Scented

This product retails for $3.00 per item. So, price is comparable to those in big market retail.
This product is organic, and all natural.
 Ingredients: Organic Coconut oil, Organic Cocoa Butter,Organic Beeswax, Organic Sweet Almond Oil , Vitamin E,  Essential Oils

Pros: Organic, all natural, makes lips immediately softer and smoo...
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Update! Long time no see!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, In : Announcements 
Hello my lovely friends!

My explorer was not allowing me to post blogs for awhile, but I finally got it working, so here I am, back at it!

We're going to start regular blogs every week again! Starting with a blog post today!

We're in the midst still of transition, and as some of you know, currently the shop is moved into my house. Inventory is not full, but we do have lots, and even more sales and deals posted constantly. We're working ever day towards restocking all our lines, products, and eve...
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Product Review of Kawaii Sanitary Pads

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, In : Product Review 
Hello,

It has been some time since I've had a chance to write a review of our natural products, or any of them really!

Over the weekend I took a little family trip, to visit family members I had not seen in years and see some sights. I knew I was due for my little monthly visitor any day, so I took my Diva Cup and a couple Kawaii ultra thin panty liners. 

Well, wouldn't you know, I woke up after the first night to a little visitor. 

I used both products as we would be quite busy, and I didn't kno...
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Tula!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, In : Announcements 
Hello everyone!

Did you just find out about the Tula pre-sale, where you get a Tula and a free diaper? Good news! We're extending it until the 12th, and we added some prints you can order!

This is a one time only pre-sale. After this ends, we will only be selling in stock carriers, and it might be a little while before we get them in.

Take advantage now and get a free Kawaii pocket diaper! 



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Canada Day Sale

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, In : Random Posts 
Do you need a red carrier for Canada Day? We've got come Chimparoo Tango carriers in stock and they're $20 off until Canada Day! We also have a Boingo pair in stock that are white and we're giving those away at 50 cents off.

Have a baby showing coming up, or know a new or soon to be mother who could save  a few dollars on diapers? Check our gift packages or starter packages out! All you need in either pocket diapers or prefolds with covers to start, including a wet bag for travel, and your cho...
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Canada Day Sale

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, In : Random Posts 
Do you need a red carrier for Canada Day? We've got come Chimparoo Tango carriers in stock and they're $20 off until Canada Day! We also have a Boingo pair in stock that are white and we're giving those away at 50 cents off.

Have a baby showing coming up, or know a new or soon to be mother who could save  a few dollars on diapers? Check our gift packages or starter packages out! All you need in either pocket diapers or prefolds with covers to start, including a wet bag for travel, and your cho...
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GCDC - Results for 2014 & Date Released for 2015!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, In : GCDC 

Great Cloth Diaper Change 2014


We broke the record!



Guinness World Records verified! The new world record is 8,459 cloth diapers changed at one time at 188 qualifying locations in 18 countries on 6 continents: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Romania, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom, USA!

Another 3 countries held non-qualifying events: Japan, Korea, Sweden. These events did raise awareness for cl...


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Car Seat Safety Guide

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, In : Educational 
Hello!

About a year ago I posted a blog on car seat safety. At the time I was not a trained technician. Now I am! So I am posting a slightly updated, more informative blog to car seats! All the children's photos in this have been used with permission from the parents or guardians and I've removed some faces for privacy reasons. Feel free to ask me anything, or let me know if you need help installing your seats!


CHILD RESTRAINT SAFETY GUIDE by Darolotty's

Rear-Facing – Infant Seat


Important thi...


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Update! So many things happening!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, In : Announcements 

Hello everyone!

So many new and exciting things happening around here!

First off, I had to use a temporary laptop for a few weeks while mine was away for repairs. So for those waiting for news about the Great Cloth Diaper Change, we did it! We changed enough babies worldwide to set a new record! I'll do a whole breakdown in a blog post soon!

Some of you driving around town might notice the huge mounds of dirt and hard hat wearing workers around the SheConnex Studio where I set up shop. They're d...
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Customer Review #4 - MioClean Laundry Detergent & Pikapu AIO Diaper

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, In : Product Review 
Pikapu one-sized AIO diaper, used on Char (2years, 32lbs) and Abbie (1yr, 28lbs). First off - I love the charcoal colour!! It's amazingly cute, and is perfectly GN. C; had diaper on for almost 3hours (out of the house, combination of walking and sitting in the stroller), it held up amazing! No leeks - LOVE the double gussets, no compression moisture on the cover - amazing! A; the "heavy-wetter", had it on 2 separate times, once for an hour during the day (thank you perfect fit for containin...

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Customer Product Review #3 - MioSolo AIO by Bambino Mio

Posted by Tracey Valade on Thursday, April 3, 2014, In : Product Review 
This product review was submitted by a customer and has only be altered to make it fit the premis of a review, and has been approved by the customer. "I like it it fit nicely in the leg, the gussets held the poop in (because yes he had to poop in the brand new lent out diaper) I didn't get to check it for absorbency because he pooped before he peed. However it seemed to soak up quite a bit when I was using my diaper sprayer on it" Thanks for your short, sweet and to the point, honest rev...
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Customer Product Review #2 - Pikapu All-in-One Diaper

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, March 31, 2014, In : Product Review 
This is a review received by a customer who is currently testing a product we will soon carry, the Pikapu all-in-one one-size diaper. This has been unaltered by anyone other then the customer. Thank you.

"Our first run with the diaper was cut short to the new diaper christening The solids came off very easily and was rinsed away leaving no stains with little effort. washes up nice and drys very quickly, likely due to the material content. The double gusset creates a great comfortable fit (lea...
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Review by Customers #1 - Chimparoo Multi, Chimparoo Trek & Lillebaby Organic Complete carriers

Posted by Tracey Valade on Sunday, March 30, 2014, In : Product Review 
This is a review as submitted but a customer who was over to the head office yesterday and had the change to try out the 3 varieties of soft-structured carriers that we carry at Darolotty's. This is not in any way edited, or influenced, by Darolotty's owner. Thank you for the great honest review, dear valued customer! 

"I had the opportunity to try out the lillebaby organic complete, the Chimparoo Multi and the Chimparoo Trek with both a 12 lbs baby and a 40 lbs 4 year old. The Lillebaby was...
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Two new sales start tomorrow!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Friday, March 28, 2014, In : Announcements 
Hello friends!

We're going to have two sales starting tomorrow morning!

The first one is a new kind of sale. No codes to enter, this one is going to run a little differently. It will still be run through paypal, but not directly from the website as it does not allow it.

ANY 2 Covers or Pocket Diapers (with only one insert) for $15!

This is how it will work! You will choose the items you want from our selection. Do not use the check-out though! Write down the SKU, product name and the size/color y...
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Embrun Community Center - Small Business Fair

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, In : Announcements 
Hey fans!

Wee had planed to be in attendance at the Small Business Fair on the 30th of March but some things have some up that we're not able to attend now. If you are going though, there will be some other booths selling cloth diapers and accessories and maybe even some slings, and many other businesses to check out, so it would still be work while to go check out! 

It is being held at the Embrun Community Center! 8 Blais St., Embrun
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Change in Date - Diaper Change Chat Workshop is now the 8th!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, March 24, 2014, In : Announcements 
Due to needing to me out of town from the 9th to 11th of April, I have moved my Diaper Change Chat workshop at the Early Years Center from the 10th to the 8th of April! Same time, same room, different day! Spread the word!
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Diaper Change Chat Announcement

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, In : Announcements 
Hello again everyone,

First off a reminder - Diaper Change Chat Early Years Center Workshop is April 10th 2014 at 10:00am.
And an announcement! Starting once a month in April we will have Diaper Change Chat Evening Edition! On April 23rd we will begin at 7:30pm at SheConnex Studio in Cornwall, located on Cumberland St. almost on the corner of 4th. This will be another option for working caregivers to get out, or for families more in the west end. It will be on a different day with slightly diff...
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Great Cloth Diaper Change 2014 Update

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, In : GCDC 
This was posting this morning...
"We now have 240 registered GCDC Hosts in 15 different countries around the world.

Here's how that number breaks down: 5 in Australia, 7 in Belgium, 1 in Brazil, 34 in Canada, 1 in Costa Rica, 1 in Germany, 4 in Spain, 5 in Great Britain, 2 in Italy, 1 in Japan, 1 in Korea, 2 in Mexico, 1 in the Philippines, 2 in Puerto Rico, and 173 in the USA."
 
We're rocking the event here in Canada with the second highest amount of hosts and it's still on the rise! If you're ...


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Giveaway and St Patty's Day Sale!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, March 17, 2014, In : Announcements 
Hello,

We;re having a giveaway on our facebook page for 100 likes on Facebook, be sure to enter! We're at 102 likes! There are great prizes!

Also in honor of St Patty's Day we're offering $15 off the Organic Meadow Green Lillebaby Complete soft-structured carrier! Enter the code 15OFF4STPATTY at checkout! Valid only until midnight! 

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Sales, Snappis & Workshops

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, In : Announcements 
Hello,

We had a tie for what sale to put on, so we're running both sales until Friday!

Use code 10SSC4ME at check out and get $10 off your purchase of any in stock soft structured carrier!
USe code 5OFFPREO and get 5% off any Pre-Order of Maman Kangarou or Bummis products!

We also got a big shipment in this morning from SnappiBaby of 72 size 1 Snappi fasteners in 6 colors! Check 'em out!

Also, remember, Diaper Change Chat it tomorrow morning at 10am, at the Early Years on the corner of McConnell &...
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We're back and full on!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, March 10, 2014, In : Announcements 
Hello everyone!

As you might have noticed we officially (finally) opened! Saturday March 8th we launched as a full online store! With Chimparoo and Lillebaby stocked, Earthborn and Once Upon a Robyn's Nest stocked, and we have Glowbugs available for direct order! We're working on more and have orders coming in this week!

We launched with a tax free event for the first two days! But would you believe only one person took advantage of it?

So I Got to thinking! Let's ask what people want to see!

So ...
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SITE DOWN FOR RENOS STARTING MARCH 1st

Posted by Tracey Valade on Friday, February 21, 2014, In : Announcements 
Hello everyone!

This website will be temporarily closing on March 1st 2014!

We'll be back on March 8th 2014 with official store open and services available!

We'll have a diaper lending library, a carrier lending library and cleaning services!

Our workshops will continue at the Early Years Center and we'll also be starting additional meet-ups and workshops! I'm hosting the first one on February 24th at 1pm at my house!

Stock will be ordered and picked up if local, and we'll have some ready for purc...
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SITE CLOSING FOR RENOVATIONS...

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, February 19, 2014, In : Announcements 
AND RE-OPEING AS A STORE OFFICIALLY!

We've finally go the green light on financing and will be shutting down the website on Monday Feb 24th, to re-open as a website on March 3rd, and a store! We might not have a lot of stock when we open, but we're going to do what we can!

Stay tuned as details develop and thank you all for your support! 



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Article on the GCDC & RDA News!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, February 17, 2014, In : Announcements 
First off I am happy to announce, Darolotty's owner Tracey Valade, is now a registered member of the Real Diaper Association! That's right! Our workshops will soon also be Real Diaper Circles, helping to provide you with even more science based information, more outreach and more available knowledge! 

As well, we're in the paper! The Standard Freeholder posted our article today, on the GCDC!
http://www.standard-freeholder.com/2014/02/16/the-great-cloth-diaper-change


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Great Cloth Diaper Change 2014 - Details!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : GCDC 
Hello everyone!

We've finalized the details for the most part for our Cornwall site GCDC 2014 event!

We're going to all be there at 10am on the 26th of April,
 in the MacEwan room on the main floor of the Benson Center (800 Seventh St W near Walmart)

Registration is required, and you can register by hitting the button on our main page.

Registration is also possible at the event itself in paper form, however registering early (closes 11pm on the 25th) enters you into a special early bird draw, and ...
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Happy New Years Friends! Update

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, January 13, 2014, In : Announcements 
Hello and happy near year to all the friends, followers, fans and future customers of Darolotty's!

We're still working on funding, it's a slow but steady process. I promise I am not giving up! 

We're gearing up for the Great Cloth Diaper Change for 2014, a blog post will be posted soon with all the information.

We're also going to start Diaper Change Chat up again in the next little while, we took a break as I moved, holidays, etc. But we'll be back on board again soon!

Thanks for your patience!

T...
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Product Review #8 - Once Upon A Robyn's Nest Eczema Cream

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, In : Product Review 
Darolotty's Product Review #8
Once Upon A Robyn's Nest"No More Pecking" Eczema/Dry Skin Cream

Ingredients: Organic Hemp oil, Organic Coconut oil, Organic Shea Butter, Organic Calendula oil, Organic Lavender oil, Organic Chamomile oil, Organic Tea Tree oil, Vitamin E

Pros: This stuff smells amazing! It smells like fruit and candy. This is due to, I am sure, the fact is it not only all natural but organic ad handmade. And there are now many scents available!  It works great, instant itch relief...
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Still November opening, but we're going to be online!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Friday, October 25, 2013, In : Announcements 
Due to zoning by-laws we're only going to be an online store but we're still looking at a late November launch!

We're teaming up with Studio SheConnex on Cumberland St. in Cornwall to assist with storage and workshop space!

My main business will be done from home, I'll have a home office and can do one on one consultations at either location. As well as product pick up or previews.

All rentals will be done from home once we're organized this as well as diaper cleaning services in the new year.

I...
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Announcement! We're opening in November!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Thursday, September 26, 2013, In : Announcements 
Hello followers, fan and future customers!

I am happy to announce we are officially opening in November!

However, it's been decided we're going to be opening as an at home business... I'll be converting a level of my home into my store! This means however, my store hours will be a lot more, you can book personal consultations, and we'll be able to attend the trade shows to help spread the love!



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Product Review #6 - EcoMax Laundry Detergent

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, July 15, 2013, In : Product Review 
Darolotty's Product Review #6
EcoMax Natural Orange Laundry Wash

An all natural, plant-based laundry wash with a refreshing orange aroma. As it is scented with therapeutic grade essential oil, you will also receive the aroma therapeutic benefits of oranges. Its low-foam, no residue formula is safe for use in high efficiency or standard washing machines. One jug will wash 50 regular loads. - See more at: http://eco-max.ca/consumer/products/laundry-wash/natural-orange-laundry-wash/#sthash.S...

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Babywearing Adventures - Wrap Conversion Mie Tie!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Thursday, July 4, 2013, In : Product Review 
Hello,
Today my friend Christine came over and turned my silk blend 4.5 meter DIY wrap, into a Wrap Conversion Mei Tie! HEre are come photos to commemorate the event!

In this first collage, we're cutting the wrap into strips (3 - bottom straps, 4 top straps) and cutting our panel (in 2).


And then, we sew it together! 2nd photo  of the top collage shows the length difference in the top (longer) straps and the bottom straps!




And once it's done... we wear! Charlotte was worn before the final touches...

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Update

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, In : Announcements 
Hello fans,

Things are going to be just a little slower around here for the next to months as all my children are home from school for the summer. I will still do my best to post weekly blogs and of course, I am still working on the funding to open.

Thanks for your understanding!

Cheers
Tracey

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Product Review #5 - Ergo baby carrier

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, In : Product Review 

Darolotty's Product Review #5

Ergo Original Baby Carrier



Pros: This is one of my go-to carriers. I have the Ergo Original in Black & Camel.(That's me and my little one in the photos!) I love the easy carrying on front or back, love the hood and zipper pocket and love the easy on and off buckles. It fits me, my 7 year old daughter, my 90 pounds younger sister, and many other shapes and sizes. You can get a waist strap extender, teething (suck) pads and infant insert, to meet your needs. I l...


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Washing Cloth Diapers with a Front Load Washing Machine

Posted by Tracey Valade on Saturday, June 8, 2013, In : Educational 

Tricks and Tips – Washing Cloth Diapers in Front Load Machines

Darolotty's How To's & What To Do's


It is something I hear about all the time, the troubles of washing cloth diapers in front loaders. So I reached out to my cloth community, and of course, the ladies are willing to share advice!


Here are some things that are commonly said to help with washing in front loaders, thank you to all the lovely ladies who helped! (We Luv Cloth, Cornwall Cloth Diapers & Ottawa Cloth Diaper Swap &...


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Baby Wearing in Cornwall, ON - We have a group now!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, In : Announcements 
Hello everyone.

Just a heads up for the baby wearing, baby wrapping, and baby carrying population of Cornwall and area, my friend Michelle Chaseand her husband Corey have started a Cornwall Babywearing group!

We have a facebook page and monthly meets (baby wearing, carrier swapping, Cornwall roaming and potluck lunch).

If you're interested in joining us, the next meet will be June 8th (Saturday) at 10am. We're meeting in the Cornwall 'Square in the lobby area between No Frills and Shopper's Drug...
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Product Review #4 - Tom's of Maine Silly Strawberry Toothpaste

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, In : Product Review 
 Darolotty's Product Review #4
Tom's of Maine Toothepaste - Children's Floride Free - Silly Strawberry






From Website:

Our Fluoride-Free Toothpaste for Children uses calcium and silica to gently clean, and the delicious real fruit flavor appeals to your child's taste - not artificial sparkles and bubble gum flavors. Because it's fluoride-free, you won't have to worry if more toothpaste ends up in your child's tummy than in the sink!

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Product Review #3 - Knock-Out Stain Remover

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, May 27, 2013, In : Product Review 
Darolotty's Product Review #3
George Foreman's Knock-Out Laundry Stain Remover

http://www.knockoutcleaning.com/h_lsr.html

Pros: Price for sure! $2.49 plus tax. Can't go wrong there. It works very, very well. I have removed many stains, including blood, stool, mud and grass. It has even faded stains that have been"washed into" fabrics. It is safe for cloth diapers.

Cons: It only comes in one size sprat bottle, and is only available at Canadian Tire. (What is actually good for me, but anyways, it ...

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Darolotty's Guide to Carrier Types (w/ photos)

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, In : Educational 

Darolotty's Guide to Baby Carriers

Photo Guide



Stepping into the world of baby wearing can be overwhelming for new wearing parents. Here is a photo guide to different styles of carriers. I will include both photos of carriers alone, and action shots in different positions. At the bottom I will include a warning of carriers to avoid. The photos in the collage where found online, and not all people with to have faces on photos so I have removed the faces in most photos. I included a coupl...


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Product Review #2 - EcoMax All Purpose Cleaner

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, May 13, 2013, In : Product Review 

Darolotty's Products Reviews #2

EcoMax Natural Lemongrass
All Purpose Cleaner



From Website: "An all natural cleaner that benefits from the potent cleaning and odour neutralizing properties of ingredients derived from biodegradable, renewable and sustainable ingredients. The sweet smelling, lemongrass therapeutic grade essential oil makes everyday cleaning a breeze."

Pros: I have nothing bad to say about this cleaner! It works great! It smells great! It's priced right at $3.99 a bottle! It wor...


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Baby Wearing Terminology (Terms Only)

Posted by Tracey Valade on Sunday, May 12, 2013, In : Educational 
Here is a list I have compiled of terms used in baby wearing, on boards and forums for baby carriers, in selling and trading, and in blog posts. I had a lot of help in completing this list, from several baby wearing facebook groups, websites, and friends. I cannot thank everyone enough for all the help in this.

I will be doing a second post tomorrow with baby carrier photos, showing a few examples of different types of carriers.

Carrier Style Terms


ABC – Asian-style baby carrier
MT – me...


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Product Review #1 - Geulph Soap & EcoMax Bathroom Spray

Posted by Tracey Valade on Monday, April 29, 2013, In : Product Review 
Darolotty's Product Reviews
Review #1 - Geulph Soap Co. bars & EcoMax Bathroom spray cleaner

Geulph Soap Co. Inc.
All Natural Bar Soaps


Statement from Official Website

"For well over 100 years our company has specialized in quality soap products.

You can rely on our highly trained team of employees at Guelph Soap to supply
a full range of soaps including private label soap bars, wrapped, cartoned or bulk.

We offer a unique diversity of colour, fragrances, additives and personal preference."








Pros:
This ...
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New Blogs - Product Reviews

Posted by Tracey Valade on Sunday, April 28, 2013, In : Announcements 
I will now be doing weekly product reviews of "green" products I use and try out.

I will be posting every Monday with a new product review. I will be doing 1 or 2 products a week.

Tomorrow I will be reviewing two products I recently tried, Geulph Soap Co. natural bar soaps and Eco Max bathroom spay.

I will be posting photos, links to the company sites, and telling you where I purchased the items and if I recall, how much they cost.

I will be doing product reviews of items in my store once I open...
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Washing & Caring For Wool

Posted by Tracey Valade on Saturday, April 27, 2013, In : Educational 
Washing & Caring For Wool
Darolotty's How To's & What To Do's

Washing and caring for
your wool longies, shorties and skirties can be a breeze. Fallow these guides and notes and you'll have no issues with your wool.

Washing

Below are three pictured guides to washing wool. The first is the Foaming Wool Wash method. I used Sheepish Grins Foaming Wool Wash. The next is a guide on how to wash with gentle soap and solid lanolin. I used Dial Sensitive liquid soap and Sheepish Grins solid lanolin. The th...

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Stripping Your Cloth Diapers

Posted by Tracey Valade on Thursday, April 25, 2013, In : Educational 

Stripping Your Cloth Diapers

Darolotty's how To's & What To Do's


“Stripping” cloth diapers means basically, removing everything from the diapers. Removing any infections substances, detergents, stool, urine, etc.


This is what is needed often to stop stink issues, or leak issues caused by build-up, when a cream or detergent that is not cloth friendly is used, or sometimes when you get used diapers (especially in cases where the the previous owner was a smoker, had pets, or used the dia...


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What To Do When Diapers Leak!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Thursday, April 25, 2013, In : Educational 

What To Do When Diapers Leak!

Darolotty's How To's & What To Do's


Do you have an issue with a leaking diaper? Are you soaking through in a matter of less then two hours? Here are some solutions and ideas, and things you can watch out for!


Fit


This is always the first thing I check when a momma comes to me. Does the diaper fit right? Is it adjusted properly? Is the brand favorable for the body shape of the baby?


When buying diapers, one reason I suggest getting different styles and bra...


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Car Seat Safety

Posted by Tracey Valade on Friday, April 12, 2013, In : Educational 
Car Seat Safety
Darolotty's How-To's & What To Do's


Please note the photos in this post are used with permission of the parent(s) of the children and faces have been removed when possible (unless permission was given by the parent of the child) to reserve privacy of the children. I have left the photos of my own children only. I am not a car seat technician but I do know car seat techs, and have been studying car seat safety for 3 years. I plan to get my tech certification this spring/summer s...


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Washing Cloth Diapers

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, In : Educational 

Washing Cloth Diapers


Everyone has a way they prefer to do this, and in this article I will cover the three ways I've done it over the last couple years, depending on the needs of the baby at the time, and what was available to me at the time. I will also post links to other websites where they tell you other ways they've found. Your best bet is to try something you like, if it doesn't work, try another one! Every machine is going to be just a little different, and it's important to keep t...


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Relaunch!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Sunday, April 7, 2013, In : Announcements 
Welcome to Darolottys.Ca!

It's the same old site, with a new name. And a few new things around the site, go look!

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Cloth Diaper Terminology

Posted by Tracey Valade on Saturday, April 6, 2013, In : Educational 

Cloth Diapers – What did she say?


Here is a little 101 on cloth diaper terminology for you beginners!


Please note I wrote some of this but got help from a few websites, including Diaper Jungle & Dirty Diaper Laundry.


AIO - All-In-One - AIOs are fitted diapers that have a waterproof outer layer. This layer usually consists of fabric that has a PUL backing, polar fleece such as Windpro, or wool. These are the closest in similarity to disposable diapers since they are a one-piece diaperi...


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News on Opening!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Friday, April 5, 2013, In : Announcements 
Hello followers!

Two things for you all, outside the new name for the website of course...

We've got a new location! 29A Second Street East, right beside Seaway News and between Sydney & Pitt. We're aiming for September opening, might be sooner if things work out well!

And speaking of that, I have met with some members of some financial corps, and should be meeting with loan coordinators very soon!

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Great Cloth Diaper Change

Posted by Tracey Valade on Friday, April 5, 2013, In : Announcements 

The 2013 Great Cloth Diaper Change


In 2011, the first ever Great Cloth Diaper Change was held around the world. In 2012, we set a new world record for the most cloth diapers changed at once around the world.


My first experience hosting was in 2012, and I joined the party late. I held the event at the Early Years Center, just as I am this year, but including myself there was only 7 participants. I was shocked at the small attendance but it was also Easter weekend here, so I guess I shoul...


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Update on the progress of Darolotty's

Posted by Tracey Valade on Saturday, February 23, 2013, In : Announcements 
Hello my loyal future customers,

I have yet to receive any funding but I am working on something new. I am working with a mentor from CYBF and together we're re-writing my business plan to meet the requirements of them. I am looking at some new locations as well!

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Yeast Infections & Cloth Diapers

Posted by Tracey Valade on Friday, January 11, 2013, In : Educational 
As per request, here is a blog entry on how to treat baby and diapers for yeast infections.

Note: I did not try all of these methodes. I use Tea Tree Oil for treating the diapers, 5-6 drops in a hot cycle then wash as normal. I use tea tree oil for the little, with coconut oil or alone, one or two drops on my finger, then apply right on the baby. This has saved us from a trip to the doctor's office twice. :) http://www.pinstripesandpolkadots.com/yeastvscloth.htm
http://blog.bummis.com/2011/...
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February's Diaper Change Chat

Posted by Tracey Valade on Friday, January 11, 2013, In : Announcements 
In February we will be trying out a new time for our meetings at the Early Years Center!
See you on the 2nd Thursday at... 9:30am!
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Pocket Diapers: Guide by Padded Tush

Posted by Tracey Valade on Sunday, December 2, 2012, In : Educational 
If you're having trouble deciding what type of pocket diaper you want, try this awesome guide and comparison! Done by the amazing Padded Tush Stats team!

http://paddedtushstats.com/pocket-cloth-diapers-statistical-comparisons/

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Cloth Diapers: What kind do I want?

Posted by Tracey Valade on Sunday, November 4, 2012, In : Educational 
Hello and welcome!

This is the first of many informative posts to come. II hope you enjoy it!

Cloth Diapers: What kind do I want?

This is one the most asked questions I get these days. So I am going to do a brief overview of them for you here. I am going to include the kinds I have used only, what my thoughts are on each one (pros, cons, recommendations of brands).

Prefold Diapers


This is the "oldest" form of cloth diapers. It has been used by many mothers for many years. Though it has changes a ...
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Workshops are starting!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, In : Announcements 
I am happy to announce that Cloth Diaper Change - our cloth diaper workshops for discussion and info are starting now!

Every 2nd Thursday of the month, being hosted at the Early Years Center of SD&G at 2:00pm in the fitness room!

Come join us if you are currently, have ever or wish to in the future, cloth diaper your child! Call the OEYC or contact me for further details.

We will touch base on cloth diapering today, what is available? How much does it cost? How do I wash them? How many do I need...
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Blog of EarthBorn & Shoutout to a Retailer

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, In : Retailers/Suppliers 
First off, EarthBorn, one of our future suppliers and a good friend of mine has created a blog for their products/business! Go check it out!

http://ebearthborn.wordpress.com/

Secondly, if you're in the Ottawa area, check out the Extraordinary Baby Shoppe at 1131 Wellington St in Ottawa! I visited for the first time today and I am going back for sure! Exellent selection of products for your infant or toddler and fiendly staff! I recommend for sure!

http://www.extraordinarybabyshoppe.com/

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Welcome!

Posted by Tracey Valade on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, In : Random Posts 
Hello and thank you for stopping by the blog!

I will use this website blog to update you all on sales, contests, surveys, workshops and giveaways we have at the store in the future.

I also will share useful information and educational articles, community information as well as reply to questions I recieve in emails on occasion.

I will provide you as well, with links to other useful websites, blogs and people I think you need to know about!

I will update with our opening date hopefully soon!!

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