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It's just (very dirty) laundry!

It's just (very dirty) laundry!

If you've come into Grassroots Baby stressed about how to wash your cloth diapers, you've probably heard one of us say, "It's just laundry!" We are firmly in the camp that while it is quite dirty laundry, it simply is laundry and with a little guidance, we can help you overcome any washing issues you may experience. The number one question we get asked is, "What kind of detergent do I use?". For an overwhelming majority of people the detergent you'll use to wash your diapers is already hanging out in your laundry area. That's correct! You can typically use...

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The GRB Experience - An online shopping revolution!

The GRB Experience - An online shopping revolution!

There are so many perks to shopping online -- No wandering kids, no driving in the cold, no pants to put on. At the same time, product descriptions and posting in online groups cannot replace the face to face interaction of shopping with a personal shopper who knows the products inside and out. From day 1, Stephanie knew that having a brick and mortar store was a must have for Grassroots Baby. Being able to interact in real time while providing tailored advice one on one is something that we pride ourselves on during the in store experience. What if...

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Potty Learning & Training Pants

Potty Learning & Training Pants

  Potty. Learning. It's exciting, it's stressful, and it's a necessary part of parenting. I certainly don't enjoy the process, but do look forward to the day my little one is potty-independent and can wipe themselves! Cora has been learning to use the potty (she's a little over 3 years) for the last few weeks. It's been a bit more challenging than when her brother learned, but it's going well!I personally prefer waiting until they are about 3 years old, though lots of families start earlier with great success. I just like to know that they can get on the...

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Deep Cleaning Your Diapers

Deep Cleaning Your Diapers

A question we often get asked is how to clean secondhand diapers or treat diapers after an infection. This is often referred to as stripping. Repeated stripping can damage diapers so please use sparingly. Often a deep cleaning with Mighty Bubbles will take care of stink and mineral buildup issues without the need to do a bleach wash. There are a lot of thoughts on how to do this, but unfortunately many of those go against manufacturer recommendations. So here is a rundown of what I personally do to prepare used diapers before adding them into our rotation. To begin,...

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What Size MJ is Right For You? Baby, Standard, or Big Kid?

What Size MJ is Right For You? Baby, Standard, or Big Kid?

  If you have ever looked at an MJ Baby Carrier in person, you've probably noticed that the 3 piece panel gives the carrier a bit of a different shape and fit than many soft structured carriers on the market. For some people this causes a little confusion as to which carrier size is best for their current stage of life. Hopefully this comparison will help clear up some of those questions.Important note: Cora here is 3 years old and wearing 3T clothing for the most part. She easily fits into each carrier. I am 5' and between a 16...

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