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Snappies

Every once in a while, I find a piece of technology that ultimately changes the way I think about life.  In the '80s, it was my crimper.  In the '90s, it was my walkman.  In the '00s, it was Frizz-Ease and hair straightners.  Now that I'm a mom, this new technology that has revolutionized my life is the Snappi.

When most people think about cloth diapering, they think about diaper pins to hold the diaper together.  Well, you no longer have to fumble around, worrying that you're going to prick either yourself or your little, squirmy bundle of joy.  In come Snappies...these are your easy-to-use, can't-live-without, diapering accessory for anyone that is using prefolds and diaper covers. 

Snappies look like a "T" with Ace bandage claws at each end.  After angel folding your diaper, you simply grip the Snappi to one side, then the opposite side, and then down the center.  It's really as easy as 1 - 2 - 3!  The Snappi allows for easy adjustment of the prefold in order to attain a snug fit and; therefore, limited leaks.  Giving you a great first barrier to anything Baby has (beginning with those first month breastmilk poops to the solid food stages).

What's even better is that Snappies are economical.  You can purchase a 3-pack of Snappies for less than $8.  And, this 3-pack will last you until you need to buy the next size (there are two sizes: infant and toddler).  You'll also save money while these fasteners are helping to contain leaks since you won't need as many covers!

This may seem like such a simple piece of technology - or not even a technology at all - but I can guarantee they will revolutionize your cloth diapering experience.



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  1. I just learned about these at our cloth diapering workshop. So easy to use! But could it ever rival my flat iron as my favorite piece of technology???

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