Reply Hey Mom! Learn more about the Gerber Life Insurance Grow-Up Plan!
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-30-2013, 06:24 AM   #1
UVASahm's Avatar
UVASahm
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Va
Posts: 1,748
Why do people hate cloth?!

Exactly what the title says. There was another thread I was reading where the persons family was blaming cloth for the lack of crawling? My mil did the same thing?! She also hates his amber necklace because she says that I can't control the amount if amber being absorbed into his skin?! So strange!

Anyway, so why do you think people hate cloth and blame it for all kinds of things? Are they just not used to it?
__________________
Loving wife to my gaming, sports loving hubbie. Sahm to J 2/12 and L 10/13
UVASahm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 06:51 AM   #2
Spunkify's Avatar
Spunkify
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: NY
Posts: 1,680
My Mood:
Re: Why do people hate cloth?!

Huh, interesting. As far as crawling and cloth...the baby (Noah) we cloth diapered from birth, as in a couple hours old, walked at 9 1/2 months so... different strokes for different folks, I guess. I wonder how often that particular child is in a jumper or other similar piece of baby equipment and not on mama or on the floor.

I think it all boils down to two things. If you don't want to do something you'll find any reason to stop doing it and to justify it being "OK" to stop. If you truly want to do something you'll find a way to make it work.
__________________
JAMIE: Blessed, spunky, kinda crunchy, attached mama to 5.
Firefighter & EMT in training. In love with my firefighter.

Spunkify is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 07:17 AM   #3
nana2peach's Avatar
nana2peach
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 463
My Mood:
Re: Why do people hate cloth?!

Honestly, I think they are jealous. Our baby has super cute fluff in different colors and patterns and they get to change the same boring kind of diaper day after boring day. I pick an outfit and then I can pick.out the fluff and cute shoes to match... They get to put the same boring diaper on.
nana2peach is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 07:40 AM   #4
UVASahm's Avatar
UVASahm
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Va
Posts: 1,748
Re: Why do people hate cloth?!

Quote:
Originally Posted by nana2peach View Post
Honestly, I think they are jealous. Our baby has super cute fluff in different colors and patterns and they get to change the same boring kind of diaper day after boring day. I pick an outfit and then I can pick.out the fluff and cute shoes to match... They get to put the same boring diaper on.
Do I do cloth for the environment? Sometimes, but its mostly about the cuteness!!
__________________
Loving wife to my gaming, sports loving hubbie. Sahm to J 2/12 and L 10/13
UVASahm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 07:25 AM   #5
TheCoach'sWife's Avatar
TheCoach'sWife
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Western North Carolina
Posts: 3,636
My Mood:
Re: Why do people hate cloth?!

My mom literally laughed when I told her I was cloth diapering. She told me it would last two weeks. And then, when she saw how easy and different it was from when she did it, she jumped on the bandwagon. She (the most uncrafty person I know) even went to the fabric store to pick out new fabrics for new diapers ON HER OWN.
TheCoach'sWife is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 07:27 AM   #6
Kabuki24's Avatar
Kabuki24
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 5,446
My Mood:
Re: Why do people hate cloth?!

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheCoach'sWife View Post
My mom literally laughed when I told her I was cloth diapering. She told me it would last two weeks. And then, when she saw how easy and different it was from when she did it, she jumped on the bandwagon. She (the most uncrafty person I know) even went to the fabric store to pick out new fabrics for new diapers ON HER OWN.
Bingo.

It's because people don't know that much about modern day cloth diapering until they actually get to see them in person and in action.
__________________
DSMOMS for 5% off at My Sweet Pickles! Freebies and good deals always going on!
Find us on Facebook!
Kabuki24 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 07:38 AM   #7
E_Sage's Avatar
E_Sage
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 210
Re: Why do people hate cloth?!

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kabuki24 View Post
Bingo.

It's because people don't know that much about modern day cloth diapering until they actually get to see them in person and in action.
Exactly! My mom is only used to old-fashioned CDs, and my only exposure to CDs was a boy I babysat who wore worn out CDs that fell off of him and my mom saying that that's how CDs are. CDs didn't seem like much of an option.
E_Sage is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-31-2013, 08:26 AM   #8
hlbrown's Avatar
hlbrown
Registered Users
seller
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 154
Re: Why do people hate cloth?!

Quote:
Originally Posted by TheCoach'sWife View Post
My mom literally laughed when I told her I was cloth diapering. She told me it would last two weeks. And then, when she saw how easy and different it was from when she did it, she jumped on the bandwagon. She (the most uncrafty person I know) even went to the fabric store to pick out new fabrics for new diapers ON HER OWN.
Same here! Then she started cloth diapering her foster son I gave her half my stash.. and bought more hehe! lol
hlbrown is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 07:31 AM   #9
boysniris's Avatar
boysniris
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: CA
Posts: 13,924
My Mood:
Re: Why do people hate cloth?!

cuz they ignant
__________________
Hi I'm Melanie! I make EmotiBums FLEECE

boysniris is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-30-2013, 08:03 AM   #10
nonipie's Avatar
nonipie
Registered Users
seller
seller
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Chicago
Posts: 6,183
Re: Why do people hate cloth?!

Quote:
Originally Posted by boysniris View Post
cuz they ignant
I actually laughed out loud!
__________________
Married to my soulmate Chris since 2004 Mama to big boy D 8/12/06, Big Girl M 3/7/10 and my sweet new boy E 9/10/12!

ISO:MM Optimus Prime, MM Time Lord and Supreme Dalek
nonipie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2005 - 2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.