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Re: think i may need a break

Postby babyjjbaby » Tue May 19, 2009 10:04 pm

ahh thast intresting might do that for abit then but its goign to be at least a fiver a week which i haven't really got but might be the only wya i cna mange for abit

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Re: think i may need a break

Postby eviesmummy » Wed May 20, 2009 6:59 am

babyjjbaby wrote:ahh thast intresting might do that for abit then but its goign to be at least a fiver a week which i haven't really got but might be the only wya i cna mange for abit


You would spend more than a fiver a week on sposies - this way you still get to use your cloth :wink: Not sure how many nappies you have, or how big a laundrette washing machine is, but could you build up your white washing and nappies for 3-4 days and get a full load out of it for the laundrette? I always washed Evies nappies in with the whites.

And dont feel bad about needing a break from it - washing never ends in my house, I have a big capacity machine, still manage 3 washes a day and am sure the bedsheets havent been washed in at least a fortnight - there are days I wonder if Im washing for the neighbours too. Its can seem never ending and can get you down, so you need to do what you can to make things easier on you - whether that be sposies or the laundrette :hug:

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Re: think i may need a break

Postby Joaninha » Wed May 20, 2009 8:04 am

:hug: :hug: :hug:
It is easy to feel overwhelmed when you have a lot on your plate.
We use sposies part-time, and cloth part-time, and I find that even then I have weeks when I can't cope with one more chore...
Just do what you feel you must do to stay sane!!! Happy is a whole new ball game, but comes with sanity, I find... :wink:

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Re: think i may need a break

Postby Annette » Wed May 20, 2009 8:27 am

:hug: :hug: As pp's have said. The launderette washers will be larger and probably more effective so the rinses etc won't be such an issue. And you would spend the money on sposies so why not give it a try to see if it helps?

Don't feel bad. Sounds like it is tough without proper water supply and washing machine. I don't know how older generations coped without automatic washing machines :shock:

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Re: think i may need a break

Postby babyjjbaby » Wed May 20, 2009 8:36 am

havign thought about last night and this mornign i think i am goign to use laundrette my problem is is i leave the nappies for bout 6 dyas aswell :oops: so i have loads to wash but then i don't use alot of teh nappies if i wash liek evry 3 days tahnsk for your advice everyone feel alot better today think i was just having a bad day yesterday and everythign got to much so think i will start using the laundrette twice a week and just hope they coem out clean any ideas how i cna stop them from still being soapy ?

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Re: think i may need a break

Postby eviesmummy » Wed May 20, 2009 9:04 am

babyjjbaby wrote:havign thought about last night and this mornign i think i am goign to use laundrette my problem is is i leave the nappies for bout 6 dyas aswell :oops: so i have loads to wash but then i don't use alot of teh nappies if i wash liek evry 3 days tahnsk for your advice everyone feel alot better today think i was just having a bad day yesterday and everythign got to much so think i will start using the laundrette twice a week and just hope they coem out clean any ideas how i cna stop them from still being soapy ?


Still use just a fraction of the washing powder, and Im sure they will be fine. If you find they do get a build up of washing powder, then perhaps once a month you could do a strip wash in your own machine?

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Re: think i may need a break

Postby babyjjbaby » Wed May 20, 2009 9:30 am

thanks how can u do a strip wash just with water or eco balls?

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Re: think i may need a break

Postby eviesmummy » Wed May 20, 2009 10:32 am

babyjjbaby wrote:thanks how can u do a strip wash just with water or eco balls?


I never added anything to my machine when I stripped my nappies - just plain water and plenty of rinses until there are no bubbles left.

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Re: think i may need a break

Postby babyjjbaby » Wed May 20, 2009 10:36 am

thanks i can't do taht in my machine as i have to get the water in abucket maybe a prewash in the laundretter would work thena normal wash :-?

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