Review: The new and improved Glow Bug cloth diapers

Last year I was given the opportunity to review a pocket diaper by Glow Bug Cloth Diapers. Before reading THIS review, I recommend you read the original review. There, I go into more detail about Glow Bug itself and their diapers.

The mild complaint I had with Glow Bug cloth diapers in 2012 was that their SlimDry fabric (the fabric against baby’s skin) pilled after the second wash and stained very easily. I also noted their inserts were narrower than most inserts on the market. After my review, I was contacted by one of the owners and creators of Glow Bug, Neta. She informed me the new collection (just released) would have a new version of the SlimDry fabric that should stain and pill less.

I was able to purchase two of the new Glow Bug diapers through a co-op. All the issues I had with the old diapers…gone! Not only that, but both included inserts have a snap, so you can snap them together to double stuff the diaper!

I now give these diapers 5 out of 5 stars, because they’re packed full of awesome features for an awesome price! You can purchase 6 diapers for $70-75 dollars or 12 for $150 (Canadian currency). Don’t want to purchase that many? Glow Bug is very open to working with co-ops. Message me for more info.


  • one-size (fits approximately 7-35 pounds)
  • wing snaps
  • double leg gussets to keep the messes in
  • inserts snap together (and they’re wider than before!)
  • inserts snap into diaper (new feature)
  • wing snaps to prevent drooping
  • SlimDry fabric (it’s improved!)
  • waterproof flaps at the front and back of the diaper to prevent leaks
  • pocket opens in both front and back for easy insert removal
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Want to try out the new Glow Bug diapers? You can purchase them through the links/shopping cart below!

Note: Affiliate links present.


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CLOSED Giveaway: Nic & Elli three cloth diapers and wet bag Dec. 10-22 #clothdiapers

Welcome to another New Year, New Fluff Stash giveaway hosted by the blog We’re Parents? This giveaway is sponsored by Canadian business Nic and Elli.

Some very happy reader is going to win three solid-color, one-size cloth diapers and one wet bag. That’s an average retail value of $40! Not sure about using cloth diapers? Check out my informative post on choosing cloth diapers over disposables.

These one-size pocket cloth diapers fit most babies from 8 lbs. to 35 lbs. This means the same diapers could potentially fit your baby from birth all the way to potty training! Made from waterproof PUL, the wet bag measures 14 x 11 1/2″ and has two zipper compartments. To give you an idea on size, this wet bag can fit approximately 9 dry cloth diapers.

Yvonne is the working-at-home mom (WAHM) behind the company Nic and Elli, named after her children. Based out of British Columbia, Canada, Nic and Elli offers bibs, blankets, peepee teepees, crib sheets, changing mat covers, and changing pads besides cloth diapers and wet bags.

Enter to win three one-size cloth diapers and a wet bag below. Giveaway open to US and Canada.

Note: My Life: A Work in Progress is not responsible for prize fulfillment.

Entry #5208 Brittany S.

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CLOSED Giveaway: Win free cloth diapers! It’s the Hoppin’ Halloween Giveaway Hop #HoppinHalloween

I’m excited to announce the Hoppin’ Halloween Giveaway Hop is now open!

This event, hosted by MamaNYC, runs from Oct. 25-31. Nearly 100 bloggers have teamed up to bring you exciting giveaways with all kinds of prizes on their blogs. View the linky at the bottom of this post to “hop” from blog to blog, entering giveaways as you go!

Here on My Life: A Work in Progress you have the opportunity to win free cloth diapers, thanks to my awesome sponsors!

Never used cloth diapers before? Cloth diapers are becoming increasingly popular over disposables due to environmental, medical, and financial concerns. Click here to read “Why Choose Cloth Diapers over Disposables?”

Over the last few weeks, I’ve reviewed several cloth diapers made by the creative WAHMs (working-at-home moms) of Diapers by Chris, Rockabilly Baby, Roxie Harlow, and Poodelum & Missy Kate. These wonderful mamas/entrepreneurs are giving away a diaper or gift certificate code for their store to one fortunate reader at My Life: A Work in Progress!

Diapers by Chris:

Chris began sewing cloth diapers after her daughter was born. Like many of us, she was concerned about the negative impact disposable diapers have on our environment.

In sewing her diapers, she uses fabrics like natural bamboo, hemp, cotton, and fleece. Although she can make perfect-size or newborn-size diapers, many of her premade diapers are one-size, fitting approximately 12-35 lbs. Chris also sells and makes several styles: fitted, hybrid fitted, all-in-one, and all-in-two.

To read the full review, click here.

Diapers by Chris is giving away an AI2 diaper! Winner gets to choose fabric for the diaper from a selection.

Rockabilly Baby:

Rockabilly Baby diapers are the creations of Bri, a long-time WOHM (work out of home mom) turned SAHM (stay at home mom) to two boys. Bri started sewing diapers for her youngest son when he was too chubby for most of the readily available brands. After sewing her own, Bri wanted to share her love of cute prints with everyone. 

In addition to boy and gender neutral prints, Bri sells “a lot of girly diapers, which is super fun for me having two boys.” Bri says the best thing about her diapers is that they are great for chubby thighs!

To read the full review, click here.

Rockabilly Baby is giving away a one-size hybrid fitted diaper!

 Roxie Harlow:

Roxie Harlow diapers are the creations of a SAHM/Etsy Shop Owner/Photographer/Navy wife.

“I got the idea of cloth diapering when I was pregnant with my third child. The thought of two in diapers didn’t sound too good on the bank account. I started my stash with some cheap-o-China diapers, but soon progressed to drooling over the super cute WAHM diapers I was seeing on Etsy and Hyena Cart. Being the DIYer that I am, I decided to hit the sewing machine and start making my own. After a few failed attempts I finally got the fabric combination/pattern that I liked. Soon after making a few diapers for my kids I started getting inquiries from friends and friends of friends. So, I decided to add them to my Etsy shop, and here we are today.”

To read the full review, click here.

Roxie Harlow is giving away this “Wakey, Wakey, Eggs ‘n Bakey” embroidered pocket diaper!

Poodelum & Missy Kate:

“Located in beautiful Bend, Ore., ‘Poodelum & Missy Kate’ began on the far end of my enormous kitchen table with my sister’s borrowed sewing machine.

I’ve always been ‘crafty.’ It’s in my nature. I’ve always loved sewing and creating. But now, absorbing a wealth of information from other know-how, crafty, do-it-yourself-genius mamas, I am striving to become an expert.”

Poodelum & Missy Kate sells hybrid pocket fitted diapers, pocket diapers, all-in-twos, hybrid fitteds, fitteds, fleece soakers, wool soakers, and inserts.

To read the full review, click here.

Poodelum & Missy Kate is giving away a $25 gift certificate to their store!

Entry #2283 Katie A.

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