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Your Healthy Baby

Meals Fit for a Toddler

August 29, 2012
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I am excited to share a guest post today by Katie of Moore From Katie During your pregnancy; you probably worked hard to be sure you ate healthy and exercised properly to nourish the baby in your womb. You probably tried more than ever to be as healthy as possible, wary of the fact everything […]

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Cloth Diapers

August 14, 2012
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While my cloth diapering experience (as I hinted in the previous post) hasn’t been quite perfect, I find that most of the time it’s something I really enjoy doing and that I’m proud of for the environment and my baby’s health. In the grand scheme of things, it really adds very little to the amount […]

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Cloth Diapers vs Disposable

June 19, 2012

So I’m finally getting around to posting about my thoughts on disposable diapers. I started out using them full-time on my baby girl because I just didn’t think there was any way I could start out on a first time baby (literally knowing NOTHING about babies- including how to swaddle!), living with no sleep, and […]

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Homemade Baby Food: Butternut Squash

November 7, 2011
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Last night I decided to make my first baby food for the freezer with some wonderful butternut squash from my mom’s garden. It was so bright orange and flavorful, I couldn’t help but eat a few scoops myself after it was cooked! I’m a little over 31 weeks now with our first baby (a girl!), […]

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Healthy Skincare for Baby

May 21, 2009

If you remember back a few months ago to my Erzulie Cosmetics post on beautiful, truly natural makeup, you may have thought that it couldn’t get any better (I know I didn’t- and I’m still enjoying ALL of the products!). But excitingly enough, it does. Rhonda Demars, founder of Erzulie Cosmetics, has also created a […]

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Chemicals in Mom = Chemicals in Baby

March 4, 2009

Not only is it disappointing that mainstream society does not provide much in the way of healthy products, it’s outright dangerous. The average consumer of large chain purchased food, home cleaners, and personal care products is set up to absorb hundreds of harmful chemicals that can eventually be passed on to their children. I recently […]

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The Benefits of Bamboo

January 21, 2009

One of my Christmas gifts I can’t get enough of is a beautiful bamboo blanket I received from my mom. I love this blanket because, not only is it a very generous size, but it’s luxuriously soft (almost like cashmere) and best of all, completely organic and sustainable. The advantages of choosing bamboo over another […]

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Are Your Cosmetics Safe?

January 15, 2009

If you are anything like me, you probably have a wide variety of body care products claiming space in your bathroom. From facial soaps and lotions to nail polish and makeup, I’ve been guilty of using a variety of brands whose ingredients I did not fully question until now. Once you begin reading the fine […]

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Baby Formula You CAN’T Trust

December 15, 2008

Leave it to the FDA to let another chemical seep not only into our lives, but into the bodies of our most precious and delicate human beings- babies. Not only has the FDA allowed the slip of melamine into potentially 90% of U.S. sold baby formulas, but they have set a newly allowable amount based […]

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