10 Tips for Traveling with Cloth Diapers

Hi everyone! I have a special treat today. The following is a guest post from Jacquelyn at Little Owl Crunchy Mama. And you will love her because she is all about natural parenting, Real Food, and all that crunchy living stuff you and I both like! If you don’t believe me check out her post […]

Looking to Learn More to Ensure your Family Wellness? FREE Online Resource

Have you ever felt overwhelmed when it comes to making the best choices for your family? With all the hidden dangers lurking in our food supply, water supply, products we use daily, and even just in the environment, more and more parents are choosing to live a simpler, more natural lifestyle. But making the transition […]

Halloween Themed Taggie Blanket Tutorial

I realize kids, usually 2 and older, get really excited about Halloween. But what about the littlest? There are so many new babies around me right now that I felt they deserve a Halloween treat as well. Disclosure: this is my first sewing project. As in, ever. So if you have good eyes and notice […]

Sweet Pumpkin-Apple Baby & Toddler Puree

Why should pumpkin puree be limited to “grow-up” stuff? Granola bars, coffee creamers, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie…What about for the really little? I love making this puree for my son. Pumpkins are packed with fiber, vitamin, and minerals. They are rich in vitamin A and E, and a good source of potassium, folate, and choline […]

Should Fevers in Children be Treated?

As parents is very unsettling to watch our children in pain and uncomfortable when they are sick. Fevers are especially dreaded by parents. Well, because if there is a fever something must be wrong and something must be done to bring the fever down, right? Maybe. So many questions come to mind when dealing with […]

Book Review: Feed Your Fertility

Have you ever been told you have an unexplained infertility, taking longer than usual to conceive, or simply are planning to conceive in the future and want to make sure your body and mind are fully prepared? It is heart breaking when couples have a hard time conceiving, many women don’t expect to ever have […]

Back to School: Healthy and Eco-Friendly School Lunches

Click HERE to read part one of the Back to School Series! This post focuses on how to ensure on eco-friendly school lunch/snacks and easy to make and easy to pack recipes! How to Pack Healthy and Eco-Friendly School Lunches Avoid: Plastics containers, and vinyl lunch bags. Look for: Materials such as stainless steel, silicone, […]

Back to School: A guide to a Less Toxic and Eco-friendly School Year

From the school hallways and lunches, to the backpacks and art supplies, our kids are surrounded and exposed to an array on toxic chemicals. Should we worry about it? Should we do something? Consider this, children are still developing and their bodies and brains are more susceptible than adults, and are exposed to these toxins […]

How to Make an Herbal Infused Body Oil for Your Baby

      The last guest post! Which means my vacation is over. I hope you enjoyed these great posts as much as I did! The following is a post by Meagan Visser of  Growing Up Herbal, one of my favorite blogs. I am fascinated with learning how to work with herbs, and Meagan has […]

How to Garden With Children

The Following is a post by Colleen Anderson of Five Little Homesteaders. This post is specially important to me because I am new to gardening and with a toddler that I want to include as much as possible. A teacher turned homesteader, Colleen is an inspiration for this gardener newbie!   Gardening is a great […]