6 Simple Ways to Make the Switch From Plastic
Did you know that 50% of the plastic humans consume is single use? That’s a lot of plastic. And the sad part is, a lot of single-use plastics can’t even be recycled, making it even harsher for the planet. On top of pollution, plastic can also leach chemicals into products when scratched or heated. These […]
Preservatives: What Are They and Why Should I Avoid Them?
When choosing which foods, supplements and products to give your baby, there are lots of things to keep in mind. And one of the most important things? Preservatives. If you’ve done a good amount of reading on baby food and products, you’ve probably noticed that preservatives get a pretty bad rap. Wanna know why? We’re […]
Probiotics and Prebiotics: What’s the Difference and Why Are They So Important?
As an adult, you’ve probably heard of probiotics and how essential they are to your gut health. But, did you know, they are just as beneficial for babies as they are for adults? Or that their cousin, prebiotics, also offers many health benefits? To make sure you’re armed with all the info you need, we’re […]
Self-Care: What It’s All About and Why It’s Essential for Moms
If you haven’t noticed, self-care has taken the world by storm in the last year or so. If you’re a mom and haven’t hopped on board, it’s definitely time you do. This can take several different forms, but think along the lines of calming baths, a consistent, non-toxic skincare routine or maybe even just taking […]
Is Eczema Keeping Your Child Up at Night?
Red, scaly, thick, oozing, are all words used to describe eczema. What exactly is eczema? Dr. Sears says it’s a skin condition with two distinct components: #1 Dry, easily irritated skin Children with this condition have a genetic tendency toward dry skin. Moisture is very important for our skin as it helps skin stay healthy. […]
It Shouldn’t Always Have to Be Just About Baby #treatyourself
Let’s face it, you probably won’t find a single mom or dad in the world who would describe being a parent as ‘easy.’ Amazing, yes, but taxing and exhausting, hell yes. And in a world where we’re being praised more and more for being able to “do it all” and multitask to the max (especially […]
Your New Dad Survival Kit
As a first-time father, you might have spent a lot of time wondering how your life might change in the coming months or years. And even if you have friends with children, you’ve probably still wondered if what applied to them will also work for you. After all, every family is a little different, and […]
Ready for Another Baby? How Long Should You Wait?
Even though you are a walking, sleep-deprived zombie, and are just barely getting the hang of this whole motherhood thing, you’ve probably given some thought to the ideal size of your family and when you should start thinking about when to have your next baby. So how long should you wait? Depending on your circumstances […]