The Great Puff Debate: Fast Food For Babies Or Healthy Snack?

{Photo credit: With A Red Bird On My Shoulder} We know your baby's health and well-being is always your top priority. But, as a busy...

Handmade & Natural Coconut Oil Lotion

Do you love using coconut oil to moisturize yourself or your baby, but yet loathe the consistency, and wish it could be easier to...

Easy DIY Baby Laundry Detergent

You can help protect your baby's skin by laundering his clothes with detergent containing just the most basic ingredients. That means without questionable additives...

DIY Non-Toxic Fabric Refresher Spray

  With husbands, kids and pets, you might feel like it's impossible to keep your house clean and your air and furniture smelling fresh. You...

Baby’s 1st Art Supplies: Safe Options for Your Little Artist

Introducing art to your baby at a young age not only gives you something fun to do with them on a daily basis, but...

Using Baking Soda Paste On Tough Cleaning Jobs

 Do you have a nasty odor, stuck on grease, or just an all-around seemingly impossible cleaning job that you have been dreading to begin?...

Natural Pest Repellents

Now that summer is in full force, all kinds of creepy crawlies are back in our lives.  Unfortunately, traditional pest repellents are filled with...

Spring Cleaning With Essential Oils

Are you looking to deep clean your house, but the thought of using conventional cleaners with sketchy ingredients makes you less than thrilled? You...

Plan Toys: Earth Friendly Toys To Inspire

photo credit: Little Miss Eclectic Photography How do you determine what toys to allow in your home? Choosing natural, safe toys for children is important to...

Homemade (Natural!) Cooking Spray

Have you ever wished for the ease of aerosol cooking spray, but loathed putting additional chemicals and ingredients into the food you cook for...

5 Reasons to Ditch Your Cheap Shampoo and Conditioner

  Taking a stroll down your local grocery store's shampoo aisle can be very intimidating. Between specialized formulas for hair types, chemically treated, or even...

5 Ways to “Go Green” Without Changing Your Lifestyle: Baby Edition

Babies can have a big impact on the environment for such little people! Help lessen your babies ecological footprint by making these 5 simple...

Natural Home Fragrance

{Photo credit: Cookies For Breakfast} Oh, have we got something exciting for you today!  A DIY natural home fragrance made with an item that is already...

3 Natural Remedies for Cradle Cap

Photo credit: Cookies For Breakfast We’ve all been there.  You bring your beautiful newborn baby home from the hospital, surely convinced that you've just birthed the most gorgeous...

How To Clean Pet Toys Naturally

Your pets are a part of your family, so it's no wonder that they have accumulated a LOT of possessions over the years. Fido...

Stripping Cloth Diapers in an HE Washer

  Over time, cloth diapers require some maintenance, commonly referred to as "stripping." Before you take the plunge, you should know the difference between two common...

Is Your Diaper Bag Poisoning Your Child?

Diaper bags have come a long way in terms of fashion and functionality. Today, there are literally hundreds of companies marketing chic, stylish diaper...

Easy & Natural Skin Care: The Oil Cleansing Method

Do you struggle with acne, dry skin, an oily t-zone? If so, the answer to your skin woes could be as easy as tossing...

How To Remove Stuck-On Grease Naturally

  As busy moms ourselves, we know you don't have time to spend standing over the kitchen sink at the end of the day, scraping...

Defending Your Green Lifestyle.

  We’ve all been there, the invasive questions people think they deserve to ask when you have children. Is he circumcised? Did you have a...

Ten Minutes To A Sparkling Microwave

{Photo credit: With A Red Bird On My Shoulder} Do you dread cleaning the stuck-on splatter your microwave accumulates over time? Who has time to...

How to Clean Toys

Kids seem to find a way to lick everything! It's definitely gross, so make life a little more sanitary by learning how to properly...

12 Uses for Vinegar

12 Uses for Vinegar Distilled white vinegar is an amazing alternative to many products you may normally use, but unlike those products it is inexpensive...

What’s Really In Your Toothpaste?

With dozens of different types of toothpaste on the market today, displaying slogans across their brightly colored boxes like "Triple Whitening Action" and "Extreme...

Junior Explorers: Teaching Kids Conservation One Classroom at a Time

In this day and age of environmental awareness and conservation, you often hear adults talking about leaving a better planet for the children who...

How To Remove Pet Stains Naturally And Effectively

  You love your pets. But you don't love the messes they sometimes leave on your carpets and furniture. From hairballs to pee puddles, it...

The Dos and Don’ts Of Composting

Reduce your family's ecological footprint by composting instead of throwing every item of waste in the trash. But, the rules of composting can be...

Grow Greener! 3 Garden Ideas From Repurposed Household Items

  Did you know that gardens can grow so much more than pretty flowers and tasty vegetables? Gardening is shown to reduce stress, elevate your...

3 Natural Teething Remedies

Photo credit: Cookies For Breakfast Any parent who has ever had a teething child knows that it’s a miserable experience (and it’s no fun for the...

Composting: Getting Started

Composting is a great way to reduce waste and create a precious, natural fertilizer for your garden. But, do you know the simple steps...

Natural Remedies For 5 Common Baby Ailments

No one likes to see their baby sick or in pain, and it can really be overwhelming for parents when something is wrong with...

How To: Make Vinegar Smell Better

Do you love cleaning with vinegar, but hate the smell? Well, here is a quick and easy solution to that problem, that leaves your house...

Cleaning With Baking Soda

BAKING SODA (sodium bicarbonate) is normally found in the kitchen for baking, but can be even more useful around the house as a cleaning...

Natural Skincare by Cecilia Wong

One of the hardest things on a mission to use cleaner, greener, healthier skin products is finding products that actually work. It's work in progress...

Homemade Diaper Wipe Solution

Even the most natural-minded, earth-loving, cloth-diaper-obsessed mamas can be a bit nervous about adding cloth diaper wipes to their diapering regimen.  We'll admit, there is...

Detoxify Your Home’s Air With Plants

There are many known toxins lurking in the average home. A few of these common toxins are formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and benzene. These substances can...

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