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*Update: Commercials for Johnson’s claimed that they’ve removed many of their baby wash’s problematic ingredients. Check the new label to see if their new formulation is non toxic.*

Whenever I discover amazing non- toxic products that work well in my home, I love to sha...

We’re a month into the school year and I now remember what the morning routine looks like- kids coming down half asleep, homework flying all over, someone can’t find a shoe and no one can think of what they want to eat for breakfast... plus, we have a rambunctious 8- m...

While a baby’s pediatrician may give some cursory food recommendations on how to begin feeding solids, this is still an area that always seems to overwhelm and confuse parents. I often hear comments like “even though this is my fourth kid, I still don’t know what I’m d...

Maybe your baby is nursing or bottle feeding on a good schedule. And maybe said baby is sleeping or even, dare I say it, napping in a way that works for you. Just when you begin thinking you got this whole mom thing down, a whole new journey begins- starting solid food...

Possibly one of the most divisive topics of modern parenting is the issue of vaccines. With my first two children I vaccinated according to the CDC schedule, which currently recommends over 50 shots by age 2.

While both children are healthy, they both had issues as babi...

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Many of my clients begin the pantry makeover session by saying something like "Just so you know I don't shop at  health food stores." Often they choose 1-2 markets to shop in and cannot find the time/ patience/ money to shop in these specialty stores. This article is m...

Like peanut butter and jelly, some things are just better together. For me, zucchini and chickpeas have always been one of those things. Growing up, my mom always stuck the two in a pot together and cooked it until the zucchini was mushy and yum. I’m never one to mess...

We all need that quick go- to no- bake recipe for when it's Friday afternoon and the kids ask "what's for dessert?" My kids made these balls beginning to end- playing with the dough for wayyyy too long, making a mess of my just cleaned kitchen... while you certainly ca...

Sometimes I struggle when it comes to trying to come up with homemade snack options for my kids to send to school- they need to be easily transportable, kid friendly enough that they don't get traded but healthy enough to not give me mom guilt! This is a lot to ask fro...

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