When I started exercising again after Elliette’s birth, I found myself in need of some new clothing and equipment. Since comfort was top of mind, I started searching for yoga pants. (Mom staple, right?) I knew the Gaiam name from some of the gear I already had, but when I looked them up I found SO much more than I expected!
Winter is approaching, and sniffles and sneezes are already starting in our house. But this year we’re ahead of the game with an early batch of homemade elderberry syrup. Elderberry is an immunity-boosting plant that has been used for centuries as a remedy for flu, colds, sore throats, inflammation and a ton of other ailments. While it’s hard to find definitive proof that it will keep you well, the history of its use speaks for itself. A quick Google search will yield page after page of information about this highly regarded berry. Continue reading
Looking for a truly special gift for your little one, or maybe for your favorite parents-to-be? Give them the gift of safe, peaceful sleep with a Naturepedic organic cotton crib and toddler mattress! Continue reading
I can’t be the only one who gets bugged by pesky fruit flies, right? When you have lots of fruits and veggies around the kitchen, it kind of comes with the territory. Continue reading
Hey, I know you.
You’re that mom who saw those 2 little pink lines and wanted to change the whole world. It started small, with a healthy diet and more exercise. Maybe you stopped wearing perfume and using harsh cleaning products. Then you started changing everything from your beauty products to the containers you store your food in. By the time your baby arrived, you wanted nothing more than to wrap them in the cleanest little bubble you could find and keep them there forever.
I recognize you because your story is so much like mine. As moms, we only want the best for our babies, and that desire to make their little worlds perfect can really take over. In my case, I eventually realized that the pursuit of perfection and that unattainable “purity” just isn’t possible. So, we prioritize.
When we were planning for our first child, I made exceptions on some things, but the one baby purchase I absolutely wouldn’t budge on was our crib mattress. It was the one place my baby would be spending the most time, and the one product they’d be putting their face on for hours. I did my research on natural, organic options, and there was no choice for us but Naturepedic. Continue reading