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IN THIS ISSUE: Our 5th Annual Eco Baby Gear Guide | Life Lessons from Earth Day | Fun Summer Fashions | Recipes | More…


Lego Survival Guide

How to Repair an Original Lego Creation Without Your Child Knowing You Broke it

Editor’s note: This article started as a Facebook post. One morning my cousin (who was like a sister to me growing up) updated her status to: “Another chapter in my never written on paper but often thought of parenting guide … Continue reading

Whole Grain Apple Cinnamon Bars Recipe

Whole Grain Apple Cinnamon Bars

My children love any kind of fruit or cereal bar and eat them just about every day. Even though I would buy organic cereal bars, it’s still processed food. Plus, buying box after box gets expensive. I wanted to find … Continue reading

A great list of WHY and HOW to swap conventional cleaners for simple, affordable DIY versions.

Safer Spring Cleaning

Every day, many of us spray, wipe, and clean with products that contain impossible-to-pronounce ingredients and impossible-to-identify chemicals. These cleaning products do the job they were designed for, but what about potential health and environmental impacts? Is a smudge-free window worth … Continue reading

Sage Spoonfuls Set

Sage Spoonfuls Glass Baby Food System & Steamer Giveaway

We were delighted when Liza Huber asked us to be the first to check out Sage Spoonfuls’ newest addition to their award-winning Make Your Own Baby Food line: the Sage Baby stainless steel eco-steamer. In fact, we loved it so much, … Continue reading



Karmanos Birth Center - Gorgeous!

The Best of Both Worlds: Natural Birth in a Private Suite

…Featuring the Karmanos Center for Natural Birth “Your body knows how to do this… your baby knows how to do this…” These are the words I find myself hypnotically saying at almost every birth, as I watch a mama dive … Continue reading


Whole Grain Apple Cinnamon Bars Recipe

Whole Grain Apple Cinnamon Bars

My children love any kind of fruit or cereal bar and eat them just about every day. Even though I would buy organic cereal bars, it’s still processed food. Plus, buying box after box gets expensive. I wanted to find … Continue reading


Carrot & Pineapple Smoothie

Carrot & Pineapple Smoothie

A healthy and delicious way to start the day!  Carrots are rich in  fiber, vitamin K, potassium, folate, manganese, phosphorous, magnesium, vitamin E and zinc.  And pineapples are loaded with thiamin, riboflavin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, manganese and potassium. … Continue reading


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