Archives for October 2010

A Natural Face…Kind Of

I am one of those girl's who doesn't leave the house without her makeup on. When I was younger, my mother worked in cosmetics and I would spend my afternoons hanging out at the makeup counter giving myself makeovers. Needless to say, I like makeup, so a true natural face isn't really an option for me. But I want to be more careful about what I put on my face every day. Did you know that majority of cosmetics and skin care products are full of toxins? If you have a minute, check out this … [Read more...]

The Outdoor “Womb”

No, it's not a new HGTV show. It's my thoughts on babywearing. Attachment Parenting talks about continuing the womb experience for your baby after they are born to help them make a gentle transition into this busy world. Some of the ways you can do this are by breastfeeding, co-sleeping and babywearing. Wearing Little Man in a Ring Sling at 3 months... People joked with me that it was like I was still pregnant when I wore Little Man in the Ring Sling. Exactly! He's up … [Read more...]

No More Paper Towels!

So I kind of forgot to post a change for September, but now I am back on track. For those of you that don't know, One Small Change is basically a challenge to make one environmentally friendly change per month to reduce your carbon footprint.We have recently made the switch to using cloth napkins and rags in place of paper towels. It was a change I had been planning to make for a while, but for some reason it seemed like a lot of work. A few weeks ago I was rummaging around in a bin at the … [Read more...]