One Ingredient at a time series: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

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The truth about tampons {and} why you should switch to organic

Affiliate link disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.  Should you use them to purchase something (at no additional cost to you) I may receive a commission which helps support the blog. So thank you! [Read all my disclosures here] My discovery about using organic tampons happened by accident.  About six years ago, I was barely managing …

Book Review: Smart Mom’s Guide to Essential Oils & {Giveaway}

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10 reasons I am rocking motherhood

I was tagged by Chelsea at The French Lemon to participate in the #rockingmotherhood challenge. Thanks so much Chelsea! The goal behind the challenge is to help moms focus on the things they are doing great at, rather than the things they think they are failing at.  On some days I know I feel like I am …

5 truths beginner bloggers {who are serious about blogging} need to know

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New Series! One Ingredient At a Time (phthalates)

  Since becoming more conscious about the chemicals I am using around my house and putting into my body, I have started to read ingredient labels like it’s my job.  Have you ever stopped to read these labels? There are so many things on them I can’t pronounce and I honestly have no clue what …

Pregnant again? How the second time is different than the first

Oh the joys of pregnancy.  Being pregnant is an interesting journey.  In nine short (or long) months your body takes over and you are just along for the ride.  While I love the fact that there is a baby growing inside of me, the rest I just kind of tolerate.  Some women absolutely love being …