October 20, 2014

If you’re a parent with an iPhone, you’re probably like me and have thousands of photos and video clips of your kids on your camera roll. Although I love the ease of taking and saving photos and videos with my phone, I’ve always thought that it would be great to make a complete professional quality movie with the click of a button. The OneDay App can do this! It helps you create … More

October 2, 2014

What are your favorite things about fall? Letting go of summer has always been tough for me but I find comfort in the beautiful fall colors, food, gardening, and walks that we take outdoors. I love DIY projects with my little girls this time of year, like our Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bag Sewing Project. These are the cutest little trick-or-treat bags and they have so many other uses! You could make a … More

April 6, 2014 | 6 responses

Thanks so much to everyone who participated in our Natural Earth Paint giveaway! Congratulations to Dawn G., our winner. Please stay tuned for more healthy giveaways in the near future! I was excited when Natural Earth Paint asked me to review their Wooden Eggs Craft Kit and Natural Egg Dye Kit because I love doing eco-friendly crafts with my daughters. I really wanted to try these paints and dyes since … More

March 4, 2014 | 2 responses

This guest post by stay-at-home mom and writer Naomi Shaw is really helpful for me, and I’m sure it will be for many of you as well! Picky eating is a common occurrence in households with toddlers, and Naomi shares lots of great (and realistic) tips here. Do you have a picky eater in the family? Is it getting harder and harder to win those mealtime battles? Check out these … More

February 23, 2014 | one response

Cloth baby wipes are a wonderful alternative to disposable wipes because they save money, reduce waste in the environment, they’re soft on baby’s sensitive skin and they’re toxin-free. But, are they as convenient? They absolutely can be! I’ll show you some tips to make using cloth wipes hassle-free. Different Types of Cloth Wipes I’ve been using cloth baby wipes for a year and a half now without looking back. I … More

January 16, 2014 | 6 responses

I’m writing this post on how to wash cloth diapers in a top loading HE washer (vs. front loading) because the two types of machines are very different when it comes to diapers. If you cloth diaper or think you might consider it in the near future, AND are shopping for a new washing machine, I would recommend a top loader. I’ll explain why in a minute. If you have … More

November 6, 2013

This post is featured in Homegrown & Healthy’s Cloth Diapering Made Simple series. Head over for the entire post and to stock up on lots of other helpful cloth diapering tips! You’re not going to want to miss it if you’re new to cloth diapering. After a stressful long distance move this past summer, this view was such a beautiful one: clean cloth diapers hanging from our new clothesline. And, they smelled … More

October 21, 2013 | 2 responses

This guest post is written by Kristin Revere, who is an instructor of Anni Daulter’s Sacred Pregnancy classes. She recently completed her Sacred Postpartum certification; the sister program to Sacred Pregnancy. Part of my Art of Sacred Postpartum training through Sacred Pregnancy included making nourishing foods for new mamas. We were taught the importance of warming the mama’s body and raising her internal temperature through warming foods. Anni Daulter created this recipe … More

October 2, 2013

This guest post is written by Kristin Revere, who brought Anni Daulter’s Sacred Pregnancy movement to her Michigan hometown earlier this year. She recently completed her Sacred Postpartum certification; the sister program to Sacred Pregnancy. As a Sacred Pregnancy Instructor, my goal is to empower women in pregnancy and childbirth, and it made sense to be able to support them during their postpartum time, as well, by receiving the Sacred Postpartum … More

September 20, 2013

This is a guest post by Alicia Lawrence. She is a content coordinator for a 12 Keys and blogs in her free time at MarCom Land. Her articles have been published by Her Fitness Hut, Examiner.com, and Ask Miss A. We all have childhood memories that we cling to. Whether they’re a way to remember life before the stressors of the real world took hold or a way to just … More