Ecocentric Mom

Benefits of an Organic Mattress

Benefits of an Organic Mattress
The average person spends 1/3 of their life sleeping. Assuming you live to 90, that means you spend 30 years asleep! While the benefits of sleep are well known, have you given any thought to how the materials in your bed can affect your health? Some moms often ask, “Do I need an organic mattress?” Organic […]

How to Pack a Waste-Free Lunch

8 Ways to Beat the Baby Blues
A waste-free lunch means there is NO trash to throw away at the end of the meal — compost items such as banana peels or apple cores do not count as trash.  While common lunch products such as single-use bags or aluminum foil are certainly convenient, they also have a significant impact on our environment. […]

Beauty From the Sea: 4 Ocean Ingredients That Give Your Skin A Glow

Beauty From the Sea: 4 Ocean Ingredients That Give Your Skin A Glow
It may not be beach season quite yet, but you can always draw upon natural ocean resources to make your beauty routine more green and effective. These natural beauty ingredients are affordable and safe to add to your regimen, and they really work to help give your skin a luxurious glow. Read on to learn about the four powerful […]

5 Eco-Friendly Tips for Keeping a Germ Free Home

5 Eco-Friendly Tips for Keeping a Germ Free Home
Once you bring a new baby into your home, you start to think about things differently. Keeping a germ free home is one of those areas. According to the CDC, “cleaning and disinfecting surfaces and objects that may be contaminated with germs like the flu can help slow the spread of influenza.” That new baby is […]

DIY House Cleaning Recipes

Many commercially available household cleaning products are full of harsh chemicals that haven’t been shown to be safe for consumers! If you’re wondering about the brands you use, check out the EWG website which contains tons of resources about toxicity in common cleaning products. There are plenty of emerging brand dedicated to offering cleaning solutions […]