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How Yoga Brings You Closer to Your Baby

How Yoga Brings You Closer to Your Baby
Prenatal yoga can make pregnancy much less scary as the focus becomes more about the profound connection between mother and unborn child. Women in...

Healthy Treats On-The-Go: Snack Hacks For Your Next Roadtrip

Healthy Treats On-The-Go: Snack Hacks For Your Next Roadtrip
It can sometimes be difficult to make healthy choices and eat all natural foods when we’re on the go. With sugar loaded, artificially colored convenience foods and snacks lurking around every corner, feeding yourself and your kids healthy treats and wholesome snacks can be tough! This is particularly true when traveling. Now that sunny days and […]

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 […]

Got Allergies? Swap For These Safe Household Products

Got Allergies? Swap For These Safe Household Products
Living with an allergy in the family can be challenging at the best of times. It’s tough to constantly scrutinize the back of every ingredient label, check whether friends have pets before visiting, or decline invitations to activities your child can’t partake in. Most moms of children who suffer from allergies are careful about keeping their […]

Brewing Herbal Tea: How to Squeeze Benefits from Every Drop

Brewing Herbal Tea: How to Squeeze Benefits from Every Drop
Herbal teas — also known as tisanes — have been known to us for thousands of years for their medicinal, healing, and nurturing benefits. Who loves drinking herbal teas more than expecting or new moms? Not only do they omit caffeine (which doctors recommend we limit during pregnancy and nursing), but they can also help with many […]

8 Ways to Beat the Baby Blues

8 Ways to Beat the Baby Blues
A mother’s life and body drastically change after giving birth. These dramatic changes can cause many women to experience the baby blues or even postpartum depression. The main reason for this emotional downward spiral is due to a sudden change of hormones after the birth. Adjusting to parenthood and a lack of sleep can also play […]

Insect Repellants Tips to Stay Safe

Insect Repellants Tips to Stay Safe
With spring on the horizon, it’s time for pretty dresses, new shoes, cleaning and… bugs! One of the very few downsides to being outside is the potential for insect bites. Some may just be itchy and annoying, but others can be lifechanging. Many biting bugs carry diseases such as Lyme and the dreaded Zika, among […]

5 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

5 Foods You Should NEVER Eat
For the most part, all of us want to live healthier lives and make the right food choices every day. With the over abundant access to junk food in our grocery stores and fast food restaurants on every corner, this is becoming more and more difficult. In some cases, the best options are obvious, like […]

Four Healthy, Make-Ahead Freezer Meals For Busy Moms

Four Healthy, Make-Ahead Freezer Meals For Busy Moms
Nobody can argue that being a mother is a full-time job in and of itself, and that’s before factoring in the cooking, cleaning, and other work that many moms do on a daily basis. As a parent, we want the absolute best for our kids. Since you’re visiting us here at Ecocentric Mom, we’ll hazard a guess […]

5 Paleo Desserts That Look Too Delicious To Be Healthy

Create An Ocean In A Bottle
You know exactly the feeling we’re talking about — that mid-morning craving for something sweet to go alongside your coffee or herbal tea, or the desire for an indulgent late-night snack before crawling into bed. Desserts can be wonderful, but it is possible to have too much of a good thing. Like any food, desserts and […]

It's All Black and White — At Least to Your Baby!

It's All Black and White — At Least to Your Baby!
The first time you see your baby after he or she is born is nothing short of magical. Did you know, though, that your new baby’s vision is only in black, white, and gray tones? At birth, your child’s eyesight is not fully developed. Read on to learn about your baby’s vision in their first six […]

Busy Green Moms! Here's 4 Easy Tips to Make Your Life Easier

Busy Green Moms! Here's 4 Easy Tips to Make Your Life Easier
Okay Ecocentric Moms, let’s admit it: Living an eco-friendly lifestyle is not always the easiest. We try our hardest, but in between rushing to work, rushing home from work, and engaging with our kids – there’s not a lot of time left to live as ‘greenly’ as we would like to. Regardless, there are some things you can do – and do easily […]