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5 Disney Movies That Teach Kids About The Environment

5 Disney Movies That Teach Kids About The Environment
Teaching kids about the environment is an important way to get them involved in caring for our world. Admittedly, it can sometimes be tough to do so in a fun and engaging manner. Do you have Disney fanatics in your home? Some Disney movies can teach your kids about nature and the environment without them even realizing they’re learning! […]

Vitamins & Supplements – What Does My Baby Really Need?

Vitamins & Supplements – What Does My Baby Really Need?
It’s no secret that proper nutrition, especially key vitamins and minerals, is crucial to anyone’s health. Your new baby has even more needs for all the elements that develop bone, brain, and organ health. By the time your baby is 6 months old, though, the pediatrician has likely suggested that you give your baby three supplements […]

Hidden Vegetable Smoothie Recipes: Feeding Picky Eaters

Hidden Vegetable Smoothie Recipes: Feeding Picky Eaters
One of the biggest problems parents face is making sure that their children are getting enough nutrition. Additionally, planning meals is hard enough with our busy schedules! Thankfully, recipes for hidden vegetable smoothies make delicious and nutritious in-between meal snacks that are great for kids! Smoothies are a fantastic way to get veggies into picky eaters because of […]

5 Eco-Friendly Product Swaps to Make 2017 Your Healthiest Year Yet

5 Eco-Friendly Product Swaps to Make 2017 Your Healthiest Year Yet
Happy New Year! You’ve poured the champagne and sparkling cider, kissed your loved ones, and perhaps even had a night away from your kids – now it’s time to think about your 2017 goals. The New Year is known for resolutions, which are infamous for being broken. This year, what if you were to focus on living a healthier lifestyle instead […]

Ingredients & Products That Might Double Your Breastmilk Supply

Ingredients & Products That Might Double Your Breastmilk Supply
Breast milk has many benefits for your baby, especially since naturally occurring nutrients can’t be beaten. Breastfeeding is hard work, though! Many mamas find themselves struggling to keep up their milk production, but there is no reason to feel ashamed or inadequate about this. What is available to help? These six ingredients, known as galactagogues, can […]

Natural Remedies for Pregnancy Nausea

Natural Remedies for Pregnancy Nausea
Pregnancy-linked nausea is a fact of life for many, if not all, pregnant women.  While a lucky few evade this symptom, others are plagued by nausea well beyond their first trimester.  In some cases, nausea can be so severe that it leads to dehydration, fatigue, and other medical conditions, such as hyperemesis gravidarum, that require […]

3 Reasons to Switch to Natural Toothpaste Today

3 Reasons to Switch to Natural Toothpaste Today
Have you ever considered switching to natural toothpaste? Take a look at the list of ingredients on the regular, big-brand toothpaste varieties and it might just sway your decision! As consumers, we have a tendency to presume that any products we buy are totally safe, and fit for human consumption. Most of the time, we […]

Mom Dating is The New Dating Game

Mom Dating is The New Dating Game
Being a new mom has enough challenges. From adjusting to life with a baby, to career standstills, to the strain it can place on your spousal relationships – it’s easy to feel defeated and alone. Having someone that you can relate to with the ups and downs of parenthood, at the exact moment that you […]

Coconut Oil Use in Pregnancy and Beyond

Coconut Oil Use in Pregnancy and Beyond
We are crazy about coconut oil and its many uses, from the kitchen pantry to your vanity as part of your beauty regimen. In fact, we love it so much that we featured it in our Ecocentric Mom August 2016 Pregnancy Box. Coconut oil is especially beneficial in pregnancy, serving many purposes to help boost […]

Curry Chicken with Basmati Rice Recipe

Curry Chicken with Basmati Rice Recipe
As we enter the warm summer months, many are finding any excuse to fire up the grill. We love health conscious meals that taste great and don’t take too much time to prepare, allowing families to spend more time together. Spice up your family’s weekly menu with this light and tasty dish, perfect for those […]

Postpartum Sex & Other Physical Changes – Let's Talk About It

Postpartum Sex & Other Physical Changes – Let's Talk About It
A positive pregnancy test leads to a rush of deep emotions and a wide range of crazy thoughts. Sometimes we find ourselves so focused on the baby that we completely forget about the physical changes that begin during pregnancy and continue after the birth of your baby. The focus in our culture seems to […]

Should I Avoid Parabens?

Should I Avoid Parabens?
Most of us are pretty aware that the largest organ of the human body is our skin. Moms want to know more about the products they’re using so we are able to make natural, healthy decisions to protect ourselves and our families. There has been quite a bit of buzz about parabens over the past few years, […]