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Hidden Vegetable Smoothie Recipes

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…

Child-Proof Bathroom

6 Easy Ways to Child-Proof Your Bathroom

Safety in the home is an important part of raising a child. Failing to take the necessary precautions to child-proof your home can lead to serious injuries. From slipping hazards to sharp corners, the bathroom can be a danger to your small children if not properly child-proofed. Here are six simple and realistic tactics for child safety in…

Petroleum in Personal Care Products

Petroleum in Personal Care Products

Petrolatum, derived from petroleum, is an ingredient that is ideal to stay away from whenever possible. Petroleum is found in several personal care products, including cosmetics, lotions, and even hand soaps. It also contains two well-known carcinogens: Benzo-B-Fluoranthene and Benzo-A-Pyrene. This ingredient can also prevent the skin from excreting and breathing. Which Ingredients to Watch For…

small business

6 Unique & Eco-Friendly Small Businesses to Shop at This Holiday Season

Regardless of which holiday you're celebrating this season, finding the perfect gift for your loved ones is often at the top of everyone's to-do lists. Being a small business, ourselves, we at Ecocentric Mom always strive to support other small businesses with admirable social missions and quality, eco-friendly products. We've compiled a list of some of our favorites…

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…