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The Best Natural DIY Baby Shampoo and Body Wash Recipes

The Best Natural DIY Baby Shampoo and Body Wash Recipes

It's important to choose safe and natural products when cleaning your baby. Most conventional baby care products are full of toxic chemicals that can cause skin irritation, asthma and even cancer. Babies are most at risk because their bodies are still developing. The easiest way to know what you are putting on your baby's skin is to make these products yourself using natural ingredients. Making personal care products from scratch is definitely trial and error. I have compiled a list of the best recipes that I have found that use only natural ingredients.

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7 Safe, Eco-Friendly Ways for Your Kids to Enjoy the Pool

7 Safe, Eco-Friendly Ways for Your Kids to Enjoy the Pool

My kids love going to the pool, but it used to fill me with anxiety. I would worry about the chlorine in the water, the PVC in the pool toys and the chemicals in the sunscreen. Fortunately, companies are making a lot of progress when it comes to offering safe alternatives to toxic pool gear. And I am discovering my own cheap and easy DIY alternatives to things like pool toys. If you want to be stress-free at the pool, read on!

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Designing the Mud Kitchen: Phase One

Planning the Mud Kitchen: Phase One

Ever since our visit to Boxerwood Gardens in Lexington, Virginia, my kids have been begging me for a mud kitchen. They spent hours there making mud pies with mud and gravel, salads with grass and flowers, and mud milkshakes. Plus, Pinterest is full of inspiring mud kitchen ideas. So I have begun the planning phase of putting a mud kitchen in our yard.

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Healthy and Natural Eating for Moms & Kids

Healthy and Natural Eating for Moms & Kids

Nothing is more important to your health than choosing safe and healthy foods to eat, especially if you are a pregnant woman or small child. Before and after birth, babies are much more vulnerable to dangerous chemicals found in pesticides, fertilizers, antibiotics and food additives.

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Way to Display Precious Collections

Way to Display Precious Collections

Use an antique letterpress tray to store precious rock collections.

Submitted by a mom to a 6yo boy

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