Posts in Food For Thought
To-Go Mommy & Me Lunches: How to Pack Easy, Healthy Meals for the Big & Little Eaters

Do you pack a beautiful lunch for your child and then end up packing yourself the odds and ends? Instead, pack the same healthy lunch for both of you in two different ways! Everyone gets an amazing lunch they will enjoy and you won't waste time you don't have in the kitchen.

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5 Awesome Podcasts for Kids.....That You're Going to Love Too!

Podcasts are a listening staple for many adults, but did you know that there are oodles of amazing, fun and even educational podcasts geared towards kids? There are! And they are perfect for those long (or short) car rides, as a screen-time alternative, or just for some good 'ol family time listening! Here are 5 awesome ones that both YOU and the kids are going to adore!

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Natural 2-Ingredient Snow Dough

Natural 2-Ingredient Snow Dough is quick to throw together in a large bowl or reusable bin and can set your child's imagination totally on fire! It's naturally gluten-free for children and/or families with high gluten sensitivity and I bet you already have these 2 ingredients hanging around your house.

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3 Tips For Packing A Healthy Balanced Lunch Box

Your child needs a truly nutrient-dense lunch so that their brains have all the vitamins and minerals the brain needs to absorb and retain information. Yet, packing a healthy lunch that really fuels you or your child up and powers you on through the rest of your day can feel really tricky. Here are the 3 guidelines I use when packing up my daughter's lunch.....and my own!

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Why I Planned to Breastfeed My Daughter....and Then Didn't

This is not a pro-breastfeeding post. Nor is it a pro-formula feeding post. Its a pro-mommy post. A post about finding balance and your own way in motherhood. A post about planning to parent one way, and then discovering that way isn't going to work for your unique life. It is a post about why I had every intention in the world of breastfeeding my daughter when she was born....and then didn't. 

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What Ingredients to Avoid In Sunscreen + 4 Non-Toxic Sunscreens

Our skin is our biggest organ! Whatever we put on our skin will go into our stystems! So, if I don't want to eat some gnarly chemical, than I certainly want to think twice about putting it on my skin! Here are the chemicals I steer clear of when picking out a sunscreen....and some natural brands that I love

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DIY Natural Foaming Hand Soap

I wish I had known years ago how easy and cost efficient homemade natural foaming hand soap could be. Like, so easy. Besides the fact that you are skipping the yucky stuff that are in so many of the hand soap on the market today, this DIY Natural Foaming Hand Soap is probably the easiest product for your home that you can whip up.

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DIY Natural Dry Shampoo

I don't know about you, but next to coffee and leggings, dry shampoo might just be the lifeblood of motherhood for me. And I've cooked up my own personal favorite DIY Natural Dry Shampoo recipe...with ingredients just kicking around the kitchen!

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