Why I Quit Working Outside The Home

I have a lot of respect for working mothers of small children. I say this because I am one, and I know how tough it is firsthand. :-) I have the luxury of being employed by my husband’s business, which had given me so much more latitude than most working mothers ever have. Still, I’ve […]

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Top 5 Foods to Eat When You’re Pregnant

Spinach. It’s full of vitamins A, C and K, as well as high in folic acid and iron. Other leafy greens like collard greens and kale are great substitutes. Blueberries. They’re rich in antioxidants and have vitamin C and manganese. Apples. There’s a reason for the whole “apple a day” line. They’re portable, delicious and […]

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green(er) dryer balls

I never really thought about dryer sheets much until I turned into a health nut a few years ago. It was then I first learned about questionable fragrance additives like pthalates, so being the good green sheep modern mother that I am, I switched to “free and clear” versions, occasionally buying some floofy natural versions. […]

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6 Reasons I Love Line-Drying Clothes (And You Might, Too)

The longer we’ve been line-drying the more I love it. Sure, there are virtually no shortcuts for getting stuff dry really fast. That said, if you can get in a semi-regular routine of washing clothes in the early morning (or even late at night) and hanging them up as part of the morning routine, it […]

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