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A Simple Guide to Rock Painting

Last week our two-year old son proudly brought a headless snake into the house (it was probably a casualty from the lawn mower). I am still saying prayers of gratitude that he brought it to his dad and not me. 😉 Really this is a common occurrence, not the headless snake part, but the joy and…

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

I’ve been on a bit of a quest this year to find a more natural option for dyeing Easter eggs. Not just for heath reasons, but I was also looking to create a more ‘rustic’ look, rather than the traditional neon flare.  I did not realize how easy it would be, and with things I already…

Memory Verses for Kids

One of the sweetest gifts my parents gave me was the verses they trained me to memorize when I was a child. I remember my mom had typed out a full page of references on her typewriter 😉 and rewarded us with smiley-face stickers as we committed each one to memory. Share this:

DIY Diaper Wipes and Solution

I shouldn’t have, but I did…I went to EWG’s cosmetic database and looked at the ingredients in the Huggies Natural diaper wipes we have been using on our kids. DMDM Hydantoin? Methylparben? Polysorbate-20? Although they rated only moderately-toxic they pose viable risks for allergies, immunotoxicity, endocrine disruption, and so on… Share this:

Cloth Diapering From a Non-Expert

I love how cloth diapering is such a funny topic to discuss. It’s not exactly cool or fashionable. And when you mention it in a group of people, you never know what kind of reactions you are going to get. For me, it’s usually a raised eyebrow, wide eyes, and a curious, possibly disgusted look,…