Category: Family Life

Even My Bra is Organic

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I never even thought about searching for an organic bra before I was pregnant with my son. I’m sure they were out there, but I’d never encountered any in any of my bra-shopping trips, and I’d certainly never sought one out on my own. But that changed once I became pregnant and realized my breasts…

Baby K’tan Baby Carrier Review

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  If there’s one thing I’ve learned about baby carriers, it’s just how difficult it is to find one that suits you. I’ve tried wraps, slings and soft-shelled carriers, and they’ve all had their pluses and minuses, but I hadn’t really found one that I truly loved — until now. I was recently provided with…

Choosing Eco-Friendly Non-Stick Cookware

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Concerned about the potential health effects from the chemicals used to produce non-stick cookware, we abandoned its use in our household several years ago. At first, we turned to cast iron skillets, but those became impractical once we moved into a new house and started cooking with a glass cooktop. Eventually, we settled on a…

$5 for a 2-year subscription to Parenting or Parenting School Years

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In honor of Mother’s Day, Eversave is offering a 2-year subscription to your choice of Parenting or Parenting School Years for just $5 — that’s 94% off the cover price. These magazines offer tips and advice for moms with children ranging from infants to school-age, as well as recipes, health & fitness pointers, beauty tips…

Adopting an older dog


This is a little outside the realm of my usual posts here, since it has nothing to do with Montessori education or natural living, but it’s an issue near and dear to my heart. Plus, it’s on my mind right now because we just added another (canine) member to our little family. Her name is…

Wordless Wednesday: Our square-foot garden

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Wordless Wednesday: Finally got a dual-flush toilet

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