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Advice from My Daughters on Attending My First BlogHer Conference

My daughters understand exactly why I would create my own custom tote to take along to my first BlogHer conference. They know I’m a bit old-fashioned and that I often value handcrafted items above anything we could find at the store. What’s really special is what’s inside:  old-fashioned school pictures and folded up artwork for […]

Continue Reading By on July 24, 2013 in BlogHer, children, conference, motherhood, parenting

Spoof Site Calls for More Consumer Product Transparency

Who pulls the Material Safety Data Sheet on every product for your home, before you go shopping? Chances are, you’ll learn a bit more than you would by relying on the product label to reveal everything you’re about to expose your family to.  How about some “inhalation may cause central nervous system effects?”  That’s on […]

Continue Reading By on July 9, 2013 in babies, cleaning, conscious consumerism, environment, family, green, green cleaning, health, home, motherhood, parenting, safer chemicals

Moms for Making Our Milk Safe

Mary Brune was pregnant with her third child when we met during the National Stroller Brigade in Washington. I had nothing to complain about in the humid May heat when expectant moms like her were gracefully strolling along for a good cause.  We were all gathered to show Washington that moms care about our children’s […]

Continue Reading By on July 23, 2012 in motherhood, pregnancy, safer chemicals