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  • Fast Facts about Organic Milk

    Fast Facts about Organic Milk

    Many of the regulations that allow dairy products to carry the label “certified organic” revolve around farming practices. In general, organic milk should come from cows that eat only organic food and are not enhanced with hormones, antibiotics or other chemicals.

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  • Fresh is in Season

    Fresh is in Season

    Happy Spring mamas!  This is a beautiful time of year, when we start noticing warmer weather, flowers blooming, and new fruits and veggies popping up.

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  • Fun Summer Treats Without Sugar

    Fun Summer Treats Without Sugar

    Summer is a time for playing outside, running through sprinklers, going to the beach, and picking fresh strawberries! Summer also means enjoying refreshing treats that bring those memorable smiles to our kid’s faces. 

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  • Investing the time to cook for your baby

    Investing the time to cook for your baby

    People always ask me for the quickest recipes and the fastest solutions to cooking for the their families because our lives are busy.  I get that, but plain and simple, it does take time to cook for your baby.

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  • Rainbow Eating For Babies

    Rainbow Eating For Babies

    When feeding your babies and toddlers, keep color in mind.  In my book, Organically Raised, I call this rainbow eating. 

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  • You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream… for Organic

    You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream… for Organic

    “What produce is organic?” I ask at my corner market near my apartment. The women working the cash registers look at me blankly and say, virtually in unison, “None.” (And here I was thinking the fact that the store has “green” in its name meant that it would obviously carry organic products).

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  • Babies, Bananas, and the Importance of Going Organic

    Babies, Bananas, and the Importance of Going Organic

    My 10-month old daughter is a banana fanatic. When I get home from the store with a new bunch, I try to discreetly put the yellow bundle in the fruit basket. She always catches me, perks up from whatever is her fascination of the moment (a piece of paper lately) and lets out a squeal. […]

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  • The Problem with Palm Oil

    The Problem with Palm Oil

    Pick up a box of Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, Pringles, or Philadelphia cream cheese, and global warming is probably pretty far from your mind. But these treats—along with a plethora of other popular products, including cosmetics, soaps, shampoos, and fabric softeners—share a common ingredient: palm oil.

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  • The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It

    The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It

    Unseasonably hot days feel different lately. They don’t just make me feel warm; they make me worried, too. I get to thinking about whether the sweltering is a bellwether of our future. Climate scientists tell us we can’t extrapolate from anecdotal experience like my weather worries, but we now have the data to confirm that […]

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  • As Easy as One, Two, Three: Simple Rules to Help Make Choices that are Great for Families and the Environment

    As Easy as One, Two, Three: Simple Rules to Help Make Choices that are Great for Families and the Environment

    You may be surprised to know that, pound for pound, kids eat more food, drink more liquids and inhale more fumes than adults. That’s why, according to the EPA, carcinogens in our environment are on average 10 times more potent for your kids than for you… in some cases 65 times more potent.

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