Natural, Non-Toxic Laundry: Nellie’s Dryer Balls

I was just doing my laundry the other day and was reminded of how much I have loved using these nifty dryer balls! For starters, why would I not simply use dryer sheets? They may contain ingredients such as: benzyl acetate (linked to pancreatic cancer), benzyl alcohol (an upper respiratory tract irritant), ethanol (linked to central nervous system disorders), limonene (a known carcinogen) and chloroform (a neurotoxin and carcinogen), among others (source) Similarly to fabric softeners, dryer sheets may contain: neurotoxic toluene and trimethylbenzene, styrene […]

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Pregnancy Update: 32 Weeks

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Hair? Oh really?

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Big News! (and a request for your help!)

Image by spudballoo In approximately 8 weeks, give or take, our family life will be changing in a very big way! Nope, I’m not talking about the coming baby (although that is definitely a big part of the changes set to arrive in 8 weeks!). I’m actually talking about another exciting thing that has been in the works for a good many years, and is finally about to become a reality! In early August, around the same time as baby #3 will be arriving, my […]

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Another Season, Another Diet, Another Meal Plan

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Much Ado About Sunscreen

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Hope in His Goodness

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Healthy, Natural Pregnancy: Considering Homebirth

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