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Organic Baby Atlanta

You don't have to be a hippie mom to raise your baby green

do you really even need a nursing bra?

This post is sponsored by Nakturnal. All opinions are my own.  Now that I'm definitely done breastfeeding (!!!!), I've been cleaning out my closet. It's amazing what I have buried back there. Enough baby carriers to wear a small army. (I'm keeping all of those forever...

5 toxins to fear in your non-organic nursery

Healthy Child, Healthy World is launching an interactive toolkit this week to help you get toxins out of your nursery. I got a sneak preview, but I'll be honest: haven't read the whole thing. Truth is, I may never read it. I can never decide how much I actually want...

why I’m starting a new blog

Big news here, friends: I'm starting a new blog. Actually I already started it. Check it out. It's got a cool title: How to Be Supermom. You may be wondering why I would do something so crazy as start a new blog when I have no idea how I'm keeping up with this one....

10 things I love about holidays with family

Holidays with extended family are so much fun. Sure, there are challenges when ten or eleven people spend a week in a house that's usually home to two. (At some point some of us are going to have to stay in a hotel. I figure we can postpone that longer if we cosleep.)...

happy Christmas eve!

A year ago today, my son was one day old. On Christmas Eve morning, my daughter came home from spending the night at my mom's house and met her brother for the first time. When I posted this picture on Facebook, one of her preschool friends saw it and said, "But I...

is organic juice better if it’s not real juice?

Last week I was at the grocery store. In the juice aisle. I know, I know -- juice isn't that great for kids, but I started sending juice boxes in my daughter's lunch as a special treat and now she kind of expects it and at least if she's drinking juice then she's not...

how sharing breastfeeding can change your life

Our culture is squeamish about breastfeeding. We think breasts are sexual, breastfeeding is a private act, and breast milk is a dangerous substance that spreads disease, pestilence, and subversive thinking. Sure, breast is best and all that, but keep it in private,...

13 little-known tricks to gently help your baby sleep

Parents don't need to sleep. You know that, right? Babies need sleep. It's absolutely essential for their neurological development that they get at least 70% of the recommended hours of sleep (which you can reference here). If they get less, their...