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YouTube – Rear facing vs forward facing position in the car

YouTube – Rear facing vs forward facing position in the car. My son is a little over 18 months at this point and I’ve had several moms ask me why I keep him rear facing or when I will be

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Pitocin and Autism

I was watching the news and there was a teaser about a jaundice and autism link. After reviewing the “study”, it is inconclusive and also contradictory to several other studies that have previously explored this link. After reading up on

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Mercury, lead and placenta used in some makeup

The Skin Deep Cosmetic Database is awesome source whenever you’re thinking about trying a new line of beauty products. While I was on there trying to decide between the Korres Mascara & the Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes! Natural Mascara, I

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Crying over the “Biggest Loser”

As I sit here watching this week’s episode of NBC’s the “Biggest Loser” and tears are rolling down my face, I’m always surprised at how emotional it makes me. But when I stop to think about it, its not very

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Which organic foods should you buy

By now, we should all know that buying organic food is best. But having a baby ain’t cheap. I try to balance it by buying organic foods that I know contain the most pesticides when grown commercially. Luckily, the Environmental

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Stop using Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo

While I was pregnant, I learned that the “tear free” ingredient in most baby shampoos and in particular, Johnson & Johnson, was a numbing agent. Basically, the baby doesn’t feel that his or her eyes are being burned by the

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Cinnamon

The little amount of cinnamon that you add won’t do any harm. It just might help a little.

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ACV and acne

Since our skin is our biggest organ it would make sense that ACV would help clear up the acne, too!

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Happy Baby Workout

Living in LA I have access to hundreds, if not thousands, of opportunities and classes to go with my child. However, what I need the most is a good workout I can do at home without having to pay money

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Can I give fish to my baby or toddler?

With all the talk about the dangers of mercury in fish (which it is something to be concerned about) most parents are scared to give fish to their family. Truthfully, all of us should be eating fish at least twice a

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