The Picture Guide to Car Seat Safety

I’ve written a ton about car seat safety. Many people do. This device is the only device you absolutely have to buy for a baby or your child can die. You can rig random things to function as child-proofing at home or pick up things from a garage sale, but when it comes to your […]

Poaching, Simmering, Boiling – your guide to hot liquids.

Many the recipe for simple foods as well as complex has listed “bring to a boil, then simmer” or something similar. But what exactly do these mean?

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Nestlé Boycott: About the Chocolate

A lot of people within natural, “AP” circles tend to boycott Nestlé… or hear a lot that others do. In 1887 when Henri Nestlé made his infant formula mixture to ‘save the life’ of a neighbor’s baby whose mother was ill and unable to breastfeed, I don’t think he expected that in a century, his […]

Shocking News: Nutella is Not Health Food.

Just when I thought I’d heard it all in terms of ridiculous lawsuits, I read about this California mother who is suing Nutella because it isn’t healthy. What the heck? Is this really what we have come to? Who on earth thought that Nutella was health food to begin with, anyway?

Giveaway: Signed copy of “Mommy Breastfeeds My Baby Brother”

If you have a toddler or preschooler and are pregnant or trying to be, this book is an absolute-must! In Mommy Breastfeeds My Baby Brother by Mark Repkin, brand-new big sister Jenna has a lot of questions about her new baby brother, like “Why can’t he use a sippy cup?” and frustration over how much […]

Food Friday: Italian Sausage Soup

It’s been a slow week around these parts, but as promised, here’s some food for your Friday! Super easy, minimal effort, one pot soup with lots of flavor. I based it off of Olive Garden’s recipe for their Italian Sausage soup, but mine was pretty darned tasty. The only differences are minor, such as I […]