Parenting has been the biggest learning curve for me, especially with my highly sensitive child. I’ve signed up for a few parenting newsletters and Facebook groups to keep abreast of tips that might help with my daughter (because God knows the traditional parenting I was brought up with does NOT work with her), and came […]
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Unless you live in a world without internet, you’ve probably seen the post on Gawker by Science Babe eloquently titled: “The ‘Food Babe’ Blogger Is Full of Shit”. As an eco-mom blogger, I follow a lot of green living & clean eating blogs, but have never paid attention to Food Babe until this came up.
Okay. Breastfeeding vs bottle feeding babies always seems to be a hot topic. On one hand, we know that breastfeeding is ultimately better for your baby’s immune system and nutrition, and of course is much greener than bottle feeding, because you’re not generating and consuming so much waste. And then there’s the issues around what […]
It’s a fact of life. There will always be bullies. How do we deal with it? I struggle with the answer to this question as I decide what to teach my 4-year-old daughter.
As a child, I always aspired to be a writer. I devoured books and wanted to be able to convey my thoughts and ideas to people through the written word. I loved to write and participated in many poetry contests and publications through elementary and junior high school. I remember one of my shining moments was when […]
Happy Earth Day! I am so excited to celebrate Earth Day with all of you – so thank you for reading and being a part of juicy green mom. Now more than ever we need to focus on doing the R’s for our earth. There are lots of Earth Month and Earth Day challenges out […]
It’s been awhile since I visited the issue of Palm Oil. In my previous post I tried to emphasize that not all palm oil is leading to tropical deforestation – but we need to make sure that it is produced sustainably. Which right now, for the most part, it isn’t. Here’s a great infographic provided […]
Recently I have discovered the world of swap pages. A friend of mine was telling me about how she was addicted to a particular swap page and couldn’t stop buying stuff off it. I didn’t understand until I joined the swap page myself. Then I realized how awesome it was. Here are the reasons why I […]
After discovering that my daughter is a Highly Sensitive Child (by reading The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them by Elaine Aron), I have been interested in reading more about the qualities of sensitivity and introversion. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain […]
One of the concerns when we were looking at daycare for my daughter was what she would eat. Up until she was 1 year old, I was vigilant about what she ingested – it had to, HAD TO be organic. That’s why I signed up for The Organic Box, so I could make her baby […]