Green & Healthy Living

Welcome to the Fall Into Green Giveaway Hop, hosted by Happy Mothering and Happy Green Mama through the Green Moms Network. Each participating blog is hosting a green or eco-friendly giveaway worth at least $25. You can find the list of participating blogs at the bottom of my post. Whether you are a mama-to-be or […]

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Why Reuse a Cup?

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

Click image to see a larger version Why Reuse a Cup? via Reusable Bags – Factory Direct Promos

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Why Shop the Farmer’s Market?

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

Thank you to Michelle of Everything’s Abuzz for this guest post! Spring has sprung and for many towns near us this means the arrival of a Farmer’s Market is just around the corner! Although we grow many of our own vegetables right in our own backyard, we still rely heavily on the farmer’s market for […]

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I am thrilled to spread the word about EcoZoom, a social venture with a mission to design, manufacture, and distribute “clean” biomass cookstoves around the world. EcoZoom addresses the very serious global issue of respiratory disease from indoor air pollution – the 4th leading cause of death in the developing world – by offering portable […]

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The baby has finally come home from the hospital and reality is starting to it hit you. I’m sure it’s been a big adjustment and you want to make the first few days go as smoothly as possible. Here are some of my top 5 eco-friendly products to help your baby have a good night […]

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This is a joint giveaway with I Thought I Knew Mama and Natural Parents Network. You may enter at one site only. Please find the section marked “Win it!” for the mandatory entry and optional bonus entries. Baby Babu is offering our readers a giveaway of a $25 gift code to buy the Baby Babu […]

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Preparing for a new baby can be the most exciting time for a new parent-to -be but it can also be the most overwhelming. I remember being pregnant with my first child and the amount of “must haves” I was told I needed in order to have the _____________ (happiest, fullest, smartest, most independent….fill in […]

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The Benefits of Wool Cloth Diapers

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

A special hello to the readers of I Thought I Knew Mama! I’m so happy to be popping in with a guest post while Charise welcomes her new baby … babies always beat blogging in my opinion When we first decided to cloth diaper I was set on creating our whole stash with one type […]

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Scroll to the bottom of the post to link up your post about natural parenting or green living and to visit other fantastic posts! Each week, I feature one post from the previous week’s Green & Natural Mamas Bloghop. This week, the featured post is: The Slow Movement: What Exactly is It? by Tiffany of […]

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Scroll to the bottom of the post to link up your post about natural parenting or green living and to visit other fantastic posts! Each week, I feature one post from the previous week’s Green & Natural Mamas Bloghop. This week, the featured post is: 10 Ways to a Greener Spring Cleaning by Granola Catholic […]

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Scroll to the bottom of the post to link up your post about natural parenting or green living and to visit other fantastic posts! Each week, I feature one post from the previous week’s Green & Natural Mamas Bloghop. This week, the featured post is: Arsenic in Organic Brown Rice Syrup and Rice. How to […]

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5 Green Living, Spring Cleaning Tips

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

This post is part of the March 2012 Green Moms Carnival hosted by Lori of Groovy Green Livin. The topic is How to Keep Toxic Chemicals Out of Your Home. Spring is a time of birth and renewal, so it’s also the perfect time to incorporate elements of green living into your every day life. […]

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Scroll to the bottom of the post to link up your post about natural parenting or green living and to visit other fantastic posts! Each week, I feature one post from the previous week’s Green & Natural Mamas Bloghop. This week, the featured post is: 5 Ways to Help Create a Non-Toxic Environment by Stephanie […]

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Scroll to the bottom of the post to link up your post about natural parenting or green living and to visit other fantastic posts! Starting this week, I will be featuring one post from the previous week’s Green & Natural Mamas Bloghop. This week, the featured post is: Is Dairy Making Your Child Ill? by […]

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Happy Green & Natural Mama Thursday! Link up your green living or natural parenting post with the linky at the bottom of this post. I’m helping Mrs. Green at Little Green Blog celebrate national heart month. Please visit my guest post on her blog: 3 heart health fitness tips for pregnancy Also, if you are […]

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Welcome to the “I’m a Natural Parent – BUT…” Carnival This post was written for inclusion in the carnival hosted by The Artful Mama and Natural Parents Network. During this carnival our participants have focused on the many different forms and shapes Natural Parenting can take in our community. *** When Shannon from The Artful […]

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Since I’m feeling under the weather this week, I am re-sharing a previously published post for Green & Natural Mamas Thursday: What is BPA? Why is it bad? What can I do? Link up your green living or natural parenting posts with the linky below! I would love if you could leave a comment on […]

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5 Pregnancy Gifts for Mamas-to-Be

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

It can be a very exciting time when you find out that a loved one is pregnant, and we often look for special ways to treat mamas-to-be. Based on my own experience as a mama-to-be for the second time around, here are a few gifts that I think any pregnant woman would love: 1. A […]

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Scroll to the bottom of this post to link up any of your green living or natural parenting posts. Mamas always have the best intentions for their babies, and as information about green living becomes more mainstream and accessible, many mamas would like to provide the greenest and safest environment for their little ones. Unfortunately, […]

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