Guest Post

Mama on the Mat Stay at Home Yoga: How to Practice Yoga at Home

Green & Healthy Living

I’m very excited to share this guest post with you from my friend Jennifer of Every Breath I Take. She shares yoga practices mamas can do at home, as well as an easy way to keep up a practice of yoga at home – or even at work – with very limited time. Discount code included for Jen’s current 5-class virtual yoga series!

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Fighting Type 2 Diabetes in My Family

Green & Healthy Living

A guest post sharing one woman’s crusade to better her family’s health.

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DIY Wrapping Paper Tutorial

Green & Healthy Living

Make your own wrapping paper with the kids! It’s a great way to slow down, simplify your holiday season, and spend some special time with your kids while adding a personal – and green – touch to the gifts you’re giving.

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How to Prepare for VBAC

Natural Parenting

My 5 suggestions for preparing for a natural VBAC

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Staying Healthy This Winter

Beachbody

4 Do’s & Don’ts to Keep You Healthy This Winter

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Conquering the Myths About Green & Holistic Moms

Green & Healthy Living

The Founder and Executive Director of the Holistic Moms Network, Nancy Massotto, debunks 3 common myths about green and holistic moms.

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How to Make Your Second Baby Feel Special

Natural Parenting

Thank you to Maria of Life, Loss and Other Things Worth Mentioning for this very relevant guest post as I babymoon with my second child! When a mother has her first baby, there is something irreplaceable about those quiet days spent napping, nursing, and tiptoeing around the house silently sweeping, baking, and preparing dinner.  When […]

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Homeopathic Vaccinations as an Alternative to Orthodox Vaccinations

Healthy Mama Healthy Baby

I am so excited to be contributing to I Thought I Knew Mama while Charise is on her babymoon. Recently, I posted my reasons for not vaccinating my own son on my blog, African Babies Don’t Cry, and to follow with this theme I have researched into the alternatives to orthodox vaccinations. One such alternative […]

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Date Boat & Nut/Seed Ball Recipes: Enjoy These Healthy Treats!

Hungry Mama Hungry Baby

Thank you to Stephanie of Good Girl Gone Green for this guest post! My favorite snacks are almonds (actually, any nut or seed will do) and dates. I could eat all day long. The nuts are nice and crunchy and the dates are so plump and sweet. A few weeks ago, I just throw a […]

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Choosing the Right Childcare: A Working Attachment Parent’s Perspective

Natural Parenting

I am so excited to be guest posting for Charise while she snuggles with her little girl during her babymoon. I am Shannon of The Artful Mama and I write about being an attachment parent of two adorable little boys who also works full time outside of the home. Today I’d like to share with […]

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Why Shop the Farmer’s Market?

Green & Healthy Living

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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5 Chores Your Toddler Can Do!

Natural Parenting

Today’s guest post is by Michelle of Everything’s Abuzz! After my recent post, Moving From One to Two, I was asked by several friends how I actually get anything done with two little children and especially ones that are 19 months apart. The answer for me? I get them involved…in chores! GASP! The main tip […]

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To Sleep or Not to Sleep

Natural Parenting

When I was pregnant with our first child, my mother-in-law commented that we didn’t need the port-a-crib I had registered for because the baby would just wind up sleeping in our bed; after all, that’s what she had done. I about fell over. Of course my baby would NOT be in my bed! Every parenting […]

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Help Baby Sean: A Fundraiser

Natural Parenting

Meet Baby Sean… In May of this year, Caroline, a mother of three began experiencing some very intense headaches. She wrote them off until one day her headache was simply too much to bare. Knowing something wasn’t right, Caroline walked into the ER. Several tests later and she found out that she was 26 weeks […]

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Top 5 Essentials for Baby’s Good Night Sleep

Green & Healthy Living

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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5 Unexpected Uses for Breast Milk

Healthy Mama Healthy Baby

Thank you to Michelle for guest posting during my babymoon! Breastfeeding has a host of benefits almost too numerous to count but did you know that breastmilk itself has many uses beyond feeding your baby? Here are FIVE ways we successfully used breast milk in an unexpected way! Breastmilk is all natural, cheap, anti bacterial, […]

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What I Discovered About Iron Supplementation

Healthy Mama Healthy Baby

A big thank you to Kat of Loving {Almost} Every Moment for guest posting while I am on my babymoon! A few weeks ago I took my youngest daughter for her check-up. The appointment didn’t start out too well as we are doing an alternative vaccination schedule and so my doctor got a bit defensive […]

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Can You Spare $1 To Help Baby Sean?

Natural Parenting

On June 10th 2012, Baby Sean was born. He is truly a miracle baby and both he and his family need our help. A fellow blogger with the Natural Parents Network shared Baby Sean’s incredible story with us and asked if we could reach out to our friends and fans. Jennifer of Hybrid Rasta Mama […]

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How to Create a Green and Natural Nursery

Green & Healthy Living

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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10 things I am glad I did NOT know before becoming a mother

Natural Parenting

During pregnancy, experienced mothers cannot help but share their pearls of mommy wisdom. Soon to be first time moms soak up this information hoping that the right bits of advice will flood their brain when they need it most. No matter how much advice and encouragement you are given, every mama always has lists about […]

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