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Let’s all try to be Healthy – Part 3

Let’s all try to be Healthy – Part 3

Eco Mama – Day 30 So far in my 3 part series on trying to stay as healthy as we can, I’ve discussed food and natural beauty products.  “Beauty products” has elicited a lot of excitement and curiosity and “Food” has elicited some very strong opinions and even passionate discussions amongst commenters.  I just love that… and some of the comments were just dripping with sarcasm — I love that even more.  Thanks for weighing in, everyone! Today’s topic is…

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Everything you didn’t want to know about how jeans are made…

Everything you didn’t want to know about how jeans are made…

Eco Mama – Day 27 Since I’m almost to the end of my Eco Mama month, I figured it was about time I wrote a really bleak post about how jeans are made.  I didn’t really want to do it either, but since moms live in jeans and moms love their kids and jeans are really hurting the planet their kids are growing up in, I knew I had to.  Ready?  Are you wearing jeans?  Because you might want to change……

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Me and my big, organic underwear…

Me and my big, organic underwear…

Eco Mama – Day 16 Okay, so the question of the day is, “Are organic bras and underwear better for you than conventional bras and underwear?”  And the answer is — it depends on who you ask.  I have looked all over the internet and found absolutely no official study that says if you buy your underwear from Target, The Gap or some other big superstore that chances are your naughty bits will eventually rot and fall off.  However, if…

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An all day outing in organic…

An all day outing in organic…

Eco Mama – Day 7 My kids and I headed to the Lawrence Hall of Science in Berkeley the other day and it was one of those outings as a mom you know you have to dress for comfort and durability — a lot of standing, a lot of putting children on your shoulders to see exhibits and since there was a cafe, a lot of ketchup and mustard haphazardly squirted from those giant, maddening condiment dispensers that are designed…

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