• Blog,  Sunscreen

    Safe Sunscreen Tip

    Conventional sunscreens often contain estrogenic toxins like parabens and phthalates, so many parents are switching to the more natural varieties. Sunscreens that contain titanium dioxide or zinc oxide will block the suns rays just as effectively as their more toxic counterparts. It is still important to apply these sunscreens every 2 hours, and also after prolonged swimming. Check out the 2014 Safe Sunscreen Guide from the Environmental Working Group.

  • Blog,  Nutrition,  Recipes

    The Rainbow Cake Dilemma…The Dangers of Food Dye

    My mom always did an amazing job at throwing the best birthday parties. From exciting events to homemade cake, I would look forward to them every year. This is one experience that I want to give to my children. One of the things she always did is ask me what cake or theme I wanted for my birthday. No matter how obscure, she would always find a way to get the job done. Our daughter turned 4 in May, and so…