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Green Nursery

Inside Look: Estella Grace

One of the treasures I brought home for the kiddos from the amazing Club MomMe Spring Family Fest was a homemade, hand-crafted lotion bar from the Estella Grace display.  I got to visit with Amy’s assistant, Jenelle, at the event; Amy was chatting with another customer when I stopped by.  Amy was kind enough to do a virtual interview with me and share these beautiful images of her products, all of them hand-crafted and made with love in the USA.

SPB readers will want to consider using her handmade lotion bars as part of, "avoiding harmful substances" during pregnancy, or maybe the aromatherapy candles for use during relaxation practice, labor, or the postpartum period to add a little lift to your days.

Wordless Wednesday: Feelin' Green

One of the principles we teach in our Bradley Method® classes is to avoid harmful substances.  Whether you are TTC of already pregnant, it is important to think about your environment and reduce your exposure to chemicals, preservatives and toxins to the best of your ability.

Here are some of the ways our family and our students have made small changes that are making our homes and nurseries non-toxic for our pregnancies and our families.  Scroll down to the end of the post for descriptions and links if you want more information about the pictures below:

Inside Look: Postpartum Planning

Postpartum Pads
Postpartum Pads
A set includes 1 shell and 3 liners
Mama Cloth
Mama Cloth
Available in three sizes to accommodate mama and flow
UnPaper
UnPaper
Kitchen size and Bathroom size
Shannon's Cloth and More
Shannon's Cloth and More
Visit the website to see patterns or do a custom order. You can also bundle and save with her home and bathroom makeover sets.
We had a great time hosting Shannon  Gusé fromShannon's Cloth & Moreon Saturday. She shared some of her amazing products that are available when you are ready to green your kitchen, your nursery, and your personal care products.

Greening Your Nursery: Cloth Wipes

Our December/January newsletter has finally arrived…here is the link for you to find out what we are sharing with our students:
 
Our featured business this month isShannon’s Cloth & More.  I have been meaning to write a post about the toxins in conventional diaper wipes…and I will as soon as edit the pictures that go along with the post.  In the meantime,HEREis a list of ingredients against which you can check the products you are looking at using.
 
After we started our journey to green our environment, I came to the realization that our conventional wipes were no longer welcome as we move towards as toxin-free a home as we can manage.
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