Be Green

04/19

2013

2

Comments

greenbaby

For Earth Day: 5 Ways to Make Your Baby Green RIGHT NOW

by RealMomofNJ on April 19, 2013 in Baby Care, Be Green, Cleaning, Tips

*I apologize in advance if you’re disappointed that my list does not include a formula or recipe for dyeing your baby green.*

Being green is something that many people think about and strive for, but it’s also something that has a reputation for being a huge pain in the ass. Especially when it comes to babies. Being green and having…

Continue Reading

04/18

2013

3

Comments

loohoo wool dryer balls

I Replaced Dryer Sheets With Wool Dryer Balls. Here’s How It’s Going. (SPOILER ALERT: It’s Awesome)

by RealMomofNJ on April 18, 2013 in Be Green, Cleaning, Laundry

A year ago, a very natural and holistic-minded friend made a passing comment about how she doesn’t use dryer sheets because they’re toxic. “What, what, what?” I said. I had never heard anything of the sort, and I’ll all over things that are “toxic.” She gave me a brief overview about how the fragrances in dryer sheets may be…

Continue Reading

04/17

2013

0

Comments

photo 2

DIY Rag Dispenser

by RealMomofNJ on April 17, 2013 in Be Green, Cleaning

Yes, you read that right. One of my posts is a DIY project. Shocking, I know. I don’t often DIY because I’m not the least bit crafty or handy. Exhibit A. Exhibit B.

Despite my DIY handicap, I couldn’t resist trying this after I saw a sort-of similar idea on Pinterest because I’m always looking for ways to reduce…

Continue Reading

01/28

2013

0

Comments

clothdiapers

Cloth Diapering Update

by RealMomofNJ on January 28, 2013 in Baby Care, Be Green, Products

I’ve been cloth diapering for a year now, so I thought it was time for an update. If you want some background first, check out my previous posts on my adventures in cloth diapering: Cloth Diapering 101Cloth Diapering 102,  

Continue Reading

10/19

2012

1

Comments

cleaning2

Cleaning Gear for Kids

by RealMomofNJ on October 19, 2012 in Be Green, Chores, Cleaning, Parent Stuff, Products

I’m a firm believer that it’s important to instill in your kids from very early on that messes don’t clean themselves. If you don’t start teaching your children to clean, you’re going to spend the rest of your life doing it for them. But how do you get them interested in cleaning? Set them up with their own cleaning…

Continue Reading

08/07

2012

6

Comments

clothdiapers

Back-to-Work Series: Cloth Diapering. At Day Care.

by RealMomofNJ on August 07, 2012 in Baby Care, Be Green

My day care has OK’d cloth diapering for N! Hooray! I was so excited until I realized what a royal pain in the ass this is probably going to be. But, I’m going to give it a try.

First, to meet health department requirements, I’m bringing in a covered diaper pail””

Continue Reading

06/25

2012

0

Comments

photo-64

Day Care Trash-to-Treasure Redux

Recently I posted about bringing things to day care for the kids to use for craft projects (see My Trash = Day Care’s Treasure). Seeing the list of stuff I’ve brought in made me realize that it had been a long time since I reviewed day care’s full list of potential trash-to-treasure items. So I asked them for…

Continue Reading

Page 1 OF 2 12

Livefyre Not Displaying on this post