Holding out for a hero

Holding out for a hero

It seems that turning four has brought us into the world of dramatics, particularly when we fall down and even just barely bump our knee on the carpet. And by we I mean not me. Instead of appeasing my daughter with our stash of bandaids, I’ve been using the Hero...
Lanolin Goes Beyond Nipples

Lanolin Goes Beyond Nipples

Ask just about any former nursing mother about lanolin and she’ll flinch and cross her arms over her chest. I’m having a nasty flashback myself now. Believe it or not, lanolin can be used on other parts of your body too, like those chapped lips that are an...
Shrinkage. The Good Kind.

Shrinkage. The Good Kind.

I realize that pregnancy does give you some type of justification for those wiggly bits that would ordinarily drive you nuts. But the third time around, I have no patience for the extra juicy thighs or my favorite, the five part wave —  hand, hand, elbow, arm...
Eau de Notbabyfood

Eau de Notbabyfood

If you’re suffering from Postpartum Fragrance Rut (PPFR) but you’re not ready to delve back into the world of $70 an ounce eau de parfums, here’s a thought: Elizabeth Morrison’s artisanal theme fragrance collection of hand-poured perfumes. I...
A Face Cream A Mother Could Love

A Face Cream A Mother Could Love

Lately my skin is starting to look…well, like it’s winter. Like the air is cold, the heat is dry, and more than a wee bit of holiday cheer has taken its toll. A detox is in order, inside and out. If you know what I’m saying (and I know you know what...

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