Sweet knees and elbows and cheeks and bum.

Sweet knees and elbows and cheeks and bum.

The best part of bathing my baby is breathing him in afterward — but it does call into question exactly what’s in those bubbles and that bum cream anyway. The skin care artisans at Sweet Knee keep no secrets — all of their carefully-selected yummy...

Natural baby products – The more the merrier

When my local supermarket carries twenty different baby skin care lines, it’s clear there’s a lot to choose from out there. I can’t keep track of what should or should not go on my baby’s skin and who is or who isn’t using the most...
Goat milk soaps – a family affair

Goat milk soaps – a family affair

When I was in Maine a couple of years ago, I found the most incredible handmade goats’ milk soap at a farmer’s market. I’m such an idiot for not scribbling down the name, because I haven’t been able to track it down again. But recently, I found...
Where tea time and bath time come together.

Where tea time and bath time come together.

I dug into my Mother’s Day stash of bubble baths recently only to realize that they are filled with tons of artificial chemicals and additives. Hardly a relaxing thought. Cyan Bonacci must have felt the same way since she created Lee-Lai Bathing Teas, which...
Baby washcloth 2.0

Baby washcloth 2.0

All three of my kids love to take baths.  Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean they love to wash themselves. Enter MiniMitts by BellyLaf. These cute bamboo/cotton blend wash mitts are the eco-friendly version of traditional bath mitts. Embellished with your...
Hare brush! Get it?

Hare brush! Get it?

That old wives’ tale about heartburn being a sign that your baby will be born with a head full of hair didn’t work out so well for me. I had twenty-seven months of fiery heartburn and three bald babies. But for luckier mamas who’ve got something...
Bathtime with the MD Moms

Bathtime with the MD Moms

It took three tries, but I’ve finally got a baby who has enjoyed his bath right from the very start. Although his enthusiasm is such that I practically have to wear a rain slicker while bathing him, it also makes it pretty fun to try out baby bath...
Say goodbye to terry cloth

Say goodbye to terry cloth

I realize that drooling over a baby towel might seem a bit ridiculous, but when your closet is stuffed to the gills with old, rough towels, then you’d be just as excited as I was to wrap your baby up in a Bamboosa Bath Wrap found at Peekagreen.The combination of...