The issue we all face: “mom guilt”

In talking to moms, like myself, I’ve realized that we all struggle with feelings of guilt from time to time. Although it’s a positive sign that we’re trying to do our best, we need to learn to let it go so that we can be our best. A guilty conscience can bring you down mentally, (read more…)

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Celebrating a Green Father's Day

We don’t talk much about men or fathers here at Simple Organic, but every now and then we need to shine the spotlight on the men in our life, be they fathers, brothers, husbands, or lovers. Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday, June 20, so today we’ll look at a few ways to celebrate (read more…)

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Sunday Links: June 13

Happy Sunday, everyone!  I just want to say: wow.  If you haven’t checked out the comments from Friday’s post on natural deodorant, make sure you stop on by.  Who knew that deodorant would be such a hot topic? If you haven’t yet, I hope you’ll make plans to join us in the one-month Simple Organic (read more…)

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Adoption: lessons learned

As I’m writing this post, my son, who we recently adopted, is almost eight weeks old — which is to say, I’m definitely not an expert on this subject. It all happened pretty quickly for us, which is pretty rare in adoption. I haven’t read many books (yet), but I’ve been thrown into one of (read more…)

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The Simple Organic Natural Deodorant Challenge

I have a dirty little secret that I need to confess: I still use regular, mainstream antiperspirant and deodorant. Whew. There, I said it. But before you recoil in horror at the thought, let me explain myself. I do have some natural deodorant, and I try to use it as much as I can. I (read more…)

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