Easy Recipes for Natural Homemade Cleaners

If you do a search for “natural homemade cleaners”, you will find about a gazillion results out there. So why am I trying to reinvent the wheel? In a word, simplicity. Contrary to what the cleaning aisle at the supermarket might say, you don’t need a lot of different specialty products to get your home (read more…)

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Color me happy: use color to impact the mood of your home

Modern research has shown that when our eyes connect with a color, our brains release different chemicals that impact us on a physical and emotional level. For instance, being in a red room will increase your heart rate and stimulate chemicals associated with aggression and high energy, while the color yellow stimulates serotonin (the feel-good (read more…)

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8 Natural Solutions for the Common Discomforts of Infancy

Colic, earaches, diaper rash . . . as all parents know, infancy is a time filled with finding solutions for the ailments that cause our babies pain or discomfort. Between the glossy ads in parenting magazines and the aisles of choices at the supermarket and pharmacy, it can be overwhelming to try to choose the (read more…)

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New on Simple Kids: 5 Techniques to Inspire Healthy Food Choices in Your Child's Diet

Simple Organic readers will appreciate the tips in today’s post on Simple Kids, where Christen gives us five techniques for helping our kids to embrace healthy eating at a young age. From her post: It used to be so easy. As a baby, junior gobbled up his vegetables to his little heart’s content. You were (read more…)

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Weekend links and giveaway winner

I‘m so thrilled at the response from loyal Simple Mom readers about this week’s launch of Simple Living Media! Great, great things are in store from all the fabulous writers on board, and I have no doubt that the content they’ll provide you will be encouraging, inspiring, and unique. Every blog’s purpose is to help (read more…)

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