I shopped at thrift stores to stock up on their gender-neutral clothes before Greyson was born. We wanted to be surprised so we opted to not find out his gender! I found the cutest newborn clothes, and it was exciting shopping for our baby-to-be. Now, we go to the thrift stores together and find . . .
Unlike old school cloth diapers that were used out of pure necessity before disposable diapers existed, cloth diapers have made a resurgence as a conscious choice. People that use them do so for many reasons. Financially, they are easy on your wallet. You can create an entire cloth diaper "stash" . . .
If you have a child, you know all too well that they outgrow clothes quicker than we can get a load washed sometimes! One day it fits, the next day that you try to dress them in it leaves you wondering who this big baby is that replaced your tiny one from a week ago. For that reason (along with . . .
Like all things Old World New & Old World New Baby related, we tried to be as natural as possible in our chldbirth journey. We opted for minimal ultrasounds (we only got 3, and we didn't find out the gender - that was a surprise), we chose a birth center and midwives, and I gave birth . . .
Christmas is just two weeks away, and we see many parents struggling to figure out what to get the new kids in their lives. We have a list of great organic and ethically created gifts for your little ones! On one of the biggest "giving" days in the world, give things that are good for the earth . . .
Every pregnancy is different, but here are a few things that some mamas say they ABSOLUTELY NEEDED to make it through their first trimester of pregnancy. This is a time of major changes to our body as it prepares to be the home to our new little being for the majority of the year following your . . .
As soon as you find out that you're expecting for the first time, there is so much excitement around the simple thought of being a parent. And although you've only ever known your baby in utero, it doesn't make you feel like any less of a mother or father. In honor of being on the road to . . .
The one thing I've learned on my journey to a completely natural birth process is that in order for it to be successful, is that I need to surround myself with like-minded people. Unfortunately, mainstream America is all about "doing what's normal," (i.e. strict hospital births, cesareans to avoid . . .
af·firm·a·tion ˌafərˈmāSH(ə)n/ noun 1. the action or process of affirming something or being affirmed. 2. emotional support or encouragement. Ok, so I'm no life coach or positivity public speaker, and as such I thought the best way to start this post was with a definition. I would like to . . .
As a woman who pursues a more organic, natural and eco-friendly lifestyle in a world that most times doesn't care about it, I can not stress enough how necessary it is to have a good support system in this endeavor. I was fortunate enough to minor in sustainability and work in the sustainability . . .