Back in August, I shared with you my thoughts on Toxic Baby, the awesomely frightening and ultimately empowering film by Penelope Jagessar Chaffer. It made me change the way I evaluate, buy, and use all the products in our household. One critical lesson from the film and the movement to clean up our chemical-infused environment […]
Keep holiday organizing simple! If you are a naturally, infallibly organized person, this does not concern you. In fact, you should write a book for those of us who have trouble remembering what season we are in. As we approach the new year, I will once again be resolving to “Get Organized.” And then of […]
My kids are finally all old enough to appreciate Halloween – the ghoulish, the creepy, the mystical, and oh, yes, the crafty! This month, we had a sparkly and scary good time with Martha Stewart Crafts. These awesome items can all be found at your local Michaels store. Our first big adventure was painting pumpkins. […]
I am not great in the kitchen. I have only used one burner on my fancy stove, ever. I never made my own baby food for the kids. Before kids, I kept very little food at home and ate meals out or ordered in after work. Now, I am still challenged to stock the kitchen […]
I attended a preview for We Made This Movie recently at the beautiful and iconic Ed Sullivan Theater (home of The Late Show With David Letterman. Yeah, that one!). The preview was highlighted by the equally iconic Paul Shaffer; conversation between the film’s writer and director (also Late Show producer and CEO of Worldwide pants) […]
This summer I participated in HERSHEY’S CAMP BONDFIRE. I was asked by Hershey’s if I like making memories with my family. And do I like chocolate. (I prefer the latter more, actually, but luckily, no one asked!) I will be very honest here. I had to replace my S’mores supplies twice. Someone (definitely NOT my […]
When we last left New Green Mom, she was terrorizing her cleaning woman with non-toxic scrubbers and natural sponge-y cleaning products and lamenting her use and overuse of traditional, chemical-laden makeup and bath products. So did the cleaning lady ever abandon her trusted bleach in favor of the citrus-oil based bathroom cleaners? Will New Green […]
ou may have heard by now that The Odd Life of Timothy Green is a great family movie. And it is–a movie about a great family. And a good movie in many ways for older children and their parents to see together.