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Natural Baby Powder

Talcum powder can be irritating to a baby’s respiratory system. You can make your own powder out of any combination of these natural ingredients found at your natural foods store:   Powdered oris root Finely ground oatmeal Finely ground rice flour White cosmetic clay

Penniless and Blessed

By Jennie Englund, M.S. Ed. Web Exclusive, November 20, 2006   As I join other Americans pouring out thanks over mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, I consider this question: does money buy happiness? My answer, based on experience, is a resounding “no.” In fact,

Good Housecleaning

By Annie Berthold-Bond   My friend Rachel is pregnant with her second child. Like many pregnant women, she is distilling all of society’s free-floating anxiety about exposure to toxic chemicals into nine months of serious worrying. Rachel asked me to teach her how to