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394 family fun article submissions by the Mothering community.

Planet Box Lunchbox Giveaway!

In celebration of our NEW Mothering back to school issue…which has a very robust Strokes of Genius back to school zero waste lunch product review… I am giving away a Planet Box Complete kit with a stainless steel bento-style lunch box, a red carrying case, and a set of Under the Sea magnets. Leave a comment below to enter this giveaway. And PLEASE, if you have a minute, tell me what you put in your child’s lunch box. I hate to do the boring pb&j thing too often…hook me up with your secrets. Subscribe to the Mothering.com... read more

A Fab Lunapads Giveaway: 4 Organic Magenta Mandala Sampler Packs!

Hey, mamas, great news! Lunapads has four Organic Sampler Packs to give away to four lucky A la Mama blog readers. Many of you gave us great feedback about our recent article, “A Planet-Friendly Period,” on cloth pads and natural alternatives to disposable menstrual products. Each Lunapads Organic Sampler Pack includes 1 Mini Pantyliner, 1 Maxi Pad and 1 each Basic and Wing Liners, all in their beautiful custom print, Magenta Mandala. Here’s some intel from Lunapads: “Since 1993, Lunapads has been dedicated to providing women with healthy, eco... read more

FreeHand Baby Carrier Giveaway

Hey, Babywearing Mamas… Our July/August issue has a fabulous babywearing article by Christine Gross-Loh. In celebration of that, I want to launch a special DOUBLE giveaway of the FreeHand Baby Carrier in plum ( a very dark, almost black purple). I have two carriers to pass on to two lucky parents. Read more about the FreeHand baby carrier at www.togetherbe.com. To enter the giveaway, please leave a comment below. Feel free to mention your favorite babywearing position and carrier. Subscribe to the Mothering.com Blogs... read more

The PlanetBox lunchbox winner is...

Kirsten, who left the 55th comment. *cheers* Thank you all so much for your wonderful lunch recommendations, and for participating in this giveaway. Stay tuned for more giveaways which I will post soon. More lunchboxes, cloth diapers, and even school supplies! Subscribe to the Mothering.com Blogs Feed This entry was posted on Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 3:36 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently... read more

The Fab Four Winners of the Lunapads Prizes are:

Mishalee: “We cloth diaper, use cloth wipes and cloth nursing pads. When my period came back last month, I felt silly and wasteful using disposable pads. My husband is a little creeped out at the thought of reuseable menstral pads, but I’d like to give it a go.” Kelly S. “I have been using CD almost exclusively on both my daughters (3 months and 2 years) and have been wanting to try cloth pads for myself for the same reasons I CD my girls. Environment, comfort, health, etc. I already have been using a Diva Cup for almost 5 years and I love it. But... read more

Giveaway: Angela Frost Gypsy Swing Dress & Leggings

Angela Frost has wonderful, comfortable dress-and-leggings combinations for girls. My daughter loves her black one with white lace print (it works so well for recitals and school concerts), and her pink and green tie dye set. We’re giving away a Gypsy Swing Dress and matching Gypsy Love leggings in the brown/blue color combination. Winner gets to choose the size–sets are offered in sizes 2-8. They are just darling! Sorry about the photo quality. The website, www.frostcool.com, has better photos if you want to peruse. Please leave a comment... read more

Summer Giveaway: BAMBINO MIO Cloth Swim Diapers and Nappy Swimsuits

It’s summertime! The season of sprinklers, sea, and pools. Cooling off while cloth-diapering never looked so cute, thanks to the Bambino Mio cloth diaper swimwear line. Bambino Mio, makers of those adorable prefold and cover cloth diaper sets, is giving away FOUR swim nappies (swim cloth diapers) and TWO nappy swimsuits (with cloth diapers built in). Behold the photos. Swim nappies in pink and blue dot fabrics. Red Fish and Lime Green Fish print nappy bathing suits. This is a giveaway with lots of chances to win–my favorite kind. Four nappy winners and... read more

Giveaway: The Sprout Change Cloth Diaper from Willow

Check out the Sprout Change cloth diaper: The Willow Store is offering A la Mama blog readers the chance to win one of their soft, darling, and very well-designed cloth diapers. Here’s the scoop from the Willow Store: “We’ve completely re-invented the diaper to create a truly modern reusable system that’s simple enough for daycare, yet supremely customizable to provide the perfect fit for baby, every time. Our innovative, patent-pending and hassle-free design uses our unique SoftSleeve and Inside combination for lightning fast changes. Made of... read more

Giveaway: Delicate Soles Shoes for MAMAS

Enter by: Sunday, July 18th Winner will be announced: Monday, July 19th What we’re giving away: a pair of Delicate Soles flats, you pick the size and the color. They come in pink, black, silver and red. Yeah, baby! This is probably not the time in your life when you’re spending a lot of time tottering around in stilettos or platform shoes. But that shouldn’t keep us from digging Delicate Soles. They’re sleek ballet flats that you can roll up and store in your purse, and change into them whenever you’re tired of the sneakers, flip... read more

Bambino Mio WINNERS Announced!

Pack that beach bag, winners! Thank you ALL so much for sharing your beach and pool memories…it’s been a true pleasure to do this giveaway. I’ll be sending out an email pronto to get your addresses… Swim Nappy winner #1 Deanna Atkinson pink dots, size medium Swim Nappy #2 Susan F. blue dot, size medium “Our family goes to the beach twice a year and for every little one we love seeing their faces when their feet first hit the ocean!” Swim Nappy #3 Kris medium, no color preference Swim Nappy... read more

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