With infants, one has to be so careful with what is put on their skin. Not only is baby's skin super sensitive from only ever being in a dark, wet environment, but infants absorb much more through their skin than adults do. Pair this with recent research revealing that many baby products are ladened with far worse chemicals than are found in the same products for adults, and the reason for using all natural, organic products on your baby becomes blatantly apparent.
Ostara is fast approaching. Our family's celebrations tend to focus upon one theme for this holiday: the coveted dyed egg. This year will feature a major variation, though, as our celebrations will include my parents and two siblings.And as I've mentioned in the past, my mother has apparently forgotten that we're not Christian, so this will surely be interesting.
And so it came to pass, arriving a week later than thought and on her daddy's birthday, that baby surprise was born. Our largest baby so far, little Willow came in at 8 lbs 7 oz and 22 in. And much like the pregnancy, the labor went nothing like planned.
Throwing the Bones