The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly in Beauty

The good, bad, and ugly in beauty products. See the full chart on

Hey mamas! We live in a world with plenty of "green" and natural beauty products. But finding them can be tricky, as many conventional brands use "greenwashing" marketing tactics to appeal to women like us. To help us separate the good from the bad, here is a post and reference chart from [ Continue Reading... ]

Crazy busy mom’s last-minute holiday gift guide

Crazy busy mom's last minute holiday gift guide via

If you're anything like me, you've got a toddler trashing your home, a newborn who's got her days and nights confused, a driveway full of snow, and you haven't left the house since Tuesday. Okay, maybe you're not exactly like me at the moment, but I'm sure you're busy. And it's easy to push [ Continue Reading... ]

Which Natural Mattress is Right For You?

Photo of a natural organic mattress.

So it's time for us to get a new mattress, and, of course, I'm looking for a natural, "eco-friendly" one. After all, a lot of conventional mattresses are made with harmful chemicals and all sorts of bad stuff and we sleep on these things for 8 hours a night! I started searching for the best [ Continue Reading... ]

Strider Balance Bike Review

Video thumbnail for youtube video Strider Balance Bike Review - Mama Natural Say goodbye to training wheels, and say hello to the Strider balance bike. With training wheel bikes, the focus is on pedaling instead of developing your child's motor skills. Strider bikes flip that equation, teaching kids balance, coordination, and confidence [ Continue Reading... ]

How to Make Natural Household Cleaners


As natural mamas, we want to clean our homes without harming our health. I remember cleaning my first apartment after college and having to open the windows because I felt dizzy. Little did I know at the time it was from all of those toxic fumes! Fast-forward to today, there’s a whole slew [ Continue Reading... ]