Today I took my daughter down a “new” aisle in the supermarket & started shopping for the first time for feminine care products...together. She turned 12 last month & got her period right before her birthday. And all I kept thinking was, I need to find my babe some safe, chemical free options- not that toxic junk filled w/synthetic fragrance, rayon + bleached synthetic cotton. . As we were looking at all the packaging, there were a few designs that quickly caught her eye. Pretty pink boxes w/trendy designs labeled TEEN to grab our girls’ attention. They’d surely grab mine too if I was young & didn’t know the difference. But there IS a difference Mama’s. So hang with me for a second. . Do you know what kind of ingredients are lurking in our monthly products? 🤷🏻♀️ Conventional products from well-known brands are made from blends of bleached cotton &/or synthetics. They contain dioxins from the bleaching process, pesticide + herbicide residues, synthetic chemicals, & artificial dyes + fragrances. . These ingredients are known carcinogens linked to endometriosis & disruptions of the hormonal & reproductive systems, infertility, neurological dysfunction, & developmental defects. They are known allergens, sensitizers, & phthalates. Similarly, polyester, dyes, or rayon used in treated synthetic tampons can lead to burning, itching, & infection, not to mention TSS. It is estimated that 1 in 700 women in the US will contract TSS at some point in their lives, the highest incidence, among women ages 13 to 24. . Idk about you, but when I think about those things “down there”, I sure don’t want them hanging round my lady parts. And I don’t want my 12 yr old exposed to that either. . Most women will buy 11,000 tampons in their lifetime & thousands of pads & liners. As we do, let’s check labels, & def read the back for the ingredients. If a product does not list them, look them up online, or move on to a better option. When we know better we
Happy Friday everyone, bring on the weekend!! Family breakfasts are one of my favorite parts of weekends at home with my girls. #ad We let the girlies bring their toys into the kitchen, turn on music, and cook while they play! It’s always the easiest time of day for all of us to eat a healthy and balanced meal with things like eggs, dairy, fruit, and breakfast sausage. @JonesDairyFarm All Natural Golden Brown Pork sausage Links from Stop & Shop are a delicious addition to our weekend routine! They’ve used real, all natural ingredients and original recipes for over 130 years, allowing you to Breakfast Better! #jonesdairyfarm#availableatstopandshop
Heading into the weekend and at this point in my life I crave good conversations over a glass of wine, doing things with the people I love, and going to bed early 🤣 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ What type of “meaningful” experiences set your soul on fire?!
Can you feel the excitement in this photo?! We are so happy to announce that our new Solstice Collection will be launching on Wednesday, October 30th at 9:00am PST!! 🎉🤗 . There is actually a really cool significance behind choosing this date. We launched our first collection back on April 30th, exactly 6 months to the day of our next launch on October 30th. A Solstice happens twice a year (summer and winter) exactly 6 months apart from each other and with our collection being CALLED Solstice, launching on this date just seemed like fate! ☺️ . All 8 sizes of the Lounger Sets in all 4 colour ways will be available and all 4 colours in the Baby Pouch will also be available! Can’t wait to get these out to you guys!!!! My heart is forever full ❤️
I think I’m going to have to make this a yearly tradition. 🥰 ⠀⠀ We are currently swimming in apples and I’m trying to keep Amelia from eating all of them. We still need to make apple pies for thanksgiving. 😂
She found an old pair of shoes in the garage that don’t fit her anymore. Oh the agony! And the garage was open so cries echoed throughout the entire neighborhood. I was waiting for DCFS to show up at my door 😅 You’d think this would motivate me to clean up and sort the piles of shoes. But ain’t nobody got time for that. We’ll just keep frantically trying to find the correct matches and sizes every time we leave the house because THAT’S HOW WE DO IT! At least it’s almost the weekend so daddy can join our shoe chaos for a couple days now 😜
#ad This is my baby girl in the stroller going to a doctor’s visit with one of my boys. Getting all the kids out of the house, especially when you have to go to the doctor and wait is no easy feat! I was recently introduced to an easier option from @nyulangone called Virtual Urgent Care. With cold and flu season officially here, I am so thankful for the option to see a doctors’ from the comforts of my home. 🏡 Check out the link in my stories where I am breaking down everything you need to know about NYU Langone Virtual Urgent Care. #drnyulangoneeverywhere#nyulangone#virtualurgentcare
This is life with two. Two little people who need you, sometimes at the same time. Two little people that you love beyond words and would do anything for even if that means you have both hands full most of the day ❤️ • Not pictured: the energy drink that has been getting me through the day 😂
♡ T h e M o s t P r e c i o u s T h i n g♡ ⠀⠀ Last night was one of baby girls worst nights since she was born, and this mama is feeling it! Growth spurts hit hard! She was hysterical and wanted fed every hour starting late in the evening yesterday, and continuing through the night. But this precious little face is so worth it ♡
Happy Fri-yay!! It’s officially under 2 weeks until Halloween 🎃 and it is feeling like perfection outside right now! I have gotten the BEST sweaters from @shoppinkblush this season – like this Colorblock Polka Dot Knit Sweater that even has elbow patches AND pockets! 🙌🏼 shop their Fall/Winter collection now and receive 20% off your order this weekend! See stories for code 😉 #fallintonew#prettyinpinkblush#shoppinkblush#fridayvibes#almosthalloween#sweaterweather
You’ve got that right little man 😍🍂🍁 (But also add: “I’m so cute Mommy can’t even get mad at me when I try to take off every single letter and eat them.”) Happy Friday friends! I hope you all have a great weekend! 😘
We LOVED the @laylowwaikiki - staying here next time for sure. They had a local @primohawaii beer collab with @volcom that Mr. Shoreworthy was obsessed with, so we went back a few times for a pre-dinner cocktail. I may have gone just to admire their incredible countertops, of course. It was a sweet little spot for us! 🙌🏼🌊🌴
Face to Face Friday! . After I had Dawson, I didn’t know who I was anymore. I had let myself go and didn’t recognize the girl staring back at me in the mirror. The smile on my face seemed to show you I was happy but deep down I was unhappy about myself. I knew I needed to do something but wasn’t sure what that something was. . Along cane coaching! I didn’t think it was for me. I didn’t think the at home workouts would work, my coach said the meal plan was easy but I didn’t believe her because I had tried everything before and didn’t want to fail again. . I joined one of her Free Bootcamp and found myself loving it. I then signed up for a Bootcamp and have been crushing it ever since! . I now have 10 spots available for any ladies wanting to try a Free Bootcamp out. So if your ready let’s talk and get YOU started on your health and fitness journey!
What’s more precious than a good nights sleep? A GREAT nights sleep! |ad| And that’s exactly what we’re getting with our new @nestedbean products. That cute little bean in the center is weighted to mimic the feel of your touch on baby helping them feel more secure and sleep longer. I can 100% say this had changed Oliver’s sleep patterns in just a few days guys. It’s amazing! Use code ERINHUCKE15 for 15% off🙌🏼