What’s the Big Deal About Honest Sunscreen?

The media has been all over the Honest Sunscreen story like bees to honey. And while at first it seemed like we could chalk the whole thing to just another media feeding frenzy, now I think this story is even bigger than we thought. [Read more…]

Mommy Greenest Approved: The Honest Company

jessica alba's honest company detangler next to a brush on a table with a blurry green backgroundIn the dog days of summer, the only thing my kids want to do is swim in the pool. Since we don’t have one at our house, I keep a bag packed with essentials that I can tote to a friend’s house, the health club, a public pool—basically wherever we can get some water time. I like products that do double duty so I carry less gear. And of course, I want them free of parabens, phthalates, synthetic fragrances and dyes, formaldehyde, petrochemicals and any other baddies I don’t have room to mention. That’s why this year, my swim essentials bag is packed by the The Honest Company, which just gave me a whopping $10 off any $40 purchase, to share with Mommy Greenest readers! [Read more…]

Style Spring Fling: Flowered Dresses

woman in flowered dress against white background

Oh flowered dresses, you’re all I want to wear right now. Tomboys, you can keep your shorts and tank tops. What I’m craving is a long, diaphanous, flowered dress printed with tiny little sprigs of spring goodness. I saw Jessica Alba wearing one recently, and last fall’s spring runway stunners are just beginning to hit shelves. The flowered dress is this season’s staple! [Read more…]