On Brain Fog, Marissa Mayer and Maternity Leave
amotherisborn: Did your brain sort of go offline when you had a baby? When I was pregnant with my eldest I was a lawyer. One of my colleagues informed me that a really bad case of “pregnant woman brain fog,” which she clearly thought I had, meant you were carrying a boy. In her analysis, having a boy made you stupid: “they steal your brain, since males are dumber than females generally, so...
If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn. If children live with...– Dr Dorothy Law Nolte (via inherhipstheresrevolutions)
Cleanse: 21 Habits of Happy People →
sweetlotus: 1. Appreciate Life Be thankful that you woke up alive each morning. Develop a childlike sense of wonder towards life. Focus on the beauty of every living thing. Make the most of each day. Don’t take anything for granted. Don’t sweat the small stuff. 2. Choose Friends Wisely Surround yourself…
OLD VEGAN TRICK
my boyfriend once told me of an “old vegan trick” that changed my lonelygirl #HUNGRYmom nights forever. I call it: ‘Nanner FroYo Serves 2 (or 1, if you’re me) What You Need: 2 or 3 bananas What You Do: 1. Freeze bananas. 2. In a food processor, throw in frozen bananas and process for about 5 minutes, stopping periodically to scrape sides down. Once your bananas have a fluffy, frozen yogurt-like...
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When it’s time to clean, have your trusty green cleaners at the ready — baking soda, vinegar, castile soap — plus another ultra-cheap gem: hydrogen peroxide. You can use it anywhere, and can’t beat the price: A 16-oz. bottle only costs a buck. Here are 10 ways you can use that ubiquitous brown bottle of 3% hydrogen peroxide to your home’s advantage: In your kitchen 1. Clean your cutting board...
The best kept secret
If I was stranded on a dessert island, and I could bring one thing, it would honestly be baking soda. This shit is the 8th world wonder, for real. Below is a list of collected IDreamOfClean.com posts that involve baking soda-and this is just the tip of the iceburg! 2 Easy Way to Remove Onion Smell From Your Hands Remove Coffee Stains from Mugs How to Clean a Flat, Glass-top Stove Baking Soda...
The best house keeping tips I've learned so far:
 The Unconventional Duster Is A Must(er!) -An old, clean sock works great as a furniture duster. Just slip one on your hand and spray some wood cleaner on it-  The Few Drops That Pack a HUGE Punch -Add a few drops of an essential oil to your cleaning bucket. I usually clean with baking soda and vinegar—two products that don’t smell great. But when I mix in a little lavender or...
As soon as you look at the world through an ideology you are finished. No...– Anthony de Mello (via socialuprooting)