Posts Tagged ‘baby’

Mystery novels featuring new mothers

Bundle of TroubleLook what I found at Type A Mom!  Bundle of Trouble, by Diana Orgain, is a mystery novel featuring a brand-new mom trying to balance her own interests and goals with the chaos of new motherhood.  The book was light but engaging, and every detail rang absolutely true with this mom of two – work-life balance isn’t easy, and this book sure tells the truth about how difficult it can be to care for a newborn and strike out on your own to create a job that gives you the work-life balance you need.

I bought the book myself, at the conference market, and received no compensation for this post.


Shampoo for tots

This just in: probable carcinogens found in children’s bath products. Like, a lot of them. More info at The Washington Post and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

Those of you who never, ever thought you’d see a reference to cosmetics on my blog may now laugh uproariously.

But then, let’s get serious about reducing our exposure to many of these cancer-causing chemicals, ‘k?