3 Reasons to Add Farro to Your Diet

3 Reasons to Eat Farro via mindfulmomma.com

There's been a new grain in my dinnertime rotation lately and I thought you might like to learn about it. Actually, it's not a new grain at all - it's an ancient grain called farro. Farro (prounced FAHR-oh) is a strain of hard wheat, also known as emmer wheat, that has been a favorite in Italy since ancient Roman times. I've … [Continue reading]

NEW: Organic Body Range from La Mav for Nourished Skin

La Mav body-care-range via mindfulmomma.com

Thank you to La Mav for being a sponsor of Mindful Momma. How's your skin been feeling lately? A little dry, dull, lackluster? Maybe it's time for a new skin care regime. Australian beauty brand, La Mav just came out with a new body care range that might be just the makeover your skin needs. The three products (more to come) … [Continue reading]

The 12 Worst Food Additives (and Where You’ll Find Them)

EWG Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives via mindfulmomma.com

Grocery shopping can be tricky business. Especially when you have family members to shop for, all with different taste preferences, allergies and dietary needs. We've been well-trained to look at the basic nutrition information on a product - calories, fat, sugar, protein etc... - but one thing that we often overlook is … [Continue reading]

Etsy Finds: 8 Non-Candy Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids

8 Non-Candy Gifts for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is all about love - but does that mean it has to all about candy? No doubt your child will say it should be but since you know they will get candy one way or another (school, friends, grandparents), I think it's perfectly reasonable to show your love with a sweet gift that won't rot their teeth or have them bouncing off … [Continue reading]

4 Eco Indie Cleaning Brands to Add to Your Arsenal

Grab Green products via mindfulmomma.com

Laundry, dishes and house cleaning. Can you think of 3 things you would less rather do? It doesn't help that many cleaning products are formulated with "secret" ingredients that may be harmful to our health. Nowadays there are plenty of greener, safer, better cleaning products available if you know where to look, but sometimes it's fun … [Continue reading]