Content may contain affiliate links including Amazon Associate links. If you click & make a purchase, I receive a small commission that helps keep this site up and running, at no cost to you. Read my full disclosure policy.

Exploding Ivory Soap – An Easy Kids Science Experiment

You know how something can be super fun and exciting until someone tells you that you have to do it? And then it loses all its luster and seems like something that is boring and hateful? That’s what happened to Super Science Summer. My kids love science, and they begged me to let them do experiments all the time. And then I decided to do a super cool 11-week series of summer science on my blog, and they balked. By week three, they were all like, “Do we have to do science again?” and “I would rather just watch tv, … Read more

Seventh Generation Project Laundry Line Challenge: Our Special Laundry Challenge

Grace has exceptionally sensitive skin. When she was less than six months old, she was diagnosed with eczema, and she’s seen a pediatric dermatologist since. For more than a year, we had to slather her with Vaseline twice a day and after every bath, just to prevent her skin from breaking out. We couldn’t use any kind of soap or bubbles in the bathtub. We washed Grace’s body and hair with Dove’s Sensitive Skin bar soap just before plucking her out of the tub because her skin couldn’t handle soaking in soap. We washed Grace’s clothes and bedding in Dreft … Read more