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4/8/2013 11:28:37 AM
Parent Tested Parent Approved
      There is no better recommendation than the compliments we receive from parents who use our products. That’s why we couldn't be more excited that the parent testers from Parent Tested Parent Approved(PTPA) have awarded our Calendula Diaper Care their seal of approval!  The PTPA testers tried out the Calendula Diaper Care over the course of a few days in their homes on their babies and evaluated the cream’s effectiveness. With this seal, you know that other moms and dads have tried it, loved it and suggested it to their friends.  In fact, we loved seeing some of the great feedback the parents...
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Categories: Baby, Natural living
6/22/2012 1:08:44 PM
Congratulations to our Baby Contest Winners! - Photo and Video
      In May of this year we hosted a baby photo and video contest.  So many of you submitted such amazing photos, videos and stories – it was very hard to choose our finalists.  We laughed, we oooed, we awww’d, there were even some very touching stories that pulled at our heart strings.  In the end we looked at the following criteria to make our final decision:  story of bonding (in pictures, words, or video), creativity, and originality. See contest rules for more details.      And now for the winners**! VIDEO GRAND PRIZE: Tara Woods http://youtu.be/RiM3YQGZpFM   2nd Place: ...
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Categories: Baby, Parenting
3/12/2010 1:27:16 PM
The Benefits of Baby Massage
 We recently started offering baby massage, and baby massage classes, at our spa in Palisades, NY. I sat down with Patricia Pol, our infant massage therapist and instructor, to ask her about the benefits of massaging your baby. Little did I know there would be so many! Here's what she told me.   Me: What are the benefits of baby massage? Patricia: There are so many! Massage helps improve your baby’s sleeping patterns and digestion. It can also ease congestion and soothe babies with colic. Using long strokes helps with muscle coordination and aids development. It can even help them build up the strength in their neck,...
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Categories: At home with Weleda, Baby
11/2/2009 9:33:38 AM
Enter Our Halloween Costume Contest!
Enter our Halloween Costume Contest & Giveaway! Halloween is Ben’s favorite holiday. I think it might be our community’s favorite holiday as well. Our town, Nyack, NY, hosts a parade every year that passes by our home. I am always amazed by the costumes and floats people create! This year the local rowing team was a boatload of Vikings! The owner of our local health food store, Back to Earth, dressed up as a carrot, with a broccoli sidekick. (It was a nice reminder to eat your vegetables on a day that is awash with candy.) Ben and his friend Taylor enjoyed dancing to the beat of the marching bands. Ben was a Ninja this year. ...
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Categories: Baby, Parenting
8/3/2009 12:23:13 PM
Teeth Brushing for Tots
We get a lot of questions about our Children’s Tooth Gel. When to use it? Is it safe? We think you should start as soon as the teeth show up, but it’s a good idea to get infants used to the idea of teeth brushing before you begin. You can do this by first wrapping a piece of wet gauze around your finger and using it on their gums. Then you can move on to a little finger brush with a dot of Children’s Tooth Gel. The parents who call are always happy to hear that our Children’s Tooth Gel is safe to swallow. And kids love the taste. Becket, pictured, the son of our sales manager Gannon, is 14-months-old and, as his mom puts it,...
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Categories: Baby, Tips & Tricks
8/16/2011 7:39:09 AM
Pregnancy Awareness Sponsorship & Twitter Party!
A strong support system of family, friends, community and coworkers is crucial to the well-being of new moms and moms-to-be, and to her baby’s well-being as well. That’s why this month we are proud to partner with Pregnancy Awareness, an organization that was created by Anna Getty and Alisa Donner to empower, inspire and build a community of support for expectant and new moms and their families.In a recent blog she wrote on PregnancyAwareness.com about her first experience with Weleda products, Alisa sums up the power friends can have in the lives of new moms. After she brought her newborn daughter home from the hospital, a friend came by...
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Categories: Baby, Parenting