Recipes and Features by Jennifer Bates

Products We Love: Teeth & Gum

By Jennifer Bates on October 26, 2015

Toothpaste: JĀSÖN’s Kids Only! ToothpasteAll natural, the Kids Only! toothpaste is free of fluoride, saccharine, SLS, and artificial flavors. It has a nice fruity taste that kids really seem to like. The squeeze tube is ideal for kids older than […]

Vegan Teething Remedies

By Jennifer Bates on July 21, 2015

Congratulations—your baby is getting her first tooth! This is a special time in your child’s development. Unfortunately for some babies, though, teething can also be a time of distress and pain. Can you soothe your little one’s teething pains while […]

Products We Love: Sun Protection

By Jennifer Bates on July 10, 2015

Keeping your little one’s sensitive skin protected from harmful rays will be a easier with this list of our favorite sun protection products—and they’re cruelty-free, too. Kiss My Face’s Kids Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30No smell and rubs on well. Kids […]

Products We Love: Bathtime

By Jennifer Bates on May 2, 2015

Your little darling may be perfect, but they won’t always stay perfectly clean. These products are animal-free, totally kind, and up to the task. Shampoo and Body Wash: Rainbow Research’s Baby Oh Baby ShampooFormulated for babies, it’s gentle on the […]

Breastfeeding Challenges and Solutions

By Jennifer Bates on April 15, 2015

Breastfeeding is a wonderful way to bond with and nourish your child, but it’s not without its difficulties—many mothers face milk production issues, cracked nipples, and more. Below are some of our favorite vegan solutions to make life a little […]

Products We Love: Diaper Creams and Powders

By Jennifer Bates on April 8, 2015

If you don’t want to cover your baby’s butt in cod liver oil and lanolin (ahem, Desitin), we’ve got your back. Diaper Creams: Earth Mama’s Angel Baby Bottom BalmAngel Baby Bottom Balm smells great and is easily applied to your […]

Bug Sprays and Treatments

Products We Love: Bug Sprays & Treatments

By Jennifer Bates on April 8, 2015

We may try to be kind to bugs, but that doesn’t mean their stings hurt any less. Keep them away and treat the bumps they leave behind with these great products. Bug Spray: Quantum Health’s Buzz Away ExtremeBuzz Away Extreme […]