Review: Vichy’s Mineral 89

Vichy Mineral 89

My skincare routine almost never changes. Now that I feel that I’ve finally figured out what works for my skin and what doesn’t, I barely play around with it. But every now and then a product comes along that ticks all the boxes and I want to try. Vichy’s Mineral 89 is one of them. I’ve been using it for a few weeks and I’m impressed.

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17 nontraditional songs to sing to babies

Singing to newborns

Babies love songs. For whatever reason, it’s just the way it is. Whether you’re musically gifted or, like me, usually reserve your vocal stylings for the shower, having a baby turns just about every parent into a singer out of necessity.

For the first six weeks of his life, my colicky baby could only be soothed by my dancing and singing around the room. Unfortunately, I quickly realized that most of the songs I wanted to sing had lyrics that weren’t exactly kid-friendly. And, well, let’s face it: there are only so many times you can sing “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star” before you just. can’t. any. more.

Out of desperation, I sat down and made of some songs that are baby-appropriate and also fun to sing. 

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Four lotions I’m loving lately

Body lotions

Oh, how I love my unscented products! I am definitely a fan of (natural) scented products if the scent is subtle, but all too often I find myself becoming either irritated by, or tired of, the same scent if I use it every day. But this new generation of hand and body lotions is pure unscented bliss!  Continue reading “Four lotions I’m loving lately”