The Handmade Mama


Take the Healthy Path on the Journey into Mamahood…

On the life-changing journey into Mamahood, making your own healthy recipes, soothing skin care products, and everyday baby items allows you to choose what goes into and on your­–and your baby’s–body.From Mary Helen Leonard, a natural lifestyle writer and the creator of the popular blog Mary Makes Good, The Handmade Mama is an expression of unconditional love fueled by a new mother’s DIY passion and maker mindset. With quick recipes, simple instructions, inspiring photos, and helpful tips and sidebars, The Handmade Mama will make planning and completing your healthy and handmade mamahood projects a breeze. From ginger syrup for upset stomachs and a natural baby powder to delicious food purees, colorful changing mats, and simple, playful toys, The Handmade Mama is about choosing a fresh, healthy, and safe path while making your pregnancy and your baby’s first years a time you’ll cherish.

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Mary Helen Leonard is a natural lifestyle writer and educator living in Austin, Texas. She has spent ten years working in the natural skin care industry, formulating do-it-yourself recipes for the popular natural skin care blog, www. NaturalBeautyWorkshop.com. Mary Helen also writes about food, family, and DIY at www.MaryMakesGood.com. When she’s not in the kitchen whipping something up you can find her snapping photos, sewing freestyle quilts, or snuggling up to her son, Charlie.

Also by Mary Helen Leoanard: The Natural Beauty Solution.