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Infant and Child Car Seats Come with Toxic Chemicals

There’s no way around it. When babies and young children are riding in a car, they must be secured in a car seat. Unfortunately, this safety protection comes with toxic chemical exposure. Though we all want our children to be in properly installed car seats for vital crash protection, we also want those seats to …Read More

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Kids Beds are a Source of Chemical Exposure

Is the Toxicity of your Kids Beds a Concern? How to Choose a Safe Non Toxic Organic Mattress If you’re shopping for kids beds, price and comfort may be your top priorities. But have you thought about the toxicity of a typical mattress? Kids spend a lot of time in their beds, and during that time …Read More

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The Eye-Opening Truth about Eco Friendly or Green Products

Eco Friendly or Green Labels Don’t Mean Much You’re doing your best to be a conscientious consumer—reading labels, recycling, buying organic foods and eco friendly or green products for your home. Looking for these “earth friendly” labels feels like an easy way to do the right thing. But beware – not everything that says “green” …Read More

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Waterproof Mattress Protector – What’s Safe and What to Avoid

A waterproof mattress protector is essential to protect your mattress from urine, spit-up, sweat and other bodily fluids that are part of life.  Wet or damp mattresses provide a perfect environment for bacteria, mold, mildew and fungi, which can lead to a toxic sleep environment. Plus, wetness can ruin your mattress! Currently, the only way …Read More

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Guide to Choosing Your Child’s Healthy Organic Mattress

  Choose a Healthy, Non toxic, Organic Mattress for Your kids There are several healthy, non toxic organic mattresses that we can wholeheartedly recommend for children. All of these mattresses are a great investment in your child’s health and are designed to keep your child happy, safe and comfortable throughout many years. Naturepedic Chorus Organic …Read More

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Detox your Home for your Newborn – 5 Quick Fixes

Welcoming your new baby into the world is a joyous occasion but it’s important to make sure that you’ve done all you can to make your home safe and nurturing—for yourself and your new baby. Since she won’t be crawling for at least a few months, you’ve still got time to childproof… …but what about …Read More

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Poison Furniture: Why the New Law Won’t Protect You from Toxic Exposure

For years scientists, consumers and concerned companies have been working hard to change the 1970s regulations that ushered in over four decades of heavy duty application of chemicals in furniture. The good news is, all that hard work has paid off……sort of. As of January 1st of this year, it’s no longer mandatory for couches and other furniture sold in …Read More

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Is Your Child Ready for a Big Kid Bed?

Whether transitioning from a crib, co-sleeper, or the family bed, there comes a time when children are ready for their own “big kid bed”. Many begin transitioning to a big kid bed between the ages of two and three, but this can be a major transition for little ones and may result in new insecurities …Read More

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3 Essential Steps to Make Your Home Healthier

There are many things you can do to increase your family’s health, and it’s essential to make your home as healthy as possible. Here are important steps that will make the most impact on creating a healthy home.  1. Purify the Air According to the EPA, the level of indoor air pollution may be two …Read More

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Alternatives to Toxic Couches

Did you know that 85% of foam-filled couches and chairs in America contain toxic flame retardant chemicals? That’s right, since the 1970s, manufactures have been packing cushions with 3-4 pounds (!!) of poisonous carcinogens and neurotoxins. Since then, we’ve learned a lot more about flame retardants–most of it bad.  Flame retardants DO: Cause cancer Reduce IQ Lead to …Read More