Waterproof Mattress Protectors

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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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

Kids Beds Organic Mattress

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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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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Air Pollution and Autism Risk

  Air pollution and increased risk of autism have been linked through several studies. A new study from Harvard School of Public Health tried to find out exactly when this risk is increased. (Fine particulate air pollution linked with increased autism risk) What they found is that if a pregnant mom is exposed to fine particle …Read More

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The Surprising and Dangerous Link Between BPA and Beauty Products

A recent study found that when people use a hand sanitizer and then handle BPA coated paper, the amount of BPA absorbed through the skin skyrockets. Even if you don’t know what BPA is, intuitively you’re probably thinking, that’s not good… …and you’re right! But let’s look at why. What is BPA? Infamous for its prevalence in both reusable and disposable water bottles, …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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Indoor Air Pollution: How to Protect Your Children

Day and night, your children are breathing in toxins, both outside and in your home.  Most of us think of outside air when considering air pollution. But the EPA estimates that the level of indoor air pollution may be two to five times higher than the pollution level outdoors, and many children spend more than …Read More