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

Choose Organic Mattress

Guide to Choosing Your Adult Organic Mattress

Guide to Choosing Your Adult Organic Mattress Healthy Child recommends these healthy organic mattresses for adults – thoroughly researched and vetted for safety. We take the time to question the manufacturers so that you don’t have to—so that you can spend your precious time with your family instead. We carefully select manufacturers that are open and transparent and only when …Read More

Trouble Sleeping

Are you having trouble sleeping?

Trouble sleeping? We all know how essential it is to get plenty of sleep, but how often does that happen for you? Given your busy life and all the stress around raising a family, it might seem impossible. Once you finally get into bed, do you lie awake with your thoughts and worries? Is that …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

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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

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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

Natural Organic Sunscreen: The Best Sunblock for Kids

Most of us have been in the habit of generously applying sunscreen to our kids every day during the summer. We’ve been flooded with the message that we have to constantly protect our children from the harmful rays of the sun. Yes, it’s true we need to protect them from sunburn, but let’s make sure …Read More

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Natural Bug Repellent for Kids

If you find that bugs or insects are feeding on your kids, be careful that the toxic “solution” does not put your children at greater health risk than the problem. Many of the bug repellent sprays, lotions or liquids that are used on children to repel ticks, mosquitos or other insects contain the chemicals Permethrin …Read More

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The Best Home Water Filter System

Most people are worried about the quality of their tap water, with good reason, and want to find the best home water filter system. Tap water is contaminated with chlorine and many other toxins. Because of this, the bottled water industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years. But bottled water is really no better …Read More