Making the Right Choices for my Kids Health

This week, we learned all about keeping our kids healthy and avoiding toxins in their products as often as possible. For the most part, we use pretty “natural” personal products for the kids (especially after learning about the toxins in personal care products a few weeks ago) but there were a few things that I…

Protecting My Babies: Cue Mama Bear

Protecting my Babies Did you know that under Federal law, chemicals and other ingredients are not required to be listed except in food products? And did you know that there are 80,000 or more chemicals used in various products? And, did you know that the last time a law was created about this was in…

Because indoor air quality is worse than outdoor, use these 5 easy ways to reduce indoor air pollution

What’s Invisible Can Harm You

It may come as a surprise to some, but indoor air quality can be more seriously polluted than the outdoor air in even the largest and most industrialized cities. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air quality is one of the top five environmental health concerns. Where does all of this indoor air…

Just Breathe…..{clean air, that is}…

Indoor Air Quality Again, just as the previous weeks, my mind has been blow by what we’ve learned. Dr. Arthur Lavin, a pediatrician, educated us on indoor air quality, what poor indoor air quality is like, how to obtain good air quality, and all around how the toxins in our air can affect us and…

Gonna Wash Those Chemicals Right Out of My Hair!

You can thank me later now that this tune is stuck in your head! 😉 I’ve been working on getting our personal care items toxic free for a while. I knew sulfates weren’t good, but I had NO clue about all of the other junk in our poos, conditioners, soaps, body washes, etc. What an…