Category Archives: Child Gear

Non-Toxic Play Tunnel – Updated 2015

The new Croco Kuno crawling tunnel by HABA is absolutely adorable! My son went through a play tunnel phase around age 2 and he is now a super tall almost 5 year old so I wasn’t sure if he would … Continue reading

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BPA and PVC Free Babyproofing

When one of my favorite websites, Healthy Child Healthy World, asked for suggestions on green babyproofing, I realized I hadn’t done a posting on this (better late than never)!  When your little ones are starting to get mobile, it’s time … Continue reading

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Safe, Non-Toxic Kid’s Jewelry

Do your little ones love to dress up and wear jewelry? My niece does and in looking for safe kid’s jewelry for her, I was appalled to see just how bad the situation is with jewelry and toxic chemicals. Did … Continue reading

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Non-Toxic Play Tents and Play Tunnels

When he was younger, our little guy loved playing in tunnels at our local indoor play space and inside his friends’ tents when we visited for play dates! When I began looking into purchasing a play tent, I learned that … Continue reading

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Natural, Non-Toxic Carpeting and Area Rugs

Whether it’s decorating the nursery or play area, you may be looking to replace carpeting or purchase a new area rug and coming up short when looking for non-toxic options.  Although more difficult to find, there are safer products on … Continue reading

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Non-Toxic, PVC-Free Kids Backpacks

Since our little guy is now potty trained and I don’t need to carry around as much gear anymore, I have been researching backpacks and/or messenger bags for him that can hold a change of clothes and snacks for when … Continue reading

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Safe, Non-Toxic Nap Mats

Did you know that in December 2012, the Center for Environmental Health initiated legal action against retailers and suppliers of nap mats for unlabeled products containing the flame retardant chemical Tris? In recent testing, 22 of 24 foam-containing nap mats … Continue reading

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Flame Retardant-Free Gliders, Rockers & Sofas

According to NPR’s article on Flame Retardants, 85% of couches tested in a recent Americal Chemical Society study contained at least one flame retardant chemical in the foam cushioning.  Why is this such a concern one may ask?  Prior to 2005, … Continue reading

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