Category Archives: 0-3 Months

Non-Toxic Holiday Toy List 2014

It’s Holiday Season and with that comes the deluge of toy advertising – but do you know how safe those toys really are? With the recent studies on the effects of the numerous hormone disrupting chemicals found particularly in plastics, … Continue reading

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Non-Toxic Holiday Toy List 2013

Check out our updated holiday toy list for 2014!

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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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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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Natural, Non-Toxic Pest Control For Your Family

“I’m an advocate for common sense. If an exterminator uses a chemical that makes a spider drop dead right in front of you, what’s its effect on a child?” Erin Brockovich – President of Brockovich Research & Consulting Did you … Continue reading

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Non-Toxic Baby Lotion

We have always used Aveeno Baby Daily Moisture Lotion (Fragrance Free) on our child from birth into toddlerhood and have found it to be a very effective lotion/moisturizer.  It is rated 2 on the EWG Skin Deep Database and we … Continue reading

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Organic Baby Shampoo and Wash

Johnson & Johnson No More Tears Baby Shampoo has been a staple of many children’s baths for years.  The issue is that a number of Johnson & Johnson products contain carcinogenic chemicals and the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics has been … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly Cribs

Graco Dakota Collection – In 2009, Graco started offering their first eco-friendly baby furniture products.  The Dakota collection is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and the wooden parts are sustainable woods from responsibly managed forests.  The finishes are water based … Continue reading

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