Volatile Organic Compounds, commonly referred to as VOCs, can be found in thousands of products including (but definitely not limited to) furniture, mattresses, car seats, flooring and fragrance. But what exactly are VOCs and how do they affect our health? In this article, we take a closer look at VOCs and share our tips for reducing your exposure.
Health & Safety
Here you’ll find relevant features for each stage of your tot’s health and growth.
Experts share knowledge on a variety of topics including teething, allergies and sleep.
While bath time can be all things calming, refreshing and fun, the sad reality is that many of the mainstream products available for babies and kids are full of potentially harmful chemicals. In this article, we look at the chemicals to avoid in baby & kids bath products and share our favorite non-toxic picks.
The Organic Pharmacy is a brand on a mission to provide families with earth-friendly and skin-safe products that are made from hypoallergenic and organic ingredients. In this article, we’ll look at what makes them stand out among other contenders as well as the products that are changing the game of natural skincare for mothers and babies.
Did you know that toxic chemicals in your couch can enter your breast milk? Or that toddlers and infants playing on the floor are at greatest risk for exposure? Chemicals known to be linked to serious health impacts are introduced into our homes under the guise of making us safe. Until recently, no one has had the authority to do anything about it. Here’s how to avoid flame retardants in your family’s furniture, clothing & gear.
Has your tot reached the magical milestone of starting solids? Non-toxic Expert, Aida Garcia-Toldedo shares her insights on how to avoid potentially toxic chemicals lurking in your family’s kitchen and baby’s feeding products.
Your mom swears that swaddling is the best way to get your baby to sleep through the night, but your best friend heard that it was dangerous. We look at the pros and cons of swaddling and share our favorite swaddle picks.
Wondering when and how to bathe your newborn? In this article, we share our tips for safely bathing your baby as well as our non-toxic personal care picks!
Arts & crafts are a wonderful way to help encourage and develop your child’s fine motor skills, imagination and creativity. But what if the supplies they’re using are toxic and potentially harmful?
Looking for ways to go plastic-free? Green Living expert, Aida Garcia Toledo, shares her simple tips on how to reduce plastic usage as a family.
There are so many benefits to using cloth diapers over disposables, but knowing where to start can be overwhelming. This guide will answer all of your cloth diapering questions!