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Clean + Baby-Friendly Skincare That Actually Works

Clean + Baby-Friendly Skincare That Actually Works

With so many brands green-washing our shelves with claims like, ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ we have dived deep into ingredients lists and third-party lab testing results to find truly clean + baby-friendly skincare for our families.

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What Flame Retardants Can Do To Your Child’s Health

What Flame Retardants Can Do To Your Child’s Health

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.

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The Best Pikler Triangle For Kids

The Best Pikler Triangle For Kids

Wondering what a Pikler Triangle is and why it’s so beneficial for your tot’s cognitive and physical development? In this article, we look at the history of the Pikler triangle, the developmental benefits and share why we love Lily & River’s made in the USA Climbing Triangle and Ramp Sets!

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The Dangers Of Fake Kids Products And How To Avoid Them

The Dangers Of Fake Kids Products And How To Avoid Them

While most people think of a knock-off Louis Vuitton bag when they hear the word, ‘counterfeit,’ the reality is: no industry is spared and fake kids products are quickly becoming a very dangerous problem. From car seats to bamboo dinnerware to play kitchens, parents are unknowingly being duped when trying to shop thoughtfully for their families. In this article, we look at how third-party sites like Amazon and eBay are facilitating these sales and how the Shop Safe Act 2020, brand initiatives and customers are working to hold them liable.

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25 Wooden Toys Your Kids Will Actually Love

25 Wooden Toys Your Kids Will Actually Love

In an industry that’s still quite unregulated, a lot of potentially harmful ingredients can be found lurking in plastic toys, especially when they come from overseas. If you’re like us – after safe alternatives – then you’re going to want to check out these 25 wooden toys your kids will actually want to play with!

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Non-toxic Dolls & Dollhouses – The Tot Guide

Non-toxic Dolls & Dollhouses – The Tot Guide

As parents of kids who have ‘DOLLHOUSE’ underlined twice on their wish lists this year, we dove deep into the world of dolls and dollhouses to find options that are non-toxic, engaging, sustainable and most importantly – fun! In this guide, we share our favorite product picks, the benefits of imaginative doll play as well as questions to ask your self when considering a dollhouse.

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