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School Aged Kids

Starting school is a huge step for children and parents alike. We help you navigate the transition and all the joys and challenges school-aged kids face throughout the years.

What are VOCs?

What are VOCs?

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.

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The Dangers of Baby & Kids Bath Time Products

The Dangers of Baby & Kids Bath Time Products

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.

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Mindfulness For Kids is More Important Than Ever

Mindfulness For Kids is More Important Than Ever

Being a kid in 2020 definitely comes with some future bragging rights, but in the moment – it can feel scary, hard and sometimes even unfair. In this article, we look at the importance of mindfulness as well as five ways you can help your child practice it.

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Introducing: Hart + Land Big Kid Basics

Introducing: Hart + Land Big Kid Basics

Clothes shopping for your big kid is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to the new collection of organic cotton basics from HART + LAND. All insanely soft, easy to mix and match and of course chemical-free, they’re the no-fuss wardrobe essentials you’ve been looking for.

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The Organic Pharmacy – Who They Are and Why We Love Them

The Organic Pharmacy – Who They Are and Why We Love Them

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.

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Flame Retardants And Your Child’s Health

Flame Retardants And 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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