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
From eliminating household chemicals to discussing the pitfalls of social media, our experts help you keep your school-aged child safe and healthy.
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.
When emitted from the sun, blue light helps give us energy and encourages a natural circadian rhythm. But what happens when you’re exposed to too much due to the abundance of artificial lighting and screens? In this article we look at the benefits and drawbacks of blue light wavelenghts and the science behind RA Optics’ Blue Blocker Glasses.
Considering swapping to natural toothpaste? Here are five benefits of making the change + our review of RiseWell’s options for the whole family.
With this guide, you can rest easy knowing exactly what you’re putting on your little one’s precious skin. These non-toxic alternatives to traditional skin care and cleaning products include easy-to-follow, time efficient recipes for busy eco-conscious families.
Good immune health is always important, but amidst the growing concern and seemingly exponential spread of COVID-19, we need to make immune health a top priority. Pediatric Nutritionist, Cathey Stoner, shares her top immune boosting foods for the family.
Parents around the world are faced with the difficult task of trying to explain COVID-19 to their children. Here’s how to inform and reassure them…
Mommy MD, Dr. Julie Linderman answers parents’ most pressing questions about Coronavirus and how to protect families.