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Find out when your child is ready for potty training, how to care for their teeth, how to avoid common car seat mistakes and more in our Toddler Health & Safety section.

What is the healthynest diapering program?

What is the healthynest diapering program?

While you may know the importance of choosing a non-toxic and eco-friendly diaper, did you know that turning a diaper change into a brain building massage can aid in your child’s cognitive development? In this article, we look at how the game-changing brand, healthynest, has worked to create the only EWG VERIFIED™ diaper as well as a personalized enrichment program designed to help your tot reach important developmental milestones.

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Let’s Take a Look at What Chemicals are Lurking in Your Cookware…

Let’s Take a Look at What Chemicals are Lurking in Your Cookware…

With numerous studies showing the health risks associated with everyday items found in your kitchen, we took a deeper look at the chemicals that can be found lurking in cookware so that you can make safer choices for your family.

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VOCs: You Might Be Inhaling Them Right Now. Here’s How to Avoid Them.

VOCs: You Might Be Inhaling Them Right Now. Here’s How to Avoid Them.

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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Shampoo is shampoo, right? Wrong. Find out what toxic chemicals you need to avoid

Shampoo is shampoo, right? Wrong. Find out what toxic chemicals you need to avoid

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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The Organic Pharmacy: Pregnancy-safe Skincare That Actually Delivers Results

The Organic Pharmacy: Pregnancy-safe Skincare That Actually Delivers Results

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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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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Non-Toxic Art Supplies For Babies and Toddlers – The Tot Guide

Non-Toxic Art Supplies For Babies and Toddlers – The Tot Guide

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?

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