Buying organic kid's clothing is so important. The fashion industry is notoriously toxic. Our children's skin is much thinner than ours which increases the absorption of toxins from clothing. So it's important to have non-toxic, organic clothing. Buying certified organic kid's clothing is the … [Read more...] about 37 Organic Kid’s Clothing Brands (and Babies too!)
I have a lot of people ask me if it is worth it to buy organic cotton clothes. What about used clothing that isn't organic? Then there is hemp, bamboo, soy, and wool. There are so many options it can get confusing. Then throw in there the types of dyes, and other toxic … [Read more...] about Is Organic Clothing Worth Buying? Organic versus Non-Organic Cotton (and Other Fibers)
When I first read about organic Christmas trees I thought you have got to be kidding me. Then I realized that most Christmas trees are sprayed with pesticides and potentially other toxic chemicals. We bring the trees into our homes and our kids help us decorate the trees, we put their … [Read more...] about Why I buy an organic Christmas Tree (and lead free Christmas lights)
Last year there was a report that a shipment of Halloween costumes coming from China to a port in Seattle contained 10 times the legal amount of lead. I'm just going to ignore the part that there is a legal amount of lead allowed in Halloween costumes for this post (I think the legal … [Read more...] about Lead in Halloween Costumes?
Where we live we never have a nice June except for this year! I love being outside and being outside with nice weather is a bonus. Everyone needs a little vitamin D but too much exposure to the sun is a bad thing. Most of your skin damage is done in your first few years of … [Read more...] about Summer is here! Ways to protect your kids while in the sun.
I've been meaning to write this post for a lonnnnng time. The task has seemed a little daunting but I'm finally ready to do it. My sister-in-law is due with our little niece in a few months so I wanted to get this post done before she started registering. Nothing like an arrival of a new baby to … [Read more...] about Things I wished I registered for….