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Get Toxic Fire Retardants Out of Everyday Products

Get Toxic Fire Retardants Out of Everyday Products

I’ve talked about the dangers of fire retardants in products like mattresses and other foam furniture, as well as in kids’ pajamas and other baby and kid products. These toxic chemicals pose a real health risk, especially to our children. They were some of the key toxins found in the study by Environmental Defence demonstrating that […]

Guide to Fire Retardants in Children’s Products vi

Guide to Fire Retardants in Children’s Products via Healthy Child

Fire retardants. When I started reading up on them, it was during my research into mattresses and bedding. Fire retardants came into being when our society was a heavily smoking society, and people smoked all over the place. It was absolutely mind-boggling to find out that baby mattresses and kids pajamas are laced with fire retardants – […]

RANT: It’s Okay to Bottle Feed and Safe Baby Bottl

RANT: It’s Okay to Bottle Feed and Safe Baby Bottles

Okay. Breastfeeding vs bottle feeding babies always seems to be a hot topic. On one hand, we know that breastfeeding is ultimately better for your baby’s immune system and nutrition, and of course is much greener than bottle feeding, because you’re not generating and consuming so much waste. And then there’s the issues around what […]

8 Tips for Eliminating Toxins: Queen of Green Coac...

8 Tips for Eliminating Toxins: Queen of Green Coaching Project

“TOXIC” is a buzzword these days – and for good reason. Toxic ingredients have permeated pretty much every area of our lives, from food to toothpaste. It can be overwhelming to think about eliminating toxins in everything, but by setting small goals and doing a little at a time, it can be done! My families did […]