Archive | chemically conscious parenting

10 Ways to Have a Healthy, Green and Toxin Free 2014 (inspired by #EcoTipTue)



(First posted at MomsRising) How can you make 2014 your family’s healthiest yet? That was the topic of this week’s MomsRising tweet chat. The guests and participants in #EcoTipTue had lots to share about making 2014 healthy, green and toxin free. It’s each week at 9pm ET, and we’d love to have you join us. […]

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FDA Fails to Ban BPA in Food Packaging (NRDC and Non-Toxic Kids Readers React)



The Food and Drug Administration said yesterday, March 30th 2012, it would allow bisphenol A (BPA) to remain in food packaging, an action that keeps the hormone-disrupting chemical linked to cancer, obesity and a host of other health problems in the food supply. The FDA rejected a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council, while […]

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Green Moms Carnival: How to Keep Toxins Out of the Home



The latest issue of the Green Moms Carnival is live, and it is packed with great information about how to keep toxins out of our homes. There is lots of wise mama wisdom here, from general tips about how to avoid toxins in the home, to non-toxic cleaning, non-toxic products, and inspiration for non-toxic living. […]

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Toxic Foam Play Mats and Puzzles (formamide, recalls, better choices)



A reader recently emailed me about finding safer baby playmats to cushion hard floors.  A few months back, I had another question about this from a different reader.  Since then I’ve been looking for better, safer, and greener options for babies to practice tummy time and kicking on a softer surface. One reader commented that […]

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