Almost summer! Pure joy! Beaches, lakes, swings, picnics– but oh, the dreaded task of applying sunscreen to small children. Even reminding older children. All of it is HARD….

(First posted at MomsRising.org. This post was inspired by last week’s #EcoTipTue MomsRising Twitter Chat on Hormone Altering Chemicals and on the recent Mother Jones article about the…

This post is sponsored by Earth Mama Angel Baby and Green Sisterhood.   Picture this. You are trying to finish your grocery shopping. You are hungry, but more importantly, so…

Every parent dreads the daily summer slather of sunscreen. The squirm, the pull away, the whining, or the hopefully cute giggle—it all takes time and is often not…

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Welcome to a new feature here at Non-Toxic Kids.  There are so many fantastic resources on the web now for parents.  Weekly, I will post and write about…

Can I get a hallelujah? Last week, the FDA did an about face about BPA, issuing new action steps and plans to reduce human exposure to BPA. After…

The Environmental Working Group released a new study which found 232 toxic chemicals in 10 newborns from racial and ethnic minority groups. Among them were 21 contaminants never…

The EWG is moving and shaking things up in the area of chemical reform, and updating that ancient and ineffective Toxic Substances Control Act. Here’s what they are…

(This is a guest post by reader, Claire Webber. If you are interested in guest posting on Non-Toxic Kids, please send me an email.) Being a parent is…