Do schools use safe cleaning products? Unfortunately, many schools use cleaners that contain toxic chemicals. But greener options abound! Read and learn what you can do to bring greener cleaning products to your kid's school.
Q: The bugs are biting something awful! Someone told me the spray I have that works isn’t good for my kids. Can this be true? Are there better, safer alternatives? A: At any moment, there are about 10 quintillion bugs on Earth. (That’s a 10 followed by 8 zeros!). The two insect repellents most commonly MORE »
Question: I’m getting tired of making all of the food I pack for the kids’ camp lunch and snacks. Does the word “natural” on packaging mean anything? Are GMOs really bad for you? Answer: You are so not alone with your making lunch fatigue! The short answers to your questions are: 1. Not really! and MORE »
Question: We plan on swimming a lot this summer in pools, and we’re going to the beach. I read chlorine is unsafe but maybe sand isn’t safer? Can you tell me if it’s OK to take the kids swimming? Answer: No swimming spot — whether it’s at the shore or down the block — is 100 percent MORE »
Look for safer baby gear free of materials like toxic flame retardants, PVC, heavy metals, BPA, chlorine, and phthalates.
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