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Baby Your Baby with Beautycounter

Shop Beautycounter for yourself or for Baby! Remember when everyone used the same products that everyone else used, even for their babies, just because they didn’t realize there was a better alternative?  Now we know better, don’t we? Of course, all informed parents want what’s best for babies, and that applies to food, education, everything. […]

Continue Reading By on March 5, 2016 in baby, skincare

Chemical Safety Reform Efforts Getting Mixed Reviews

It’s common knowledge that our babies are born pre-polluted with toxic chemicals in their cord blood. That even ideal mother’s milk can no longer be pure because every woman in North America is exposed to so many industrial chemicals.  That chronic disease is becoming more common. Astoundingly, this toxic invasion of our sacred spaces is […]

Continue Reading By on May 4, 2015 in baby, parenting, safer chemicals, toxic

Could Your Baby Be Crawling On Toxic Flooring?

Could the same harmful chemicals phased out of children’s toys more than five years ago still be lurking in the floor where your baby crawls?  A recent study says more than half of vinyl flooring tested from some major retailers contained phthalates. ***Update: now both Lowe’s and Menards have also announced they will also be […]

Continue Reading By on April 22, 2015 in baby, environmental health, health, Mind the Store, safer chemicals, toxic

Top 10 Reasons Christmas Will Never Be The Same After Baby

*May include affiliate or sponsored links. Thanks to Hip Baby Wrap for help with our photo shoot.  Congratulations if you’re the proud new parent of your first baby who’ll be experiencing the Christmas holiday for the first time this year! No doubt you’re excited about the novelty of everything surrounding your baby’s first Christmas!  While […]

Continue Reading By on December 21, 2014 in baby, Christmas, family, holidays, pregnancy

Non-Toxic Tips on Getting Ready for Baby

Getting ready to welcome a new baby into the world?  Still in the planning stages, perhaps coping with infertility?  Here are few eco-conscious ideas for creating a baby friendly home. Infertility Issues? While the source often remains a mystery and you should of course seek the advice of a medical professional, there are several suspect […]

Continue Reading By on December 15, 2014 in baby, non-GMO, parenting, safer chemicals

Knoxville Natural Parenting Expo Educates & Encourages Families

Let’s face it:  fairs, festivals and expos are a dime a dozen these days. Enough businesses are eager to sell something, anything, that you could stock booths with flashy displays, put a cotton candy machine in the corner, inflate a bouncy house and call it an expo. Not feeling like just any festival is exactly […]

Continue Reading By on April 29, 2014 in baby, breastfeeding, parenting, safer chemicals

Walgreens, Time to Mind the Store for Children’s Health & to Reassure Customers

You’re thoughtfully stocking up on sunscreen as summer weather approaches, so you choose one off the shelf made for kids, even one that appears gentle enough for babies. You buy extra hand soap to donate for your child’s upcoming Vacation Bible School, trusting the antibacterial assurances on the package. You’re busy, so you pick up […]

Continue Reading By on April 16, 2014 in baby, children, conscious consumerism, Mind the Store, safer chemicals, shopping, toxic

Baby, We’re Concerned about Toxins Harming Your Brain

Baby, you know your mama loves you.  She quit smoking just for you.  She’s following all of her doctor’s advice and ate well during her pregnancy.  It’s not her fault that you were born with toxic chemicals in your cord blood.  It’s the new normal for babies.  Yes, your mama loves you no matter what. […]

Continue Reading By on February 24, 2014 in Arkansas, baby, bees, outing, Safe Chemicals Act, thrifty