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2023 Non-Toxic Back-to-School Supplies

2023 Non-Toxic Back-to-School Supplies

From backpacks to erasers, and hand sanitizers to sandwich baggies, we’ve compiled 25 items that will have you all set for a non-toxic back to school season!

6 Back-to-School Immune Boosters

6 Back-to-School Immune Boosters

I didn’t think that by September we would still be dealing with Covid-19 and be somewhat quarantined, but here we are. Because of my age (69) and my husband’s age (66), we have been mostly only leaving home to take our daily walks. There’s so much we can’t control right now, but I have been…

Back-to-School Energy Bars

Back-to-School Energy Bars

If you’re a regular reader, you know how much I try to avoid processed sugar. I am very busy, and I like to keep my energy level consistent and high throughout the day, without resorting to caffeine. In the summer, I will sometimes have an ice cream cone, and even less often I will order a…

7 Ways You Can Make School Safer from Covid-19

7 Ways You Can Make School Safer from Covid-19

Many of us are still in the thick of debating what school model makes sense–fully remote, hybrid, pods–but if you’d decided that your child will be spending some amount of time physically in the classroom, here are seven ways to reduce the risk of catching COVID or bringing the virus back into your home. 1)…

Non-Toxic School Supplies

Non-Toxic School Supplies

A lot of effort goes into keeping kids safe in school–from sprinkler systems to spongy “concrete” under the jungle gym. If you’re a reader of this blog, you are probably worried about other dangers—and specifically toxins–that might be found in your children’s school. Not all of this can be easily controlled, but you might as…

5 Strategies for Staying Healthy During the School Year

5 Strategies for Staying Healthy During the School Year

Every year when school starts, the runny noses and illnesses begin, too. I used to be a classroom teacher, and I saw it every year. Are you already fed up with the endless runny noses, coughs, and (worst of all) stomah bugs? Do you feel like you’re just bracing yourself for the next illness to…

Plastic-Free Lunch Packing Supplies for School

Plastic-Free Lunch Packing Supplies for School

Can you believe it’s already time to start thinking about back-to-school? I think some of you have may have even already started?! Talk about waaaaah! In my kids’ public school in Brooklyn, teachers collect money at the beginning of the year to pay for supplies, which makes life easier for sure. All I have to…