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  • Plastic-Free Product Swaps

    Plastic-Free Product Swaps

    Seven Earth-friendly swaps to consider to rid your home from plastic. (I promise, not one of these changes will feel like a sacrifice in terms of product performance!)

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  • What Are the Best Multivitamins?

    What Are the Best Multivitamins?

    For adults, there is no harm in taking a multivitamin, even if the benefits aren’t clear. In general, I recommend against giving a multivitamin to very young children, for reasons I’ll explain below. My opinion is that high-quality multivitamins for kids six and older are without risk and they may be beneficial.

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  • Fool-Proof Ways to End Mealtime Battles with Kids 

    Fool-Proof Ways to End Mealtime Battles with Kids 

    Helping your child identify the specific obstacles helps to make some small but significant shifts in the meal-time dynamic that can help bring the focus back to the joy of wholesome eating.  Here’s how.

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  • Healthy Store Bought Oat Milk Guide

    Healthy Store Bought Oat Milk Guide

    Our Oat Milk Guide will help you find the best store-bought oat milk. I prefer oat milk over many plant-based milks. The biggest problem with oat milk is that it typically has more carbohydrates and sugars than other plant-based milks.

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  • Father’s Day Gift Guide 2022

    Father’s Day Gift Guide 2022

    I hope that some of the 19 ideas in our Father’s Day Gift Guide will be the inspiration you need. From healthy IPA mustard to organic socks, our wellness-inspired Father’s Day Gift Guide has something for every kind of dad!

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  • Safer Summer Camp Gear 2022

    Safer Summer Camp Gear 2022

    If you’re sending your kids to day camp this year, read on for my top pics for toxin-free, Earth-friendly camp supplies in our store.

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  • Safe, Natural Laundry Detergent Guide

    Safe, Natural Laundry Detergent Guide

    1. Mama Suds 2. Christina Maser 3. Kind 4. Eco-Me 5. Tandi’s Naturals 6. Sonett 7. Meliora Skip to: Updated: May 2022 While I was never was a big fan of cologne, in my twenties I remember finding men who emitted the scent of Tide to be irresistible. For the last decade or so, Daylon’s […]

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  • Bottled Water Is Bad Stuff—and the Good Stuff Is Cheaper!

    Bottled Water Is Bad Stuff—and the Good Stuff Is Cheaper!

    We get questions about the best type of bottled water or the best water delivery services. People are concerned about the safety of their tap water, and often for good reason (you can look up the scary stuff in your local water in this database). However, I never recommend bottled water. I have three big concerns […]

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  • Why Toddler Formula for an Infant May Be Fine

    Why Toddler Formula for an Infant May Be Fine

    In light of the infant formula shortage crisis, I wanted to encourage parents to consider toddler formula as an option. You should talk to your pediatrician about the best formula for your baby–especially toddler formula for an infant. That said, I know many parents who have chosen to feed their infants a “toddler” formula, even […]

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  • Kudos Diaper Review: Are Kudos Really “Green” and Do They Really Work?

    Kudos Diaper Review: Are Kudos Really “Green” and Do They Really Work?

    This Kudos diaper review is sponsored by Kudos. As always, all opinions expressed here are entirely our own. Kudos disposable diapers have been getting a lot of buzz for being greener and more effective than other safer disposable diapers. After doing our research on the material and processes employed by Kudos, we determined that yes, […]

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