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Complete Non-Toxic Baby Registry Checklist

Complete Non-Toxic Baby Registry Checklist

1. Safest stroller / 2. Pocket bib / 3. Rash protection / 4. Non-toxic car seat / 5. Better cloth diapers / 6. Plastic-free breast milk storage / 7. Silicone spoons / 8. Nursery air filter Pulling together this list of  all the non-toxic baby registry items a conscious parent could possible want was fun!…

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)…

Two Ways to Not Catch Your Kid’s Cold: Natural Cold Remedies That Work

Two Ways to Not Catch Your Kid’s Cold: Natural Cold Remedies That Work

Go ahead and smother your sick kid in kisses–I truly think I’ve discovered the secret (via natural cold remedies!) to not catching their viruses. Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and nothing I’m about to say should be confused as medical advice. I’m simply telling you what finally worked for me a few winters ago,…

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…

Killing Me Softly – How to Create a Safe, Non-toxic Bedroom

Killing Me Softly – How to Create a Safe, Non-toxic Bedroom

We are often asked, “I want to detox my home…where should I start?” And we almost always answer: the bedroom. Bedrooms are a sanctuary: a peaceful, soft place…a place to lay back…a place to let everything go… a place to rest…to heal…to rejuvenate. And yes, we spend 1/3 of our lives asleep, but let’s take…

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…

3 Easy Ways to Have a Less Toxic Home

3 Easy Ways to Have a Less Toxic Home

Read our Safe Sofa Guide for a list of our favorite toxin-free sofas. Even if you live in an urban location, the air inside your home is likely more polluted than the air on the city streets outside. If you’re a reader of this blog, you probably know that indoor air contamination comes from places like the paint on…

Non-Toxic Kitchen Cabinets for Project One-Eleven

Non-Toxic Kitchen Cabinets for Project One-Eleven

Project One-Eleven is our non-toxic home renovation project. We’re taking an old row house that’s been serving as an office and converting it back into a residence where you’ll be able to come test mattresses and other Good Stuff. Because we’re all about the Good Stuff, we’re using non-toxic and sustainable products, materials, and processes as much as…