BEBE ECO AMAZON STORE From the Manufacturer The Graco Nautilus Car Seat is a 3-in-1 multi- mode car seat for children 20 pounds to 100 pounds. This is the last car seat you will need to buy for your child. The Nautilus is ideal for your children from one to ten years old. First, it Full Text
If you’re looking for a great activity center for your toddler, I would suggest this wonderful toy ($39.90) We at BP love Wonderworld as their wooden toys use water-based non-toxic paints and lacquers, and rubber-wood that is of replenishable source. Product description (as it appears on Amazon): Wonderworld’s Circus Themed Bead Full Text
When the scientists who know best are worried, it’s time to start paying attention!!! Read more: Genetic Engineers Explain Why Genetically Modified Food Is Dangerous. A new report released in June, “GMO Myths and Truths”, presents a large body of peer-reviewed scientific and other authoritative evidence of the hazards to health and the environment Full Text
There are so many reasons to use natural and homemade cleaners: it is much healthier for us, and it is cost effective. This natural all-purpose cleaner is so easy to make and so safe to use. You will need: 2-3 Oranges & 32 ounces (0.946 liter) of vinegar & a glass jar Peel Full Text
Imagine… you’re lying on a beach, warm sand between your toes, the sound of waves makes you pleasantly sleepy, the seagulls above are squawking like an unrehearsed chorus; your kids are playing happily with your handsome hubby next to you… Y-o-u a-r-e in heaven, and you’re also getting some essential vitamin D. Where Full Text
Martek’s DHA (“Life’sDHA”) has not been approved for use in organic foods. Moreover, these additives have been linked to serious gastrointestinal symptoms in infants, according to reports submitted to the FDA’s Medwatch program.
Organic consumers concerned with the integrity of the organic foods they buy are encouraged to avoid the foods below.
BPA Found in Baby Food Jar Lids and Toddler Food Cans Source: BangorDailyNews and The Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine The Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine said today that their recent tests prove that BPA — an additive linked in some studies to learning disabilities, reproductive problems, cancer and obesity — Full Text
Meet Clare Eluka from Premae, the very first allergen-free beauty brand. She is a pioneering force in the contemporary health and wellbeing industry. This is her story: You discovered the need for allergen-free cosmetics due to your own personal struggle with Candida Albican and food intolerance. Can you tell us more about this? What’s your Full Text
Tips on Reducing Exposure to Toxic Flame Retardants –
One of the most memorable pieces of advice I received when I was pregnant with my baby girl, was to prepare myself for the worry. I was told that “parenthood is a constant state of complete joy and utter terror.” Seven years later, I still experience these two emotions daily. Does the worry of parenting ever subside? I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the answer is “No”.
My little Big Girl is turning seven in a couple of weeks. I don’t know how that happened! I swear, I just nursed her and tucked her in the crib, like half an hour ago! I guess it is true… Time does fly… That all-powerful time measured by a ticking device with two skinny, stretched Full Text
Every year, hundreds of thousands of old computers and mobile phones are dumped in landfills or burned in smelters. Thousands more are exported, often illegally, from Europe, US, Japan and other industrialized countries, to Asia. There, workers at scrap yards, some of whom are children, are exposed to a cocktail of toxic chemicals and poisons.
Without being overly alarmist, it is constructive to acknowledge that many toys do contain synthetic substances, which are known to be hazardous to children’s health. These include softeners used in plastic toys, which can disrupt the hormone system, formaldehyde used in glued wooden puzzles, which can cause cancer, or flame retardants in teddy bears that can be toxic to development of the brain and nervous system. Here are some helpful tips when shopping for toys.
I realize the clock has, once again, decided to take time into its own hands. Darn it! It’s hard to believe the end of (yet another) year is approaching fast (too fast for my liking) bringing reflections on the year past…(people I met, places I visited, things I said, stuff I wrote or thought Full Text
I love using the following natural skin care products on my kids. They are gentle, made with only pure, natural and worry-free ingredients. By clicking on the image you will be taken to Amazon where you can read more about the particular product, what other parents had to say about it, as well as see Full Text
I want to give thanks to the great but under-appreciated pumpkin. Pumpkins are often used around this time of the year as decorating accessory, but here is something a little bit different: pumpkins can be used as great accessory in your skin care products. Here is an example of what you can do with this Full Text
What to do with all that pumpkin come Halloween? Unless you want to eat it, (and here’s a delicious Sugarless Pumpkin Pie recipe), you can use it to prepare wonderful pumpkin skin care treats. Autumn can play some yucky tricks on your skin with its winds and chilly weather. But these great recipes use pumpkin, Full Text
According to The Economist, Americans spend more each year on beauty than they do on education. Such spending is not mere vanity. Being pretty—or just not ugly—confers enormous genetic and social advantages. Attractive people (both men and women) are judged to be more intelligent and better in bed; they earn more, and they are more Full Text
Genetically modified crops contain genes extracted from bacteria (the bacterial toxin, Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) ), to make them resistant to pest attacks. These genes make crops toxic to pests but are claimed to pose no danger to the environment and human health. Scientists and multinational corporations promoting GM crops have maintained that the Bt toxin poses Full Text
Just recently I have been introduced to a beautiful product – Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil by Tropical Traditions, and I incorporated it into my daily life (read my post about benefits of Coconut Oil). I am so pleased with Tropical Traditions! Their Coconut Oil is outstanding! I’d love for one of my readers to Full Text