How even adults are affected by the chemicals in kids’ products, and why we all need to be a lot more aware of what goes into what we buy – American men, beware: Your long-term reproductive health might be served by ditching the kids’ Christmas toys into the nearest dumpster. Scrutiny of the Federal Register […]
We love these resolutions! – 2. Ditch the plastic. The news is consistently not looking good for plastic these days. Study after study shows that many of the various kinds of plastic on the market can and do have negative health impacts. Whether it’s the plastic in your baby’s sippy cup, the plastic in your […]
It’s one of the most important rooms in the home! Great ideas on how to make what you use in it and on it safer for the whole family – 9 Steps to a Healthier Kitchen | Healthy Child Healthy World.
We’re not in cold/flu season in this part of the world yet but we know lots of people who are! Nanna makes a wonderful sage tea to soothe those sore throats, here’s another recipe to try – Lemon Christopher Hobbs, a fourth-generation California herbalist and author of several books on herbal medicine, suggests a formula […]
Chatter beats reading! – Parents of tiny babies: When you’re home with the kid, keep a one-sided conversation going about anything and everything while you’re folding laundry, making dinner, or doing whatever else around the house. A steady stream of idle chatter from mom or dad’s mouth improves the child’s cognitive development, even more so […]
Why keeping active is a good thing with or without a bump! – Pregnant women who exercise regularly may be helping their babies beat high blood pressure in later life, say researchers. They found the children of mothers who were physically active – especially in the last three months of pregnancy – had significantly lower […]