Today’s video is all about the glorious sun and sun safety. Many know how important sunscreen is to prevent damage to our skin; in fact a lot of money is spent on sunscreen each year. The question is how do you choose a sunscreen that is a safe choice for you and your family? In this video I talk about the different types of sunscreens, physical sunscreens vs. chemical … [Read more...] about Is Your Sunscreen Safe? Physical Sunscreens vs. Chemical Sunscreens
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With our third child due in six weeks, the topic of chemical pregnancies has come up repeatedly when chatting with other moms. The common thread was that if it hadn't happened to them, they hadn't heard the term before. I was pregnant three times in 2010 and none of the pregnancies went beyond nine weeks. While two of the pregnancies ended in miscarriage at seven … [Read more...] about What Is A Chemical Pregnancy?
Having kids and pets can present occasional problems. Having kids and a flea-infested pet is even harder to deal with. An article that was referred to us recently talks about some surprising findings that pet owners and parents alike may want to pay attention to. Flea-control collars may seem like the easy solution but they often contain harmful chemicals that can not only … [Read more...] about How Flea-Control Chemicals Can Harm Your Kids
You are probably aware that many chemicals in cleaning products can be dangerous for the environment, and this has caused you to make the switch to "green" cleaning products. These products are safer for the environment, but they do still contain chemicals than can cause harm if you use them incorrectly. Consider all the facts when choosing the best cleaning products for your … [Read more...] about Chemicals in Green Cleaning Products
Cosmetic skin care products are skin moisturizers, lipsticks, perfumes, fingernail polishes, makeup, shampoo, hair colors, deodorants and toothpastes, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Laws are different for these products than they are for drugs, for example. The Food and Drug Administration states, on its website, that it does not have a premarket approval … [Read more...] about List of Dangerous Chemicals in Skin Care Products