November is Adoption Awareness Month! These 4 unique stories regarding adoption were contributed by real women with real stories, from all very different and very real situations.
Unless you’re an avid skier, the cold weather may not make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside about going outside. But don’t let that stop you and your kids from enjoying the beauty of nature in its frozen state! Here are some tips to get the most out of the cold in a creative and fun way.
Tons of articles appear on the media warning us of the risks of breastfeeding due to breast milk contamination with toxins, but is all the hype warranted? An in depth analysis by Tracy Cassels, PhD, from Evolutionary Parenting, on a study conducted years ago examining the presence of PFASs (perfluoritnated alkylates substances ) in breast milk, and the subsequent warnings and hoopla from the media against breastfeeding that has resulted in even years later.
Former journalist turned eco-chemical conscious mom blogger Aida Garcia-Toledo delves into the dilemma that every parent faces: the prolific presence of flame retardants in children’s carseats. The founder of NonToxic Munchkin blog examines the unavoidable car seat chemicals, why they are an important consideration when choosing a carseat, and what you as a parent can do to minimize your child’s exposure to these health-hazardous flame retardants.