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7 Tips to Keep Your Child Focused on School Work

Nov 13, 2018

by editorial team

 

Trying to keep your child focused on school work is no easy task.

The modern world is full of distractions, and technology is at the core of many of them.

If your child is checking their text messages and social media...

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6 Technology-Related Diseases & How to Prevent Them

Nov 13, 2018

by editorial team

 

Between 1994 and 2006, the number of technology-related diseases and injuries increased by 732%.

The most troubling part? Children aged 5 years or younger had the highest injury rates of all groups.

With the use of...

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Instant Gratification: How Technology Affects Children’s Behavior

Nov 13, 2018

by editorial team

 

How does growing up with technology affect children’s behavior?

With 24/7 access to information, entertainment and social connection, both children and adults have become dependent on the instant gratification...

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Health Risks from BPA and 7 Tips to Reduce Them

Nov 12, 2018

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée 

 

BPA (Bisphenol-A) caught the attention of media and parents circa 2007. Gradually, more of the public and even major retailers became concerned about the potential health...

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6 Ways to Remove Allergens in Your Bedroom

Nov 10, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

While the word “allergens” may cause you to think “outdoors,” allergens are found indoors too. Allergens—like pollen and mold spores—can travel into...

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What Nontoxic Breast Pump Options Are Available?

Nov 10, 2018

by editorial team

 

Moms will often breastfeed infants for positive health benefits.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, breastfeeding can protect infants against a variety of diseases and conditions, such as respiratory tract...

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How to Set Parent Controls on Youtube

Nov 10, 2018

 by editorial team

 

With hundreds of kids' channels that have millions of subscribers, YouTube entertains kids for hours. When videos end, kids (and adults) can continue watching by either searching for more videos or through the...

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4 Ways to Choose Nontoxic Deodorant (and Why it Matters)

Nov 05, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée 

 

Are you interested in nontoxic deodorant? But are you unsure about where to find it, or which one to choose? 

People are increasingly trying to avoid potentially toxic...

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4 Tips for Nontoxic Hand Soap

Oct 29, 2018

By Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée 

 

Nontoxic hand soap is better for all of us, but especially mothers of babies and young kids, because what's on our hands can make their way into our children's bodies. Babies will...

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6 Options for Chemical Free Baby Wipes

Oct 29, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée 

 

Cleaning babies is nearly a full-time job.

Dirty hands to dirty butts, we grab the baby wipes as a quick cleaning rag.

Those handy wipes may be causing blisters, chemical burns,...

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