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How to mother and live authentically

Apr 18, 2018
 

Mothers are experiencing unprecedented opportunities. Educational, professional, personal, spiritual and parental opportunities have become more available than ever. Our opportunities have never been this unlimited!

Along with this comes...

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Smart meters: Should you say no?

Apr 11, 2018

What are smart meters?

Historically, meters have been used by utility companies to measure the usage of electricity, natural gas, or water. They were then read by a person for companies to learn usage for billing purposes.

In recent...

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10 Household Products to Detox

Apr 10, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Household productslike cleaners, paints, and fragrancescontribute to half of our urban air pollution, according to a study led by the National Oceanic and...

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Entrepreneurs serving public health

Apr 05, 2018
 

Yesterday, I spent the day at Brown University to participate in its program for National Public Health Week. Every time I go back to campus (+3 hours each train ride), I feel like I got so much more than I gave.

Spending time with the new...

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Hack Allergens in Your Home

Apr 04, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Allergies affect more than 50 million Americans, and are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the US, according to the Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America. (1)

Exactly what...

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Your Children’s Development: How Does Technology Endanger It?

Mar 29, 2018

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

All parents have used digital screens as babysitters. 

We give our children cell phones to play games, learn, and allow them to watch shows or movies on our laptops or...

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What Should You Consider When Buying A New Home?

Mar 28, 2018

by Angela Cummings, reviewed by Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Back in the early 2000’s, the criteria I used when shopping for a home was this: it had to be cute, in a good neighborhood, and in a manageable price range. All the...

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Get the Lead Out

Mar 28, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Surprisingly, lead is still found in many consumer products today.

While lead was banned from house paint in the U.S. in 1978, it is still found in the paint of older homes, hand-me-down...

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10 Things to Consider When You Want to Remodel Your Home

Mar 27, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Home remodeling can be trickier than building a new home, in the sense that you, the homeowner, are likely still living in the home while it’s being remodeled.

This gives added...

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Which is a Better Choice: Synthetic or Natural Dyes

Mar 27, 2018

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Let's consider the dyes used in textiles, which are part of our furniture, drapes, carpets, area rugs, bedding, towels, clothes, bags, backpacks, toys, and more.

These dyes can be made...

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