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Is It Safe to Be A Vlogger?

by editorial team   Watching YouTube videos has become a huge part of our lives. Some children and adults even aspire to create their own content online. In fact,...

Are Headphones Safe for Children?

Are headphones safe for children? In 2010, a national study found that hearing loss among adolescent children had increased from 14.9% (1988-1994) to 19.5% (2005-2006)....

Create A Safe Sleeping Environment in Childcare

by editorial team   Creating a healthy, safe sleeping environment is an important part of childcare and adult self-care. However, it's becoming difficult to create. ...

6 Tips to Avoid Raising A Narcissist

by editorial team   We all know that child or adult: the one who thinks rules don’t apply to them, who throws loud public tantrums, insists on special treatment,...

Tips to Get Your Kids to Talk to You

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The internet can seem scary. Especially for parents. The prevalence of cyberbullying, inappropriate...

Nontoxic Floor Cleaner for 6 Types of Flooring

By Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Children spend a lot of time on floors: grabbing toys, eating toys (and other objects in sight), drooling on...

Are You or Your Kids Downloading Copyrighted Content?

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   It’s difficult to tell which online content is illegal to download. Copyright laws can seem...

What You Should Know About The Risks of Online Gaming

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The number of hours children spend gaming has increased from 10.7 to 12.2 hours per week between...

5 Tips for Healthier Toothpaste

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   If you're looking for another product to detox, and you haven't thought about your toothpaste, then read...

Overlooked Healthy Choices for Healthy Living

  Dr. Joseph Braun, a Professor of Epidemiology at Brown University, studies the potential health consequences of environmental chemical exposures in pregnant women,...

10 Best Websites for Children of All Ages

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The internet can provide a lot of value, education, and entertainment for children of all ages. From learning about...

One Simple Tip for Finding Nontoxic Dishwasher Detergent

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Are you concerned about harmful chemicals in dishwasher detergent? We are. Dishwasher detergents can remain on cups...

Tips for Finding Nontoxic Baby Shampoo

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   When my son was first born, I had no idea baby shampoos could have toxic chemicals.  I wish I had known! I...

3 Nontoxic Cleaning Recipes for Kitchen Cabinets

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Kitchen cabinets accumulate grime and dirt from everyday use. Over time, wood surfaces and door knobs...

Health Risks from Cookware

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Do you make time to cook at home so that you and your family can eat a healthier diet? Are you also...

Helping My Child Spot Fake News Online

The days of sitting down with the evening newspaper to marinate and mull over the national and local news are long gone. Today’s information is delivered fast and...

Protect Social Skills from Technology

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Face-to-face interactions are key to healthy social skills. For young people, they are essential...

Wired for Better or Worse

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Building values for healthy living have long been on a parent’s radar, and most parents agree that...

10 Tips to Keep Your Child Safe From Online Predators

Give technology a bedtime. by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The world wide web is a wonderland of information and entertainment. And it's...

Live Streaming 101: What Parents Should Know

While live streaming services like YouNow have been around for a while, many other apps have started incorporating live streaming features as well. Facebook has Facebook...

Tips for Nontoxic Kitchen Utensils

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Cooking utensils and disposable eating utensils are often made of plastic, and sometimes vinyl...

Does social media make us feel more disconnected and socially isola...

Forcing connections in the offline world can lead to some of the truest connections. by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Social media and other...

What is a healing space?

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   An environment—like in our homes, schools, and workspaces—can be designed to support therapeutic effects....

Does Our Selfie Culture Foster Narcissism?

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Selfies—self-portrait photos taken by one’s smartphone—is a modern phenomenon.   24+...

Helping Kids Reap the Mental and Physical Benefits of Exercise

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Digital screens and other technologies have made it more challenging for parents to get their kids to...

Support Retailers Leading The Way towards Safer Household Products

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families works hard to protect us from toxic chemicals by fighting to strengthen laws, working with retailers to phase out hazardous chemicals...

Should Parents Ban Cell Phone Use for Kids?

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Cell phones can often feel like an appendage of ours. The average consumer is estimated to check his or...

Nonstick Teflon Cookware: Health Risks?

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Convenience is more important than ever before as our lives have become more hectic than ever. As a...

How to Talk to Kids About Sexting

Talking to your kids about sexting should be as common as talking to them about healthy eating and exercise. By the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée. ...

How to Choose Nontoxic Lead-Free Mugs

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Ceramic mugs can be nontoxic as long as the mug doesn’t contain high levels of lead. Conventional mugs are...
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