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6 Options for Chemical Free Baby Wipes

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...

The Link Between Technology And Depression in Children

by editorial team   Does your child spend too much time in front of a screen? And does it matter? A 2018 study by researchers at the San Diego State University says...

Are Attention Disorders Linked to Technology?

By Angela Cummings   Over 6 million children ages 2-17 were diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in 2016, according to a study by the U.S....

When Should Children Get A Phone?

by editorial team   Did you know that the average age of owning a cell phone is now only six years old? It’s true, according to one survey. ...

The New Family Divide: How Can Technology Impact Family Time?

 by editorial team   Technology has been increasing at a fast pace since the late 1990’s and 2000’s, making it difficult for parents (and adults...

Effects of Social Media on Teenage Relationships

by editorial team   According to researchers at the University of Washington and University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 80% of youth aged 12 through 17 are social...

Risks When Living Next to A Cell Phone Tower

by editorial team   Everyone wants a fantastic cell-phone service, but the increase in cell towers and the radio waves used to transmit signals may be of concern...

The Internet That Most of Us Don't Know

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Most people think of the internet or web simply as what they access from search engines and their favorite...

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...

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