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Reduce Chemical Exposure from Household Cleaning Products

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The cleaning products we use affect not just those who clean, but also those who occupy the space of the cleaned...

Less PVC is Possible

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   PVC (polyvinyl chloride), also known as vinyl, is used to make countless products that fill our closets, shelves and...

Choosing Nontoxic Wood Furniture

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Wood furniture—such as couches, chairs, bed frames, box springs, tables and many more products—can be...

Choose a Nontoxic Bath Mat

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Showers and baths are meant to get us clean. Yet, when we step out of the tub and onto the bathmat, our wet feet are...

Are Your Children Playing on Toxic Free Flooring?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Kids spend a lot of time on the floor. From infant’s “tummy time,” to toddlers crawling, to young...

WOW Your Guests with Beautiful Nontoxic Tablecloths!

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   I’ve always been nervous about covering our table for fear that one accidental yank will clear the table of...

Natural Stone Flooring

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   If you're building a new home or replacing an existing floor, you'll have various flooring materials to choose from,...

Is Polyurethane Foam in Your Mattress?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Is memory foam toxic? Cushy and squishy, polyurethane foam gives us comfortable mattresses. It adds padding and...

WiFi Radiation: How Concerned Should You Be?

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Why should you be concerned about the WiFi radiation in your home? It seems harmless. And you...

Mama Medicine and Sophia Gushee discuss auras, spirits, destiny, he...

  by Sophia Ruan Gushée   About a year ago, a friend of mine shared an experience that was thought-provoking, and this experience offered my friend...

Carpet and Asthma, Like Oil and Water

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Anyone who has asthma, or has seen an asthmatic attack, knows how scary it can be. According to the Center for...

Natural Wood Finishes That Are Safer

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Wood finishes are the top protective coating that is applied to wood to protect it from moisture, sunlight and...

Natural Rubber Products – Is it for me?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   What do pacifiers, mattresses and carpets have in common? They are often made from natural rubber materials....

Sole Water Recipe

by Sophia Ruan Gushée   An easy way to help boost your digestion, soothe your nervous system, improve hydration, and improve your skin, hair and nails may be to...

Create a Nontoxic Bed: Headboard to Bed Frame

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   When looking for headboards and bed frames, consider nontoxic options. As the structure that surrounds your...

De-Clutter Your Home to Detox Your Home

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Clutter accumulates quickly in our homes. Before we know it, the one storage cabinet has expanded to three. And flat...

Detox Your Kitchen: Nontoxic Kitchen Cabinets

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   When it comes to kitchen cabinets, you don’t have to trade beauty for healthy.  You can have both! ...

Should You Replace Your Shower Curtain With A Safer One?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   When detoxing your home, it can be overwhelming to think of replacing each little item with nontoxic versions....

Why Choose Glass Over Plastic?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   As you detox your home, it’s important to understand what materials to avoid, but almost more important to...

What Are You Sleeping on 3,650 Hours?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   It’s not every day that people replace their mattress. In fact, not even every five years. It’s every...

Detox Your Holiday Lights of Lead

Holiday string lights are often an integral part of the festive decor. But did you know that holiday string lights can contain lead that can rub off on hands and...

Choosing Placemats

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Placemats help to protect tables and add interest to table settings. While many people focus on the style of...

Peace of Mind in Detoxing Your Bedroom

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   The bedroom. It’s one of the most important rooms in your home, making it one of the first places to detox. ...

Warm, Welcoming Nontoxic Candles

by Angela Cummings Back in the day, I used to burn candles to make our home smell comforting and welcoming. Especially in the fall and winter when we gathered with family...

Safer Textile Materials to Detox Your Home

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Materials, or textiles, are everywhere. They cover (ha! pun intended) or comprise: furniture: mattresses, couches,...

When Painting, Planning Pays Off

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   One of the easiest and least expensive ways to freshen up a room is to paint the walls. However, paint can...

The Effects of X-Rays on Early Pregnancy

The medical and scientific community frequently updates safety recommendations in response to the latest science. The content may contain outdated information so...

Is Off-Gassing Happening in My Home?

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   What is Off-gassing? When you read about chemicals in everyday products, you’ll come across the term...

Do You Have Digital Dementia?

by the editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée   How much time do you spend on a digital screen? Being productive and responsible requires lots of time on...

Potential Cancer-Causing Household Products

by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée   Most people, it seems, think that their home is a healthy environment that is safe and free from harmful chemicals....

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