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Choose a Nontoxic Glider Chair—for Your Nursery or Your Family Room

Aug 27, 2018

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Are you looking for a glider chair—whether for a baby on the way, or for just a comfy chair to relax in? 

A glider chair can be a lovely addition to a nursery as parents and...

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Guidelines for Choosing a Nontoxic Nursery Rug

Aug 24, 2018

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

Who would ever think that rugs designed for nurseries could pollute our indoor environment? I certainly didn't know to be thoughtful about how my nursery rug may affect my infant's indoor...

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Create a Nontoxic Nursery

Jul 02, 2018

by editorial team and Sophia Ruan Gushée

 

When my son was first born, I was scared. How will I know the “right” way to raise a child? How will I protect this tiny innocent little being and keep him healthy and safe?

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3 Things to Look For When Buying A Nontoxic Baby Bassinet

May 14, 2018

by editorial team

 

During the first three months of life, babies' bodies and brains are developing and growing like crazy. They look so frail with their little hands and feet uncontrollably waving around. Their motor skills, hearing, vision,...

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Less PVC is Possible

Jan 03, 2018

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 homes. As a durable, strong, waterproof material PVC has become...

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Crib on Wheels: I Wish I Had This Sooner!

Mar 21, 2017

 

The Alma Papa Crib comes with a low toxic Coco-mat mattress. Please note that this article was originally written in 2012.

Already an owner of two cribs for my two girls, I reluctantly decided to buy a third crib and thought, wouldn't it be...

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