It's crazy how many women I know that are all due right about now (including me!). With my baby's arrival just weeks away, I certainly have baby gear on my mind! And of course it is a priority to make sure I am creating a healthy and safe nursery for my new little one.
I went through the process of creating a non-toxic nursery for my son four years ago, and spent months researching all the natural baby products I needed for a healthy and safe nursery. It was exhausting!
Do you filter your drinking water? Yes? Good! Alright, how about your bathing water? If you are like most of us, then your answer is probably 'no'. But you should be!
The water we bathe in needs to be just as clean as the water we drink. This is because our skin and our airways are capable of taking in the chemicals that are lurking in our water. It doesn't take long for chemicals absorbed through our skin to enter the blood stream. And when we take hot, steamy showers, chemicals in the water vaporize which we then inhale.
What are the best countertops for a healthy kitchen? I get asked this question all the time. And I had to ask myself this question when I started planning my own kitchen renovation. I did a TON of research to get this question answered. And what I found is that there is no such thing as a perfect countertop.
We live in a world where chemicals are present in almost every product we use. They’ve been put there to serve a purpose, but at what cost? Are the benefits really worth the risks to our health and the well-being of the environment? This post highlights five common types of harmful chemicals that can be found in everyday household products. I’ll discuss where they can be found and why they’re unhealthy for us and the environment.