It was 1:00a.m. when my oldest son, Kyle, came bursting through my bedroom door. A feeling of panic began to settle in, while visions of horrible possibilities swarmed my sleepy mind. Then I heard him yelling about a skunk emergency. I never thought I’d be SO relieved to be dealing with such an obnoxious problem […]
Did you know that indoor air quality can be up to 100 times worse than outdoor air? Start improving the air your children breathe by making these changes.
Expert guest post by Jeff Voorhies, IICRC Certified Carpet Technician I know my wife’s all about reducing toxic chemicals in the home – and so am I. But as a carpet cleaner, I don’t recommend using harsh commercial stain and odor removers for another reason too: they’re the worst possible choice for the care of […]
Parents can’t help but experience an overwhelming sense of helplessness when searching for safer options in a store full of unlabeled products. Current regulation doesn’t provide an effective way to manage the 2,000 new chemicals brought to market each year. Our biggest hope for the near future is truth in labeling so Americans can make […]
When our household budget began to feel the squeeze, I wasn’t exactly looking for the silver lining. But what felt like a loss at first, ended up being a blessing in disguise. Who knew that actively looking for ways to save money could end up delivering an even better benefit by reducing our exposure to toxic chemicals […]
A new report from Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE) found that millions of people suffer from skin and respiratory allergies caused by hidden chemicals in fragrance.
I suppose that bleach will forever be touted as the most powerful disinfecting, whitening, mold-killing cleaning product available, but that’s not really true. Here are many safe bleach alternatives.