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Top Reusable Water Bottles for Earth Day from thesoftlanding.com

Top Reusable Water Bottles for Earth Day

  In honor of Earth Day, we’re focusing on America’s overuse of disposable bottled water in the name of convenience and supposed better health. As Food and Water Watch points out, bottled water is not safer than tap water.  It creates mountains of garbage and causes other major environmental problems – not to mention that it’s […]

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Safe Humidifiers for Children

We’ve been keeping our eyes open for a warm mist humidifier made without polycarbonate plastic for quite a while and we kept coming back empty-handed.   Safe Mama reported that her search had been unsuccessful too. Last week our kids passed around a heavy duty cold, so I dug out our old standby Vicks humidifier.  I decided […]

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10 Favorites for Camping Fun without the Chemical Load

With the summer weather hot on our backs, we’ve been outside playing, camping, hydrating and looking for cool retreats from the heat. Along the way, we found lots of great things that have made our summer super fun and thought we’d share our top picks with you.   Freezycups Stainless Steel Ice Pop Molds Freezycups […]

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Kids Safer Cups and Dish Guide

Safer Kids Cup and Dish Guide

Finding safer cups and dishes for older kids has been a challenge. We’re embarking on an expedition to see what we can find. Our list is growing as we confirm more BPA, PVC, phthalate, and melamine-free options, so keep checking back! Urban Trend FunWares These Urban Trend Funwares products are innovative and unique, and encourage […]

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BPA-free Canned Food Options

We’ve talked extensively about BPA-based epoxy linings commonly used in aluminum cans, especially in regards to finding BPA-free tomatoes.  It was a difficult task because of their acidic nature, but we finally found Pomi.  Not even Eden Organics, the leader of the pack, has found a way to go BPA-free in the canned tomato category […]

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BPA, PVC and Phthalate Free Toothbrush Guide

For the last two months the number one search term entered by our readers has been “toothbrush,” so we set out to locate BPA, PVC and Phthalate-free toothbrushes for the whole family.  We were pleasantly surprised in many cases, and of course disappointed at the same time by the number of companies that wouldn’t even respond. Here’s a preliminary list […]

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BPA, PVC and Phthalate Free Pacifier Guide

We’ve heard your requests for a Safer Pacifier Guide, so we’re all over it! Here’s a quick reference list: Natursutten Natural Rubber Pacifiers Hevea Natural Rubber Pacifiers Playtex Pacifiers: Binky Most Like Mother Latex Pacifier, Binky Most Like Mother Silicone Pacifier, Binky Angled Pacifier, Binky One-piece Pacifier, Ortho-Pro Pacifier Evenflo Pacifiers: Classic Jewel, Bebek Silicone, […]

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