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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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Safe Spray Bottles for Baby Lotions and Diaper Wash Spray

Q: I’m looking for safe empty bottles with spray tops and pump tops to use for baby lotions and diaper wash spray. Any ideas on where to buy them? A: We recommend choosing glass spray bottles whenever they can be kept safely out of little hands.   Our favorite resource for glass bottles is SKS Bottle […]

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BPA, PVC and Phthalate Free Dog Toy Buying Guide

We’ve been around the block in researching safer eating gear, teethers, pacifiers and even bath toys for the whole family.  But what about that other special member of the family?  Recently we began hearing from readers who were having a difficult time locating safer products for their pets, so we decided to tackle this new […]

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