Natural Baby Mama made the news! Lead in sippy cups and water bottles

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Seeing how my post posts went viral these last few weeks made me really appreciate how awareness brings change.  Whether that change is in the form of companies making safer products or where consumers spend their money.  The power of information is amazing.  The power of people expecting safe products …

Toxic levels of lead found in stainless steel water bottles. Are you, or your child, using these water bottles?

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Updated 4/7/17 Trying to find an alternative to plastic, a lot of people buy stainless steel water bottles thinking this is a safer choice for for both them and their children.  Shockingly some of my readers found high levels, up to 100% lead, in parts of their insulated stainless steel …

Testing my stuff for lead Part 3

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I think I have a love for testing things for lead and other heavy metals.  When the opportunity arises I just can’t not.  When Tamara Rubin with MisLead first came to my house several years ago to test I was shocked at how much lead was in my home and the products …

Help remove toxins from car seats

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One of my most popular blog posts is about finding a non-toxic car seat.  It’s something all of us want.  A safe car seat without toxins.  There is a light at the end of the tunnel, a real chance that flame retardants could be removed from car seats.  There are …

Organic clothing for kids

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After reading my previous blog post (if you haven’t read it you can do so here) you now know why GOTS certified organic clothing is so important.  I feel this is especially true for babies and kids.  The chemical load our children are exposed too is too much in my …

Toys (No Plastic!)

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My husband and I really didn’t want a bunch of plastic toys littered all over our house. It was one thing that we both felt strongly about when I was pregnant. Then I started doing more research about toys and felt even stronger about our no plastic toys rule. Plastic …