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Why It Is Nearly Impossible To Find Safe Babies and Kids Shoes in the US! Part 2

Why It Is Nearly Impossible To Find Safe Babies and Kids Shoes in the US! Part 2

You may be thinking, “Come on now. Can shoes really be that big of a health concern for our children?” But truth be told, the more we research this topic, the more we are floored to find out about the lack of regulations, standards, and the plethora of toxins that hide in our loved ones [...]

November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Toxic Chromium 6 Found In Many Babies and Children’s Leather Shoes

Toxic Chromium 6 Found In Many Babies and Children’s Leather Shoes

Have you wondered where the leather used for shoes, handbags and belts we and our kids are wearing is coming from? Also, have you wondered why leather is so cheap today and why MOST shoes are filled with toxic chemicals? Toxins we would want to stay as far away from as possible are right under [...]

August 13, 2013 | 2 Comments More
The Shocking Truth About Children’s Plastic Toys. Read This Before You Buy Another Toy!

The Shocking Truth About Children’s Plastic Toys. Read This Before You Buy Another Toy!

We have been investigating toy safety since our children were born, and we started sharing our findings on our blog 6 years ago when we started SAFbaby. The more we learned the more questions we had. We have done many articles on toys, and plastic and PVC. But we still had questions regarding toys and [...]

August 8, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Forest Kindergarten – A better way to teach our young children?

Forest Kindergarten – A better way to teach our young children?

Do your children tend to fight more when they are stuck inside watching TV or playing video games all day? Mine do. They usually end up fighting, are more aggressive, moody, easily irritated and bored and not very talkative. However, when they spend the whole day outdoors in nature, they are the total opposite: happy, [...]

August 6, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Children Leather & Plastic Shoes: Pollutants, As Far As The Eye Can See! Part 1

Children Leather & Plastic Shoes: Pollutants, As Far As The Eye Can See! Part 1

MOST plastic and leather shoes for babies and children today contain cancer-causing chemicals, allergens and other toxins. It is a very sad truth. Because of the lack of regulations, anything goes and it’s very challenging to find a safer alternative when it comes to dressing our children’s feet. Summer time, babies and kids are even [...]

August 1, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Are Crocs made of EVA Foam?

Are Crocs and Other Foam-Like Kids Shoes/Flip Flops Made of EVA Foam?

The SAFBABY mamas are on a new EVA foam mission, this time we we want to know more about the EVA foam in shoes and if there are any safety levels when it comes to Formamide and other harmful substances in foam shoes. We received a question a few weeks ago from Krista: “Do you [...]

July 29, 2013 | 1 Comment More
The Truth About Sophie The Giraffe and The Recall Rumors

The Truth About Sophie The Giraffe and The Recall Rumors

The search term ‘Sophie the Giraffe recall’ on Google gets 129,000 results. Wow, that’s a lot! Sophie was my son’s favorite chewing toy (see photo below), and it’s probably one of the most popular teething toy around the world. Here is why Sophie The Giraffe was in the Headline News 2 years ago: The November [...]

July 23, 2013 | 1 Comment More
2013 Best Natural and Non-Toxic Sunscreens for Babies and Children

2013 Best Natural and Non-Toxic Sunscreens for Babies and Children

We have put to the test a wide variety of non-toxic, healthy, natural, mineral based sunscreens and are happy to give you the low down on them all. We personally put each and every tube of sunscreen mentioned here to the test. There is nothing worse than buying an expensive tube of “natural sunscreen” and [...]

July 8, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Should We Stop Worrying About EVA Foam Puzzle Mats?

Should We Stop Worrying About EVA Foam Puzzle Mats?

We feel we needed to do an update on the Foam Mat post especially after we received the following charged comment from a reader’s point of view we do not agree with: “Wow what a bunch of pseudoscience crap is in this article. I’ll go with the tadpoles mats. Thanks. I found that this article [...]

June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Receive A Free Copy Of Our Ebook Today: 40 Simple Steps To Healthier Kids!

Receive A Free Copy Of Our Ebook Today: 40 Simple Steps To Healthier Kids!

We’re proud to announce that we just put together a small Ebook for YOU with 40 simple steps you can take right now to improve your child’s health! The continued growth and expansion of the SAFBABY community has been remarkable, we have been on a mission since 2007 to educate and inspire parents on creating [...]

June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Ikea Kalpudding Baking Mold  Rated Unsafe

Silicone Baking Mold Tested! How safe are they really? Not many are!

Silicone baking molds are inexpensive, take up little space and do not require greasing. But what happens to the silicone when it is heated in the oven? Are we not only eating cakes, but also silicone? I like to find out what’s going on in my native Switzerland when it comes to Safer Alternatives, and [...]

April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Non toxic Household, Nursery and Toy Cleaners.

Are Your Cleaning Products Truly Eco and Safe? You Must Know This Before Buying Another Solution!

We are very excited today to announce today’s Post Sponsor: CleanHappens! Did you know that manufacturers of cleaning products are not required to list all of the ingredients in their products?!  This can make it really hard to truly find safe alternative cleaning products. That’s why we are very excited to announce today’s Post Sponsor: [...]

April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Whooping Cough Cases in Vaccinated Children Increasing. Is the Whooping Cough Vaccine Ineffective?

Whooping Cough Cases in Vaccinated Children Increasing. Is the Whooping Cough Vaccine Ineffective?

Whooping cough (pertussis) vaccination continues to be a problem. Despite the ongoing campaigns for universal vaccination, the incidence of children with whooping cough has been increasing since the 1980’s. The large number of yearly cases of whooping cough cannot be explained by the number of parents opting out of vaccine requirements.  And it is common [...]

April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Garlic Lemonade

SAFBABY’s Favorite Kitchen Remedies For The Common Cold

When my 2 kids catch a cold, I always use the following kitchen remedies to make them feel better…and they always do! Garlic is a great anti-viral food and a natural antibiotic. Unlike antibiotics, it doesn’t kill off the healthy bacteria. Garlic Lemonade: -Finely mince three cloves of fresh garlic and place them into a [...]

March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments More
10 Best Foods to Strengthen Children’s Eyesight

10 Best Foods to Strengthen Children’s Eyesight

When I was seven, in second grade, unable to read the blackboard, I used to strain my eyes continually by trying so hard to see the small words the teacher wrote. My mother took me to the ophthalmologist who prescribed glasses. Initially, I wore them only at school, but after a very short time, my [...]

January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More
The Best Safbaby Posts of 2012

The Best Safbaby Posts of 2012

First, we want to wish all of you a happy, healthy & peaceful 2013. We hope you found our posts of 2012 informative, inspiring, and eye-opening. “Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right.” – Oprah Winfrey We handpicked for you our favorite posts of 2012. Here they are: [...]

December 28, 2012 | 1 Comment More
From Toxic Toys to Toxic Clothes: Phthales and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates found in Kids Clothing

From Toxic Toys to Toxic Clothes: Phthales and Nonylphenol Ethoxylates found in Kids Clothing

Like most of you reading this, I can’t afford to just buy certified organic cotton clothes, and I am always well aware that what I am buying may contain chemicals I am trying to avoid. The truth is, companies worldwide try to make the biggest profit possible and we wanna buy ridiculously cheap clothes – [...]

November 20, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Sponsored Post by Eco Nuts – Certified Organic, Eco-friendly and 100% Natural Laundry Detergent

Sponsored Post by Eco Nuts – Certified Organic, Eco-friendly and 100% Natural Laundry Detergent

We are very excited today to announce today’s Post Sponsor: Eco Nuts® Sterilized Soap Nuts – Certified Organic and Eco-friendly Laundry Soap Eco Nuts® Laundry Soap is a perfect safe alternative to regular laundry detergent. It’s a 100% Natural, contains no dyes, added fragrance or harmful chemicals. Also, Eco Nuts is the only company that sterilizes [...]

October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Sponsored Post by Pop & Lolli – Re-usable PVC-Free Wall Decals

Sponsored Post by Pop & Lolli – Re-usable PVC-Free Wall Decals

We’ve been searching for a while for non-toxic wall decals and it’s not easy. Most stickers are made of PVC (Vinyl), contain harsh chemicals and harmful Formaldehyde in the adhesive. Yes, they’re pretty cheap but having these toxic outgassing stickers on the wall in your child’s room isn’t very comforting. Luckily there is Pop & [...]

October 24, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Non Toxic Homemade Halloween Face Paint Recipe

Non Toxic Homemade Halloween Face Paint Recipe

Does your child’s Halloween costume call for face painting? Or maybe your little one is like mine and just loves to have their face painted. Either way, be careful how you go about coloring that precious skin – store-bought face paints are typically composed of toxic ingredients. Did you know that 100% of the face paints tested by the [...]

October 19, 2012 | 1 Comment More

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