Category: Clothing

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
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
Do You Do Enough?

Do You Do Enough?

We have been receiving some very important emails and comments from our readers.  Thank you!  One of the common threads that weave the quilt of letters we get from mamas are letters that show our burning desire to do the best we can, and at the same time an empty feeling that maybe we can’t […]

November 5, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Earth Day Resolutions: Healthy Child Healthy Planet

Earth Day Resolutions: Healthy Child Healthy Planet

It’s Earth Day today! It’s more important than ever that we as parents take action and are a great example for our kids. Everything we dp has an impact on our mother earth. The way we shop, the way we eat, the way we live.  It’s important that we do it all as consciously as […]

April 22, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Safe Alternative Spring Essentials Top Picks

Safe Alternative Spring Essentials Top Picks

Eco-friendly, green, nature inspired toys, gifts, books, clothing and more for baby, child and kid are what we are happily highlighting for you all today!  Many of these products are totally natural, and of course all of them are PVC-free, BPA-free, lead free and earth loving. Spring time!  A time when nature all around us […]

April 16, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Soap Nuts: An Amazing 100% Natural Laundry Detergent

Soap Nuts: An Amazing 100% Natural Laundry Detergent

Do you know what chemicals are in the most commonly used “sensitive” baby detergent?  You may innocently believe you are washing  your clothes and making them fresh and clean, but you may actually be loading them up with harsh dangerous toxins such as petroleum, phosphates, sulfates, artificial fragrances and colors, chlorine, etc. My children have […]

March 30, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Formaldehyde-Free Baby and Children's Clothing Companies

Formaldehyde-Free Baby and Children’s Clothing Companies

On February 4, 2009 we posted our first version of this article regarding which clothing companies do and do NOT treat their clothing with formaldehyde.  We have received quite a few emails from parents on this one, and even some who have shared helpful information with us!   Additionally, some companies who did not respond in […]

February 9, 2010 | 39 Comments More
12 Things Your Child Should Avoid

12 Things Your Child Should Avoid

It can be overwhelming when you begin to learn about all the toxins that surround your child on a daily basis.   We truly believe that making a few small changes will make a profound impact on the short AND long term health and well being of our babies and kids. If you are looking […]

January 4, 2010 | 8 Comments More
The Ultimate 'Safe Alternative' Holiday Gift Guide 2009 for Moms

The Ultimate ‘Safe Alternative’ Holiday Gift Guide 2009 for Moms

Alright mamas, we have happily made your man’s holiday shopping a little more stress free this season!  We have hand picked our most favorite eco-friendly, green, organic and natural products that any woman would LOVE to receive.  Not only is this Gift Guide ideal for moms, but you are certain to find something in here […]

November 25, 2009 | 1 Comment More
Safe Gift Ideas From Our Approved Vendors With Coupon Codes

Safe Gift Ideas From Our Approved Vendors With Coupon Codes

We greatly admire all of the companies that you see highlighted on our Approved Vendor page through out the year.  Below are some great gift ideas from these respectable web-retailers that provide healthy and safe products free of dangerous toxins such as PVC, BPA, fire retardant chemicals and more. Not only are these gifts special, […]

November 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
This SPF Sun Hat for Kids and Adults Tops The Rest!

This SPF Sun Hat for Kids and Adults Tops The Rest!

This Play Hat from Sunday Afternoons is just about the coolest invention in an SPF hat for children that we’ve seen! When it comes to sun protection clothing, it is nice to know what to look for.  This Sun Hat carries a 50+ UPF!  If a garment has a UPF factor (Ultra Violet Protection Factor) […]

June 15, 2009 | 1 Comment More
SPF Swim Wear and Sports Wear for Babies, Toddlers and Kids

SPF Swim Wear and Sports Wear for Babies, Toddlers and Kids

Simply put, I have not seen a single piece from the Snapper Rock UV50 Collection that I do not absolutely love!  We are not left surprised that Snapper Rock Swim Wear is sold only in the finest boutiques and stores around the world.  (But no worries, we have their link below!) We live on an […]

April 5, 2009 | 0 Comments More
EcoStore's Oxygen Whitener and Laundry Liquid - Free of Toxic Chemicals, Perfumes, and Dyes

EcoStore’s Oxygen Whitener and Laundry Liquid – Free of Toxic Chemicals, Perfumes, and Dyes

Bleach is often used to brighten, whiten and even disinfect.  Just the other day I saw a Clorox commercial advertising bleach as a safe way to disinfect baby bottles, toys and more. Unfortunately, chlorine bleach is a nasty chemical, which should be kept far away from our babies and children’s environments.  (Not to mention it’s […]

March 3, 2009 | 4 Comments More
 'Wrap of Love' - Luxurious, Organic, Fair Trade and Extra Special

‘Wrap of Love’ – Luxurious, Organic, Fair Trade and Extra Special

Luxurious and cozy soft, this organic cotton bathrobe by Coyuchi is everything you would dream of to wrap up the perfect bubble bath experience for your small child! I feel as if I am treating my toddler to a rich experience of a baby-spa each time I drape her into this ‘wrap of love.’  Not […]

March 1, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Toxic Formaldehyde Hides In Children's Clothing and Bedding

Toxic Formaldehyde Hides In Children’s Clothing and Bedding

It would seem that the last place a parent would think to be concerned about finding toxic gas in our child’s environment is in their clothing and bedding, but sure enough, here it is!  (And we aren’t talking poopy pants here folks.) We are talking about FORMALDEHYDE.  And yes, formaldehyde is probably hiding in some […]

December 30, 2008 | 6 Comments More
Find Out Why the New Product Safety Law (CPSIA) Will NOT Protect Your Child

Find Out Why the New Product Safety Law (CPSIA) Will NOT Protect Your Child

There is a big debate happening right now regarding the CPSIA’s new laws and regulations regarding toys that will be able to be manufactured after February 2009.  A debate AND a good amount of confusion on all the details. For the most part, if you are a small ‘Ma-n-Pa’ company or boutique making products for […]

December 23, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Organic T-shirt for Kids With a Smart Statement!

Organic T-shirt for Kids With a Smart Statement!

This is one of our favorite t-shirts for our toddlers right now. Not only is it made from certified organic cotton, the message it sends is  totally cool, and the cut is absolutely comfortable. Created with low-impact, Azo-free organic dyes and water-based sustainable ink, this shirt is softer and safer for your child and the […]

December 11, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Carter's Tagless Clothing Can Cause Chemical-Like Burns to Babies

Carter’s Tagless Clothing Can Cause Chemical-Like Burns to Babies

If you have a baby that sleeps in Carter’s, Cisco, or Gerber tagless clothing (or know anyone that may), you must read this! ZRecommends was recently investigating the chemical burns (possibly from the dangerous chemical, phthalates), which is in the tagless ink concoction. On October 24, CPSC and Carter’s released an official statement advising parents […]

October 25, 2008 | 4 Comments More
 Is Bamboo Clothing for Baby Natural and Chemical Free?

Is Bamboo Clothing for Baby Natural and Chemical Free?

Another safe alternative to conventional cotton is bamboo. We’ve heard about the toxic process of bamboo from plant to fiber which can be harmful on the environment. So, we searched for a company that offered a safer, non-toxic processing alternative. We were impressed with Bamboosa’s integrity and had to rave about their baby soft gift […]

July 25, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Decrease world poverty, buy organic cotton clothing for your baby!

Decrease world poverty, buy organic cotton clothing for your baby!

Is it sometimes hard for you too? To give up some of those itsy bitsy outfits that your baby grows out of? Now I am thinking that it is a wonderful thing for another baby to be able to recycle (re-use and reduce) her cute threads too! Most of my baby girl’s clothing is made […]

March 23, 2008 | 2 Comments More

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