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Forest Kindergarten: The Ultimate Outdoor Classroom

By |January 26, 2017 |3-5 yrs, Daycare and Schools, Development, Latest Posts, Mindful Parenting, Well-being|

An Ideal Learning Environment In many preschools, outdoor time and authentic play are being replaced by an intense emphasis on learning letters and numbers in a very formal, structured and [...]

  • Toddler girl ready for winter with immune boosting

Boosting Baby’s and Toddler’s Immune System, NATURALLY!

By |January 20, 2017 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Development, Illnesses & Infections, Latest Posts, Natural Remedies, Recent Posts, Well-being|

This time of year, little ones are more susceptible to colds and flu. It’s tough to see children sick. “For me, as a mom, I just don't like my little [...]

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The European Union Is Banning Toxic Silver Mercury Fillings

By |December 20, 2016 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Development, Developmental Disorders, Latest Posts, Mindful Parenting, Oral Health, Pre-Conception, Pregnancy, Recent Posts, Well-being|

“The children of Europe have won. The next generation in Europe will be safe from mercury dental fillings.” - Charlie Brown, President of the World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry This [...]

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Helping Your Child Cultivate a Gratitude Practice

By |November 3, 2016 |5+ yrs, Latest Posts, Mindful Parenting, Well-being|

It’s November and in the United States and a few other countries around the world such as Germany, Japan and Canada, it’s a time to celebrate and give thanks.  Here, [...]

The Secret to a Healthy Baby

By |October 20, 2016 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, Childbirth, Development, Homepage Video, Latest Posts, Nutrition, Pre-Conception, Pregnancy, Vaccines, Videos, Well-being|

What if you could positively impact your baby’s health for the rest of his or her life? Knowing what truly lays the foundation for good health could help you do just that. "Infant [...]

How To Make Halloween Healthier And Happier

By |October 5, 2016 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Holidays, Mindful Parenting, Well-being|

Re-envision Halloween Two thousand years ago, the Celts dressed in costumes and set alight sacred bonfires to appease and ward off the spirits of the dead. Marked by the end [...]

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COD LIVER OIL: Healthy Snapshot

By |September 6, 2016 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Adam Sutter, Childbirth, Development, Diet, Nutrition, Pre-Conception, Pregnancy, Well-being|

Q: Why is cod liver oil known around the world as the perfect nutritional supplement for every growing child? A: Because cod liver oil contains Omega-3 oils that directly provide [...]

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Boost Your Child’s Immune System Before School Starts

By |August 5, 2016 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Development, Dr. Murray Clarke, Nutrition, Well-being|

Each year in a child’s life is clearly marked and can be remembered by the end of the summer holidays and the return to school. There are many experiences, emotions [...]

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Is There Lead in Your Water? Find Out With A Test Kit

By |February 17, 2016 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Announcements, Development, Developmental Disorders, Pre-Conception, Pregnancy, Water, Well-being|

Lead in Water Test Kit Announcement from Healthy Babies Bright Futures SafBaby is passing on this information so that you can be proactive and test your water for lead.  It's [...]

7 Steps to Choosing Quality Children’s Supplements

By |January 6, 2016 |Adam Sutter, Diet, Nutrition, Toxins & Additives, Well-being|

Incorporating high quality supplements into your child’s diet is one of the best ways to ensure proper structural growth, provide immune support and help neutralize exposures to environmental pollutants and [...]

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Are You in Pain “Down There” Since You Had A Baby?

By |November 19, 2015 |Childbirth, Pre-Conception, Pregnancy, Well-being|

The physical and emotional trauma that a mother may experience during childbirth is a taboo subject that has left many women suffering in silence. SafBaby believes that it is time [...]

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The Safest Solution to Plastic Bottles

By |August 20, 2015 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Best Product Awards, Chemicals in Products, Product Reviews, Water, Well-being|

This month, SafBaby is giving a Best Product Award to Lifefactory Reusable Glass Bottles. Specifically, the award is for the bottles with the Classic Cap that allows drinking directly from [...]

The Lifelong Gift of Omega Oils

By |June 11, 2015 |0-1 yr, 1-3 yrs, 3-5 yrs, 5+ yrs, Development, Dr. Murray Clarke, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Well-being|

“Imagine, one nutrient, the “essential fatty acid” DHA, being able to improve your child’s mind, and consequently their abilities, for the rest of their life."   - Dr. Murray Clarke   [...]

Meet Mary Cordaro: Healthy Building & Indoor Environment Expert

By |May 14, 2015 |Mary Cordaro, Pre-Conception, Pregnancy, Well-being|

Mary, you've spent the last 25 years creating healthy homes that include natural building approaches, building science, and the German field of Baubiologie. Can you tell us what a healthy [...]

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Nesting: How to Prepare a Healthy Space for Your Baby

By |April 30, 2015 |0-1 yr, Mary Cordaro, Pre-Conception, Pregnancy, Well-being|

You’re pregnant!  Images of beautiful nurseries fill your head as your thoughts turn to how to prepare your home for your little one. Whether you are adding a new room, [...]

Pathways To Health, Creating Optimum Health For Your Child

By |March 20, 2015 |Dr. Murray Clarke, Pre-Conception, Well-being|

Your child's physical, emotional, mental health and well-being is the greatest ally they can carry with them throughout their lives. The state of their health will color and reflect itself in [...]

What’s the Best Dosage of Vitamin D for Infants & Children?

By |January 27, 2014 |Dr. R. Neustaedter, Nutrition, Well-being|

Most doctors agree that infants should take vitamin D3, but there is variation among pediatricians and pediatric groups about the ideal dosage of vitamin D for babies. This may leave [...]

Did You Know The Benefits Of Baby Wearing Include THIS?

By |December 28, 2013 |Development, Doreen Bolhuis, Mindful Parenting, Well-being|

In our modern "convenience" culture, there is more car seat carrying of babies than baby-wearing.  Contemporary designs have made it incredibly easy for parents to transport their child in a [...]

How Can More Family Time and Good Habits Prevent Obesity

By |November 7, 2013 |Doreen Bolhuis, Well-being|

I don't watch much television, but each season I do watch the Biggest Loser.  I work out with my exercise ball, weights and bands during the show since I'm not [...]

How Can You Build Resilience In Your Child?

By |October 9, 2013 |Development, Doreen Bolhuis, Mindful Parenting, Well-being|

After the "lazy days of summer", kids are back in school...back to schoolwork, friends, and activities.  The daily experiences of school life - successes, frustrations, friendships, challenges, winning and losing [...]