Category: Nursery

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
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
A Safe, Non-toxic & Very Affordable Mattress For Babies & Toddlers

A Safe, Non-toxic & Very Affordable Mattress For Babies & Toddlers

When entrusting in a mattress for your baby and child there are a few things that are very important to consider. 1. Health 2. Safety 3. Affordability We will define all 3 of these factors in this review. We are so incredibly ecstatic to tell you that we have not only found a crib mattress [...]

June 7, 2013 | 1 Comment More
More News On Foam Puzzle Mats And Reproductive Carcinogens

More News On Foam Puzzle Mats And Reproductive Carcinogens

OUR LATEST UPDATES FROM NOVEMBER 29th, 2011 CAN BE FOUND HERE! Quite a few of our readers commented on our recent post titled Foam Puzzle Mat Immedate Removal In France Due to Toxic Formamide.  (By the way, for all of you that did comment, thank you.  We love hearing from you and are always interested [...]

December 30, 2010 | 39 Comments More
Foam Puzzle Mat Immedate Removal In France Due to Toxic Formamide

Foam Puzzle Mat Immedate Removal In France Due to Toxic Formamide

OUR LATEST UPDATES FROM NOVEMBER 29th, 2011 CAN BE FOUND HERE! ALL Foam Puzzle Mats have been removed from shelves in Belgium and France this holiday season due to high amounts of Formamide! Foam Puzzle Mats are a typical flooring in infants and children’s rooms, and even child care facilities and preschools.  I recently received [...]

December 14, 2010 | 18 Comments More
PVC-Free Wet/Dry Bags: Great for Cloth Diapers, Swim Wear and More

PVC-Free Wet/Dry Bags: Great for Cloth Diapers, Swim Wear and More

Oh the uses a mommy will find for these PVC-free and lead-free wet and wet/dry bags by Planet Wise. Not only are they completely waterproof, even at the seams, but they are wonderfully crafted in the USA! PVC or vinyl often lines bags that are meant to be waterproof (such as diaper bags.) But, not [...]

June 2, 2009 More
Naturepedic’s Organic Cotton Mattress: Wool Free and Latex Free

Naturepedic’s Organic Cotton Mattress: Wool Free and Latex Free

What’s special and convenient about Naturpedic’s organic mattress for babies and children is that they have a 2-in-1 crib and twin mattress. This versatile 2 in 1 Organic Cotton Ultra is waterproof on one side, perfect for infants and bed wetters,(because an accident with potty training toddlers is bound to happen) while the quilted side [...]

March 26, 2009 | 2 Comments More
Non-toxic Crib Mattress: Organic doesn’t mean safer!

Non-toxic Crib Mattress: Organic doesn’t mean safer!

Knowing now the dangers of fire retardant to our children, the thought of having my baby face down, or even face up, on a product that is riddled with these dangerous chemicals is frightening. It is also unsettling to think that a mattress can be labeled “organic”, and STILL contain toxic hormone, reproductive, and neurological-disrupting [...]

March 25, 2009 | 7 Comments More
US Children Polluted With Toxic Fire Retardants:  Part 1

US Children Polluted With Toxic Fire Retardants: Part 1

Did you know that everyday baby and children’s products can contain high amounts of toxic fire retardants? These flame retardants have been shown to cause serious health disorders including endocrine disruption, cancer, birth defects, hormone disruption, reproductive and neurological disorders and learning disabilities such as ADHD, mental retardation, and hyperactivity. Disturbingly enough, chemical fire retardants [...]

March 16, 2009 | 4 Comments More
Product Review: Eco-friendly Ecotots Surfin Project Table and Stools

Product Review: Eco-friendly Ecotots Surfin Project Table and Stools

Honestly, life would be much different around here without our Ecotot Table and Stools. We love this [tag] eco-friendly toddler furniture [/tag] so much! This [tag] Surfin Kids Project Table and Stool Set [/tag] from Ecotots sits beautifully in any child’s room (big or small), or in the living room! A feature that we love [...]

June 11, 2008 | 0 Comments More
How To Design A Safe and Non-Toxic Nursery

How To Design A Safe and Non-Toxic Nursery

After coming across Debra Lynn Dadd’s amazing book, Home Safe Home, we decided to ask her to share her expertise on creating a safe and [tag] non-toxic nursery [/tag]. Debra has been a leading authority on eliminating toxic chemicals in the home since self-publishing the first book on the subject in 1982. She has simply [...]

June 8, 2008 | 1 Comment More
This Non-Toxic, Wooden Svan Highchair is a Beauty

This Non-Toxic, Wooden Svan Highchair is a Beauty

When I was looking for a high chair for my baby, I knew that I wanted a wooden one. I looked all over before we finally found one we liked. I thought I was very happy with it, that is until the day I saw Sandra’s baby’s high chair!

December 2, 2007 | 0 Comments More

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