10 Summer Safety Tips for Kids and Parents

  School is out and summer is here! This means picnics, barbecues, swimming, bike rides, boating, parks / playground fun, camping, vacations and more. Here is a list of safety tips for parents to follow. 1. Summer means bugs! What is the best way to keep them away? Avoid scented soaps, perfumes or hairsprays which [...]

Summer Camp Search Tips

      Summer is approaching and for many parents it also means planning out your summer activities and getting your children involved in a camp program.  Whether it be an all day, half day or stay away camp there are important facts to consider when choosing a camp program for your child. How will [...]

Go Green!

Let’s face it, we can’t live in a bubble to protect our children but we can proactively avoid dangerous chemicals and products that can cause developmental problems, hormone disruption and cancer by buying safe and environmentally friendly products. More and more manufacturers are popping up offering the same results with a safer and healthier product, [...]

Sunscreen Guide

Summer is here so let the outdoor fun begin! As a kid, I remember when we went to the beach, my parents would “butter” my nose and cheeks with zinc oxide. Even though I look pretty funny in my pictures, it reminded me of a product that really works. The other day, I went shopping [...]

Benefits of Emu Oil for Children

Emu oil has organic healing properties, it is all natural and very gentle. One great thing about emu oil is, since it is natural it can also be used on children without any ill effects. About Emu Oil In many places in the United States and Australia emus are harvested to create emu oil, which [...]

PFOA and Microwave Popcorn

  The invention of microwave popcorn seemed like the greatest invention for all us popcorn lovers.   I have to say it has been one of our favorite snacks around the house, especially on Friday nights when we have family movie night!  I recently read information about microwave popcorn that alarmed me enough to throw ours [...]

The Best Children’s Vitamins

Finding the best muti vitamin can be a challenge. Here is a helpful guide to finding the right vitamin for your child.