Make your Vaccination Decisions from Your Core Values not Fear

I read Jeanne Ohm’s editorial in a Pathways issue and feel compelled to post it here. It’s the wisest advice I’ve ever read about the vaccination issue. Pathways is a great magazine for parents, providing excellent articles and vital resources for family wellness. You can subscribe to Pathways at this link: http://www.pathwaystofamilywellness.org Lettter from the…

Play Sand Safe and Non-Toxic

Play Sand Safe and Non-Toxic

We recently received an email from a concerned parent asking about safe play sand for use in her children’s sandbox. Thank you Gail! This is such a great question. Did you know that most of the play sand you find in stores contains carcinogenic dust? Most sand is derived from quarried quartz rocks and contains…

Don’t Let the CPSC Limit Your Choice to Buy a Non-toxic Organic Baby Mattress

(Action requested – Please add your name in the comments section below if you agree with the comment provided) The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is considering adding the following warning  label to all bassinets, cradles and non-full-size cribs: “Use only the pad provided by manufacturer.” This may seem like a logical warning label to…

Help Your Baby Sleep Better

Providing a Safe, Nurturing Haven for your Baby or Toddler is More Important than Sleep Routines Being a more “go-with-the-flow” type of person, I was never much for routines or structure as a mom. I could never quite get a solid routine going for my daughter’s bedtime, even though all the books and articles touted…