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Study Reveals Car Technology Is Valuable, but Warns Against Forgetting Safe Driving Habits

by Monica Harvin @ Safety.com

For most drivers, a safe car is one that is equipped with the latest in-car technology. In a recent study conducted by CARFAX—a company that provides vehicle history reports and…

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How to Choose the Best Toothpaste for Baby and Kid

by Sophia @ All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

Even though your child’s teeth are going to fall out to be replaced with more permanent ones, it is important to take care of them. From the very beginning when the first tooth appears, oral care is mandatory, even when you are only breastfeeding your child. With too many options for toothpaste out in the market, it is sometimes confusing to choose the right one. But first, it is important to know all the details about kid’s oral care. Why should you choose a special toothpaste for kids? Usually, children’s toothpaste is milder than those for adults, with flavours that

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Pure Bliss – Non-Toxic Crib Mattress

by exampleuser @ Products – SleepLily

Our Premium Non-Toxic Crib Mattress. 100% Pure Natural Latex provides ideal support & mildew-resistance. No flame-retardants, VOCs, or harmful chemicals.

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Best Cyber Monday Baby Gear Deals 2017

by Denise & Alan Fields @ Baby Bargains

Best Cyber Monday Baby Gear Deals 2017 Best Cyber Monday Baby Gear Deals 2017. Here are the best deals we found for Cyber Monday 2017 baby gear bargains! Good news! These deals are still live now as of this posting! UPDATE 7:57pm: Amazon has posted even more deals tonight! Look at our Facebook page feed […]

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3 things that significantly reduces your personal impact on climate change

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

This post: isn’t about stuff you’re already doing like recycling its about your personal retirement stocks and/or kids future education fund and consider whether you’re invested in those responsible for climate change. will take you less than 4 mins to read Guardians of the galaxy take on fossil fuel divestment I’ve had alot of respect for […]

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Quality Sleep May Improve Women’s Chances of Becoming Pregnant, Study Reports

by Mason Smith @ Sleeplander

According to a new study, women can improve the chances of conceiving by getting quality sleep. The study which was carried out in Hanabusa Women’s Clinic in Kobe, Japan, interviewed 208 women who underwent IVF and found improved fertilization rates when they got uninterrupted sleep. Related: Best Selling Maternity Pillows The survey contained questions on […]

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Eco-friendly Microwave of the Future

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Recently, I had the opportunity to re-imagine the microwave as if I was the Product Manager for Nest: unlimited budget provide rationale for my design and explain features I really enjoyed the process and thought I’d share it with you…. Here at Nest, we pride ourselves on re-inventing everyday home appliances We started with the […]

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The best non-toxic organic DEET-free bug spray that’s proven to be effective

by Jen @ Green Baby Deals

Summer is here and we want to be outside, but mosquito-bourne diseases such as Zika and West Nile are definite concerns for us and our families. Our options used to ...

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Best Rated Rize Adjustable Bed Reviews

by Frank Apodaca @ The Sleep Judge

Winter Sleep Tips For Baby

by Guest Blogger @ Naturepedic Blog

As the cold winter months march on, you might find yourself wrapping up in extra layers and perhaps turning the heating up a little higher too. And as you take measures to keep warm this winter, it’s a good idea to also take a look at your sleeping habits too. It can be tempting to add lots of extra layers for babies when it gets cold, but actually, it’s not always necessary. Here are some tips for winter sleep and keeping baby safe when it’s cold. Sleeping inside Studies have found that too many layers on baby can lead to overheating and can put them at risk. With this in mind, here are some tips for winter sleeping inside: – Remember that too many layers in an already warm room can hinder your baby’s ability to regulate her temperature and can play havoc with her natural breathing pattern. Make sure you convey this important message to all caregivers so that[...]

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What are the Best Play Toys For Babies?

by Emma Windsor @ Pick My Baby Crib

During the initial few months’ babies will have difficulties in sitting up or grasping objects, and therefore, they will show a marked preference for things that can be seen or heard. Throughout the first month, babies generally have a fuzzy vision, though they can see clearly to a distance of 12 inches. However, they are […]

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A New Twist on Classroom Valentines (with Fidget Spinners)!

by Brenda Ponnay @ Alpha Mom

Looking for a non-candy valentine option for the kids to hand out to their classmates? Or, looking for a Valentine party favor? Here's our Fidget Spinner Valentines with kid-friendly (non-mushy) messages.

Cloudy Urine While Pregnant: Things You Need to Know

by Sophia @ All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

When you are pregnant, you are going to experience a variety of physical/mental changes as a result of all those extra hormones. Some of these symptoms will stay with you throughout your entire pregnancy, up until the time you give birth. One of these changes is the appearance of your urine. Sometimes, it may appear cloudy which causes some women to be concerned. You typically don’t have to worry too much about it, as it’s often a result of changes in your hormones and your diet. However, if your urine is cloudy very early or very late in your pregnancy,

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February: Detoxing Your Medicine Cabinet with Natural Remedies

by Suzanne Weaver-Goss @ Gimme the Good Stuff

This new year, instead of making the usual resolutions that we’ve given up on by the end of January, we decided to break it up by dividing some big goals…
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The Best Crib Mattresses

The Best Crib Mattresses


Wirecutter: Reviews for the Real World

We tested 12 crib mattresses and found that the Moonlight Slumber Little Dreamer is the best for most families.

Farmers Markets in Canada

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

 City ALBERTA   Calgary Farmers’ Market Their user-friendly website has a map of the layout of the market with linking descriptions for each vendor. The What’s in Season section tells you what produce you can expect to find at the market and gives recipes for these ingredients. Calgary City Market Downtown This site includes a […]

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The Non-Toxic Gift Giving Guide

by Natural Baby Mama @ Natural Baby Mama

I focus so much on finding non-toxic gifts for my children but I’ve found my family can get overwhelmed thinking of something non-toxic for me. I figured I must not be the only one! This is a list of non-toxic items that would make great gift ideas (and I would ...

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Best Organic Crib Mattress: Naturalmat Coco Mat Review

Best Organic Crib Mattress: Naturalmat Coco Mat Review


Mommy to Max

Before Max was born, I extensively researched different types of organic mattresses. Since a newborn can sleep 18+ hours a day, and even now at a year old, Max sleeps on average 14 hours, it is safe to say that he spends more time on his mattress than anything else. As such... #crib #mattress #max

All About Different Mattress Thickness

by Lindsay S @ Choose Mattress

One of the many common attributes you will see listed when reading through any mattress reviews or specifications is not just the name, brand, or material, but also the stated mattress thickness, which is sometimes specified as its height. Many people may mistakenly believe that the different mattress sizes correlate to their height, but this isn’t necessarily true – you can get thick Twin and thin Queen, and vice versa. In this article we touch a little more briefly upon size. Why Mattress Height Matters Mattress height plays a large role in how the bed appears in the room. Will

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The 5 Highest Rated Firm (Hard) Mattresses in 2018

by Sarah Cummings @ The Sleep Advisor

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End of Summer sale, 09.25.14 and the F word

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

I hate to say the F word but Fall is almost here. Here at Organic Lifestyle, we try to look at things in a more positive light … For instance, Kids are back in school (yeah!) Pumpkin lattes, Fall Colours and cozy sweaters … are just around the corner And of course, our End of […]

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The Best Electric Blankets

by Candace Osmond @ The Sleep Judge

Are Your Clothes Becoming Intolerable? Multiple Chemical Sensitivities

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Are Your Clothes Becoming Intolerable? Chemical toxins are a growing problem for everyone – you, me, your family, people everywhere. Dr. Dick Irwin, a toxicologist at Texas A&M University, stated that “Chemicals have replaced bacteria and viruses as the main threat to health. The diseases we are beginning to see as the major causes of […]

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3 signs that the world is getting better this week

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Al Gore is optimistic about sustainable investments In addition to raising climate change awareness, he has been running an investment fund that invest in sustainable companies – return on investment of 12% over the past 10 years. (Image from article) Watch Al Gore’s inspiring TED talk from Feb 2016 (I’m calling it inconvenient truth 2): […]

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Thirteen new booster car seats earn Best Bet for 2017

by Denise & Alan Fields @ Baby Bargains

Thirteen new booster car seats earn Best Bet rating by IIHS for 2017 Last Updated: Feb 1, 2018 @ 4:50 pm.  Thirteen new booster car seats earn Best Bet rating by IIHS for 2017. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is out with their latest booster car seat ratings—and they’ve crowned 13 new booster […]

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The Best Game Day Snacks for the Big Game!

by Camille @ Viva Veltoro

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The Big Game just isn’t the same without friends over to enjoy it with, and when friends and Game Day are in the equation, the FOOD is the first thing I think about! Thanks to our partnership with Sam’s Club, our game day snacks are all taken care of! Here’s a little inspiration for putting...

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7 Best Pacifier Wipes For Cleaning And Sanitizing

by Jess @ Parent Guide

Looking to sterilize your baby’s drool and dust covered pacifier that he just spat on the floor? No Sink nearby? Pacifier wipes are the perfect portable solution to sanitizing your baby’s pacifier, bottle nipple, teether and other mouthed on items on the go – keeping them clean and hygienic. contents Why I love pacifier Wipes […]

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Pure Start – Non-Toxic Mattress for Kids

by exampleuser @ Products – SleepLily

A Simple, Non-Toxic Mattress for Kids (twin-size). Organic Cotton & PureGrow Wool with Firm Innerspring. No flame-retardants, VOCs, or harmful chemicals.

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Safe Baby Wash, Bubble Bath & Soap Guide

by Maia James @ Gimme the Good Stuff

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure page. UPDATED: January 2018 There is no reason you can’t use shampoo on your baby’s body as well as his…
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Bunk Bed vs Loft Bed: How Do You Know Which One is Best?

by Candace Osmond @ The Sleep Judge

Changing Pad BLACK FRIDAY CYBER MONDAY DEALS 2017

by Mommy Tea Room @ Mommy Tea Room

So, not all changing tables come with a changing pad. Or, you may not like the one that comes with it. Or it could simply be that you don't have enough space for a changing table. Whatever the reason is, you now need a changing pad to change your baby's diapers. Compare and find the […]

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How to Fluff a Bamboo Pillow Two Ways + General Pillow Care

by Review Team @ The Sleep Judge

Our Nectar vs. Leesa Bed Comparison for 2018

by Mark Reddick @ The Sleep Advisor

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Fewer Toys, More Fun: Why Kids Benefit from Having Fewer Toys

by Megan McCoy Dellecese @ Green Child Magazine

As grown ups, we’re often overwhelmed by the sheer number of choices we have to make in a day. Life is really no different for our children, on their own scale. Kids benefit from having fewer toys, and you can benefit from creating intentional (and minimal) play options for your child. Is it crazy that...

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Plastics and your baby part 3: the safe plastic numbers chart

by Jen @ Green Baby Deals

We’ve talked about avoiding plastics when possible and mentioned some affordable alternatives. Now let’s look a little deeper into plastics so we all have a better understanding of the categories. ...

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Navigating Your Teen’s Newfound Independence

by Laura Markham @ Green Child Magazine

It’s appropriate for teens to want to spend more time with their peers than their parents as they get older. Our job is raising kids to become independent, and that means they need to test their wings by moving out into the wider world. If we’ve accepted our child’s dependency needs AND affirmed her development...

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9 green crib mattresses to ensure your baby has a healthy, chemical-free sleep

9 green crib mattresses to ensure your baby has a healthy, chemical-free sleep


TreeHugger

Banish all toxic VOCs and other nasty gases from the nursery with these natural cotton, wool, latex, and coconut options.

Britax debuts new low-price car seats: Allegiance ($200), Emblem ($240)

by Denise & Alan Fields @ Baby Bargains

Britax debuts new low-price car seats: Allegiance ($200), Emblem ($240) Published: Feb 1, 2018 @ 9:55 am. Britax debuts new low-price car seats: Allegiance ($200), Emblem ($240) Britax has kicked off the new year with a surprise—two new car seats from a lower price line called Essentials starting at $200. These are scaled down car seats […]

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Flame Retardant Mattresses – FAQ

by exampleuser @ SleepLily

Flame Retardant Mattresses – Your questions, answered. Having a fire in the home is a nightmare scenario. In 2015 alone, there were 365,500 house fires an estimated $7 billion dollars in direct property damage. Don’t forget about the destructive emotional cost that comes from having your home and sense of security destroyed by flames. Thankfully,... Read more »

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Giveaway: Stonz Natural Rubber Rain Boots

by Natural Baby Mama @ Natural Baby Mama

Stonz Rain Boots are the only rain boots my kids wear.  They are natural rubber and use water based glues.  Stonz goes the extra mile to make sure their boots are free of toxins by continuously testing their raw materials (this is something many companies do not do). When my ...

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Amazing new organic Bedding and Pillow Promo!

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

#1 NEW ORGANIC JERSEY SHEET SET I can’t gush enough about how soft these sheets feel – like your all time favourite T-shirt that you wore everywhere. Now would you believe it, fabric is entirely woven in Quebec, Canada? Our manufacturer is a family business from Montreal whose mission is to offer natural alternative to […]

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Safety First Heavenly Dreams Crib Mattress Review

by Emma Windsor @ Pick My Baby Crib

The Essentials: As any parent knows, the few months before your newborn arrives can be very expensive. That’s why the Safety First Heavenly Dreams Crib Mattress is such a great option. For under $70 you’ll get a mattress with all the essential requirements, firm and waterproof and 100% foam. (exterior is waterproof). Safety First designed […]

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Baby loungers: A baby pillow chair to free up your hands

by Jess @ Parent Guide

A new baby brings a lot of adjustments to your lifestyle. The one I struggled with the most was needing to take my baby from one room to the next, setting up a comfortable area for him to rest in a location where I could easily keep my eyes on him. And when I needed […]

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Why not Harper?

by Posted by Organic Lifestyle Staff @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

How can it be that our country is being governed by Conservatives, if the majority of its people have strong liberal views? The problem is that there is only one conservative party, while liberal votes are being splintered between multiple liberal parties. The end result is that as we stand divided What needs to happen? […]

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Do You Need To Replace A Car Seat After An Accident – FIND OUT HERE!

by Ruth V. @ Viva Veltoro

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If you’ve been in a car crash, you might need to replace your car seats, even if your child wasn’t with you! Get all the details to know when and if you need to replace a car seat after an accident. Last month our friends got into a very bad car accident. They were sitting at...

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Organic Body Pillow and Other Pregnancy Must-Haves

by Organic Lifestyle @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Studies show that babies are exposed to toxic chemicals in the womb – so reducing your exposure while pregnant is a great place to start. This can be overwhelming, but at Organic Lifestyle, we want to help make your life easier and healthier. We put together this list of pregnancy must-haves, starting with one of […]

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HOW TO: Make raw vegan cashew cheese

by mfogelsonteel@gmail.com (Marni Fogelson) @ Inhabitots

One of the hardest things to give up when becoming vegan (or trying to eat less animal-based foods) is cheese. There are several yummy vegan cheese options available now, but making your own raw nut cheese is easy and healthy, so give it a try! I first had raw, vegan nut cheese at a shi-shi raw restaurant in New York City and was blown away: who knew a raw cheese could taste so flavorful and creamy? This particular recipe yields a versatile cheese that is great on pasta, as the filling of ravioli,...

Cough Drops: Are They Safe To Take During Pregnancy?

by Sophia @ All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

One of the many things pregnant women worry about is unintentionally harming their baby during pregnancy. This matter usually arises when the time comes that they will need to take some medication including taking cough drops. Cough drops are a useful treatment for a sore throat. These come in handy when you’re suffering from one and it works almost the same like a candy. Now, you may be asking yourself right now if these are really safe to use during pregnancy. Guess what, these over-the-counter products will not cause any harm to your baby given you’ve consulted about it beforehand

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My Autoimmune Condition Recovery

by Irina Webb @ I Read Labels For You

As you might know, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (a type of autoimmune condition) in 2010, and before I discovered functional medicine, I thought that I would be taking a thyroid medication for the rest of my life. With … Continued

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How To Create The Safest, Organic and Natural Nursery For Your Child - Food Babe

How To Create The Safest, Organic and Natural Nursery For Your Child - Food Babe


Food Babe

When I first became pregnant, I knew right away I wanted to create a safe environment and nursery for my baby. There was so much to research and it all was very overwhelming. Cribs, mattresses, clothes, diapers, toys, strollers, car seats – the list goes on and on and on!  I remember walking into Buy … Read More

Acacia Phillipe Bedroom Set

by Kathryn Michael @ Bedrooms & More

We stock products that are popular for all the right reasons We’re always excited when a product is impossible to keep in stock. So many of our bedding lines have their own following. For example, we’re one of the only stores in the area promoting washable wool as a superior material to down; we don’t […]

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Sleep Safety: How to Choose a Nontoxic Crib Mattress

Sleep Safety: How to Choose a Nontoxic Crib Mattress


Green Child Magazine

Picking a safe crib mattress can be a daunting task, but we’re lucky to have companies today that are dedicated to providing the healthiest options for our babies.

How to Flip a Latex Mattress

by Micah @ Bedrooms & More

Flipping your Latex Mattress is Easy Don’t let the prospect of flipping a mattress stop you from making a smart purchase. Flipping a latex mattress is easy. In the videos we demonstrate the easiest way to turn a mattress without straining yourself. So whether you are flying solo or working with a partner, don’t flip […]

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Best Soft Mattress for Your Needs

by Candace Osmond @ The Sleep Judge

The Mattress Material Myth

by Kathryn Michael @ Bedrooms & More

Mattress companies make a lot of claims. The biggest one of all? The discovery of new and innovative materials that will revolutionize your sleep! Oh boy, here we go. You’ve heard that one before, right? I mean, how could you not? It’s in all the ads, commercials, the online customer reviews. This kind of claim […]

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Best Bean Bag Chair Reviews

by Star Newcomb @ The Sleep Judge

The Ultimate Safety Guide For Your Baby Nursery!

by Matt @ BabyBedtimeBliss

“It will never happen to me…” Cpt. EJ Smith (Captain of the Titanic) None of us want to believe that it could happen to our family. However, the sad truth is that 3.4 million children are injured in accidents in the home. 2300 of those children die from these injuries. Common problems in the home leading to major accidents include: Falling choking hazards Poison Suffocation Submersion Drowning Inadequate railings and banisters Unsafe storage of drugs and medicine Water heaters set at too high of a temperature Fires and Burning Improper storage of firearms Our youngest are the most susceptible to many of

This is how we start 2015 .. 15% off everything, $5000 donation and Costa Rica

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

I just got back from a Costa Rica based adventure vacation – 4 cities in 12 days with G Adventures         – well organized trips and in particular, love their philosophy of supporting their employees … eg., bringing clean water to a village where majority of their employees are based and/or providing employment […]

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Checklist to prepare for your newborn ‘organic’ baby

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

We’ve consolidated input  from moms (since 2006) and happy to share this handy list of items as you prepare for the arrival of your newborn. We’ve included links to organic products we carry. Register your Baby registry with Organic Lifestyle for discounts! Furniture   Bassinet and bassinett mattress Check out our Waterproof Bassinett Mattress: Changing […]

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The Student’s Guide to Scholarship Application Safety

by Joe Cortez @ Safety.com

Scholarship information and applications are more accessible than ever to students seeking financial aid to help pay for college. In fact, the College Board reports that around two-thirds of students used scholarships…

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Cosmetics – EWG Skindeep Rated

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Organic Lifestyle has complied a list of EWG Skindeep rated Cosmetics for eyes, cheeks, lips, face and nails. We’ve put all of the important data for you in each product page – including which ingredients to watch out for in conventional products, animal testing policy, product ingredients, EWG score and video reviews. Please note – We […]

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What is the Best Mattress for Managing Back Pain?

by Mason Smith @ Sleeplander

You’ve known for a while that your old mattress (now devoid beyond recognition) needs to be replaced or that it might be the culprit behind your back pain BUT you are paralyzed by the thought of trying to shop for a new mattress. Do you choose a hard mattress? Is medium-firm better for chronic pain? Coils […]

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6 Must-Follow Mommas & their Top Tips for Non-Toxic Living

by exampleuser @ SleepLily

Here at SleepLily, we know that there are just too many blogs to read through to find content that is relevant for you and your little one. As avid mommy blog readers, we did the hard part for you. Below are 6 Mama’s you must be following and their helpful tips for you. The blogs... Read more »

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Best Stainless Steel Food Dehydrator – Get the Highest Quality

by Andrea @ The Best Organic Lifestyle

A food dehydrator is a type of device which is used to eliminate moisture from foods and to encourage its preservation. This process is known as food drying and it is a method of preserving fruits, veggies, and animal proteins. It has been around since antiquity and the goal is to prevent spread of bacteria...

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

by Alicia Safier @ Lucie's List

The winter holidays are just around the bend, and you know what that means (cue dreamy music)… baking holiday cookies, decorating the house, sipping eggnog, singing songs with beloved family members in front of a crackling fire … HA! Yeah,...

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Top 5 Serta Adjustable Mattresses

by Star Newcomb @ The Sleep Judge

Non-toxic vs. Organic Mattress Review | Wellness Mama

Non-toxic vs. Organic Mattress Review | Wellness Mama


Wellness Mama®

There are many organic mattress choices but not all are really chemical free and sometimes a non-toxic mattress may be better (& cheaper!)

Holiday Giveaway 2017 – The Natural Baby Mama

by Natural Baby Mama @ Natural Baby Mama

The holidays are one of my favorite time of year and my second annual non-toxic holiday giveaway is live!  See below for each item, each item will be opening up this week.  If you don’t see “GIVEAWAY LIVE” it means the item is not live yet…. but will be soon ...

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Best Crib Mattresses of 2018

Best Crib Mattresses of 2018


Mommyhood101: Your Source for Everything Baby!

Baby product reviews, pediatric science articles, help for common ailments. Your source for everything baby!

Whales beaching explained

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Another Earth Day has passed and I look around sometimes and wonder if our collective behaviour has changed anything of significance. Of course, you and I are still fighting the good fight … but I wonder whether we could be doing more to influence our sphere of friends, family and co-workers. For instance, when I read the […]

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The best organic affordable crib mattress | Green Baby Deals

The best organic affordable crib mattress | Green Baby Deals


Green Baby Deals

made in USA, natural. non-toxic, organic crib mattress review

Our Leesa Bed Review For 2018 – Should You Buy It?

by Jill Thompson @ The Sleep Advisor

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The Futon Shop Best Firm Non-Toxic Organic Crib Mattress, Lullaby from Houzz | parenting.com Shop

The Futon Shop Best Firm Non-Toxic Organic Crib Mattress, Lullaby from Houzz | parenting.com Shop


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Lullaby - Organic cotton crib mattress firm - USDA certified organic cotton, USA made

New Year, New Boo: Our Family Takes the Dog Ownership Plunge

by Nicole Blades @ Alpha Mom

That feeling when you decide late in life to bring a new baby home — the furry kind! Follow one mom's adventures into the wide, wild world of dog ownership.

The Sleep Envelope

by blake @ Bedrooms & More

The “sleep envelope” was introduced to us around twenty years ago. It’s the idea that not one single element of your bed is the key to a good night’s sleep, but rather that every piece works together to create the perfect environment to catch some shut eye. We must admit, we were skeptical at first. […]

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How To Find A Non Toxic Baby Mattress

by admin @

For those of you in the market for a non-toxic baby mattress, you’ve probably heard a lot about VOCs and associated health risks for children. Lucky for you, you’ve taken a more invested approach to your baby’s health. As you may already know, a baby’s immune system is extremely vulnerable at such a young age [...]

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Best Non-toxic Baby Walker for Carpet – Top 5 Picks of 2017

by Shobita Ravichandran @ Parenthood Guide

There’s not much that can top that moment that your baby takes their first step. Watching them explore how to navigate the world is so precious, and it leads to countless “Proud Mommy” moments in my life. But it’s also important for me to know that my daughter is safe while exploring her balance. Using […]

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What is the Best Travel Crib in 2017?

by Emma Windsor @ Pick My Baby Crib

For most parents purchasing a baby crib is one of their first items. In addition to the other essentials such as clothing and bibs, your baby’s sleep is of the utmost importance. But what most a lot of newborns parents don’t consider is where their baby will sleep when staying at family or friends homes. In […]

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About Organic Lifestyle

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

My story: From about age 21, I noticed that only my facial hair turned a vibrant shade of red when I let it grow out for about a week (my normal hair colour is black and zero family history of red heads:) By my late twenties, my hair line had started to recede, which at […]

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Discussing Mattress Pads vs Toppers

by Lindsay S @ Choose Mattress

After a long hard day’s work, many of us look forward to coming home and crashing out on a comfortable bed. However, we get home, throw our clothes to the floor and jump in bed only to find it’s no longer as comfortable as it once was. What to do next? Perhaps buying a new mattress isn’t an option, after all they can be quite expensive, or perhaps your landlord advises against it, or maybe even donating a mattress where you live is difficult. There are numerous constraints one can come across. In which case, an excellent answer to these

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How to Receive Less Stuff and Give Mindful Gifts (esp if you have kids)

by Organic Lifestyle @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Guest blog by Sophi, Toronto based Mom striving towards a zero waste lifestyle. Why do we have the notion that having kids means having more stuff? Culturally, not showing up to the party with a physical gift is going against social norms. It’s a touchy subject. So how can we demonstrate our gratitude yet be […]

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Best Crib Sheets: TOP 7 Picks & Buying Guide 2018

by Mason Smith @ Sleeplander

It’s everyone’s joy to welcome their little ones home. Preparing to deliver your baby requires a series of plans to ensure you are ready before baby arrives. One of these essential items is crib sheets which are crucial bedding items. Like the other sheets, crib sheets should deliver comfort and maintain quality during the period […]

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The Organic Mattress Smackdown

The Organic Mattress Smackdown


Lucie's List

Updated November 2017 Each state has flammability requirements for clothing and furnishings. These requirements are a throw back to a time when lots of people smoked inside their older, highly-flammable wooden houses. The mortality rate due to fire was quite high,...

Last week, this made us hope, reflect and smile

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Given life is busy, we wanted to share a few things that we felt was pretty significant from last week # life – The ‘Busy’ Trap If you’re constantly “busy”, then this NY Times Opinion is a good read. Every morning my in-box was full of e-mails asking me to do things I did not […]

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The 40 Best Baby Mattresses for Cribs and Toddler Beds | Safety.com

The 40 Best Baby Mattresses for Cribs and Toddler Beds | Safety.com


Safety.com

Choosing the right baby mattress is an important decision. We've compiled the best mattresses for infants, babies, and toddlers of all ages.

Just in time for the Holidays – NEW organic bedding, towels and more

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

  BAMBOO BEDDING SET – CHARCOAL GREY WAS $229.00  From $179.00 COYUCHI BEDDING SHEET SET – SATEEN From $289.00 SATEEN WHITE DUVET COVER BY COYUCHI From $249.00 They’re back and in different colours! ORGANIC COTTON TOWEL SETS – RIBBED From $84.50 Our Picks BEDDING SHEET SET – SKY BLUE KING From $299.00 PEVA SHOWER CURTAIN – MOROCCAN From $39.99 SPA TOWEL SET […]

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Have Your Earth-Friendly Baby Wipes Been Greenwashed?

by Laura @ The Soft Landing®

Have your earth-friendly baby wipes been greenwashed? It's come to our attention that two brands are using questionable ingredients and advertisements. Learn what you can do about it!

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Pure Grow Wool – Puddle Pad for Cribs

by Nathan Johnson @ Products – SleepLily

Protect the purity of your new crib mattress safely and naturally. Moisture resistant & washable.

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7 natural ways to help your whole family beat seasonal affective disorder (SAD) this winter

by mfogelsonteel@gmail.com (Marni Fogelson) @ Inhabitots

100 Days of School Shirt – I Rocked The First 100 Days!

by Ruth V. @ Viva Veltoro

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The first 100 days of school have become a big deal! My kindergartener was tasked with creating a 100 days of school shirt to celebrate the day and we racked our brain for a cool 100 days t shirt idea. I’m pretty pleased with what we came up with. My son’s kindergarten teacher has quite the...

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America’s Best Non-toxic Organic Crib Mattress for Your Baby

by Shobita Ravichandran @ Parenthood Guide

Bedtime can be one of the most stressful times of the day, especially in the early months before your baby can sleep through the night. Choosing the right crib and mattress can go a long way in relieving this stress. This is especially hard, knowing that most companies use toxic materials, dangerous chemicals, and artificial […]

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Is GreenPan Non-Stick Cookware Safe?

by Irina Webb @ I Read Labels For You

Many of you have asked me about the safety of GreenPan non-stick cookware, so I looked into it.  One of my blog readers emailed me a GreenPan non-stick cookware test report that she had received from GreenPan, and I contacted … Continued

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Best Diaper Rash Cream That Soothe & Heal

by Mommy Tea Room @ Mommy Tea Room

Alas, despite your best efforts by changing diapers religiously and cleaning baby's derriere regularly - you still see bright red patches staring back at you one day as you are doing your diaper duty. These patches are what we know as "diaper rash" - inflamed, irritated skin. The good news is, diaper rashes are easily treatable […]

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Changing Table BLACK FRIDAY CYBER MONDAY 2017

by Mommy Tea Room @ Mommy Tea Room

Don’t crouch or bend over the bed (or couch, or whatever surface you intend to) to change your baby’s soiled diaper – instead, get a changing table to do the dirty job (pun intended). Compare and find the best changing table deals this Black Friday & Cyber Monday! Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale […]

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Liliane Dolls Villa is a luxurious modern dollhouse built at a child's height

by mfogelsonteel@gmail.com (Marni Fogelson) @ Inhabitots

The design aesthetic of the Liliane Dolls Villa is modern and minimalist. The exterior forms a shape almost like a cathedral and is open (save for a stainless steel roof) to allow kiddos to easily maneuver their dolls around and to swap out furniture and accessories. And there's plenty to rearrange, including a 19-piece designer furniture set. The three beds even have their own set of linens, and there's also a swing (!) as well as a ramp for cars, horses, bikes, or any other modes of transportation...

Best Nursery Rugs For Your Baby

by Anna @ My Baby Care

I find buying rugs for children weirdly therapeutic. There are so many designs and styles to choose from that the selection instantly lightens my mood. You can literally become a child trying to figure out which one would look good in their room. At the same time, you can’t compromise with their wants. So, if […]

Our Nectar vs. Purple Bed Comparison for 2018

by Sarah Cummings @ The Sleep Advisor

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Let’s Talk Sleep

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Slumber Wonder Amazed at how tired you are each morning? Are you craving refined carbs, sugar and coffee during the day just to remain awake? Let’s talk sleep. Are you getting enough? Is it restful? Not everyone requires the same amount of sleep, but for most of us it’s best to get between seven and […]

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Choosing a crib mattress that's best for baby

Choosing a crib mattress that's best for baby


chicagotribune.com

And you thought choosing a name was hard.

Baby Gates BLACK FRIDAY CYBER MONDAY 2017

by Mommy Tea Room @ Mommy Tea Room

One of the most common baby proofing tool you need for your home is -  the Baby Gate. Even if you live in a single-storey house, don't think you are exempted from it. Compare and find the best baby gate deals this Black Friday and Cyber Monday - don't miss out on these great deals! […]

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How Sweet It Is! Valentine Gift Tags Printable for Kids!

by Ruth V. @ Viva Veltoro

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Rather than buying pre-packaged Valentine’s Day cards this year, my son wanted to make little goody bags for his classmates. I made a printable Valentine gift tag to go along with his treat bags and I love the way they came out. I’ve got a free Valentine gift tags printable in case you want to make...

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How to Protect Your Family’s Eyes During the Solar Eclipse

by David Anders @ Safety.com

To get a safe view of the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017, you’ll need to protect your eyes from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. To do this, the American…

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The Best Baby Crib Mattress [y] | Baby Bargains

The Best Baby Crib Mattress [y] | Baby Bargains


Baby Bargains

After comparing 15 different crib mattress brands, we pick the Naturepedic No Compromise Organic Cotton Classic Lightweight Crib Mattress ($259 on Amazon) as the Best Baby Crib Mattress 2018. Naturepedic’s No Compromise Organic Cotton Classic Lightweight mattress features closed-cell air pockets made from food-grade . . .

Black Friday Baby Deals 2017

by Jen @ Green Baby Deals

We love a good sale, and the black Friday deals are starting to roll in with lots of natural and organic deals. This is a great list if you’re looking ...

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Check Out The Early Man Movie {Plus, a VISA Gift Card Giveaway}

by Ruth V. @ Viva Veltoro

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If your kids liked Chicken Run and Wallace & Gromit, then get ready for Early Man! This new movie will be released February 16th. I’ve partnered with Lionsgate to give you all the details and offer a  fun giveaway for you so you can see the film in theaters! Here are some details about the...

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How to turn Ocean Plastic cleanup and awareness into Revenue opportunities

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Given mounting pressures outlined in Part 2, the plastic manufacturing industry is likely to share the responsibility for ocean plastic pollution. Of course this is a complex topic with multiple players but let’s consider addressing our current “plastics problem” from a plastic manufacturer’s perspective, since as an industry they have the biggest impact. 1. Start by […]

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Best Non-toxic Umbrella Strollers for Travel 2017

by Hana @ Parenthood Guide

Whether you’re headed downtown to shop or traveling overseas, it is crucial to have a reliable, compact stroller to help you get where you need to go without taking up too much space. Your perfect stroller will be both stylish and functional, made with quality material that is safe for you and your family. You […]

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Are Pampers Sensitive Baby Wipes Ingredients Safe?

by Irina Webb @ I Read Labels For You

Last updated on January 13th, 2018Before we talk about Pampers Sensitive Baby Wipes ingredients, let me tell you something.   When I started writing this blog, it suddenly hit me.   I knew that whatever we put on our skin gets … Continued

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Is making love on an organic mattress better?

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

[ This article is avail in French – Est-ce mieux de faire l’amour sur un matelas bio? ] Given the 30C weather, 2 elves at Organic Lifestyle have been feeling a little frisky and posed the question: Is making love on an organic mattress better? She says: “We need a new mattress! I can feel springs poking my […]

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Introduction to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Syndrome

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Causes: The multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS) syndrome is a subjective illness that is triggered by repeated chemical exposures (usually odour). Studies points the causes at the following trigger chemicals (but not limited to): Gasoline (petrol) or diesel fuel Petroleum-based products, including petroleum jelly, tar, asphalt Pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, and other agricultural chemicals Industrial cleaning chemicals, […]

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Down Bedding: Why We’re Cozying Up to Down

by Kathryn Michael @ Bedrooms & More

If you’ve visited our store or website in the past, you probably know how we feel about down in comparison to other materials, particularly washable wool. If you don’t, let me tell you: We think washable wool wins, no question. It’s moisture-wicking, keeping you cool in summer and warm in winter, naturally antimicrobial, and hypoallergenic, repelling […]

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CBD Oil Shows Remarkable Health Benefits

by Organic Newsroom @ Organic Newsroom

CBD oil is a potent extract taken from the marijuana plant which contains large amounts of cannabidiol. This unique compound has been reported as offering many health benefits, and having the potential to treat such illnesses as cancer, depression, epilepsy, and many more. The DEA still regards Marijuana as being s Schedule I controlled substance, and CBD […]

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The Best Tummy Time Mats 2018

by Denise & Alan Fields @ Baby Bargains

The Best Tummy Time Mats 2018 Last Updated: Dec 26, 2017 @ 11:29 am. The Best Tummy Time Mats 2018. Ask your mom or dad, do they remember tummy time? Bet the answer will be “Huh? What’s that?” Yep, tummy time is a relatively new concept in the world of parenting. In 1994, the American […]

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DIY Organic Valentine’s Day Gifts

by Victoria @ Naturepedic Blog

This Valentine’s Day, you can run to the store and buy your loved one a gift, or you could make it more personal and try a DIY option. Your valentine will love that you took the time to make them something by hand! We share some of the easiest and most romantic DIY Valentine’s Day gift ideas to consider this year. Plus, we explain how you can make each one organic or sustainable! 1.) “Reasons I Love You” Book or Love Jar There are probably a million and one reasons you love your partner, but how often do you express these reasons? If you aren’t as good at vocalizing these throughout the year, try making a DIY “reasons I love you” book for Valentine’s Day. Here’s a particularly fun option since it uses recycled playing cards–you just need to have 52 reasons! Another fun upcycle idea is to take an old jar and fill it with love notes, promises or[...]

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The Best Natural & Organic Mattresses: A Buyer's Guide & Review | Organic Newsroom

The Best Natural & Organic Mattresses: A Buyer's Guide & Review | Organic Newsroom


Organic Newsroom

Mattresses are one of the most-unknown sources of toxins in most households—required by law to be coated in toxic chemicals. Organic mattresses are sourced from organically-grown materials, are hypo-allergenic, and utilize natural flame-retarded materials such as organic wool. This combination of features allow organic mattresses to provide a great degree of health-conscious comfort ideal for anyone …

Guide to Natural lubricants, massage oil and body candy

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

It’s common to expose our most sensitive parts to chemicals during sex … Excerpts from an article from Ecologist: Because of the way in which personal lubricants are used – intimate places and in the heat of the moment – most of these ingredients are preservatives such as sodium hydroxide (also known as lye or […]

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Collagen: Protein for Healing Soft Tissues

by Organic Newsroom @ Organic Newsroom

Collagen is the name given to a range of proteins produced by the human body to help build and repair tissues such as muscle and cartilage. Over 30% of all protein found in the human body is collagen, consisting mostly of type 1. This compound is quickly gaining favor among consumers as an effective way […]

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Healthy Brown Sugar Scrub for Dry Winter Skin

by Laura @ The Soft Landing®

We're bombarded with mind-boggling lists of chemical ingredients in skin care which leaves us groaning. This simple brown sugar body scrub is the solution!

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What’s the Best Bassinet in 2017?

by Emma Windsor @ Pick My Baby Crib

When your baby comes home for the first time, a lot of the things change in your life. The most notable difference that many new parents are their sleeping habits. It can be difficult to enjoy your bed the way you did before parenthood. Especially with a baby that needs feeding and care during the night. […]

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Lillebaby Complete All Seasons Carrier Review

by Alicia Safier @ Lucie's List

The newest Lillebaby Complete All Seasons ($135+) is an incredibly comfortable carrier that offers a lot of babywearing possibilities for kiddos from 7 to 45 pounds… along with some seriously gorgeous prints! It’s one of our favorite carriers — and, like choosing...

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Find the Best 100% Egyptian Cotton Sheets: Buying Guide and TOP 10 Superior Quality Picks 2018

by Mason Smith @ Sleeplander

Investing in Egyptian cotton sheet sets is investing in a good night’s sleep. Cotton is a modern fabric and is used for many different reasons. This is because it withstands wear and tear, feels softer over time and leaves a crisp, fresh feel after each wash. Egyptian cotton is of high quality and delivers these among other […]

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How I Nursed Three Kids Without Going (Too) Crazy

by Colleen Webb @ Gimme the Good Stuff

Until recently, I was nursing three kids: a newborn, a two-year-old, and a four-year-old. When other women hear this, the most common thing they say is, “Oh my gosh, I…
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What are the Best Crib Mattress Pads?

by Emma Windsor @ Pick My Baby Crib

Every baby has accidents and spills in their crib one way or another. Whether its leaks through their diaper in the middle of the night, or dribbling during the teething months. Caring parents are rightfully careful keeping their child’s crib comfortable, clean and sanitary. That’s why investing in one of the best crib mattress pads is a cheap […]

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What does organics have to do with politics?

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Part of Organic Lifestyle’s mission is to promote topics such as equality. The other day on our Facebook page, one of the comments inquired about “what does organics have to do with politics?” Its a sensitive topic but we feel our role both as a global citizen and a socially responsible company, is to advocate […]

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Why Good Sleep Matters So Much

by Lindsay S @ Choose Mattress

We humans spend about one-third of our lives asleep. This one-third greatly impacts the quality of the other two-thirds of our lives. Many things contribute to a good night’s rest, and your mattress lies at the foundation. According to WebMD, when it comes to sleep quality, “to get it right, you’ve got to start with the basics and your mattress is the first building block to a restful slumber.” After all, if you’re tossing and turning all night, struggling to get your body into a pain-free position, your sleep quality will be poor, and your wellness will suffer. The Importance

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Water Pure and Simple

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

by Utsav Sakhuja My very first step to living an Organic, Eco-Friendly, Non-Toxic and Healthy lifestyle started by researching the very basic, yet most essential component, Water. Humans are composed of approximately 60% water and in order for us to function efficiently we must always be hydrated. The symptoms of dehydration range from, absent-mindedness, headaches, dry […]

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Baby Food Makers: Make Healthy Homemade and Organic Baby Food Effortlessly

by Anna @ My Baby Care

Organic baby food is $1.10 a jar and my baby would go through 4-6 a day. I’ve had my Beaba for 6 weeks, and it’s already paid for itself In the world today, whether you like to know or admit it, there are a lot of harmful chemicals and additives that are mixed with our […]

How to Find the Best Mattress for Back Pain

by sebomarketing @ Intellibed

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How To Find An Affordable Natural Organic Mattress

How To Find An Affordable Natural Organic Mattress


Rodale's Organic Life

4 tips for buying the best non-toxic bedding for a healthier night's sleep.

24 Super-Fun Ideas For Baby Play (A Month By Month Guide)

by Sarah Amos @ MomTricks

In The Guide The first few weeks. 1 – 2 months. 2 – 3 months. 3 – 4 months. 4 – 5 months. 5 – 6 months. 6 – 7 months. 7 – 8 months. 8 – 9 months. 9 – 10 months. 10 – 11 months. 11 – 12 months. Let’s face it: the […]

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Giveaway: Palumba / Camden Rose Fairy Cottage

by Natural Baby Mama @ Natural Baby Mama

This is my favorite time of year and my second annual holiday giveaway will be starting with this beautiful Fairy Cottage from Palumba / Camden Rose. This is made of solid pine wood and left unfinished. You can either leave unfinished or finish yourself if you prefer. This amazing fairy ...

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Ancient Grains: The Benefits of Einkorn Flour

by Amity Hook-Sopko @ Green Child Magazine

The current state of bread is our biggest complaint (and believe us, we have several) when it comes to the industrialized food system. Fortunately, after much research we’ve found a solution… and we’re happy to explain the benefits of einkorn flour, plus how it just may help you love baking again. Ten years ago, my...

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Our Voila Hybrid Mattress Review for 2018

by Sarah Cummings @ The Sleep Advisor

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Best Non-Toxic Organic Crib Mattress | Safe & Natural Options

Best Non-Toxic Organic Crib Mattress | Safe & Natural Options


Pick My Baby Crib

The best non-toxic organic crib mattress for newborns will help to protect from toxic materials. We review organic crib mattresses for any budget

Daily Chemical pollution by the Room

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Disclaimer – this may seem obvious to the majority but its surprising the number of people who weren’t aware of some of the points made below. My chemical pollution concerns in Daily Shower & personal care routine: Skin is our biggest organ; alot of surface area through which we can absorb these potential chemicals exposure via […]

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Music to Their Ears: Music Therapy for Children

by Amethyst Tagney @ Green Child Magazine

You know the feeling you get when you listen to one of your favorite songs? Your mood lifts, your body relaxes, and you easily recall happy memories. When you think of it this way, the idea of music therapy makes perfect sense. It turns out, music can do much more for your health – especially when it...

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5 Green Baby Shower Gift Ideas

by Organic Lifestyle @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Did you know that you can create a baby Gift registry with Organic Lifestyle? Whether you’re creating a list for yourself or shopping for someone else, we make it easy to find organic and natural baby shower gifts. Here are 5 of our favourites to help you find the best green baby shower gift. EcoParent Magazine […]

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20 educational and FUN sensory table activities for kids!

by jennifer.l.chait@gmail.com (Jennifer Chait) @ Inhabitots

Children (and even adults) learn best and retain more vital information when all of their senses are active and engaged. That said, a water or sand table, or "sensory table" or bin is the perfect way to enlighten and entertain your little one for hours of creative, educational play. Your sensory table can be as simple or as elaborate as you like. Some popular sensory table activities include safe edible finger paints, slimy goop or slime, loose sand, and even plain ol' H20. The real point isn't...

Let’s raise the awareness for these Canadian socially responsible organizations

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Organic Lifestyle believes that together, we are stronger. We have a long history of supporting the efforts of like minded organizations and a fundamental belief in the power of informed decisions. Organic Lifestyle’s History of Giving Back Thus, we invite you to explore like-minded organizations that are equally passionate about being the change they want to see in […]

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How To Find The Best Organic Crib Mattress In 2017 - Reviews & Ratings

How To Find The Best Organic Crib Mattress In 2017 - Reviews & Ratings


Sleep Ridiculously Well

We break down the TOP RATED organic crib mattresses available to purchase in 2017. Choosing the RIGHT organic crib mattress can be frustrating, that’s why we put together this guide.

Best Non-toxic Sit and Stand Strollers for Infant and Toddler 2017

by Hana @ Parenthood Guide

Finding a reliable tandem stroller can be frustrating. There are so many factors to consider when searching for a great stroller that will accommodate your baby as well as your growing toddler. You want something that is safe, comfortable, with convenience features to make your day smoother as you hit the town, run errands, take […]

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Our In-Depth DreamCloud Bed Review for 2018

by Sarah Cummings @ The Sleep Advisor

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Why You Need a Non-Toxic Mattress

by sebomarketing @ Intellibed

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Non-Toxic Baby Shower Gift Guide 2017 – Top 20 Picks

by Shobita Ravichandran @ Parenthood Guide

It’s so exciting to watch a friend or loved one get ready to become a new mother. With their baby shower around the corner however, you may feel overwhelmed with all the gift ideas and options out there and not know where to start. If you know someone who recently had a baby or is currently […]

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Mom's Guide 2018: The 5 Best Crib Mattresses For Safe Sleep

Mom's Guide 2018: The 5 Best Crib Mattresses For Safe Sleep


MomTricks

Did you know that many popular crib mattresses are unsafe? It's true, but we'll show you 5 great choices that are safe, comfortable and firm.

How to choose the safest cosmetics

by Irina Webb @ I Read Labels For You

Last updated on February 6th, 2018 Ever since I read the FDA test results of 400 lipsticks back in 2010, heavy metal contamination in cosmetics has been my concern.  In the FDA test, most lipsticks contained some amount of lead, and the … Continued

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Whoa Exchange rate! Buy now before we need to raise our pricing.

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Hard to believe the US Dollar 140% stronger than the Canadian dollar as I write this. This means some of our USA based brands are costing us 140% more than before. We’re about to place our Spring 2016 order and wanted to give our loyal readers the opportunity to purchase before we have to raise […]

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7 Best Baby Yogurts For Babies and Toddlers

by Jess @ Parent Guide

When it comes to first foods, nothing makes my baby more excited than going to chow town on a good meal of wholesome yogurt. When he sees me pull out the tub of yogurt, he does his little wiggle dance in his highchair – letting me know that he wants his yogurt and he wants […]

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500 times more plastic in the ocean than stars in the Galaxy – its time to think about Plastic pollution

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

In a perfect world, there would be no ocean plastic pollution – instead plastic would biodegrade and break down in a reasonable amount of time under common marine environment conditions where its typically found, not requiring very specific conditions such as high UV/heat. Regretfully, there is 500 times more plastic in the ocean than stars […]

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Wildfern 2-Stage Crib Mattress

Wildfern 2-Stage Crib Mattress


Brentwood Home

For the discerning parent who wants a natural mattress for their child, the Wildfern is filled with a firm organic coconut-husk layer for infants, with a plush organic latex layer on the other side for your growing toddler. Latex helps control temperature, so your child will always stay cool. And don’t worry about a mess, because the waterproof cover is easy to clean. Best...

Paleo Peppermint Bark with No Refined Sugar

by The Soft Landing @ The Soft Landing®

Paleo peppermint bark that's actually good for you? Bring it ON! It's ready in about 15 minutes and it's perfect for holiday parties.

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The 6 Best Rated Hybrid Beds – 2018 Reviews & Comparisons

by Mark Reddick @ The Sleep Advisor

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11 Must Haves For Newborns

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If you’re ready to have a child, you’ve no doubt got a loooooong list of items you’ll be looking to buy. There are definitely some must haves for newborns that will cut down on the anxiety and prevent you from buying every single thing on the market. I mean, have you seen all those baby [...]

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Should Pregnant Women Buy Pregnancy Pillows?

by Lindsay S @ Choose Mattress

A pillow provides many benefits, and there are several different types to suit each usage too. In fact, there is a pillow that can help with almost any type of rest, seating, or laying down position. Whether it’s a goose down pillow for luxurious bed time sleep, a wedge pillow for helping position whilst catching up on TV shows, or a neck pillow for traveling, these little wonders are everywhere, and very much needed too. One of the common and somewhat essential types required by women today are known as pregnancy pillows. Simply put, these are specially designed to suit

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The Benefits of a Bamboo Pillow and Its Cons

by Review Team @ The Sleep Judge

Quilted Mattress Pad – Twin

by Mariah Bankemper @ Products – SleepLily

Twin sized, Pure Grow Wool Mattress pad quilted to an organic cotton cover, with natural elastic straps for easy attachment to the mattress.

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Rocket Table launches in your living room, putting an exciting jolt in the modern coffee table

by lori.zimmer@gmail.com (Lori Zimmer) @ Inhabitots

Inspired by action figures and toys from his youth, Stelios Mousarris’ designed a new coffee table that combines the carefree spirit of childhood, with just really cool design. Five retro-style wooden rockets are caught mid-launch, seeming to propel upward from 3D printed bulbous exhaust bases. The best part of The Rocket Coffee Table is that it is totally customizable, enabling parents to top their rocket base with a kid-friendly surface until they’ve grown. We also love that as a long-time...

Baltic Amber Is Safer Than Pharmaceuticals For Teething Babies

by Sophia @ All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

In regards to teething, parents and children are genuinely happier with natural remedies since there is a less likely chance to experience negative side-effects. By the same token, relief is gained without adverse secondary responses. With this in mind, pain alleviation is entirely possible with the conservative help of Mother Earth and her therapeutic elements. On the contrary, over-the-counter medications which have antagonistic byproducts are the alternative yet they are not necessarily the answer. In the first place, children are far too vulnerable and fragile while teething to be exposed to pharmaceuticals. On the other hand, homoeopathic alternatives have been

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Casper vs. Tuft and Needle Mattress

by Andrea @ The Best Organic Lifestyle

Nowadays, there is an abundance of mattresses available on the market to suite everyone’s taste, preferences, and budget. However, sometimes, when there is a lot to choose from, we do not always find it uncomplicated to make a choice. This is why we need to learn more about mattresses before we make a purchase because...

8 Best Baby Mattresses – Foam and Spring Crib Reviews

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When looking for the best baby mattress you can possibly find, no doubt there are several distinguishing factors in making this important decision for your baby. There are several types of crib mattresses on the market, so which one do you choose and what plays a factor in your decision? As with buying a car, [...]

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Phosphatidylserine: Promotes Long Term Brain Health

by Organic Newsroom @ Organic Newsroom

Phosphatidylserine is a fatty compound heavily involved in maintaining the health of cellular membranes. Phosphatidylserine plays an integral role in maintaining healthy brain cells as we age, and has shown potential as an effective Alzheimer’s treatment and preventative. In addition to the brain boosting benefits of Phosphatidylserine, it has also shown the ability to help boost overall […]

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British experts rally together to protect youth from the "toxic nature" of modern childhood

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Vitamin B12: Why it’s Important and What You Need to Know

by Marcus Clarke @ Organic Newsroom

The Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is a micronutrient that’s vital for our healthy functioning. From a modern perspective, a review suggests that its uses include brain/cell function, red blood cell levels, and nerve cell health. 1  A lot of the time, we only become aware of its importance when we’re suffering from depleted levels […]

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Postpartum Support: Your New Life as a Parent

by Marissa Bader @ Lucie's List

So you’ve been a parent for three or four weeks, which means by now you’ve likely endured sleepless nights, round-the-clock feedings, diaper changes, blowout clean-ups, and sticky spit-up situations. Also during these last few weeks, you’ve hopefully enjoyed lots of...

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How to Detox Your Armpits When Switching to Natural Deodorant

by Laura @ The Soft Landing®

How's your natural deodorant working? If it's not quite getting the job done, it may well be that you need to detox your armpits!

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Eco-Friendly Outdoor Birthday Party Games for Kids

by Alex Cordier @ Green Child Magazine

Outdoor birthday party games make a great eco-friendly celebration. We protect what we love, and one of the best ways to get kids to fall in love with nature is to encourage them to spend lots of time outside. If you look back through your fondest memories from childhood, the chances are that a fair...

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Best Diaper Caddy to Get Your Dresser Organized

by Mommy Tea Room @ Mommy Tea Room

Ever experience THAT desperate moment where you just cannot find that one diaper cream you  need to soothe your crying baby on the changing pad? Or does your messy and disorganised changing table gives you a headache every time you look at it? A diaper caddy is your answer to get rid of these inconveniences once […]

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Pure Start – Non-Toxic Crib Mattress

by exampleuser @ Products – SleepLily

Our best-selling Non-Toxic Crib Mattress. Made with Organic Cotton & PureGrow Wool. Extra-firm innerspring. No flame-retardants, VOCs or toxic chemicals.

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Pure Grow Wool – Raising the Baaaa-r

by Mariah Bankemper @ SleepLily

Pure Grow wool is SleepLily’s favorite fiber. It is completely natural, non-toxic, and cruelty-free. What’s so great about Pure Grow Wool? Wool can do incredible things, which is why Pure Grow wool is featured in our non-toxic mattresses. Wool has been used all over the world for centuries because of it’s incredible properties. Here are 3 of the... Read more »

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Fun Outdoor Winter Activities for the Whole Family

by David Mizejewski @ Green Child Magazine

Editor’s note: We’re delighted to welcome back Naturalist David Mizejewski from the National Wildlife Federation and Ranger Rick. Today, he’s sharing outdoor winter activities for the family. If you have young animal lovers, be sure to check out his previous article on observing wildlife safely. It’s no secret that today’s kids are staying indoors more as...

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Pure Start – Non-Toxic Cradle Mattress

by exampleuser @ Products – SleepLily

Our Non-Toxic Cradle Mattress is made with just Organic Cotton & PureGrow Wool. No flame-retardants, VOCs, or toxic chemicals. Fits standard Cradles.

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Black Friday 2017 Baby Gear Deals Round-up!

by Denise & Alan Fields @ Baby Bargains

Black Friday 2017 Baby Gear Deals Round-up! Black Friday 2017 Baby Gear Deals Round-up! We’ve been busy posting deals to our Facebook and Twitter feeds today—here’s a round-up of what we’ve seen so far! • WOW! $4.29 for our top rated crib sheet: Pinzon 300 Thread Count Percale Fitted Crib Sheet, Ivory. Down from $11. • Lowest price […]

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7 Easy Ways To Help Your Congested Infant Right Now

by Jennifer Taylor @ MomTricks

There's nothing more heartbreaking than hearing your infant sniffle and struggle to breathe when they have a cold. Here's how to help them.

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Greening my relationship Part 1

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Recently, I moved into my partner’s apartment and to a new part of town. Let’s just say, my partner is not as green as me. But she is very supportive, knows that this is important to me. “If you want to change stuff, do the research and tell me what you want to do” Fair enough. […]

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Featured Fall Flavours

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Featured Fall Flavours Get ready to be Autumn Awed at the bountiful, health promoting properties of our Featured Fall Flavours! These fruits and vegetables contain many different types of phytochemicals, powerful plant compounds that work to optimize health and prevent disease. Note the recurrence of Vitamin A (beta-carotene). How fascinating that so much of the […]

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Why I live an Organic Lifestyle series by our customer Utsav Sakhuja

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

We’re asking our customers to provide feedback on why and how they live an organic lifestyle. If you’d like to participate- we’d love to hear from you! By Utsav Sakhuja The title for my first article on this blog comes from the title of the blog itself. It resonates exactly with the process in life […]

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The Norwegian Secret To Enjoying a Long Winter (its about mindset & organic Flannel)

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

The upcoming horror isn’t Halloween but as I broke out my Winter Jacket and toque, my immediate next thought was to dread the upcoming long Winter. The shivering, foul weather, no sun after work … So I was pleasantly surprised to come across this Fast company article that discussed a research study on how residents […]

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What’s Up With Thread Count?

by Victoria @ Naturepedic Blog

Anyone who has shopped for sheets has noticed different thread counts. And as Naturepedic customers may have noticed, we recently gave our organic cotton sheets an upgrade and switched from 300 thread count to approximately 400 thread count. But what exactly is thread count and why does it matter? What Is Thread Count? When looking at the thread count of sheets, you’re not just looking at a random number. However, it is a common misconception that a higher thread count directly translates to better quality sheets. Thread count is actually the number of threads per square inch (this includes horizontally and vertically). The finer the materials sheets are made of, the higher the thread count. You can typically assume that the higher the thread count, the softer the sheets. Therefore, thread count has an effect on the feel of your sheets, but it is not the only factor that will affect the overall quality of your sheets. What Else Should[...]

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New Ontario wooden toys for kids and Women’s Health Environment Network fundraiser

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

​ ​ Spring is here and fresh new products for kids have hatched!  Your sprouts will love romping through the lush grass with these beautifully crafted Artisan wooden toys.  You’ll love knowing that they’re 100% non-toxic: made of unfinished, unpainted and untreated natural wood. They’re also eco-friendly – made of salvaged wood from the construction industry. Proudly made in Ontario, Canada […]

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Soy formula: The best dairy-free formula alternative for babies

by Jess @ Parent Guide

For many parents, soy formula is the ultimate solution to gas, fussiness and dairy-related allergies. Gentle on the stomach yet still nourishing enough to support healthy growth and development – there is a whole lot to love about soy formula! Should you make the switch to a soy-based formula? I’ll teach you everything you need […]

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Visit a dog sanctuary – Land of 1000 barks and the cure for loneliness

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Instead of the traditional dog sanctuary, I’ve been keen to explore cage free open spaces (where animals and humans can co-exist while taking the necessary precautions).   Certain communities are already working towards this goal – for instance, a public park in London, UK where deers roam while people jog or walk their dogs alongside them. Or Hackney City […]

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Meeting Other Moms and Building your Village – a Tactical Guide

by Marissa Bader @ Lucie's List

Last week we talked about the importance of building your village, and the many reasons why connecting with other moms — and getting out of your house (yes, even with a newborn!) — is so important. If you’re an introvert...

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The 2017 List of Best Crib Mattresses for Babies

The 2017 List of Best Crib Mattresses for Babies


Parenting Pod

Everything you need to know before choosing a mattress for your baby’s crib. Two of the most important items parents buy for a new baby are a crib and mattress. The problem? There are thousands of cribs, and mattresses, to choose from. Feeling overwhelmed? Don’t worry, we did, too. In this article, we’ll examine some …

Mom’s Guide 2018: What's The Best Organic Crib Mattress?

Mom’s Guide 2018: What's The Best Organic Crib Mattress?


MomTricks

Did you know that crib mattresses are sprayed with toxic chemicals? Find out how you can avoid this and find one that's both non-toxic and organic.

Charcoal bamboo sheets help you detox as you sleep ?!

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Did you know that Bamboo Charcoal properties include: Drawing out toxins and chemicals from your skin, leaving your skin feeling softer and refreshed Temperature regulation (i.e., as it breathes well, it cools you when feeling warm and keeps you warm when feeling cool) Now imagine its softness, cooling and pampering effect as you sleep on […]

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Target Up & Up Sensitive Skin Baby Wipes Ingredients

by Irina Webb @ I Read Labels For You

Target Up & Up Sensitive Skin Baby Wipes contain a formaldehyde-releasing preservative called 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-Diol, which may cause contact allergy in some babies.  The typical symptoms of contact allergy include redness, swelling, itching, and fluid-filled blisters.   Why are there preservatives … Continued

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The best non-toxic sunscreen for babies, kids and you

by Jen @ Green Baby Deals

The best baby sunscreen for 2017 is here. Sunscreen usage is always a tricky topic for us green parents. The ideal solution is to cover yourself completely by wearing high-SPF ...

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Non-Toxic Crib Mattress and mattresses for your entire family - Natural Baby Mama

Non-Toxic Crib Mattress and mattresses for your entire family - Natural Baby Mama


Natural Baby Mama

After all my research it came down to a few companies.  Naturepedic (the most main stream brand), LifeKind,  Savvy Rest, Soaring Heart and Holy Lamb Organics.  Soaring Heart and Holy Lamb Organics are smaller, independent companies who I found after we purchased our crib mattress.  I love how transparent both Soaring Heart and Holy ... Read More

Best Baby Swings For You To Buy In 2018

by Sophia @ All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

Do you need a baby swing? The answer to this question lies in your daily habits. If your baby cries a lot, the best baby swings will soothe them with their gentle motions. Want him/her to fell asleep with ease? A ride in the swing would do just that. Looking for something to keep them entertained while you are in the kitchen? Swings with timers will come to your rescue. Arrived on a decision in favor of the baby swing? This article will help in proving that your decision was correct. Top Best Baby Swing Reviews 2018 Little Tikes 2-in-1

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Green your nursery

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

How to Create a Healthy (and Green) Nursery Babies have more sensitive skin than adults and are more sensitive to chemicals. Because babies spend much of their time in their cribs and in the nursery, focusing on creating the healthiest environment possible is of great importance to many parents. Some important points to consider: Most […]

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Simmons Beautyrest Mattress Reviews

by bellax @ Best Mattress Reviews

Beautyrest mattresses are developed by Simmons Bedding Company, the company with a history dating back to late 19th Century which means they have plenty of experience at what they do. Some of their mattresses found the way on the one way trip to Titanic too. With over 140 years in the mattress industry the company […]

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"Green" Crib Mattresses: Healthy or Hype? | Alpha Mom

"Green" Crib Mattresses: Healthy or Hype? | Alpha Mom


Alpha Mom

Is your baby sleeping on a toxic mattress? Or should we all maybe just calm down?

Best Bamboo Sheets Reviews: Want a Cool, Soft and Comfortable Sleeping Experience?

by Mason Smith @ Sleeplander

Bamboo has become a go-to material for bedding because of it’s durability, cleanliness, and ability to help maintain a comfortable body temperature throughout the night. Bamboo is also soft, luxurious, and helps keep body odors from lingering in bed. It’s hypoallergenic, perfect for people with allergies or skin sensitivities like eczema, and eco-friendly, unlike other […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Luxe Gifts

by Kristen Toshner @ Lucie's List

We’ve all been there. You need to buy that one special gift to really wow that one special person. This gift is a surprise that is absolutely nothing near a “need” and you’re praying your gifting efforts are completely surpassing...

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The 4 Best Down Pillows – 2018 Top Picks Reviewed

by Mason Smith @ Sleeplander

Until now, you probably never thought twice about your pillows. You always bought pillows from department stores, grabbing the ones that were cheapest or the ones that looked fluffiest. Without direction or knowledge about what type of pillow would be ideal for you. If you know how important a good pillow is, you might have […]

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How To Pick The Best Organic Crib Mattress For Your Baby | Naturepedic Blog

How To Pick The Best Organic Crib Mattress For Your Baby | Naturepedic Blog


Naturepedic Blog

Your baby’s crib mattress is an important decision. Here are a few tips for how to choose the best organic crib mattress.

The Best Organic Crib Mattresses of 2017: Reviews and Buyer Guide

The Best Organic Crib Mattresses of 2017: Reviews and Buyer Guide


Sleep Addicts

Earnings Disclaimer: When you buy certain products from some of the sites which we link to, we receive a small commission. As a mom, I understand that the safety of your child is very important. We are constantly looking out for their well-being and making sure that they are out of harm’s way. It can …

Women Body Care Products – EWG Skin Deep Rated

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

The following are organic and natural body care products for Women that have been rated by EWG‘s (Environmental Working Group) Skin Deep Cosmetics Database as having a low or moderate health risk. Many of these companies are also EWG Champions who have fulfilled the Compact for Safe Cosmetics pledge to make safer products. Please note […]

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8 Facts About SIDS + How To Protect Your Baby

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For anyone having a child, one of the scariest terms you frequently hear being talked about is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (also referred to as “crib death”). And while there is plenty to be worried about, fortunately, there is also reason for optimism. Not only have we provided facts about SIDS, but we’ll also give [...]

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12 Baby Monitor Reviews – Top Rated Video and Audio

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If you’re looking for some baby monitor reviews to help you separate the junk from the overpriced, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve provided a collection of commentary based on what other mothers think are the best video and audio baby monitors. Their experiences give you the benefit of knowing which monitor will best fit [...]

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Why do Mattresses Have Toxic Chemicals in Them?

by exampleuser @ SleepLily

Why do mattresses have toxic chemicals in them? It’s a fair question. On a lot of levels it seems improbable – impossible even – that something as important as a mattress could be the source of toxic chemicals in our bedrooms. The mattress is, after all, the place we spend over a third of our... Read more »

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Vancouver, British Columbia based Green Businesses

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

  Organic Lifestyle is happy to connect our customers with other like minded businesses but do not take any responsibility for services rendered and/ or offered. We believe these businesses to be ethical, eco-conscious and responsible. We are simply facilitating an introduction. Please contact the business directly and mention it’s a referral via Organic Lifestyle. ORGANIC & LOCAL FOOD DELIVERY in British Columbia […]

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Hypnic Jerk The Involuntary Twitching Spasm During Sleep

by bestmattress @ Best Mattress Reviews

Without any doubt, sleep is necessary for person’s well-being. The idea of the comfy bed along with the peaceful ambiance is not less than a blessing. Majority of us know the worth of sleep in our lives and feeling of being refreshed after a good sleep. Even though we know the importance of sleep but […]

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Brentwood Home Oceano Mattress Review

by Jessica Jones @ The Sleep Judge

Seattle's first "traffic garden" is a bike playground where kids can safely practice their cycling skills

by mfogelsonteel@gmail.com (Marni Fogelson) @ Inhabitots

ULTIMATE Car Seat Guide with Car Seat Reviews

by Ruth V. @ Viva Veltoro

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There are so many great car seats and resources on the internet that there is no excuse to ever have your child at risk while in the car. Ever since my son was born, I’ve been a strong advocate for car seat safety. In fact, I’ve written about car seats and car seat reviews dozen of...

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Are quaternary ammonium compounds (quats) safe?

by Irina Webb @ I Read Labels For You

There is a secret I learned while reading numerous shampoo/conditioner labels.  I’d like to share it with you today because it will help you choose the right shampoo and conditioner for your hair type without even trying them.  Hint:  We … Continued

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GOTS certified organic baby sale and more

by Jen @ Green Baby Deals

Being eco-conscious + thrifty almost always leads us to consignment stores or hand-me-downs, because it’s green and it saves us the green. But every once in awhile, it’s nice to ...

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Hope in the Time of Cancer

by Posted by Organic Lifestyle Staff @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Cancer: a diagnosis commonly associated with death. So naturally, when I found out a lump recently removed from a loved one was cancerous, I was overcome with dread. Because she lives a very healthy lifestyle — organic food, regular exercise, low exposure to environmental toxins, loves and is loved — I was almost certain we’d […]

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Best Crib Mattress for Babies’ Safe Sleep – An All You Need To Know Guide - Mommy Tea Room

Best Crib Mattress for Babies’ Safe Sleep – An All You Need To Know Guide - Mommy Tea Room


Mommy Tea Room

The crib is where your baby will spend most of his time in (more than 16 hours a day!), so it is vital that you choose a safe and comfortable crib mattress. Often than not, parents are clueless when it comes to choosing a crib mattress for their newborn – what are the things to …

Grief and love in the time of cancer

by Posted by Organic Lifestyle Staff @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

She’s gone. My little girl Rory who has been my constant companion for a quarter of my life has passed away. Her rapid deterioration due to cancer over the past few months is finally over and now she can rest in peace. Memories and heart ache are what remains. People remind me that time will […]

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Best Crib Mattress for your Baby - Reviews & Top Picks 2017

Best Crib Mattress for your Baby - Reviews & Top Picks 2017


CribMattressHub

Best Crib Mattresses of 2017 are reviewed here genuinely to help you choose the best memory foam, organic or natural crib mattresses for your baby.

Pregnancy Support Belt BLACK FRIDAY CYBER MONDAY 2017

by Mommy Tea Room @ Mommy Tea Room

If you're not one of those who has a pain-free pregnancy throughout, don't worry, there's a form of relief that comes in these simple looking but oh-so-effective belts - the maternity belt or belly support band.  Compare and find the best deals for this Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale! Top 5 Best Black Friday […]

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Best Baby Thermometer You Can Trust & Rely

by Mommy Tea Room @ Mommy Tea Room

Having a fussy and crying baby is no fun. You have no idea what is bothering him/her and s/he has no other way to tell you except to cry. This is when having a thermometer is handy. It helps you determine if baby is down with fever, or if it's something else. Quick Navigation 1. […]

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2015 Gift Guide

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

As the Holiday season approaches, gentle reminder to place your orders early! For the #Foodie Consider gourmet food gift baskets  – great way to show your appreciation to clients and friends alike. ORGANIC CHOCOLATE GIFT BASKET from $99 SWEET AND SAVOURY ORGANIC GIFT BASKET FOR YOUR FAV CORPORATE CLIENTS Jump to: How we (organically) get […]

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Why consider organic for your baby

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

The Facts: Babies have more sensitive skin than adults and are more sensitive to chemicals. Their internal organs are still developing and maturing. Babies spend as much as 70% of their time in their cribs – breathing healthy, clean air is important. In relation to their body weight, infants and children eat and drink more […]

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Why is Crawling On Hands & Knees Important for Baby’s Development?

by Eliza Parker @ Green Child Magazine

Many parents ask, “Should I encourage my baby to crawl?” Especially if their child seems more interested in walking as an early mode of movement. But skipping the crawling stage may cause your child to miss some important developmental boosts – both mentally and physically. Research has shown that crawling increases hand-eye coordination, gross and fine motor skills...

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12 vegan slow cooker soup recipes for easy, hearty homemade meals

by beverleyamitchell@gmail.com (Beverley Mitchell) @ Inhabitots

Image: Kalyn's Kitchen 1. African-inspired vegetarian crockpot soup with peanut butter, chile, brown rice and lentils Provided a peanut allergy isn't an issue, this sumptuous and hearty soup from Kalyn's Kitchen has all the makings of a family favorite. The recipe does call for a fair slug of chile, so adjust quantities as necessary for little ones. RELATED | 15 vegan one-pot dinners for no-fuss, low-mess meals in a flash Image: Veggie Primer 2. Slow cooker cream of broccoli soup Some...

Top 5 Best Crib Mattresses 2018 - Buyer's Guide And Reviews

Top 5 Best Crib Mattresses 2018 - Buyer's Guide And Reviews


Best Mattress Reviews

Disclaimer:We receive free products to review and participate in affiliate programs, where we are compensated for items purchased through links from our site (at no cost to the buyer). Have a newborn or a toddler? Then you should definitely care about their sleep as it is imperative to their growth. To ensure the latter, you …

10 Free Apps For Toddlers + Bonus App

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Technology plays such a huge role in our lives today by making things convenient and entertaining. In an effort to help mothers and fathers get a better grip on parenting, we’ve compiled a list of the best free apps for toddlers. These aren’t essentials by any means, however, they are guaranteed to add tons of value [...]

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I’m on a Farm

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

By Dihan Chandra, Owner, Organic Lifestyle.   So friends of friends’ parents live on a farm and I managed to invite myself and my dog to visit for a weekend. My hosts, Derek & Margaret have been farmers all their lives and brought up 3 kids who have since moved away, married with their own […]

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Giveaway: Smiling Tree Toys Gift Certificate

by Natural Baby Mama @ Natural Baby Mama

Smiling Tree Toys is one of my favorite places to get non-toxic toys for my kids.  They also have a great selection of home goods like wood wall buntings, cutting boards and spatulas.  I love their name puzzle as well the cars and trucks.  All of their products are made ...

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Are These Toxic Materials In Your Mattress?

by exampleuser @ SleepLily

One of the most surprising things about toxic chemicals in mattresses is how incredibly common they are. In fact, mattresses that are off-gassing harmful VOCs, and emitting toxic chemicals seem to be the norm, and not the exception. Even worse, this is true even of many mattresses claiming to be “organic” or “all-natural.” How can this... Read more »

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Google Home Safety, Privacy and Security Tips

by Nicholas Godwin @ Safety.com

Google Home is a smart device that lets users play music, receive news and weather updates as well as control other smart devices using voice commands. While Google takes security…

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My Favorite Organic Crib Mattress and Why it Matters

My Favorite Organic Crib Mattress and Why it Matters


Raising Natural Kids

Know what to look for in a crib mattress, as your child will spend much of his/her early life on it. Here's a look at a quality organic crib mattress.

Green Businesses based in Canada

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Organic Lifestyle is happy to connect our customers with other like minded businesses but do not take any responsibility for services rendered and/ or offered. We believe these businesses to be ethical, eco-conscious and responsible. We are simply facilitating an introduction. Please contact the business directly and please mention it’s a referral via Organic Lifestyle. Green Businesses based […]

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When Dihan met Dr.Viv, pain relief expert

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Met up with Dr.Viv She runs a MCS meetup group and holds workshops on living pain free, Mindfulness and hypnotherapy out of CSI Annex in Toronto, where I work out as well, so I felt we should definitely meet. We had a fascinating conversation – A trip to South America made her fall in love […]

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Booster Car Seat review: Chicco MyFit

by Denise & Alan Fields @ Baby Bargains

Booster Car Seat review: Chicco MyFit Booster type:  Harnessed booster Weight: harness to 65 lbs. high back, with seat belt 40-100 lbs Price: $200, $250 IIHS rating: Not yet. NHTSA ease of use rating: Not yet. Comments: Chicco’s newest booster car seat, MyFit is the company’s first foray into the harnessed combo booster category dominated by Britax’s […]

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15 Yummy Iron-Rich Foods For Babies That They’ll Love To Devour

by Nicole Arsiwala @ MomTricks

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Pregnancy Symptoms: Early Signs That You Might Be Pregnant

by Sophia @ All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

“I think I’m pregnant. But I feel like I’m getting my period! “How am I supposed to know?!” In the days around your period, it can be hard to know whether or not you’re experiencing the usual symptoms of your cycle or whether your body is preparing to grow a baby. The most obvious sign of pregnancy is a missed period. Missing a monthly period is often the first clue that indicates a woman is pregnant. You already knew that. What if your period is just late this month? How are you supposed to know whether or not you’re actually

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How to Take Long Showers and Still Save the World.. ask Unilever

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

I came across a hackathon run by Unilever where they are looking for new ideas combining Ecommerce and Sustainability, both topics very dear to my heart. Actually, Organic Lifestyle and Unilever share a similar mission, we’re just working on scaling 🙂 Started reading more about Unilever and I had no idea that Unilever has made […]

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Caffeine & Sleep

by Thom @ Bedrooms & More

If you live in Seattle, odds are you drink coffee. As the birthplace of Tully’s & Starbucks, we like our morning buzz more than just about anything, except maybe our afternoon pick-me-up. But is this way of life affecting more than our energy levels? Studies warn caffeine can negatively impact our sleep. Is it possible to find balance? The […]

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Win a Set of Sheets From PeachSkinsSheets!

by Ruth V. @ Viva Veltoro

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Today over at Thrifty Nifty Mommy, Miranda is sharing her best Christian Marriage Advice. She’s also sharing a review of the sheet set she recently received from PeachSkinsSheets. Click HERE to read her review. Today I’m teaming up with Thrifty Nifty Mommy to offer our readers the chance to win their own set of sheets...

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Top 5 Essential Oils for Pain Relief

by The Soft Landing @ The Soft Landing®

Choosing essential oils for pain relief is a safe, natural way to help reduce some of the symptoms you may be experiencing, especially when it's localized

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The Best Probiotics: Insider Insight From Klaire Labs

by Organic Newsroom @ Organic Newsroom

Probiotics are powerful supplements that are quickly becoming recognized as being able to offer many health benefits. To ensure you are using the best probiotic possible, it’s important to consider several important factors. These considerations include how many good bacteria (CFU) were present at time of manufacture, was the probiotic kept refrigerated and was it shipped refrigerated? To help offer […]

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Best Non-Toxic Nursing Bra – Top 8 Picks

by Shobita Ravichandran @ Parenthood Guide

Breast feeding is the most personal connection I had while my daughter was an infant. That time spent close together was so meaningful because I knew I was providing everything she needed. I didn’t realize then that my nursing bra could have contained toxic chemicals that would harm my little one, but looking back I […]

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The Top 50 Best Sprinklers for Your Lawn & Garden

by Caitlin McCormack @ Safety.com

Sprinklers might not typically be thought of as an unsafe household item, but the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) estimates there were more than…

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Ultimate Stroller Guide with Stroller Reviews

by Ruth V. @ Viva Veltoro

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Having a good stroller is a must for many parents. Not only are strollers convenient, many babies thoroughly enjoy going for a ride. With so many different brands and types of strollers to choose from, you might get a little overwhelmed. We completed quite a few stroller reviews and have the low down for you...

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3 simple changes to your bedtime routine that will reduce your overheating (night sweats, hot flashes, menopause) symptoms

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Night sweats are no laughing matter. But they don’t have to ruin your sleep. Here are three simple changes to your bedtime routine that will reduce your overheating symptoms,  based on first-hand experience and feedback from our customers. These suggestions are applicable to both men and women who experience mild night sweats, to toddlers who […]

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Serta iComfort Mattress Reviews

by bellax @ Best Mattress Reviews

For all those people looking for an outstanding mattress’s brand, Serta could give them all that they need. It is one of the leading names among industries that aim to bring comfort to people’s life. It has started emerging as one big name in mattress industry in 1931 with the introduction of their Perfect Sleeper […]

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Black Friday deals – something organic for everyone!

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Organic Lifestyle customers received our deepest discount on Black Friday yet. Signup for our enewsletter today and take advantage of our next promotion! LATEST ARRIVALS Organic Pillow protector with zippers   Safer cosmetics, skin care and makeup for all ages and genders – meet BEAUTYCOUNTER Fleece toppers for Pressure point relief (For adults who might spend alot […]

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5 Healthy Home Habits For Winter

by Victoria @ Naturepedic Blog

Winter is also better known as cold and flu season. Sniffling, sneezing and coughing can seriously put a damper on your winter activities. So while you can’t control what your coworkers or people in public are doing to put health first, you can control what happens in your home. To stay happy this winter, we share some healthy home habits for you to implement this winter. 1.) Don’t Skip Your Cleaning Ritual The days are getting darker earlier, and the temperature is dropping. When you get home from work or simply have a lazy Saturday, it’s easy to let household cleaning fall out of pattern. In the winter, however, you are bringing home all kinds of germs, so make sure you clean surfaces regularly. You don’t want to be surrounded by germs. 2.) Stay On Top Of Clutter The dim lights of winter have proven to have a negative effect on many people’s mental health. Studies also show that surrounding[...]

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Charcoal bamboo towels and bedding have arrived!

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Are you as relieved as we are? Not only are the kids back in school, but our long overdue Charcoal bamboo towels and bedding has arrived! What’s special about bamboo charcoal? Shown to draw out toxins and chemicals from your skin, leaving your skin feeling softer and refreshed. Its temperature regulating Fabric: a blend of 100% viscose […]

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How to reduce your Zero Waste footprint during lunch

by Organic Lifestyle @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Whether you’re taking a quick lunch break from your desk, or packing up the kids for a day at the park, there are simple ways you can be ready with zero waste lunch essentials. #1 Tip – Keep your zero waste essentials so you have it when you need it – keep extras in your diaper bag, […]

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Organic gifts on sale and win $150 gift card

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

On sale for the Holidays   ZAHRA BLUE WAS $89.99 From $67.49 KIDS SWEATER W/ HOOD WAS $114.50 From$85.88 KNIT SWEATER W/ HOOD WAS $114.50 From$85.88 SHERPA ORGANIC COTTON BLANKET WAS $124.50 From$112.05 More on SALE items Our Picks this week Buckwheat Hull Pillow From $79.00 LIGHTWEIGHT ORGANIC COTTON KIMONO BATHROBE From $74.50 SPA INSPIRED UNISEX ORGANIC SLIPPERS From $24.50 TERRY VELOUR UNISEX […]

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Wild Walk is a trail across the treetops that gives you a towering perspective of the Adirondack Forest

by jennifer.l.chait@gmail.com (Jennifer Chait) @ Inhabitots

The Wild Walk The Wild Walk is the newest adventure at the Wild Center and it truly does allow your family to get wild. This beautiful walk takes you up, up, up high to a trail of bridges straight to the treetops of the Adirondack Forest. Your family can explore the world above like they never have before, gaining a bird's eye view of nature and new perspectives on what it's like to live among the treetops. Go higher than you ever have before While the Adirondacks are traversed with beautiful...

When to Go to the Hospital While in Labor

by Sophia @ All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

One of the most exciting times during pregnancy is when the baby is about to come. Your heart is pounding, and your mind is racing. If it is your first child, you might not know what you are in for. If you went to Lamaze Class, you might have some insight into what is going on. Lamaze class does try to prepare you for what is about to happen. In class, you will learn what to look for when you are trying to determine whether your wife or girlfriend is in labor. However, what if you didn’t go to Lamaze

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21 Gluten-free + Dairy-free Christmas Menu Ideas

by The Soft Landing @ The Soft Landing®

I try to eat healthy all year and don’t like to make an exception for the holidays, so this deliciously dairy-free + gluten-free Christmas menu is perfect!

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My Green Mattress Review - The Best Non-Toxic Option {PLUS, a GIVEAWAY!} - Viva Veltoro

My Green Mattress Review - The Best Non-Toxic Option {PLUS, a GIVEAWAY!} - Viva Veltoro


Viva Veltoro

Looking for a non-toxic mattress? We recently got a Natural Escape mattress and it is AMAZING. Check out this My Green Mattress Review

HALO Bassinest Reviews – A Thorough Guide

by Mommy Tea Room @ Mommy Tea Room

A lot of you have requested a thorough review on the HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper after reading our "Best Baby Bassinet For Infants & Newborns" article here, so that's exactly what we have done! This review looks at the Bassinest thoroughly, including breaking down the differences between the different models that the brand comes out with, […]

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Best crib mattresses: The expert buyers guide - Parent Guide

Best crib mattresses: The expert buyers guide - Parent Guide


Parent Guide

There are very few instances where you would even consider leaving your baby unattended. One of the few occasions where your baby will be left without your watchful eye at night, while he is sleeping. Because of this, it is absolutely vital that you choose a safe crib mattress.There are so many different types of …

Online Event: Detoxifying Your Home in the New Year

by Maia James @ Gimme the Good Stuff

This is a rare opportuity to personally interact with Maia as she helps you detoxify your home in the New Year. Each Thursday in February, Maia will make a brief…
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Moonlight Slumber Little Dreamer Review

by Emma Windsor @ Pick My Baby Crib

The Moonlight Slumber Little Dreamer is a fantastic little all foam crib mattress. It is made from high quality materials, has a solid construction, and a low price considering the craftsmanship. Check the website and you will see a list of various facilities where this crib mattress has been tested and approved. It also comes with […]

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The 6 Best Mattress Picks For Under $1000 – 2018 Edition

by Sarah Cummings @ The Sleep Advisor

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Seven Overlooked Hair Loss Causes and What to Do Today

by Irina Webb @ I Read Labels For You

Here you will learn about seven overlooked hair loss causes and practical solutions you can start implementing today.   A few months ago, I panicked.  I had been losing more and more hair for some time.  When I washed it, … Continued

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The Non-Toxic Nursery Guide: Everything You Need for The First Few Months | Goop

The Non-Toxic Nursery Guide: Everything You Need for The First Few Months | Goop


Goop

Becoming a first-time parent is equal parts terrifying and thrilling. You want to do everything you can to protect and keep your baby safe, which, compounded with new mom hormones, can get a little crazy-making. It doesn't help that there seem to be a million decisions to make (some with health consequences)–after all, there is no way around a steep learning curve to prepare you for a newborn (though it's a fast one).

Greenhouse Buying Guide: The 40 Best Greenhouses

by Caitlin McCormack @ Safety.com

Greenhouses are an excellent way to help extend your growing season, protecting plants from extreme temperatures and the elements, as well as for starting plants from seeds. They are generally…

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Live Organically on a Budget: It’s totally doable!

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

It’s true! Here’s my Essential list for living organically on a budget: Start where you live Your home is your sanctuary. You can make it a safe, healthy environment without losing your shirt! My favourite resource for affordable ways to reduce chemical toxins in the home is Adria Vasil’s Ecoholic books At Organic lifestyle, we’ve sourced […]

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The best portable silicone place mat for babies and toddlers

by Jen @ Green Baby Deals

Dining out should be fun and stress-free, even with kids. While we can’t always control our little ones, we can control the potential food messes they make, or at least ...

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Non-Toxic Tuesday | How To Choose A Non-Toxic Crib Mattress

Non-Toxic Tuesday | How To Choose A Non-Toxic Crib Mattress


Tierney Cyanne Photography

Welcome to the latest edition of non-toxic Tuesday! I just have to start by saying that I've been SO encouraged lately by how many people have told me that they have started making small, non-toxic changes in their lives thanks to this series! If you follow it and have been able to take something aw

Giveaway: Homemade Betty Organic Body Butter Trio

by Natural Baby Mama @ Natural Baby Mama

Homemade Betty is one of my favorite organic, vegan skin care lines.  I use many of her products on a daily basis.  It’s 100% organic and non-toxic.  You can read my review of Homemade Betty here.  Homemade Betty also offers my readers 15% off with the code GREENMOMS. Whether you ...

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Sweet Dreams

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

It’s time to snuggle up in bed for a restful night’s sleep. Organic sheets, comforter, or duvet grace your bed. A natural rubber pillow cushions your head. An organic quilted innerspring or wool mattress gently supports your body Give yourself a pat on the back. You’ve bought earth-friendly products that are pesticide-free, and naturally antibacterial, […]

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Best Enamel Cast Iron Cookware

by Andrea @ The Best Organic Lifestyle

​Cooking is fun and enjoyable, especially if you can cook the easy way. It is important to have the best cooking equipment to make your cooking experience easy and comfortable. High quality cookware ensures that your will cook your food in the best way without wasting time. ​When choosing cookware and kitchen equipment, choose according to...

Jovial Foods: An Excellent Source for Organic Ancient Einkorn Grains

by Green Child Magazine @ Green Child Magazine

If you’ve followed Green Child for a while, you know we’re obsessed with healthier alternatives to conventional foods. Our main three favorites are cauliflower rice, zucchini noodles, and einkorn flour.  Yes, we love our carbs. And we’re annoyed at what the modern food system has done to them. But in a way, Big Food’s missteps...

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Mattress smell offgassing – How do I protect myself and my family?

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

by Megan Alexander and Dihan Chandra, Organic Lifestyle If you’re reading this, we can only assume that you are aware of and concerned about reducing your exposure to off-gassing Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)  from your mattress as typical conventional mattresses contain: Synthetic fabrics and chemicals eg. polyurethane, polyester, formaldehyde Harsh chemicals smell coming from memory foam […]

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An Exhaustive Guide to PVC-free Mattress Covers

An Exhaustive Guide to PVC-free Mattress Covers


The Soft Landing®

We searched for PVC-free mattress covers to help reduce off-gassing from VOC's & delved into the safety of polyurethane since it's commonly used too

Pure Bliss – Non-Toxic Mattress for Kids

by exampleuser @ Products – SleepLily

Our Premium Non-Toxic Mattress for Children. 100% Pure Natural Latex w/Organic Cotton & PureGrow Wool. No flame-retardants, VOCs, or harmful chemicals.

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The Best Organic Crib Mattress is Eco-Friendly and Non-Toxic

by Matt @ BabyBedtimeBliss

In today’s industrial world full of “space age” materials, Infants and toddlers are often exposed to all sorts of chemicals and engineered substances. Most of these chemicals found in products we use on a daily basis have never been scientifically tested for toxicity to babies, so parents should practice extreme caution in their use to protect their children from exposure. You are probably cognizant of the chemicals found in many of today’s best selling nursery items such as cribs, rockers, swings, baby crib mattresses or mattress covers and are searching for a safe and healthy alternative. You already know how

Montreal, Quebec based Green Businesses

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Organic Lifestyle is happy to connect our customers with other like minded businesses but do not take any responsibility for services rendered and/ or offered. We believe these businesses to be ethical, eco-conscious and responsible. We are simply facilitating an introduction. Please contact the business directly and please mention it’s a referral via Organic Lifestyle. MATTRESS RECYCLING PICKUP – Matt Canada Typically, […]

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How To Tell If You Have Bed Bugs

by bellax @ Best Mattress Reviews

Bed bugs are diminutive, elliptical, healthy-looking insects; they feed on animal or human blood. They belong to insect family Cimicidae. Adult bedbugs have plane bodies about 5 mm long. They live in cracks and crevices in and around the bed. Their color varies due to the amount of blood some are yellowish brown and some […]

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Best Swaddle Blankets Every Parent Should Own

by Mommy Tea Room @ Mommy Tea Room

Swaddling your baby may be one of the best decision you have ever made in your life. This is particularly so if you are having trouble putting your newborn to sleep because swaddling gives baby a sense of security. This is backed up by expert studies, who found that swaddling calms baby down, giving them […]

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Best-Rated Crib Mattress Reviews for Newborns/Toddlers (2018 +Buying Guide) - Sleeplander

Best-Rated Crib Mattress Reviews for Newborns/Toddlers (2018 +Buying Guide) - Sleeplander


Sleeplander

NavigateCrib Mattress Buying GuideCrib Mattress Reviews and Ratings (Top 5)Best Rated Crib Mattress Choosing a mattress for your baby is an important decision. It’s also a difficult one. With so many crib mattresses out there it’s enough to tear your hair out with despair, but just think of this one very significant detail when searching: A good …

Best Nursery Gliders in 2017

by Emma Windsor @ Pick My Baby Crib

One of the best pieces of advice I received during my pregnancies from a friend was to spoil myself and try to make the nursery as comfy as possible. Over the first 6 – 9 months of your newborns life you will be spending a significant amount of time there, so additions like the best […]

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Do You Have to Be Crunchy to Use Cloth Diapers?

by Kimberly Rosas @ Green Child Magazine

When a stranger learns that you cloth diaper your baby, do they automatically add you to the “crunchy” category? Honestly – we all make judgements every day, every hour, every minute. In a social situation we consciously – or unconsciously – size up the people around us. When I see a woman in a perfectly...

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20 Best Baby Walkers Reviewed – Traditional and Sit to Stand

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If you’re looking for opinions on the best baby walker on the market, you’ve stopped by the right place. With multiple options to choose from, there is no doubt that you will find the right one for your toddler. You want a walker with a busy activity center? They’ve got them. You want one with [...]

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Approaches to Guiding Your Baby to Good Sleep

by Guest Blogger @ Naturepedic Blog

No one appreciates sleep more than a parent of a newborn or young infant. This is because sleep is a completely different experience in the first four months of life, from the way sleep is experienced the rest of one’s life. For all children 4 months of age and older, and all healthy adults, sleep is a well-regulated and incredibly necessary activity, that really does offer balm to the mind, and helps the mind think. The pattern of sleep from ages 4 months and onward is defined by a very regular pattern of light sleep becoming deep sleep, then deep sleep becoming lighter sleep, moving into a phase of REM sleep (when most dreams occur), and then emerging from REM sleep at which point everyone gets to choose – wake up or do another cycle. The sleep cycle in a person 4 months of age and older goes as follows: – Stage I: a brief period that happens just as you fall[...]

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Organic Natural Wool Pillows for Toddlers : Our Top Pick

by Andrea @ The Best Organic Lifestyle

​As your toddler continues to grow, you’ll find that a good night’s sleep can go a long way in keeping your little one comfortable, happy and most importantly healthy. Introducing your child to an infant pillow that is designed to overcome restlessness, discomfort and bad posture can significantly improve your toddler’s sleep consistency.​You can’t go...

Best Coffee Bean Roasters on Amazon

by Andrea @ The Best Organic Lifestyle

​Coffee roasting is the process of chemical and physical transformation of green coffee beans into roasted coffee products. The roasting gives coffee its specific aromatic complexity by triggering a change in the taste of the green coffee beans.​Most coffee is roasted on a large scale, however, nowadays; roasting on a small-scale and roasting at home...

Sleeping on Your Stomach: Is It Bad for You

by bestmattress @ Best Mattress Reviews

When it comes to sleep, we are less than willing to compromise. After all, the best sleeping position is the one that you’re in right now, at least when getting out of bed. But for some of us, sleeping can be a tedious task, and we want to know more about what our sleeping habits […]

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How To Choose Baby Spoons: The Best Baby Spoons On The Market Today

by Sophia @ All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

While bottles and other baby supplies get all the attention, moms might often forget about the spoons and this is something that can be relatively important to the feeding and the wellbeing of your baby. Utensils are what the baby actually needs to put in their mouths and should this not be of the right quality, it could cause some troubles. We have decided to talk to a couple of mothers and listen to some of the advice they have when it comes to the right spoons. With some additional research, we also managed to find out the right features that

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The Best Non-Toxic Lipstick You’ll Love

by Irina Webb @ I Read Labels For You

Because lipstick goes onto our lips and we ingest small amounts of it, I am very picky about which lip products I use.  After reading ingredients and asking questions of numerous manufacturers of makeup products made with natural and organic … Continued

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Nursing Bras BLACK FRIDAY CYBER MONDAY DEALS 2017

by Mommy Tea Room @ Mommy Tea Room

Until you start shopping for nursing bras, you will not know just how many choices there are in the market. Just to name a few, there are the everyday nursing bras, the sleeping nursing bras, nursing bras specifically made for pumping, nursing bras for large breasts ... etc. Compare and find the best Black Friday […]

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Idle Sleep Mattress Review

by bestmattress @ Best Mattress Reviews

Idle Sleep offers the best mattresses on the market. This brand provides support, comfort, quality, and durability. What distinguishes Idle Sleep models from traditional models is the two-sided design. In actual fact, two sides are better than one. Introduction And Compare Table The most incredible quality of Idle Sleep models is the two-sided design. The […]

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Leesa vs Lull Mattress- What You Need To Know

by Frank Apodaca @ The Sleep Judge

Best Places to Buy Fair Trade Jewelry Online

by Andrea @ The Best Organic Lifestyle

Fair Trade is a social movement and a trading partnership which is based on transparency, respect, and dialogue, all with the aim to increase the equity in international trade. This type of partnership is a significant contributor to sustainable development due to the fact that it offers better conditions for trading to marginalized workers, particularly...

America’s Best Non-toxic Organic Crib Mattress for Your Baby - Parenthood Guide

America’s Best Non-toxic Organic Crib Mattress for Your Baby - Parenthood Guide


Parenthood Guide

Getting the safest of the products is a top priority for any parent and when it comes to sleep, organic non-toxic mattress is a must.

Cooler summer bedding and Tips on choosing Ethical clothing

by Organic Lifestyle @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

The textile industry is evolving. As a conscious consumer, this is great since there are more and more ethical clothing options emerging. But it can also be confusing since, like personal care products, there’s no real oversight about “green” labels on fabrics. Right now during the month of June, we’re attending an online conference called […]

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HOW TO: Make mouthwatering coconut milk, cauliflower and turmeric stew

by a.analisa@gmail.com (Ana Lisa) @ Inhabitots

My evening with Dr. David Suzuki – climate change vs economy

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Actually, imagine Dr. Suzuki in a court of law, on trial defending his manifesto requiring Canadians to reduce their carbon emissions which is against Harper Government’s policies on climate change, as it will have a detrimental effect on Canada’s economy in turn. Excerpt from Dr. Suzuki’s Carbon Manifesto: Governments and corporations are not just failing us, […]

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Winding Down Tips For Better Sleep

by Victoria @ Naturepedic Blog

After a long day of work and errands, there’s nothing better than getting a full night’s sleep. Unfortunately, getting to that point is not always easy. Our surroundings and our minds can have adverse effects on how quickly we fall asleep, and how well we sleep. However, it is possible to effectively wind down at night! Follow some of our winding down tips to achieve stress-free evenings and Respect Your Sleep. 1. Avoid Screen Time With people increasingly relying on technology, screen time has become the mortal enemy of winding down. The screen light manages to keep you awake, and for many, scrolling through social media feeds can bring added stress. Avoid the light and the negative impact the internet can have on your mental health by turning off electronics an hour before bedtime. If it is initially too hard for you to commit to an hour before bed, start slow and work your way up to a full hour.[...]

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Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep with These 9 Tips

by Emma Windsor @ Pick My Baby Crib

If you’re struggling for a good night’s sleep since baby was born, don’t worry you’re not alone! Sleepless nights are an expected ‘rite of passage’ for new parents. But don’t despair – you can help your baby sleep all night with these 9 great blog posts. Helpful, informative, and to the point, I found these posts […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

by Kristen Toshner @ Lucie's List

Best Gifts for Her: 2017 Here’s a list of my fave gifts for all the best gals in your life. From your BFF to your MIL, I’ve got you covered. So sit back, relax, and enjoy – 01. For your...

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Pure Bliss Non-Toxic Mattress

by exampleuser @ Products – SleepLily

A premium Non-Toxic Mattress with uncompromising comfort. Choose your own firmness level with 6" of 100% Pure Natural Latex.

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Giveaway: Soaring Heart Certified Organic Toddler / Travel Pillow

by Natural Baby Mama @ Natural Baby Mama

Soaring Heart is my favorite organic mattress and pillow company.  My kids use this organic toddler pillow and the entire family uses these pillows when we travel.  We own several of their mattresses and toppers as well.  They use the highest quality certified organic material.  They are based out of ...

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Non-Toxic Crib Mattresses | Bedrooms & More, Seattle

Non-Toxic Crib Mattresses | Bedrooms & More, Seattle


Bedrooms & More

Could a mattress be bad for your baby's health? Here's what to look for in non-toxic crib mattresses for your baby.

We’d like to reward you and your friends

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

We sincerely hope that you’ll help us out  In order to continue working towards our mutual goal of making everyday living as organically and sustainable as possible, we need your help. 1. We’re soliciting your ideas to help grow Organic Lifestyle Perhaps its carrying new duvets to a new service to connect you with a local expert to […]

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Tree Change Dolls gives Bratz down-to-earth "makeunders"

by jennifer.l.chait@gmail.com (Jennifer Chait) @ Inhabitots

After leaving her position as a scientist in Tasmania, Sonia Singh, artist, illustrator and mom of a young toddler, took on a new project, Tree Change Dolls, that gives old dolls a new lease on life. Singh finds used dolls in poor condition at various thrift shops, then she rehabilitates them with classy "makeunders." Singh says the dolls within her project have undergone a "tree change," due to her switching out glam makeup and snazzy clothing for a much more natural, and down-to-earth style. Keep...

How To Start and End Your Day Right

by Victoria @ Naturepedic Blog

Your day begins and ends in your bedroom. If you have resolutions for the year, the choices you make first thing in the morning and at the end of the night can affect if you succeed in these goals. Trying to improve your ability to follow healthy routines in 2018? Start by making your bed every day! Whether you are trying to make it a habit to go to the gym on a more consistent basis or you are trying to set aside time each week to clean, making your bed first thing every morning will get your mind on track to have a successful day. By starting off the day with one good habit, you will be more inclined to continue positive habits throughout your day. Trying to cut down on screen time? Remove the television from the bedroom. You may be cutting down on screen time in 2018 for a number of reasons, including reducing anxiety or improving[...]

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Best organic infant formula for breastfed babies in 2017

by Shobita Ravichandran @ Parenthood Guide

Making the switch from breast feeding to formula was a hard decision for me, and it ended up being a lot more emotional than I planned. Losing the personal connection of breast feeding was hard enough, but I was also stressed out about choosing the right formula. The last thing I want is for my […]

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Infographic – How To Save Big In Your Baby’s First Year

by admin @

Parents will spend just about $10,000 on your baby in its first year alone, according to an exclusive BabyCenter survey. Ouch! That’s gonna hurt a bit more for those of us not making Obstetrician money. For the rest of us, that means coming up with a plan to keep some of that money in our pockets. [...]

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HOW TO: Make a mouth-watering cauliflower 'steak' and guacamole sandwich

by a.analisa@gmail.com (Ana Lisa) @ Inhabitots

If you are looking for something filling, juicy and a bit greasy to fill your sandwiches, look no further than cauliflower 'steaks.' But don't worry, this delicious plant-based version of the traditional meat steaks doesn't look or taste at all like animal meat. First we grilled the 'steaks' -- or slabs if you prefer -- with a sauce until golden brown and crisp and while they cooked, made a Mexican-style creamy guacamole to go with it. When the cauliflower and hot green dip were both ready, we opened...

The Path to a Zero Waste Home: Start in the Kitchen

by Organic Lifestyle @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

We all know that waste is a huge problem. But it’s an easy problem to push to the side – especially if you live in an urban setting where your trash disappears from your curb. Out of sight, out of mind as they say. But all that trash ends up in landfills which produce methane […]

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How to Give Less Stuff & Mindful Gift Ideas for Kids

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Guest blog by Sophi, Toronto based Mom striving towards a zero waste lifestyle. Following up from my previous post on How to Receive Less Stuff, we’re loosely defining Mindful gift as the ability to demonstrate our gratitude yet being mindful of the potential excesses of physical gift giving. How I Give Less Stuff The following […]

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Platform Beds vs Box Spring Beds

by Lindsay S @ Choose Mattress

At the end of the day, we all need to sleep, right? That too on a comfortable bed! Nothing beats the feeling of getting into a comfortable bed and looking forward to a good nights sleep at the end of a hard days work. When it comes to beds, depending on the kind of comfort you need, you have many options to choose from, however the two most common types of beds to pick from are the platform bed or the box spring bed. Any idea which one you are using currently? Unless you have actively purchased one in the

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The Best Japanese Chef Knives Available on Amazon

by Andrea @ The Best Organic Lifestyle

Regardless of our ability levels in the kitchen, a good knife is a crucial piece of kitchen equipment. A chef’s knife is one of the smartest investments one can make because they are versatile and are beneficial for all kinds of tasks, from finely chopping herbs and cutting fruits and veggies to ideal slicing of...

New store, Raffle and bee killing pesticides

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

We have have a brand spanking new website Isn’t it gorgeous, easier to find products and quicker checkout? Give it a test drive now We have a new store within store space in Toronto Similar to our presence within Ecoexistence, you can demo our mattresses, pillows and bedding and buy organic & eco-friendly clothing Rem Blue Canoe? […]

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Organic Lifestyle, where every day is Earth Day.

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

This Earth Day we’d like to encourage you to take the time to spend time in nature and remind ourselves of how truly blessed we are. Did you know the David Suzuki Foundation can help you with activities that will encourage youth to spend more time outside? At Organic Lifestyle, we’re proud to source raw materials from […]

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The Best Baby Products for 2018

by Ruth V. @ Viva Veltoro

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Picking out all of the gear you need for a baby can be tough. There are just so many baby brands and options today and it can be a challenge to figure out what the best choice is for your family. I’ve been there, and in many cases, I’ve done the legwork for you. My...

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Best Organic Crib Mattress Reviews 2017

Best Organic Crib Mattress Reviews 2017


Sleep Buffs

We have all heard of organic baby food, organic vegetables, organic milk, and other organic foods, but have you ever heard of an organic crib mattress? If not, you aren’t alone. I have been a mom for 6, almost 7-years and am just now learning about these types of mattresses. After doing a little bit …

Our Aviya Bed Review: Is This America’s Favorite for 2018?

by Sarah Cummings @ The Sleep Advisor

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Gripe water: The best remedy for colic, gas and hiccups

by Jess @ Parent Guide

Waaaaaaah…. There it is again. The dreaded colic cry. It’s as upsetting for a parent to hear as it is for your baby to experience. If only there was something you could do to give your baby some instant relief from his tummy pains. Well, it turns out there is. Gripe water is just the […]

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The Best Crib Mattresses For A Safe Night’s Sleep (2018 Guide)

The Best Crib Mattresses For A Safe Night’s Sleep (2018 Guide)


Maternity Glow

Help your baby get a good night's sleep with a comfortable, breathable place to rest her head—check out our guide to the best baby crib mattresses.

Best Buckwheat Pillows on Amazon

by Andrea @ The Best Organic Lifestyle

​Over the years, many people have moved from using traditional pillows to the comforting package of a buckwheat pillow. People are more and more drawn to the charismatic pull of this pillow, as they are heaped with numerous benefits that users can’t resist. Buckwheat Pillows are best recognized by consumers because of ​their sleeping benefits,...

Soy: Is it Good or Bad for us?

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

by A K Perera Soy has been, for centuries, a dietary staple in many Asian countries and has often been touted as the ultimate health food, for its low-fat, high-protein content. However, in recent years there have been growing concerns regarding genetically modified soybean crops, soy allergies and a possible link with breast cancer. Here […]

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5 Common Types Of Sleep Disorders

by Lindsay S @ Choose Mattress

Minor and major sleep disorders are becoming an increasingly common occurrence in modern times, especially prevalent in individuals who have for whatever reason failed to embrace healthy and stress-free lifestyles. It’s important to note that the most common sleep disorders doesn’t necessarily mean lack of sleep, it can also mean too much of it, or alternatively could be neither, but instead something that occurs during slumber that isn’t classed as a normal sleeping habit such as excessive snoring. Broadly speaking, these types of disorders occur in the form of compromised rejuvenation, and will eventually compromise the overall well-being and health

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Pure Grow Wool – Puddle Pad Twin

by Mariah Bankemper @ Products – SleepLily

Protect the purity of your new crib mattress safely and naturally. Moisture resistant & washable.

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Reasons to Buy a New Mattress

by intelliBED @ Intellibed

If you’re still using that lumpy old mattress, chances are you aren’t getting a good night’s sleep. When you a buy a new mattress from Intellibed, you’re purchasing a product made from Gel Matrix™, the best pressure relieving material ever created. Our mattresses are ideal for anyone suffering from sleep-inhibiting ailments like chronic pain or…

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Kid’s Snow Boots – Our Top 5 Faves

by Kristen Toshner @ Lucie's List

Earlier in the season, we gave you guys the rundown on our fave rain boots. Many of you asked for our top kid’s snow boot picks as well, so here ’tis! Favorite Kid’s Snow Boots Target Cat & Jack Girl’s...

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Staying Comfortable while Traveling

by Kathryn Michael @ Bedrooms & More

Summer is quickly coming to an end, and the colder seasons are on their way. You know what that means, right? Lots of holiday travel! The best kind of travel, in my opinion. Mainly because tons of delicious food is involved. Staying comfortable during those long flights and hours on the road can be tough. […]

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Are recycling plastic programs working if there is plastic inside us?

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Plastic is everywhere and far too often disposed of without an afterthought. Considering the fact that the average plastic bottle has a lifespan of 500 years or longer, it’s high time this comes to an end… Given the emphasis placed on recycling in North America, I was surprised to discover that in the United States […]

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Tempur-Pedic Alternatives In 2018

by Lindsay S @ Choose Mattress

While you may or may not love your bed, ask yourself – how comfortable are you while sleeping on it? Replacing your decade old mattress can help you sleep comfortably, but choosing the best mattress isn’t always as simple as one may think. For example, brands and types are abundant, and budgets range from cheap to very expensive, so scrimping could be detrimental to health, whilst overpaying could be pointless. If you’ve chosen the wrong mattress for yourself in terms of comfort, you’d most likely end up having a tough time sleeping and eventually suffer from sleep deprivation. Comfort aside,

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Which Natural Mattress is Right For You? | Mama Natural

Which Natural Mattress is Right For You? | Mama Natural


Mama Natural

So it’s time for us to get a new mattress, and, of course, I’m looking for a natural, “eco-friendly” one. After all, a lot of conventional mattresses are made with harmful chemicals and all sorts of bad stuff and we sleep (and sometimes co-sleep with our kids) on these things for 8 hours a night! …

Best Sound Machine For A Baby: Music, White Noise, Rain…

by admin @

If you’re a parent, you already know the value of those toys and techniques that occupy your baby’s attention and free you up to take a break every now and then. However, when it comes to getting an infant to sleep, some of us struggle to find a better way to keep them down longer with [...]

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Top 5 Organic (Natural) Crib Mattress Picks For 2018 - Reviews & Ratings

Top 5 Organic (Natural) Crib Mattress Picks For 2018 - Reviews & Ratings


The Sleep Advisor

Searching for a crib mattress that's organic and chemical free? With our buyers guide you can find the safest pick for your baby in a couple of minutes.

The Best Cloth Diaper Insert Prefolds and Alternative Uses

by Jen @ Green Baby Deals

When we first started cloth diapering we were excited to save lots of money by using diaper covers and prefolds (typically the cheapest way to go when cloth diapering). We ...

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The Best Protein Powder: A Review & Buyer’s Guide

by Organic Newsroom @ Organic Newsroom

Protein powder is a wildly popular class of supplements that offer a wide array of essential and non-essential amino acids. The best protein powder supplements have been shown to offer many health benefits and can help maintain a balanced nutritional diet. These products have began to challenge the long-held notion that whey protein powder is the superior choice, and are […]

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5 Quick and Natural Ways to Beat Heartburn

by Laura @ The Soft Landing®

Are you a heartburn sufferer? Suppressing stomach acid with antacids isn't always the best way to treat it, so reach for these 5 quick and natural ways to beat heartburn instead!

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Inhabitots is moving to Inhabitat

by bethsheawriter@gmail.com (Beth Shea) @ Inhabitots

Hello faithful Inhabitots readers! We have an important announcement to make. We are moving back home to live with mom. We will be moving all of our wonderful kid-related, green design and parenting stories back to our mother site, Inhabitat, so that we can more easily manage our websites and content. After the migration is complete, you'll be able to access all of Inhabitots content by clicking on the "Kids" category tab on Inhabitat, or by following this link. All of the old urls will forward...

Why Your Hand Sanitizer Doesn’t Stop the Flu (and Might Make You Sick)

by Maia James @ Gimme the Good Stuff

Despite my longtime annoyance with Purell-toting moms, once I had my own children I found myself–to my horror–becoming something of a germaphobe. When my sons are sick, we all suffer–they…
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How To Throw an Awesomely Organic Baby Shower

by Mariah Bankemper @ SleepLily

Throw a Hip, Eco-Conscious Baby Shower and Build Your Perfect Organic Nursery! We’ve all been to those classic baby showers where diaper bouquets decorate the tables, pink and blue cray-paper lines the ceiling, and there are one too many games *eye roll*. Forget the pacifier games and let SleepLily help you throw a baby shower that is... Read more »

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Natural solution for hair regrowth, split ends and losing hair in chunks

by Posted by Organic Lifestyle Staff @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Organic Lifestyle: This is a guest post by one of our biggest fans, D Brown, who with her husband, field tested and now is the biggest advocate for a natural Hair regrowth and restoration product line called Monat. As a guy with a receding hairline, I was keen to learn more. Read her story if […]

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Finding the Perfect Materials for Non-Toxic Mattress

by exampleuser @ SleepLily

Building the perfect non-toxic mattress starts with finding the safest, most natural materials. Because no matter what other companies do in the manufacturing process, or how many fancy marketing names they create to make their products “sound” more organic, if you don’t start with pure, wholesome materials, you can’t create a truly non-toxic mattress. So when... Read more »

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Burglary vs Robbery: What’s the Difference and What Does It Mean for Victims?

by Patricia Barnes @ Safety.com

The words robbery and burglary are often used interchangeably in movies, TV shows, books and the internet. However, burglary and robbery are two very distinct crimes with different criteria, investigative…

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Organic Christmas Tree Farms by state

by Natural Baby Mama @ Natural Baby Mama

An organic Christmas tree!?  Really?  Yes!  Most trees are sprayed with toxic chemicals.  If you didn’t read my other post on why we buy an organic Christmas tree (and lead free Christmas lights) click here.  The main driver is I didn’t want to bring a tree into our house that had been sprayed with ...

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Cellulite, Anti-Aging Wrinkle Creams and Green Tea – Toxic Chemical Free Tips to Slow Aging

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

[ This article is avail in French – La cellulite, les crèmes contre les rides, et le thé vert : des conseils sans produits chimiques toxiques pour ralentir le vieillissement. ] JUMP to Daily anti-aging regimen By Kristina Vidug & Dihan Chandra, Organic Lifestyle When it comes to your complexion, it’s no secret that every woman wants […]

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The non-toxic liquid foundation that works so well

by Irina Webb @ I Read Labels For You

I am excited to tell you about this non-toxic liquid foundation that actually works!  When you use it, you do not have to re-apply your makeup during the day, it will hide your wrinkles, and it feels weightless on your … Continued

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World without Bees Imagined + New Products

by Posted by Organic Lifestyle Staff @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

1. Meet our latest addition: Plush Turkish organic cotton Towel Sets fair trade made of GOTS certified organic cotton … and truly the fluffiest and most bee-eautifully crafted of all Boasting that gorgeous neutral cotton colour, they’re minimally processed to maintain the natural softness of the substance. 2. Did you know that 1 of every 3 bites […]

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The Best Crib Mattress 2018: Top 5 Compared

The Best Crib Mattress 2018: Top 5 Compared


Choose Mattress

Read our toddler and crib mattress reviews for a no-nonsense buying guide to see which is the best baby mattress for the money in 2018.

The 8 Highest Rated Bamboo Pillows in 2018 – Our Review Guide

by Mark Reddick @ The Sleep Advisor

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The Best Juicers: A Review & Buyer’s Guide

by Organic Newsroom @ Organic Newsroom

Juicing is a powerful dietary practice used by a quickly-growing amount of people to lose weight fast, get proper nutrition, and help fuel their healthy lifestyles. If you planning on introducing juicing into your diet, or perhaps already have, then you are well-aware of the staggering number of juicers available on the market now. Finding […]

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Amazon Echo: Tips to Protect Your Privacy and Online Safety

by Nicholas Godwin @ Safety.com

Amazon Echo is a smart home device that lets you use simple voice commands to play favorite songs, get news and weather updates, make purchases, even complete household tasks and much…

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How to choose the Best Crib Mattress - All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

How to choose the Best Crib Mattress - All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom


All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

There are few instances where you need to leave your baby in the crib alone. Because of this, it is important that you choose a reliable crib mattress for your little ones. There are lots of crib mattresses in the market. They all claim they are the best choice for your baby. Do not believe everything you read in their ads as some of them are not real. To help you in choosing the best crib mattress, we have created this detailed guide. This post will include the different crib mattresses available in the market and their pros and cons.

Pretty Flower and Ice Shard Tea Light Votives DIY

by Brenda Ponnay @ Alpha Mom

We love upcycled crafts and here we show you how to recycle a plastic milk carton into pretty tea light votives. It's a great craft especially if you're homebound during the cold months.

How to Survive Prodromal Labor (And How To Tell If You’re Experiencing It)

by Rachel Hiser @ MomTricks

In The Guide What is prodromal labor? Telling the difference between real and prodromal labor. Telling the difference between prodromal labor and Braxton Hicks. What causes prodromal labor? How to deal with it. Every woman’s story of pregnancy and delivery is different. Some have fairly uneventful pregnancies while others are hit with every discomfort in […]

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3 Best Peri Bottles For postpartum washing and cleansing

by Jess @ Parent Guide

Up until my first child, I had never heard of a peri bottle. But since being introduced to this water squirting miracle I would never go back. If you are uncomfortably sitting there because you have vaginal tearing, cysts, hemorrhoids, itching, swelling or just feeling darn tender – a peri bottle is the answer to […]

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Best Organic Crib Mattresses – Non-Toxic Options for Your Baby | The Best Organic Lifestyle

Best Organic Crib Mattresses – Non-Toxic Options for Your Baby | The Best Organic Lifestyle


The Best Organic Lifestyle

Looking for the best organic crib mattress? See our top three organic mattress picks to keep your baby safe and comfortable. Now you can sleep soundly.

Baby Bedding Guide – Buying the Best Crib Sheets

by Emma Windsor @ Pick My Baby Crib

It’s not enough to simply have a crib and crib mattress for your baby – crib sheets are an important addition as well. Aside from adding a decorative touch to your baby’s environment, crib sheets also make it easy to keep your baby’s space clean and easy to maintain. This is particularly ideal for parents […]

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Best Rollaway And Folding Bed

by bellax @ Best Mattress Reviews

Beds have always been most important furniture at your home. Obviously, it is impossible to sleep without a proper bed. In the past years, people think of beds as big wooden planks jot together to make a proper place to sleep in. in the coming years, everything has changed, each and everything became convertible or […]

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Valentines For Those Who Love Sleep

by Victoria @ Naturepedic Blog

What better way to express your love to your Valentine than through sleep analogies! For those sleepy heads out there, we’ve created some fun Valentines that you can download, print out and give to your loved ones.   If you truly love sleep, this is saying a lot. Download To Print Valentine (PDF)   If you are going to lose sleep, it better be for love. Download To Print Valentine (PDF)   For those couples who prefer nap dates. Download To Print Valentine (PDF)   Couples who relax together, stay together. Download To Print Valentine (PDF)    If all you want for Valentine’s Day is to not have to set an alarm. Download To Print Valentine (PDF) Happy Valentine’s Day, let us know in the comments who you are giving your sleep Valentine to!  

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

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


SafBaby

Many mattresses are full of toxic substances that outgass dangerous chemicals but Lullaby Earth has proven to be a non-toxic crib mattress parents can trust.

How I spent my Sunday morning – quick survey to figure out my carbon footprint :)

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Boring as it may seem, I’m actually quite keen to figure out how to reduce my carbon footprint. Project Neutral who is located in the same building as Organic Lifestyle, just released their annual survey to help you assess your current footprint. How their calculator differs from other carbon footprint calculators I’ve seen is that […]

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Toronto based Modern & Contemporary eco-friendly furniture designers

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

If you are ready to create a healthier home, but are feeling overwhelmed at where to start, Organic Lifestyle’s Healthy Home Consultation is for you! Sustainable furniture designers worth checking out: Urban Tree Salvage – Ontario based Stylegarage – Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC based – FSC wood & locally made eg., wood is finished with an oil rub: Tung […]

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Best Organic Crib Mattress Reviews 2018

Best Organic Crib Mattress Reviews 2018


The Sleep Judge

We tested 13 highly reviewed crib mattresses. Find out which are our top 5 recommendations.

Which Mattress is Best for Side Sleepers: Reviews and Comparisons (2018)

by Mason Smith @ Sleeplander

Side sleeping is a common preference for a lot of people. It’s one of the healthier sleeping positions, especially compared to sleeping on your stomach which generally has your spine out of alignment. A few benefits of side sleeping that you might not know about are that it can reduce snoring and help with lower […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Cozy Gifts for The Whole Fam

by Kristen Toshner @ Lucie's List

Cozy Gifts for the Family Cozy gifts are my absolute favorite gifts to give. They are the items you didn’t know you needed or wanted, but once you have ’em, you can’t live without them (see Lip Mask, below). Here...

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Nine Ways to Avoid Household Toxins

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

One expert offers tips for consumers who want to avoid exposure to everyday household toxins and chemicals. Abridged article. Read Unabridged article by Christina Gillham from Newsweek 1. Filter Your Water. A simple water filter can capture a lot of pollutants. Some cities’ water supplies can contain trace amounts of arsenic, lead, perchlorate and/or atrazine, […]

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Bioperine: Powerful Synergistic Compound

by Organic Newsroom @ Organic Newsroom

Bioperine is the trademarked name for a powerful black pepper extract named piperine. This potent natural compound is manufactured by Sabinsa and now commonly found in many supplements such as curcumin, coq10, and resveratrol. Bioperine has been shown to increase the overall bioavailability of these compounds by as much as 20 fold. This remarkable herbal extract is […]

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How we (organically) get ready for the Winter blahs

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Winter is coming … there I said it. Our biased opinion is that you can’t fight it, simply stay indoors and: 1. Pull up next to a fireplace or radiator 2. Add organic comforter, bedspreads and throws for the bedroom: You can select from washable, light weight, hemp, luxurious and extra toasty down alternative comforter versions. We even […]

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Best Cotton Sheets: 2018’s TOP 7 Picks & Buyers Guide

by Mason Smith @ Sleeplander

Your bedroom creates a relaxing haven after the hassles of the day. It is the place where you can rewind, reset and rejuvenate to face a new day. Therefore, it is essential to pimp it up to luxury and comfort for a peaceful night sleep. This means having warm quality sheets that can complement your […]

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It’s Summer: Time for Green Renovations

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

It’s Summer: Time for Green Renovations It’s summer, which in Canada can only mean one thing: home renovation time. Rejuvenate your home – both indoors and out – with a new coat of paint or stain. Imagine your backyard deck gleaming with a deep redwood stain. Or your bedroom walls radiating with a relaxing shade […]

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10+ easy science experiments that will inspire and astonish kids of all ages

by beverleyamitchell@gmail.com (Beverley Mitchell) @ Inhabitots

If you have a budding scientist on your hands, you no doubt appreciate watching their wide-eyed discovery of the natural world and their efforts to unlock the mysteries of the universe. You also probably hear the words, "But, why?" a lot! Below we've gathered 10 tried-and-true science experiments, with something to captivate any young Einstein aged from three to tween. All the experiments use simple, readily available household materials or foodstuffs, and will be made even more engaging by applying...

Naturepedic Ultra-Breathable 2-Stage Organic Crib Mattress Review

Naturepedic Ultra-Breathable 2-Stage Organic Crib Mattress Review


Mattress Clarity

Naturepedic combined their research, technology, and experience to create a super breathable, durable and easy to care for crib mattress with their Ultra-Breathable 2-Stage Organic crib mattress. There are a lot of features to like, especially the eco-friendly nature of the product. What are some things to look out for and does it fit your budget? …

Coconut Garlic Chest Rub for Coughs and Colds

by Natural Baby Mama @ Natural Baby Mama

This coconut garlic chest rub is my go to when my kids have a chest cold.  It works very well to boost immunity and break up mucus with colds and flu-like symptoms. I apply to my kid’s chest, back and bottom of their feet (then cover with socks). Garlic is ...

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Best Hands-Free Pumping Bra: An Easy Way To Feed Your Baby During The Early Phases

by Sophia @ All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

Time is an essential thing in life and we generally need more of it. Since it can be wasted so easily, one should look for the best ways to conserve time or rather multitask and this is where the best hand free pumping bra is a handy and essential tool. While the normal best pump works effectively, it can be timely and you will need to use both hands to keep any precious milk from spilling as well. The hands-free pumping bra makes this easier and you will be able to continue doing other things while the milk is busy

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Pure Bliss – Non-Toxic Crib Mattress | SleepLily

Pure Bliss – Non-Toxic Crib Mattress | SleepLily


SleepLily

Our Premium Non-Toxic Crib Mattress. 100% Pure Natural Latex provides ideal support & mildew-resistance. No flame-retardants, VOCs, or harmful chemicals.

Is this the culture we want to live in, let alone expose our kids to?

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

I’m sitting in my local coffee shop – the tables are fairly close to each other which eventually leads to casual conversations with strangers over coffee and croissants.   One couple mentions their prior lives living in South Africa where tensions ran high; middle class everyday culture was to live in gated communities, barbed wire fences […]

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Pre-order organic Bedding & winner of May 2015 gift card is …

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Organic bedding is hard to source but look what I found … 300 thread count Luxurious sateen weave 100%-certified organic with non-toxic dyes Fairtrade factories in India Deep pockets and full elastic on fitted sheets will fit any mattress Sheet set – Hemmed Sheet set – Hemmed Colour options – in addition to Ivory and White, […]

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Pure Basic Non-Toxic Mattress

by exampleuser @ Products – SleepLily

A Non-Toxic Mattress for everyone. Pick your perfect innerspring firmness, w/Organic Cotton & PureGrow Wool. No flame-retardants, VOCs, or harmful chemicals.

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Why Nook Makes the Best Organic Crib Mattress

Why Nook Makes the Best Organic Crib Mattress


Nook Sleep Systems

Finding your baby's crib mattress doesn’t have to be difficult. When looking at all of your crib mattress options, invest in one that’s breathable

Top Ten ideas on having fun with baby

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

By Rishma Lalani, Owner of Itsabelly LLC,  Baby Concierge & Planning Services for New and Expectant Parents You (and your partner) have made it passed the morning sickness, losing control of your body, and labour so now its time to have some fun. Babies can “play” right from birth and will continue to become more […]

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4.5-inch Natural Latex Crib Mattress

4.5-inch Natural Latex Crib Mattress


Allergy Buyers Group

Check out the deal on 4.5-inch Natural Latex Crib Mattress at Allergy Buyers Group

Five Mindfulness Challenges For 2018

by Victoria @ Naturepedic Blog

Most of us start off the year with a variety of goals. This year, improving mindfulness is a popular resolution for many. But as is typically the case, getting started and figuring out how to carry out this resolution can be quite the struggle. Accountability and routine are two keys to keeping up with your goals, and that’s why “challenges” are fun and effective ways to succeed in your resolutions. We have rounded up a few of the most popular challenges to improve your mindfulness in 2018. Whether you go it alone or convince a friend to join in, have fun challenging your mindfulness this year! 1.) Yoga Challenge Starting the year of with a yoga challenge is a great way to reset both your exercise routine and your mind. Luckily, there are a number of different monthly yoga challenges you can do on the internet, through apps and at yoga studios. Whether you want to do 30 days or[...]

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How Important is a Good Crib to a Baby or Infant?

by Emma Windsor @ Pick My Baby Crib

A crib is the most important thing for the newborns because they spend most of their time in there. During their first year, sleep will have a crucial influence on their growth. Considering this, the crib must be neither more nor less than perfect. Choosing a perfect crib is a tough challenge for a lot […]

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Baby Registry Essentials: Baby Products Often Forgotten, But Needed!

by Layla @ My Baby Care

A Kind Word Of Wisdom: This list will not include the products that parents think of first when they have a baby such as a crib or changing table (we all know about those and we have already discussed these extensively….). Today’s list is all about baby items that are overlooked, forgotten and never thought […]

Top 10 Best Non-toxic Double Strollers for Infant and Toddler 2017

by Hana @ Parenthood Guide

After my first pregnancy, I learned about how dangerous it can be to expose my children to toxic chemicals and flame retardants during their early years. This prompted me to only seek out non-toxic products, including car seats and strollers. Double side by side strollers allow for easy loading, but they are wider and sometimes […]

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5 Best Places to Install Home Security Cameras: Your Complete Guide to Security Camera Installation

by Safety.com Team @ Safety.com

Do you want to know what’s going on in your home even when you’re not there? Of course, you do. One of the best ways to do this is by…

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Products I Like - Non-Toxic Crib Mattress | I Read Labels For You

Products I Like - Non-Toxic Crib Mattress | I Read Labels For You


I Read Labels For You

I like this non-toxic crib mattress for its certified organic materials and affordable price. Not all crib mattresses are made with safe materials.

Healthy Halloween Handouts for under $30

by Jen @ Green Baby Deals

Americans are expected to reach a record high spending of $8.4 billion in 2016 on Halloween costumes, decorations and candy. The National Retail Federation states more than $2.4 billion of ...

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Round-Up: Diaper Bags We’re Loving for 2018

by Kristen Toshner @ Lucie's List

I’ll admit it. I have never been a fan of the idea of a traditional diaper bag. I’ve always been a “carry a big tote and toss everything in” type of gal. But now with my second babe, I’ve become...

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The Importance of Meeting other Moms

by Marissa Bader @ Lucie's List

Okay, Moms. I get it. The LAST thing you want to do is get yourself dressed (dressed? In actual clothes?! What are those??) and leave your house with your 7-week-old. But hear me out, because I’m going to tell you...

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Organic & Local food delivery companies in Canada

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Jump to: Calgary – Ottawa – Toronto – Vancouver – Winnipeg   = organic/local vegetables  = organic/local meats CALGARY – ALBERTA Spud Spud offers custom boxes of organic produce, grocery, dairy, bakery, deli, beverages and health and home products. They also offer and deliver ready to eat organic meals. Calgary, Vancouver, Vancouver Island Food bins starting at $22 OTTAWA – ONTARIO Bryson Farms Bryson Farms […]

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Spring Cleaning from the Inside Out

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

by Wellness by Design   With Spring having sprung, it is an ideal time to consider cleansing (aka detoxification)! Your body and mind naturally feel the need to cleanse as the days finally begin to get longer, as sunlight increases, and as you start to wake up in tandem with the world around you. An […]

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This is only time we can have a Boxing day deal like this … & smile from George Clooney

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Boxing day and into January Sale! At the risk of preaching to the choir, majority of Organic Lifestyle fans understand that our cost of goods are higher compared to conventional products as we don’t take shortcuts in quality, pay fair labour and don’t use questionable materials that are potentially harmful over long term exposure. We markup […]

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PROPER SPINAL ALIGNMENT AND SLEEP POSTURE; THE SECRET TO A BETTER (AND HEALTHIER) NIGHT’S SLEEP.

by Bridger Kanenwisher @ Intellibed

TRADITIONAL MATTRESSES DON’T PROVIDE ADEQUATE SUPPORT. (NO WONDER YOUR BACK HURTS IN THE MORNING) As children, we’re told to sit up and to stand up straight, and for good reason. Proper posture aligns our hips and shoulders, reducing stress on our lower back and unhealthy curvature of the spine. But what happens when we lie…

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How to Pump and Store Your Breast Milk

by Sophia @ All About a Healthy Baby and its Mom

Breastfeeding is the best thing for you and your newborn. In addition, to breastmilk being free, high-quality nutrition for your baby, some other benefits are rapid weight loss and a stronger bond with your bundle of joy. Although, breastfeeding is the most natural and effective method of feeding, it takes some practice, preparation, and support to be consistently successful. Getting with the Flow Extracting breastmilk takes some know-how and coordination. You should have your baby on a pretty strict feeding schedule. Extracting your milk specifically when your baby is hungry helps to consistently produce breastmilk. Sometimes breastmilk will extract seemingly unmotivated

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Dreamcloud Mattress Review

by bestmattress @ Best Mattress Reviews

A bed is only as comfortable as its mattress. With all the options available, DreamCloud is the best hybrid mattress that will improve your sleep. Unlike conventional brands, this one guarantees the serenest and most comfortable sleep. This model combines the best of tufting, memory foams, latex, and coil technologies to develop 8 hand constructed […]

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6 Best Waterproof Crib Mattress Pads

by admin @

When you’re looking for the best waterproof crib mattress pads, there are several things you are going to want to know. For many of us, it’s a matter of simply looking for something cheap and serviceable, while for others it’s more of a choice of durability and efficacy. Products aren’t always what they’re built up [...]

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You Want a 2-sided Mattress. Here’s Why:

by Kathryn Michael @ Bedrooms & More

An Innovation for the Mattress Industry The mattress industry has seen many changes over the past twenty years, but none as impactful as the formerly standard 2-sided mattress being replaced by the “invention” of its 1-sided counterpart. We have Simmons to thank for this historic leap backwards. They introduced the concept in 2000. Some call […]

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Looking for a Non toxic solid wood crib?

Looking for a Non toxic solid wood crib?


Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Save yourself hours looking for a non toxic crib. We provide questions you should ask to ensure its not greenwashed and product links to wood cribs we like.

Bombshell: Researchers admit “5X safer” claim for rear-facing car seats is false

by Denise & Alan Fields @ Baby Bargains

Bombshell: Researchers admit “5X safer” claim for rear-facing car seats is false First published: November 29, 2017. Last updated: Dec 4, 2017 @ 2:57 pm Bombshell: Researchers admit “5X safer” claim for rear-facing car seats is false. In a stunning reversal, a scientific journal retracted an influential 2007 paper that alleged rear-facing car seat use […]

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Non-toxic Mattress Guide | Gimme the Good Stuff

Non-toxic Mattress Guide | Gimme the Good Stuff


Gimme the Good Stuff

Conventional mattresses typically contain various petrochemicals, plastics or vinyl, flame retardants, which releases VOCs that are linked to cancer.

Bath kneelers: No more sore knees while bathing your baby

by Jess @ Parent Guide

Let’s face it, your bathroom isn’t exactly set up for comfort. While the tiled floor and other hard surfaces may be easy to clean, they offer little in the way of cushioning. Especially if you need to kneel on the floor. And once your baby moves from his plastic baby bathtub to the big tub, […]

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Best bassinet for your baby: An expert buyers guide

by Jess @ Parent Guide

Both cribs and bassinets serve as safe sleeping space for your new baby. However, there are differences in the two that make one a better choice than the other. For starters, baby cribs can cost $100 or more, which is a financial burden for some new parents. Bassinets, on the other hand, are available for […]

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Mattress Buying Guide & Secret Tips

by Lindsay S @ Choose Mattress

Anyone interested in buying a new mattress will know how difficult it can be to make the right choice. Considering many of the mattresses for sale whether in a showroom or online can easily be an expensive purchase, it’s important that your selection is wise and really should be viewed as an investment rather than a product. In this section below we discuss many of the things to consider when it comes to choosing a mattress, ranging from size, hypoallergenic properties, and much more. Not just to address value for money, but to ensure you’re sleeping on something you’ll cherish for

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Best Non-toxic Double Side by Side Strollers 2017

by Hana @ Parenthood Guide

If you’re a new parent or about to be one, it might seem overwhelming how many different kinds of strollers are out there. There’s double side by side, with two seats right next to each other. There’s also double tandem, with one seat behind another. Also in the stroller world are sit-and-stand strollers, where one […]

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Top Sleep Apps for 2018

by Victoria @ Naturepedic Blog

It’s no secret that sleep plays a huge role in our physical and mental health. A poor night of sleep can have a huge effect on the rest of your day, or week. Sometimes, we think we got a full night’s sleep, but still feel exhausted the next day. For some of us, we just need help falling asleep. Try one of these top sleep apps to improve your sleep in the new year! 1.) Pillow: iOS This iOS app partners with features on your iPhone to fully track your sleep. More specifically, it uses your phone or Apple Watch to track sleep stages, heart rate and sleep quality. It also uses a smart alarm to gently wake you each morning. Pillow is free, but if you pay $4.99 you can download more features such as exporting sleep sound recordings and detailed sleep statistics. 2.) SleepBot: iOS and Android SleepBot, available for iOS and Android, is a great option if[...]

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Crunchi Non-Toxic Makeup Review

by Irina Webb @ I Read Labels For You

Last updated on February 7th, 2018Over the course of a couple years now I have been searching for non-toxic makeup brands that are transparent enough to welcome my questions, meet my strict standards, and make products that actually work well, … Continued

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What is the best baby registry?

by Jen @ Green Baby Deals

Wow, congratulations, you’re having a baby! Now, if you’re anything like us, you want to create a natural, non-toxic baby registry with smart healthy choices, but also don’t want to ...

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Winter Garlic & Vegetable Stew

by Veronica Bosgraaf @ Green Child Magazine

On Sunday afternoons, I love to put on some music, chop vegetables, and get a big yummy pot of comfort vegetable stew going. There is nothing like the warm scent of simmering onions and garlic to create a cozy atmosphere. It’s funny to me that my kids claim to not like onions, and yet whenever...

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Glyphosate in organic chickpeas and lentils?

by Natural Baby Mama @ Natural Baby Mama

Tony Mitra has published posts showing that glyphosate aka Roundup has been found in organic chickpeas and organic lentils in North America.  From a study done in Canada, and research of his own, he has come to the conclusion that there is no safe organic chickpea or lentils grown in North ...

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Baby Care Products – EWG Skin Deep Rated

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

The following are organic and natural baby care products rated by EWG’s (Environmental Working Group) Skin Deep Cosmetics Database as having a low or moderate health risk. Organic Lifestyle has put all of the important data for you in each product page including which ingredients to watch out for in conventional products, animal testing policy, […]

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Should You Nap?

by Kathryn Michael @ Bedrooms & More

The elusive nap goes by many names. Siesta, afternoon doze, a few short winks; whatever you like to call them, I think we can all agree that naps are awesome. But our modern lifestyles, brimming with excess stress, leave little room for taking a break mid-day. I would argue most people now see napping as […]

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Best Co Sleeper – The Ultimate Guide to Sleeping Beside Your Baby

by Shobita Ravichandran @ Parenthood Guide

What better feeling than watching your newborn child sleep with that divinely peaceful expression, and being able to snuggle up and reassure her any time during the night. Co-sleeping is becoming increasingly popular lately, as it allows you to keep your baby close, especially for breastfeeding mothers and moms with C-sections who find it hard […]

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The Longboard Stroller: Will Quinny bring it to the US?

by Denise & Alan Fields @ Baby Bargains

The Longboard Stroller: Will Quinny bring it to the US? Last updated: Nov 30, 2017 @ 1:59 pm The Longboard Stroller: Will Quinny bring it to the US? A mash up between a stroller and skateboard, the Longboard Stroller by Quinny is lighting up the internet—so what is it? And when is it coming, if […]

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Parasite Cleanse: A Review & Guide

by Organic Newsroom @ Organic Newsroom

Parasites are an unavoidable part of life, inhabiting millions of Americans, and can be found in nearly every type of environment. [1] Many parasitic conditions such as Babesiosis, Cryptosporidiosis, and Giardiasis often bring with them  a slew of symptoms and health issues.  However, parasites can thrive in the human body for years without causing any noticeable side effects. […]

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Considerations Before Buying A Mattress

by Lindsay S @ Choose Mattress

Mattress shopping is not the time for impulse buys. A new mattress can run into the multi-thousands of dollars and will be bulky and difficult to move. Since you’ll also be spending up to a third of the next five to ten years asleep on one, it’s very important to take the time to understand the mattress world and your own needs so you can feel great about your purchase. According to the Huffington Post, a bad mattress will affect your ability to sleep. For example, if you consistently feel hot or uncomfortable during the night, you’ll likely toss and

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Win the Step2 Porch View Playhouse!

by Ruth V. @ Viva Veltoro

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Today over at Thrifty Nifty Mommy, Miranda is sharing her review of the brand new Step2 Porch View Playhouse. Head over and check out her review and then enter below for your chance to win your very own Step2 Porch View Playhouse!  Just enter the giveaway widget below to get your name in the drawing. ...

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Is That Rash Really Eczema or Contact Dermatitis?

by The Soft Landing @ The Soft Landing®

Is that rash really eczema? Try this simple test to make sure it's not just a case of contact dermatitis caused by irritants in skin care or laundry detergent or fabric softener.

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Look Ma, no deodorant! Why you should give up your deodorant or antiperspirant

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

One of the first things I gave up in high school — as I became more and more health conscious — was deodorant. Unthinkable, I know … But there was method to my madness. It was at that time that I developed the governing principle that I now use when making many of my health […]

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Last minute gifts for Mother’s Day

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Last minute gift ideas for Mother’s day that we can deliver in time (as long as you place order ASAP!): Vegan silk scarves from $67 Women’s organic bathrobes from $69 Gourmet food baskets – something for everyone, including Vegans and those with a sweet tooth. Non-profit awareness Any one else familiar with the non-profit PreventCancerNow? Seems like they are […]

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A Luxury Sheets Guide: TOP 8 Picks & Reviews 2018

by Mason Smith @ Sleeplander

What feels better than a cozy, comfortable bed, with silk-soft snug sheets? You can agree that after a long day at work, restful night sleep is much necessary. Every day, you spend at least a third of your time sleeping. So, it would be worth much more investing on luxury bedding. There are different definitions […]

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The Best Nasal Aspirator To Help Your Little One Breath Easily Again

by Jennifer Taylor @ MomTricks

It's heartbreaking to hear your child sniffle and struggle to breathe when they have a cold. Read our guide on nasal aspirators and see which we recommend.

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Best Bed Sheet

by bestmattress @ Best Mattress Reviews

As much as beds and mattresses are essential to a healthy and comfortable life, one cannot overlook the importance of bedsheets. A cozy and comfortable bed can be one of the greatest joys this life has to offer. In order to enjoy the fullest from a bed, it is necessary to have the right kind […]

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Crib brand review: ED by Ellen

by Denise & Alan Fields @ Baby Bargains

Crib Brand Review: ED by Ellen Web: EDbyEllen.com Crib Brand Review: ED by Ellen. When we learned that Ellen Degeneres was entering the nursery furniture arena with a line called ED by Ellen, we were skeptical. The category has been littered with celebrity-endorsed flops from the likes of Heidi Klum, Kathy Ireland and Jenny McCarthy. […]

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Best Organic Wool Pillows on Amazon

by Andrea @ The Best Organic Lifestyle

​Even though we may not be aware, pillows have an important role in the quality of sleep and our overall well-being. They are necessary because they give the needed support to the neck and upper back and also provide comfort which cannot be achieved otherwise.Adequate support for the neck and head maintains the spine aligned...

Nectar Sleep: ‘The Best Mattress Offers the Best Sleep’

by Organic Newsroom @ Organic Newsroom

Getting good sleep isn’t easy; stress keeps your mind racing, chronic pain makes you body ache, and there’s always too much to do with too little time to do it! Many of us aren’t getting the restorative sleep we need each night. Natural sleep aids like melatonin, magnesium glycinate, and GABA all help but oftentimes fall short […]

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Off-Gassing 101 – How to Keep Toxins Out of Your Home & Nursery

by exampleuser @ SleepLily

Choosing the right furniture and decorations are critical to preventing off-gassing chemicals in your new nursery Getting ready for your new baby is exciting. You want to bring baby home to the perfect nursery and so you get to work painting the walls, laying down new carpet, and picking out furniture. When everything is all done,... Read more »

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Toronto, Ontario based Green Businesses

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Organic Lifestyle is happy to connect our customers with other like minded businesses but do not take any responsibility for services rendered and/ or offered. We believe these businesses to be ethical, eco-conscious and responsible. We are simply facilitating an introduction. Please contact the business directly and please mention it’s a referral via Organic Lifestyle. ORGANIC & LOCAL FOOD DELIVERY in Ontario […]

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Looking for a Non toxic solid wood crib?

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Are you looking for a non toxic crib to go with your organic crib mattress? I’ve been searching high and low for organic, solid wood non toxic cribs to go with our organic crib mattresses! Because let’s face it, an organic mattress without an organic crib is like slathering mass-produced margarine on your organic bread! […]

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Best-Rated Crib Mattress Reviews for Newborns/Toddlers (2018 +Buying Guide)

by Mason Smith @ Sleeplander

Choosing a mattress for your baby is an important decision. It’s also a difficult one. With so many crib mattresses out there it’s enough to tear your hair out with despair, but just think of this one very significant detail when searching: A good quality mattress can save your baby’s life. Quality mattresses are proven to reduce […]

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5 Natural Ways To Help Your Child Focus and Thrive at School

by Laura @ The Soft Landing®

We strive to meet the individual needs of each of our kids in order to be successful in school, and we've found several effective ways to help your child focus and thrive too.

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Backpack Safety Tips to Protect Your Child This Back to School Season

by David Anders @ Safety.com

Back to school is an exciting time for you and your kids. It’s also one of the most important times to think about safety, especially when it comes to choosing…

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Non-Toxic Sleep - Intellibed

Non-Toxic Sleep - Intellibed


Intellibed

While the cause of SIDS remains unknown, there is no question that toxic mattresses produced by the mattress industry today represent a potential danger. Give yourself the peace of mind knowing that your precious one is sleeping on the safest sleep surface in America!

Introducing Clean Care

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

We are very excited to be introducing Clean Care to Organic Lifestyle, Canada’s leading seal of approval for safer beauty & personal care products, free of chemicals that make up David Suzuki’s Dirty Dozen. ie., NO BHA and BHT Coal tar dyes: p-phenylenediamine and colours listed as “CI” followed by a five digit number DEA-related ingredients Dibutyl phthalate […]

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Mattress Disposal and Recycling

by Lindsay S @ Choose Mattress

With all the millions of mattresses being sold annually worldwide it’s wonder where all of these used mattresses cease to be worthy at the end of their life cycle. I used to have an image of huge refuse sites with stacks of rubbish and piles of mattresses. In the US, this is no longer the case as it was some decades ago. However, in many places across the world, a landfill site is certainly where old mattresses still do tend to expire, piled high in corners of tips where they take up space and cause unnecessary harm to the environment.

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Best bath spout covers to protect your baby’s head

by Jess @ Parent Guide

It happens every bath time. My little baby turns into Spiderman Junior. Standing up in the tub, climbing on the sides of the bathtub and hanging off the bath spout. As my role as the bath-time lifeguard, perched atop my bath kneeler, it is my job to keep my little climber safe. Who knew that […]

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Last days of Made in Canada organic businesses?

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Can you believe Organic Lifestyle has been operational for 10 years already? Right from the beginning, one of our primary manufacturers was an Ontario based company – we worked with them to manufacture Organic Lifestyle’s own Made in Canada pillows, toppers, mattresses, comforters and mattress pads. Like our customers, we’ve been proud to support Canadian […]

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3 Best perineal ice packs for cold postpartum comfort & relief

by Jess @ Parent Guide

If you thought your childbirth was painful, just wait until you get home. Your lady garden is going to be on fire. Even if you had a smooth delivery, your baby canon is going to be sore. And if you hard vaginal tearing or an epiosectomy then you can multiply that pain by 10! The […]

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Green Mom’s guide to affordable gifts that everyone on your list will love

by Organic Lifestyle @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Guest Blog by Emma Rohmann, Green at Home As a mom, the holidays can be full of joy but also a bit on the stressful side. Years ago, I made the decision not to step foot in a mall. This encouraged me to shop local and give more intention. When I discovered Organic Lifestyle, I […]

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The Best Organic Crib Mattress | BabyBedtimeBliss

The Best Organic Crib Mattress | BabyBedtimeBliss


The Perfect Crib Mattress

What makes an Organic Crib Mattress Safer?

Natural home remedies for Eczema in Baby and Children

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

[ This article is avail in French – Remèdes maison naturels pour l’eczéma des bébés et des enfants ] By Kristina Vidug & Dihan Chandra, Organic Lifestyle If you’re reading this, it’s likely that your child or infant is suffering from the skin condition, and you are seeking natural home remedies to the myriad of pharmaceutical treatments […]

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Sleeping Without A Pillow, Good Or Bad

by bestmattress @ Best Mattress Reviews

Pillow is not a scientific device but it has scientific uses in human lives or in human health.  It is used to snooze on and prop up the head/neck or other parts of the body. The word comes from Middle English “pilwe”, an old English “Pyle” before the 12th century. The concept of using it […]

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Amazon Promo Codes February 2018

by Denise & Alan Fields @ Baby Bargains

Amazon Promo Codes February 2018 Amazon Promo Codes February 2018. Here they are: the February 2018 promo codes and coupon codes on Amazon! Click below to read the details. These are limited time deals only and were accurate at the time of posting! Tell us if you find these links are broken or no longer valid. […]

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Is your child constantly allergy sneezing? How to determine and naturally treat for dust mites allergy

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

By Kristina Vidug, Organic Lifestyle Does your child suffer from allergy-type symptoms year-round that seem to worse in your home? Is she constantly sneezing, wiping her nose, and complaining of headaches? Dust mites may be to blame. A dust mites allergy is one of the most common household triggers for a whole slew of allergy symptoms, and […]

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Looking for Safer Cosmetics? Our review on Beautycounter

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

From Dihan, Founder of Organic Lifestyle: There are a ton of safe cosmetics – natural / organic skincare, bodycare, kids’ products and makeup options on the market – Primarily, I’ve stayed away from retailing safe cosmetics & makeup in the past due to most customer preference to touch and feel these products prior to purchase especially […]

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Stop Sleeping Hot

by Kathryn Michael @ Bedrooms & More

We’re smack in the middle of another Seattle summer, and the temperature keeps rising. Most of us don’t have air conditioning in the home, so it’s vital we know how to keep cool at night. If you struggle to get a good night’s sleep this time of year, you’re not alone. Below we’ve listed off […]

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Why You Should Care About Restorative Sleep

by Jenny Stoddard @ Intellibed

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Is Great Sleep Worth It?

by Jenny Stoddard @ Intellibed

  What Is Your Bed Really Worth?   One of the considerations people make when purchasing a mattress is how long it will last. Factoring into that consideration are materials, warranty and general wear and tear. Many people feel that if you can get about 10 years out of a mattress, you’ve found something reasonable.…

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7 easy ways to save on your maternity clothes and wardrobe

by Jen @ Green Baby Deals

What should your maternity wardrobe cost? Finding cheap maternity clothes isn’t always the greenest (or cheapest) way to go. Here are some of our favorite ways to save money on ...

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Are Polypropylene Rugs Safe? – Toxins in Synthetic Rugs

by Andrea @ The Best Organic Lifestyle

Synthetic rugs are produced with the help of man-made fibers like polypropylene, also known as olefin, acrylic, polyester, and nylon. These materials are made in a laboratory from petroleum and are then distributed throughout factories in order to be machine-woven into rugs. Though there is a minor difference in color and texture between the materials,...

Organic and Local Food Delivery Companies in USA

by Dihan Chandra @ Fumbling towards an Organic Lifestyle

Jump to: Dallas – Denver – East Coast – Los Angeles – New York – Portland – San Francisco – Seattle NATIONWIDE DIRECTORY Info current as of Feb 5 2012. Local Harvest This site allows you to search anywhere in the US for find farmers’ markets, family farms offering CSAs, food co-ops and restaurants offering locally and sustainably grown food. United States Nationwide Free   Dallas Greenling Greenling offers delivery […]

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The Best Natural Non-Toxic Waterproof Mattress Protector

The Best Natural Non-Toxic Waterproof Mattress Protector


Kitchen Stewardship | Real Food and Natural Living

How to contain kid messes without offgassing chemicals (or leaky problems)!? A review of dozens of waterproof mattress pad protectors including safe materials.

10 Easy DIY Christmas Gifts

by Laura @ The Soft Landing®

Looking for unique and useful DIY Christmas gifts for your family and friends this year? We've got you covered with our top 10 easy ideas!

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