Archive | 2014

BPA Plastics…Are They Safe?

At this point, most of us are aware of BPA. BPA is an endocrine disrupting substance whose effects were actually discovered in 1977 but conclusive research did not determine its toxic effects until almost 30 years later. BPA was finally pulled from plastic baby bottles in 2008.  BPA and other chemicals like it, mimic the […]

Safe Sunscreen Tip

Conventional sunscreens often contain estrogenic toxins like parabens and phthalates, so many parents are switching to the more natural varieties. Sunscreens that contain titanium dioxide or zinc oxide will block the suns rays just as effectively as their more toxic counterparts. It is still important to apply these sunscreens every 2 hours, and also after […]