What Is Lurking Inside Your Child’s Mattress?

Children need healthy sleep for enough hours for them to incorporate all they learned during the day into their long-term memory. According to the Sleep Foundation, one-year-olds need 11 to 14 hours of sleep, school-age children between 9 and 11, and teens between 8 and 10 hours. In addition to memory retention, children need enough sleep for […]

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Are Household Chemicals Making You Sick?

Are household products making you sick?

Today’s households are much safer and more hygienic than the homes our ancestors kept in previous centuries. Thanks to stricter laws, technological advancements, and greater awareness of certain health and safety risks, our household products are now required to pass certain tests and include certain labels in order to be sold in the United States. But if […]

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Eco-Friendly Green Cleaning Tips

Green cleaning has been coined to describe a trend away from chemically-reactive and toxic cleaning products which contain various toxic chemicals that can cause respiratory and dermatological problems among other adverse effects. Natural Cleaners found in your home: There are five natural cleaners no home should be without. Baking soda: A mild, natural abrasive; can […]

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Hemp

Tree-Free Paper vs Recycled Paper Recycled Paper is made from both virgin tree-fibres and recycled fibres with one exception, and that is 100% post-consumer paper which is made from 100% recycled fibres. Therefore, trees are still cut to make most recycled paper. In general, fibres are separated from the other materials when paper is recycled. […]

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