Arts & Crafts
With a lot of kids going to summer camp, parents are still making lunches in the summer. We thought these print up lunch stickers are perfect to label your child’s lunch. These labels can be printed off you own printer and best of all its free. They can be printed on regular paper or sticker paper. read more ….read more
Petmsart is having in store events for the release of the new movie The Secret Life Of Pets Check your local PetSmart for more information. Times may be different at some locations. The events are as follows:
Anyone that has purchased natural dishwashing rinse from somewhere like Whole Foods knows that it’s expensive. It’s about $5 a bottle and depending on your settings it doesn’t last you a long time. I refuse to buy the regular kind with all the chemicals in it that will sit on my plates.
Just to give you an idea what you can avoid, these are the ingredients in the most popular brands rinse aid. .. read more…read more
When my kids were babies I discovered how well lavender oil helps children sleep. A particular company made a lavender scented bubble bath and right away it seemed to make my life easier by helping my children fall asleep easier. I didn’t realize at the time all the chemicals that were in the bubble bath but now there is a healthier way to get the same affect. Using a drop or 2 in your kids bath at night will help them fall asleep faster and easier at night. I have listed many different ways lavender can be used for health and around the house. Let me know if there is something else you use it for that I may have missed. read more….read more
Last December, we reported on investigations by the Boston Globe and Oceana, which found routine fraud among seafood sellers (see “Fish Fraud Marches On”).
Oceana’s report found that 39 percent of seafood tested in the New York City area was mislabeled on store signs and restaurant menus. read more….
Food & Seasonal Allergies
Gluten sensitivity affects about 15 percent of the United States population. Some doctors believe that between 30 to 50 percent of people worldwide have a gluten sensitivity. The problem is that some people only have signs or symptoms of the sensitivity, while others will have antibodies in the blood that are caused by the immune response. If you think that your child has a gluten sensitivity, here are some of the most common indications to look for… read more…read more