Have you been bitten by the spring cleaning bug? Or does your pregnancy induced nesting instinct have you tidying every nook and cranny in your home? We're scratching beneath the surface to expose some little known, yet vital information on keeping your abode not only clean, but free from toxins and harmful chemicals. Take a deep breath, then read about these 6 scary home air pollutants to avoid.
Designing baby's nursery is a blast, but it's equally important to make it safe and eco-friendly. Here are 5 ways to green your baby's nursery. Continue the theme throughout your entire house by reading these 5 ways to green your home for baby's arrival.
Do you happen to know the deadliest home hazard? Learn all about how to protect your family against radon, here. Educate yourself with regard to toxic flame retardants, which are found in many baby products, because new research suggests that flame retardants may actually cause deadlier fires. And you may not want to kick up your heels on stuffed furniture --which may lead to high PBDE levels in pregnant women.
On a lighter note, spend an afternoon creating your own kid-safe, homemade green cleaning supplies -- which will save you money while keeping your home chemical free. Then learn how to green your baby's nursery by incorporating certain house plants, and invest in a great air purifier. Then take a much deserved break!