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    A Baby Food Behemoth Goes Natural

    By Jill Chapman on April 25, 2014
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    Beech-Nut is jumping on the homemade baby food bandwagon. In May, the company released its first 100 percent Natural Food for babies, using fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables “and just that,” says a spokesman. “Nothing else.” They even revamped their packaging so parents can see inside the jars….

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    5 Important Nursing Nutrients

    By Deb Baer on April 25, 2014
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    Mother’s Milk has more than 200 known beneficial elements, including antibodies, living cells, enzymes, white cells and hormones that just can’t be replicated in formula, according to the American Pregnancy Association.

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    Is It Safe? Air Fresheners and Fragranced Candles

    By Deb Baer on April 24, 2014
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    The National Resource Defense Council tested 14 air fresheners and concluded that many contain chemicals that can cause developmental and reproductive problems, especially for infants. Many candles contain toxins, too. We found some safer, more natural alternatives.

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    The Dirty Dozen: Foods Highest in Pesticides

    By Jill Chapman on April 24, 2014
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    Here’s a disturbing stat: At least one pesticide has been found on 67 percent of produce samples tested by The Environmental Working Group. Does that mean we should skip these fruits and veggies? The health benefits of eating them outweigh the risk of pesticide exposure, researchers say. But it’s…

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    3 Fun Getaways to Get Outside With Young Kids

    By Deb Baer on April 24, 2014
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    Disney World, camping, and an exotic safari may be out of the question at this point, but there are plenty of hotspots that specifically cater to parents and their babies. Just choose the kind of vacation you’re craving and steal away.

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    Jessica Loves: Farrow & Ball Paint and Wallpaper

    By Jessica Iclisoy on April 23, 2014
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    I’ve always loved how easy it is to turn an office into a nursery or transform an old rocking chair into a bright new piece with a beautiful coat of paint. But these days, that can feel like a scary proposition with all the stories out there about VOCs…

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