We are constantly bombarded by articles warning us of the dangers of everyday toxins in our home. As a busy mama, you may not have time to make homemade products or even time to do the research to figure out what to buy instead. I have been in both situations over the years and this article is just for you.
Below you will find 8 quick and easy switches I've made in my own home over the last few years. Here are my criteria when selecting pre-purchased natural products.
Many of these products are also eligible for Subscribe & Save so they can be delivered automatically to your door on whatever schedule you set up. It's one of my new favorite life hacks!
NOTE: I absolutely love Grab Green products. If you are hesitant to try a full size package, I'd suggest this hand soap and sample pack. This gives you an opportunity to try out several of their products.
When switching to natural products, I encourage families to take it one product at a time. It has literally taken me years to find products that work for us and switch over. But these products and tried and true and I feel a lot better about the amount of toxins my family is exposed to. Next on my list is to tackle fabric softener and dryer sheets. I'm planning to give these wool dryer balls a shot. What's next on your list? What are your favorite natural products? Comment below.
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In case you missed it last week, the Erin Brockovich chemical has been found in drinking water ALL ACROSS AMERICA. The dangers of chromium-6 were brought to light in 1993. It's now 23 years later and the government has failed to limit the amounts found in our drinking water.
In my area of Nashville, it was found as high as .167 when the safe level is .02. That's a HUGE amount considering that this chemical has been known to cause cancer even in small amounts. Check chromium-6 levels in your area.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must be held accountable and pressured to set regulations for our national safety. Here's a quick and easy way to make your voice heard. Please take 15 seconds to sign this petition from the Environmental Working Group.
This is scary stuff and you may be wondering how you can remove this cancer-causing chemical from your drinking water.
3 Filters That Remove Chromium-6
I've just learned about ZeroWater Filters but I'm excited about them. You can read their most recent press release which discusses their system certification regarding Chromium-6.
Don't forget to sign the petition to make your voice heard! We deserve better and the EPA needs to be held to making higher nationwide safety standards.
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Staci Bishop, CD, HCHD