When one of my young boys, my husband, or I bring home an illness from school or work, it’s often only a matter of time before our household of five is down for the count. I can remember times when it took weeks for all of us to finally be well again—such a drag!
During the chilly, winter months, nothing beats curling up on the living room sofa with a cup of hot tea. Being warm, dry, and comfortable indoors are what most of us strive for when it’s cold outside. Unfortunately, the downside to staying indoors in the wintertime is our exposure to polluted air.
The winter months can wreak havoc on our skin. Each of my three young sons has experienced chronic eczema to some degree—and it always seems to get worse in our mountain climate when the weather turns colder. So, why is winter is so much tougher on our skin than other seasons?
We believe you have a right to know what’s in the products you buy. In our continued fight for the cleaning industry to #comeclean, we stand with Senator Ricardo Lara in support of the California Cleaning Product Right to Know Act (SB 258). Learn more about the bill and how you can get involved.
In the continued fight for consumer’s right to know, Unilever announced a market-changing move to provide detailed information on the fragrance ingredients they use. We applaud Unilever for taking this step in raising the bar throughout the industry.
While this commitment to transparency is a milestone in the #comeclean movement, there is still work to be done. Learn more about our fight for... View details ⇨
The feeling of touching soft, smooth baby skin is dreamy! There were times when my three babies had this delightful skin, but many other times, unfortunately, they had rashes, eczema, baby acne, and other random skin irritations. Infant skin is sensitive, and...
One thing we've learned is that becoming a conscious consumer isn't something that happens overnight. It takes time, patience, and practice. Maybe you start recycling, then you learn how to read labels, then you start trying to find out how a product was made and the workers were treated.
We know that when we eat well, we feel better. And yet we don’t always appreciate the link between the food we eat and our mood and behavior. Did you know that 95% of our body's supply of the neurotransmitter serotonin is manufactured in the digestive tract?
Today, our friends at Target made a bold step forward for consumers right to know. Target announced a new chemical strategy that will drive manufacturers to disclose ingredients in every product they sell - an industry first. The strategy is a first step forward in addressing unwanted substances in the products Target carries in their stores. We applaud Target for reaching this milestone in... View details ⇨
Did you oppose the Keystone XL pipeline project? Do you support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and #NoDAPL? Now is the time to double down on what matters most. Reaffirm your commitment to protecting our planet. #MoveForward
This past Saturday, millions of women across our nation – and beyond – united and made their voices heard. The messages were clear: that women’s rights are human rights. That we will fight for equality in every sense of the word. That we won’t back down from protecting our people and our planet.
We’re here to help you start the new year off right with a clean home, so we’ve put together this list of 10 things you should deep clean this month. Tackle them all this week if you’re feeling ambitious, or bookmark this list and check them off one at a time.
You have a right to know what's inside the products you use around your home & family (including your four-legged friends!). Learn more about our continued fight for the cleaning industry to #comeclean.
Set in a world where seasons rule, last year’s, HBO “Game of Thrones” series features characters who ominously warn that “winter is coming.” In Vermont, it’s much the same: We’re steeling ourselves for a wicked long spell of terminal cold.
The New Year is always a good time to try on new habits and resolutions to better our health. No matter what your resolution might be, starting the day off right will further help your chances of success. I find an intentional morning routine sets me up for a happier, calmer mindset...
It’s easy to jump into your New Year resolutions with a bang, ready to take on our challenges - and just as easy to let them fall by the wayside. Try these tactics to keep your good intentions going through the entire year!