Bevin Wallace

Articles by Bevin Wallace
Nontoxic personal care products for kids
You may look for “extra gentle,” “tear free,” “hypoallergenic,” and “natural” to avoid synthetic preservatives, dyes, fragrances, and foaming agents, but want to find a truly nontoxic product for kids and babies?
Strategies to help kids focus at school 1
Allow extra time Try to resist the impulse to gear up and go, go, go; instead, deliberately allow extra time for
Natural ways to combat head lice
According to the Mayo Clinic, head lice is the second most common communicable disease (after the common cold) among
How often should I change my kids’ sheets?
Because food, sweat, and dirt accumulate on fabric, bedding should be washed and changed weekly at a minimum,
Antibacterial soaps: Too much to handle?
As early as 2005, the FDA raised concerns that the widespread use of antibiotics and antibacterial products
Natural hygiene for kids
Can kids be “too clean”? How often and how rigorously children should wash is not as clear-cut as you might think. If
Natural remedies for fall allergy season 2
Autumn means allergy symptoms for one in seven U.S. kids. Natural products to the rescue.
Herbal Salves 1
If you’ve ever wished for a universal remedy that would make bug bites, scrapes, sunburns, diaper rash, and dry skin
Creating family rituals
regardless of faith, many of us have rituals this time of year. Such symbolic activities are usually repeated to mark
Stay centered
As someone who counts herself among the estimated 75 percent of Americans who will experience back pain at some point
Fair-Trade Update
If you have a hankering for a Chilean cabernet or South African shiraz, you'll be happy to learn that wine certified by TransFair USA is launching in the United States this month (which happens to be Fair-Trade Month).
Kid planet
By helping children experience the natural world, parents can encourage them to become future stewards of the Earth.
Spring refresher
With sales of organic beauty and body care products increasing by 20 percent each year, legions of mainstream brands
Setting the standard for natural beauty care
How natural does your soap, shampoo, or lipstick have to be to call itself "natural"? Turns out, not very. The FDA
Slow down & sit down
My family went to France this spring and came home with a pierrade machine. This nifty gadget consists of a stone slab
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