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12 Tips for Choosing Safe & Eco-Friendly Toys

You’re probably careful about avoiding choking hazards and other common safety issues with toys, but did you know there are a wide variety of synthetic chemicals and heavy metals that could be in them? From lead and cadmium in paint, … More »

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5-Star Customer Faves: Bath Edition

We work hard to choose only the best products out there — and we love to hear when we’ve succeeded! Not only is it great feedback for us, it helps other parents know which products they’ll love, too. So take this … More »

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Ask giggle: Why Should I Buy Organic Baby Clothes?

Q: What does it mean when clothing is labeled organic? And why does it matter for my baby? A: Organic clothing is made without the use of pesticides or chemicals during the entire production process, from growing the fibers to … More »

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It’s Summer! Replenish Your Body, Mind, and Milk Ducts

Summer is a great time to take advantage of the longer days to start some healthy new habits, boost your mama mojo and be your best for your baby, whether he/she is inside or outside of your belly!

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The Neutral Nursery

There are lots of great ways to put together your dream nursery without relying on the old standbys, pink and blue. As an added bonus, a gender-neutral décor gives your nursery a more contemporary feel and opens up a whole … More »

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Eco-Friendly, Green, Organic, Healthy: What’s the Difference?

Everyone’s jumping on the bandwagon these days and labeling their products “green,” “organic,” “eco-friendly” and “healthy.” The problem is, the terms tend to get used interchangeably, and it’s hard to know what’s what. Customers tell us all the time that … More »

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How to Make Organic Baby Food Fast and Affordable

Making your own baby food is easy and economical. All you need is a blender or food processor (although in many cases a fork will do the trick), and some empty ice cube trays handy for freezing small portions for future … More »

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Trying to create a healthier, greener home? Behold the green shopping guides.

I’m always looking (and so many people ask us) for quick answers on how to create a greener, healthier nursery.  Lots of environmental nonprofits have added “green shopping” guides to their sites. Here are some of Q Collection Junior‘s faves. … More »

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When is organic truely organic?

There is a ton of confusion right now on what is and isn’t legitimately organic. Q Collection Junior relies on the GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) to inspect and certify that all of cotton we use on our bedding collection … More »

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in the news: yet another reason to eat organic

In case you were looking for another good reason to shift your family to a more organic diet…..CBS News (and many others) are covering the release of a new study strengthening the link between higher pesticide exposures in children and … More »

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