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Spring is the ideal time to throw open the windows and do a deep cleaning in your home. What are some natural, chemical-free ways to clean? Can a clean home really make a difference in your family's health? See our Guidelines for Spring Cleaning for 10 great tips, plus our free downloadable Dustbusting Dozen checklist!
Toxic Talk Tuesday: Who's Right?
On the April edition of Toxic Talk, we looked at navigating your way through the massive amount of health information on the Internet. How do you avoid being overwhelmed or confused? When is it time to take a break? If you missed this encouraging program with momsAWARE's Andrea Fabry and her husband Chris, visit the Chris Fabry Live! website to listen online or download the podcast!
Natural Year Challenge: Month Four
Welcome to Month Four of the momsAWARE Natural Year Challenge! Our 10-step journey toward a naturally healthy lifestyle continues with the following topics:
- Natural Year Challenge: Food Edition
Learn Your Greens. Why are greens so good for us? Which ones are the most nutritious? What can we do with them besides throw them in a salad? See our Month Four Food Challenge to learn about the health benefits of dark leafy greens and discover five fun ways to incorporate these powerhouses of nutrition into your diet. A helpful video demonstration is included!
- Natural Year Challenge: Household Edition
Clean Your Bathroom. Our natural, chemical-free cleaning moves to that all-important room of the house: the bathroom. See our Month Four Household Challenge for tips on simple cleaning, stain removal, shower heads, and air fresheners, plus a great soft scrubber recipe. A video by Andrea will help you along the way!
Amy tried the momsAWARE Natural Year Challenge, but grew discouraged and stopped. Encouraged by Andrea's Toxic Talk tips, she tried again and came up with a great system for making healthy changes in her household! "I am a visual learner and so are my kids. Even though two of them are too young to read, they know if they see a green card, there is a change happening and I can teach them about it." Find out more in Natural Year Challenge: One Mom's Journey.
"How I Survived Toxic Mold"
Have you experienced a serious toxic mold exposure or know someone who has? These stories will encourage anyone walking through this difficult valley. Read the accounts of sixteen fellow travelers who have made it to the other side in our Mold Survival Stories.
Five Natural Products
Are you one of the many who are trying to use fewer chemicals in your home? The good news is that switching to natural cleaning and personal care products can actually save you money! See our article on Five Cheap, Natural, Accessible Products for Your Home and discover a few common items that will go a long way in your household!
What should you look for when buying or renting a home? How can you choose a safe environment and avoid hazardous water damage that can lead to serious health issues? See our Guidelines for Buying a Home for 10 tips to help you find a living environment that will benefit you and your family's health for years to come!