Family Safety & Hidden Home Poisons. Many common household items we’ve used over the years are actually bad for your health. Some can damage your skin; others can contaminate your food. But the most dangerous toxins are in the air, your furniture and your environment. “Make sure you have the necessary smoke and carbon monoxide detectors installed. That should be your first priority. If you’re worried about other poisons, there are tests you can have done to check for common household toxins.” Starting by installing those detectors. Print and tape this infographic below to your fridge.
Is having backyard chickens necessary? First it was toilet paper that people were hoarding, now it’s chickens? Please watch this video I made discussing why raising chickens for our dietary needs is unethical & nonsensical. Surviving during this pandemic doesn’t have to result in the exploitation of another creature.
While at the ARC Conference in D.C., I met with Jewel from the Rooster Sanctuary at Danzig’s Roost. She gave me the real scoop on backyard and local eggs:
Crib Mattresses Can Make Your Baby Sick. Buying a mattress for your newborn or child is a big deal. A lot of crib and child mattresses that are sold in stores can trigger illnesses. Many infant mattresses contain poisons.
So, please take 5 minutes of your day and watch this video I made about crib mattresses. I promise you it’s worth your time. I cover what to look for when buying a mattress for your baby or child in a few minutes.
DIY Safe & Healthy Kids Play Spaces For The Home. Get expert tips & have your questions answered from the perfect team, an interior designer focused on healthy, ethical design and an occupational therapist. Learn how to create areas of play for your children’s sensory and developmental needs. Size of a space is unimportant. Even the tiniest of nooks are ideal for many children.
Where: Healthy & Humane Design Facebook Group Watch Party
When: Wednesday, April 15th
Time: 12:30 -1:00 PM EST
The Experts: Deborah DiMare & Nancy Amar.
Your Homework Today; Post pictures of your kids current play areas on our Facebook Group Page
Nancy and I will discuss how to create calming, stimulating, sensory and dual purpose play and “decompression” zones in the smallest of spaces. Kids, like us, all have unique personalities & their play spaces must meet those needs. Sensory design is one of my favorite topics. It will be a great talk and it’s live.
Non Animal-Based (vegan) Furniture Means Good Health. Ethical interior design is humane and healthy. We all want to be happy, healthy and strong. Going cruelty free and less toxic in your spaces will help you achieve optimal health, mentally and physically.
Please click on video below to learn more about cruelty free, healthy design.