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My New Found Love For Cloth Diapers

February 15, 2012

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My poor little boy had the worse diaper rash over the holidays – so bad that his skin was wiping off and he was bleeding! I don’t know about you, but if I was bleeding there, nothing would make me happy. So, after getting him all fixed up (doctors visit, antibiotic and steroid cream) for […]

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Holy Good Buy Batman! (Check this out!!!)

January 25, 2012

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My fav company is now selling their products online for great prices and FREE shipping! How cool is that?!? Check it out! Buy the Deluxe Healthy Home Starter Kit and receive a FREE TOTE and FREE SHIPPING! It is perfect for yourself or for your special someone (think your Mom whom is still stuck in the […]

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The Dangers of Plastic

January 19, 2012

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I found this article on the Seventh Generation website and felt that I had to share it with the world. I am including it word for word because it is well written and has amazing information! – Jayme M. Carleton, Second Nature Making Sustainability Second Nature™ http://jaymecarleton.com We can imagine our kitchens without a lot […]

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Real vs Fake Christmas Trees

November 21, 2011

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I always found Christmas a time consuming holiday… running to the Christmas tree lot to buy a tree, having to bring the decorations inside from storage, setting the decorations out, spending a few hours arranging things just right; and that was just for the tree! I really did think that maybe I could reduce the […]

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She Had Her Home Sprayed for Fleas and It Almost Killed Her

August 15, 2011

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This article from Green Planet scared the heck out of me. I would never EVER contemplate having my house sprayed for fleas or other pests, however I am not everyone and there are a lot of people out there who control these pests with indoor spraying and other measures. I wanted to pass on this […]

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Aspartame Warning Labels For Pregnant Women

August 8, 2011

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Planet Green recently reported on the new potential aspartame warning labels for pregnant women. I think this is a great idea! Being pregnant myself has definitely opened my eyes to look at what I put in my body and how it affects my baby. – Jayme M. Carleton, Second Nature http://jaymecarleton.com Making Sustainability Second Nature™ […]

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Are You Killing Your Pet Without Knowing?

August 3, 2011

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Treehugger recently reported on this terrifying discovery. I had to pass it on to you all because it breaks my heart! – Jayme M. Carleton, Second Nature http://jaymecarleton.com Making Sustainability Second Nature™ Researchers at Indiana University have found flame retardants in the blood of pet dogs at levels five to ten times higher than typically […]

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GreenGuard’s Green Home Checklists

July 18, 2011

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Poor indoor air quality contributes to asthma and negatively affects children’s health. GreenGuard has put together a few checklists – Renovation and Nursery are the newest – for you to use in your home. Please follow the links and click on the house to learn about potential sources of indoor air pollution and how to […]

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What Is The True Price of Gas?

July 13, 2011

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What’s the true price of gasoline? This animated feature from the Center for Investigative Reporting explores the “external costs” of gasoline use in the U.S. — including pollution and the health problems caused by it. “The Price of Gas” video is such an eye opener! – Jayme M. Carleton, Second Nature http://jaymecarleton.com Making Sustainability Second […]

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Coal-Fired Plants Linked to Asthma

July 6, 2011

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A friend of mine, Gretchen with TM4Group, emailed me this article. She was in Philadelpha last year and she was saddened by the density of housing within the manufacturing sector. Homes were literally inside the manufacturing compounds. Although we do not have coal-fired plants on the west coast of significance, this article has some very interesting […]

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