High-quality child care produces a stimulating, secure and loving atmosphere for the little one.

Focusing on children's wellbeing and ecological exposures in child care centers is Essential for several reasons: Since they display exploratory behaviors that put them in direct contact with contaminated surfaces, they're more likely to be vulnerable to some contaminants found. They're also less developed immunologically, physiologically, and neurologically and are more prone to the negative effects of toxins and chemicals. Children spend a whole lot of time in child care settings. Many babies and young children spend as many as 50 hours each week, in child care.

Nationally, 13 million children, or 65 percent of U.S. kids, spend some part of the afternoon in child care and at California alone, roughly 1.1 million children five decades or younger attend child care. In this exact same condition, many adults might also be subjected as roughly 146,000 employees work 40 hours or more a week child care centers. Child care environments include substances which may be harmful for kids. Recent studies suggest that lots of child care environments might contain pesticides, allergens, volatile organic compounds from cleaning agents and sanitizers, and other contaminants which may be toxic to children's wellbeing.

Nevertheless, little is understood about what environmental and chemical exposures they might be getting in these configurations. To fill this gap, we quantified. Outcomes of the study were reported on the California Air Resources Board. Our findings help inform policies to lower accidents to children, encourage training and workshops to educate child care providers about methods to lower children's environmental exposures (ex. Using integrated pest management to decrease pesticide usage ), and search for future research.

Washing Your Baby’s Clothes
Washing Your Baby’s Clothes
Washing Your Baby’s Clothes – How to do it Rightly
Washing Dishes
Washing Dishes
Cleaning up after oneself is an important life skill
Make a Bed
Make a Bed
It might be a dying art, but learning how to make a bed is a valuable skill.
Sweep a Floor
Sweep a Floor
Give a kid a broom, and you are likely to see dirt flipping everywhere except in a pile.
Mop a Floor
Mop a Floor
Be sure to give them instructions on how to mop different floor types you may have in your home.

Back-To-School Giveaway!

Back-To-School Giveaway!

To celebrate the back-to-school season, I’m hosting a giveaway with some of my favorite lunch box gear and snacks! Here’s what one lucky Real Mom Nutrition reader will get: 1. One set of four EasyLunchboxes. These are our go-to lunch boxes because they’re durable, dishwasher-safe, and come in a set of four so there’s always a...

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Back-To-School Giveaway!

To celebrate the back-to-school season, I’m hosting a giveaway with some of my favorite lunch box gear and snacks! Here’s what one lucky Real Mom Nutrition reader will get: 1. One set of four EasyLunchboxes. These are our go-to lunch boxes because they’re durable, dishwasher-safe, and come in a set of four so there’s always a...

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Back-To-School Giveaway!

To celebrate the back-to-school season, I’m hosting a giveaway with some of my favorite lunch box gear and snacks! Here’s what one lucky Real Mom Nutrition reader will get:

1. One set of four EasyLunchboxes. These are our go-to lunch boxes because they’re durable, dishwasher-safe, and come in a set of four so there’s always a clean container to grab. They also fit perfectly in our soft-sided lunch bags. 

2. One Titan Deep Freeze Expandable Lunch Box. This lunch bag stays cold for up to 12 hours thanks to two “ice walls”. Plus, it zips open to double its capacity (it can accommodate TWO EasyLunchboxes when zipped open). Great for kids who need an after-school snack before sports and other activities. Choose between black/silver and navy/red.

3. One set of silicone cups: I use these to divide the EasyLunchboxes compartments even further. They’re made of food-grade silicone, are BPA-free, flexible, and reusable. This is a set of 12 round cups plus 12 rectangular cups. (Of course, you could also bake with them too!) 

4. One signed copy of my book, The 101 Healthiest Foods For Kids. This is a guidebook to the healthiest whole foods for kids and includes 26 recipes plus answers to some of your biggest nutrition questions.

5. A one-year supply of Clif ZBars. This is my teenager’s new favorite bar. They’re made with organic ingredients like oats and nut butter, contain 10-12 grams of whole grains per serving, and are a good source of fiber. They’re also free from ingredients like artificial sweeteners or preservatives.

Enter using the form below. U.S. residents only please!

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