It wasn't until I became a mother that I realized many objects in our homes are made from petroleum and other harsh chemicals. Then, I learned that these chemicals can contaminate our air and even act as neurotoxins, reproductive toxins, developmental toxins, and endocrine disruptors in the body. But then, I discovered some good news: There are simple actions we can take at home to reduce our toxic exposures. There are plenty of products we can avoid or replace without threatening our joy.
Hold on to what you love and start nixing these five things today for a happier, healthier home: