Author: AndreaNolette

Safety Tips for Road Trip with Kids

If you are planning a trip, then, a safe traveling is the most important part of it. Especially, if you are not going alone and having kids together with you. Using some form of public transportation would be a smart decision. They are managed by professional drivers and pilots, so you just need to come

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About TFK

Toxic-Free Kids was formed in 2011 by the founder of Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation, Greg Anderson, as an organization that helps children diagnosed with cancer. By providing programs like Bearable Gift Bags and The Helping Hands Fund, they give children smiles and hope when they need it most. In 2010 Greg decided he wanted to do more than

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Environmental Toxins

During the past 50 years, more than 85,000 industrial chemicals have been registered in the United States alone.  The US is not alone as countries around the world including Canada and the United Kingdom face the same issues.  Many of these chemicals have found their way into children’s environments: in the food they eat, the water they drink,

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CCRF Urges Parents to Shop with Safety in Mind this Holiday Season

CCRF offers toxic free shopping tips to avoid purchasing unsafe gifts With the holiday shopping season in full-swing, parents will be scurrying from store to store in search of the perfect toys and gifts for their children. Unfortunately, many are unaware of the potentially carcinogenic materials that could be lurking among Santa’s wish-list. As part

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CCRF Offers Healthier Thanksgiving Dinner Choices & Handy Grocery Shopping List

  Avoiding processed foods and food additives can help decrease risk of cancer and contribute to a healthier lifestyle As Thanksgiving approaches, families across the nation will begin preparing for their traditional holiday meal. While a hardy stuffing and cranberry from the can may sound delicious, these Thanksgiving staples often contain artificial ingredients and even

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CCRF Identifies Scary Dangers in Certain Halloween Items & Offers Helpful Tips

Every child gets energized this time of year as they pick out their Halloween costume and look forward to the much-anticipated day of trick-or-treating. As part of its Toxic Free Kids initiative, the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation (CCRF) recommends that parents and guardians be cautious about their choices and purchases. Many Halloween costumes require the

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Top 10 Practical Ways to Reduce Plastic Use at Home

There are areas of concern involving the use of plastics and an increased risk for children, say certain sources. According to WebMD, some studies suggest that possible effects from BPA (Bisphenol A), a common chemical in plastics, could be most pronounced in infants and young children. “Their bodies are still developing and they are less

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Are Conventional Crayons Safe?

Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation Shares Tips for Back-to-School Sometimes children do strange things, and eating crayons is one of them. With the back-to-school season here, many parents may wonder about conventional crayons: Are they safe? As part of its Toxic Free Kids initiative, the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation (CCRF) urges parents to consider both conventional

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