Katka Konecna-Rivera's Blog (15)

Dangerous Toxin Found in Nearly 100 Shampoos and Personal Care Products

A recent study by the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) revealed  a cancer-causing chemical in 98 shampoos, soaps and other personal care products sold by major national retailers such as Palmolive, Biosilk, Organix, Paul Mitchell and many others.

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on September 10, 2013 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Vaccinations for Our Children: Yes or No?

It's back to school time, and also time to consider vaccines for our children. Does your school or daycare require vaccinations to be up-to-date? Ours doesn't.

As parents, we make decisions every day by asking ourselves: "Will the benefits of our decision outweigh the risks?".

Since we all…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on August 21, 2013 at 11:16am — No Comments

Autism and Creative Activities

Any form of creativity helps kids with autism express themselves and discover new forms of communication. Creating art helps bridge the complicated gaps between “normal” and “different.”

A close friend and mom to an autistic son has recently started series of creative workshops for autistic children to…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on July 28, 2013 at 8:46am — No Comments

A Green Baby Shower 101

If you‘ve already adjusted your own lifestyle so that you do your best to live eco-consciously, preparation for baby‘s arrival should be a natural next step for you. If you’re still working on the transition, the time before baby arrives is the best time to get things organized. Having a green baby shower is…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on July 14, 2013 at 9:26pm — No Comments

Vaccines more good than harm?

Hey everybody,

There's a survey to see how people feel about vaccinating their children. This will complement a forthcoming objective article to be released soon about vaccines: benefits and risks. THE SURVEY HAS JUST ONE QUESTION

This is a very important topic so please share with friends and family this post or the link below. Have a nice weekend!!…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on July 14, 2013 at 9:13am — No Comments

The Perfect Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be both very exciting and very scary. And many first-time moms-to-be feel overwhelmed by the changes to their bodies, not to mention everything that has to be done to prepare for baby’s arrival.

The importance of proper nutrition during pregnancy is nothing new. But an avalanche of…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on February 19, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

How Can Yoga for Babies And Kids Be Very Beneficial

Benefits of practicing yoga with your kids:

  • promotes family connection and interaction.
  • helps with mental development and works both left and right sides of the brain.
  • helps with balance and concentration.
  • helps children with their communication and expression skills.
  • helps…
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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on January 16, 2013 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Be Green This Holiday Season

Whether you have kids or not, decorating our homes for Christmas has become part of most western cultures. Holiday greetings, decorations and packaging contribute to an enormous waste, only in the US alone, Americans throw away 25% more trash during the holiday period than any other time of year, this amounts to…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on December 14, 2012 at 11:57am — No Comments

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on December 12, 2012 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Travel Story Contest And Travelling with Baby This Holiday Season

Hello parents:

With the holiday season approaching fast, it’s good to know what to expect when traveling with a baby or toddler. See our plan-ahead checklists that can help you avoid unnecessary turbulence.

And if you have an interesting or fun story from your past travels with a baby or tot that you would like to share with other parents, please…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on November 11, 2012 at 12:18pm — No Comments

Simple Tips on Energy and Water Savings for Apartment Dwellers

Me and my team at Living Green with Baby have been working on the Clean Energy series for the past several months, with focus mainly on alternative energy options, and creating a guide that will be clearly understandable and useful to most people.

While producing one episode, we realized that there are…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on November 6, 2012 at 9:49am — No Comments

Trick or Treat for Busy Moms

Fall feels like it has officially arrived when pumpkins begin to make appearances on front steps.  It is especially fun to see the transformation from robust orange vegetables to scary faced creatures staring back with illuminated geometric eyes and wide mouthed grins.

With this hello to fall comes the…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on October 16, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Food Waste Has Become a Big Global Issue

Growing up in a society that had a limited selection and shortage of certain foods, I became more aware of what food represents and what is its real value. Both of my grandparents had small farms with several domestic animals, and as a kid we used to help out in the garden and in the field a lot, weeding out vegetable beds, planting seeds, picking fruits and even digging out potatoes. The appreciation for our meal was that much greater, and we enjoyed every bit that was on the…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on October 12, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Busy moms: September is National Yoga Month

Hello moms:

some of you already know that yoga is good for you, some of you might think that you don't have time for anything, let alone a yoga class. Yes, yoga class would be nice, but you can definitely squeeze 10 minutes every day in your busy schedule, and do a simple yoga exercise at home, while kids are gone to school, or in the evening when they are gone to bed.

Yoga has many health…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on September 12, 2012 at 1:07pm — 1 Comment

This Week is National Zero Waste Week

Achieving Zero waste is not always possible, but it's important to try to come as close as we can, and not only at home, but in our work environment, schools and playgrounds as well.

That applies to recycling materials like plastics, glass, metals, paper, but also to not wasting food, water and energy.

What is even more important, is to teach the future generation not waste, but appreciate resources that are already scarce for a big portion of human population and some…

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Added by Katka Konecna-Rivera on September 9, 2012 at 8:05am — No Comments

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