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Toxic Toys Our Kids Most Likely Have

Please read over all the links there are many that are considered toxic and have many of the things that should not be in toys that our youngsters put in their mouths.

Non-Toxic Kids: 5 Toy Companies That are Toxic


As people are becoming more aware of the chemicals companies put into the manufacturing of toys, parents are looking towards alternatives to diversions. After all, we don’t want to purposely poison our children and we need to protect them at any cost. Toxic chemicals are the basis for a great deal of consumer products. A large portion of the time toxicity isn’t recognized at first and is truly accidental. Other times, it is the cost of materials needed to reduce expenses to make a greater profit margin.

via Non-Toxic Kids: 5 Toy Companies That are Toxic.

Related links:

Environmental Health Strategy Center Report Finds BPA in Plastic Toys, Baby Rattles, Formula (inhabitots.com)

Playmobil, LeapFrog, Chicco, SpyNet and other toys contain toxic chemicals, according to report (wptv.com)

Top 10 Most Toxic Toys (greendivamom.com)

Toys “R” Us Continues to Sell Toxic PVC Toys Despite 2008 Promise  (ecochildsplay.com)

Coffee in Italy

I know you moms can not live without your coffee to keep you going.  Here is a great blog article that describes in detail the names of the different types of coffee you can get at bar.

It would be hard to think of Italy without coffee. After all it is the national breakfast and the home to coffee drinks that have taken the rest of the world by storm. Without Italy, Starbucks would not exist and without coffee, Italy would grind to a halt. No, coffee was not invented in Italy but coffee culture as we know it did originate here.

via  The World of Italian Coffee- Life in Italy.com