Top 5 Ways to Ensure Safe, Natural Toys for Kids

November 20, 2014 4:10 AM

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It never seems too early to start making your holiday gift lists (even if just in your head) because the holidays tend to creep up on us faster than we realize. Although I enjoy tackling my growing list and finding thoughtful gifts for loved ones, it can become a little overwhelming at times, especially when you need to pick out children's toys. Beyond stressing over whether your nephew wanted the blue or red toy truck, we face an unfortunate reality that now forces us to question if there are too many toxic chemicals in the toys we pull off store shelves.

'Chemicals of high concern' were found in thousands of children's products according to a study released in May 2013 by Environmental Health News (EHN). Most of us have heard the tragic reporting of children falling ill or dying from lead poisoning through ingested toys, and although this is a very ...

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