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Healthy Child Week
May 5 -12 is Healthy Child Week hosted by Healthy Child Healthy World, an LA based organization that ignites the movement that empowers parents to protect children from harmful chemicals. With a growing body of evidence linking everyday environmental contaminants to asthma, learning disabilities, obesity, cancer and more, Healthy Child translates the science and inspires parents and caregivers to create healthy environments where families can flourish. For the past two decades they have been the nation’s leading organization of its kind.
Moms all around the country are hosting parties in their homes this week to help spread the Healthy Child message. Its not too late. You can sign-up online to host one this week too! Sign up with a tax-deductible $25 donation for shipping and handling and within two weeks you’ll receive a kit filled with educational materials, party planning tools, as well as $300 worth of natural product samples. Hosts invite up to 15 friends and family to meet on an appointed date at a home, business, school or community center. Together, they view the DVD, distribute the samples and discuss Healthy Child’s 5 Easy Steps—with the goal of making long-term changes to protect their kids’ health.
The Pump Station, is also joining in the effort this week. They will join over 300 celebrity and non-celebrity moms around the country in hosting parties for Healthy Child Party Week. The events will take place on May 7 in Hollywood, May 8 in Westlake and on May 9 in Santa Monica.
To find out more visit their site at www.healthychild.org. Or get the book! Healthy Child Healthy World: Creating a Cleaner, Greener, Safer Home by Christopher Gavigan (founder of The Honest Company) with a foreward by Meryl Streep. ”You want a healthy, safe home for your family, but where do you begin? With this easy-to-read guide that outlines simple steps you can take to reduce your family’s exposure to toxic chemicals in everyday products. Clear, concise, credible advice to protect your child’s health and development.”