How to afford summer camp

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Sending your kids to an eco-friendly summer camp is often a necessity for working parents but summer camp is also a fun experience for kids and great way to encourage your child’s love of nature. For parents on a budget, summer camp can seem out of reach cost-wise, but it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of ways […]

Sunscreen choices organized by price

sunscreen by price

*This post is part of the safe sunscreen series. If you’re interested in sunscreen by price, this is the list for you. All sunscreens are broken down into groups per price per oz and to save you some calculations, I figured out both your annual and monthly costs for each sunscreen choice as well. See […]

Is it more important to limit sunscreen or increase outdoor time?

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My sunscreen rational this year is that the safest sunscreens cost too much, as in wildly unrealistically too much for most families, so there’s a need to compromise. Thus, I posted some sunscreen choices that aren’t top of the line safe but that families can afford. Not everyone thought this was a good plan: On Facebook someone […]

EWG releases list of affordable sunscreen options!

Okay, I know I’ve practically discussed sunscreen to death over the last couple of weeks here at Growing a Green Family, but I do have some big and useful news from EWG. First a quick recap of my mindset this year… I’ve been complaining about how “safe” sunscreen is too expensive. By “too expensive” I […]

Sunscreen winners and losers + best safe sunscreens

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I’ve been looking into sunscreens for the last couple of weeks and it’s clear that they’re all over the map when it comes to safety and price. Sunscreen can be hyper confusing – too bad, since all green families deserve safe affordable sunscreen. That said, I’ve narrowed down the best safe sunscreen options for all families, in […]

Decent lower-priced sunscreens

safe and less expensive sunscreens

If money is no object you can probably afford the safest, most chemical-free sunscreen. For the rest of us, some compromises are in order. First figure out how to panic less when it comes to more “toxic” sunscreens (this post also discusses chemicals in sunscreen). After you decide where you stand on chemicals, you can check out the list […]

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