…and why should you care?
Well, this is a tough one to answer, because regulation and certification by government entities around the world have been a bit slow to respond to demand in the marketplace for organic clothing. There is some good news however; for those wanting to learn about what organic clothing means, and why they should care.
First, you should care because organic clothing is sustainable, with a smaller impact on the environment during the growing and production processes. Plus, organic crops are grown without the use of harmful pesticides, making organic clothing far safer to wear for people with sensitive skin – including babies, whose skin is more porous than adults – making them vulnerable to anything harmful that remains in the fabric after production.
Labeling requirements for organic foods are ahead of those for organic clothing. Because of this, buying organic cotton clothing makes a great deal of sense. You see, “there are USDA standards for certifying cotton plants and the cotton fibers that they produce as being organic because cotton seeds and cotton oils are also important food products. Anything that is sold as “USDA Organic” must contain 95% organic ingredients, produced without conventional fertilizers or synthetic pesticides and use sustainable and environmentally-friendly agricultural methods.” (OrganicClothing.blogs.com)
In other words, the words “organic” and “certified” are very important when it comes to understanding the differences in the types of “organic clothing” you may see being sold.
Click here for more on the Organic Standards for growing and labeling products, as set by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Ultimately, the responsibility for finding and buying 100% organic clothing rests with you, despite the often confusing organic labeling standards as a parent and consumer of clothing for your family.
Fun is defined as something that provides mirth or amusement. Ubiquitous idioms include the word fun. We had a barrel of fun at the party. He is more fun than a barrel of monkeys. It was fun while it lasted. AWHFY?!
We may think of fun as trivial; something to do after we work. However, it’s important for our survival; when we are having fun, we are happy.
Dads are an integral part of a child’s life.
Research shows that confident dads who embrace parenting have children who show fewer behavioral problems prior to the teen years.
An article in The Guardian, highlights a study that came out in 2016. “A man’s attitudes towards fatherhood soon after his child’s birth, as well as his feelings of security as a father and partner, are more important than his involvement in childcare and household chores when it came to influencing a child’s later behavior.”
I launched Simply Chickie baby and toddler clothing to make people laugh, spread the idea of world peace, and make people aware of what they put on their body.
If you can make someone laugh, that person will pay attention to you.
My most popular romper and the one that truly launched the company, Inside me I’ve got, had a sweet beginning.