What You Need to Know Before Buying Your Child A Smart Device

During the holidays, smart devices are pushed by retailers as the hottest technology gifts for everyone in the family. This usually includes children, who are now growing up in an age of technology that is targeting younger and younger consumers. Before you commit to buying your child a tablet or smartphone, there are some things to consider on if you should purchase these, or how you can limit their use. What’s the harm? While technology can help advance our children [...continue reading]

What is 455 NM?

Blue light is all around us. It can be found in both natural sunlight and artificial sources such as tablets, computers, Smartphones and television sets. It can be divided into two categories, which are blue-violet light and blue-turquoise light. What’s the difference? Blue-Violet light operates at a wavelength of between 415nm and 455nm and can be very harmful. Blue-turquoise light operates on a wavelength of between 465nm and 500nm and is necessary to our vision and eye health. What makes [...continue reading]

Why Kids Need Sleep

Many parents know that a good night’s sleep can cut down the frequency of colds and possible emotional meltdowns, but did you know that there are a plethora of other reasons your kids need more sleep NOW? Promotes Growth - Growth hormones are primarily secreted when children sleep, which is why babies are programmed to enter into deep sleep more than 50% of the time. Studies show that children with deficient growth hormone levels, sleep less than those with average [...continue reading]

Blue Light Exposed

Blue light is complicated, as it is both good and bad for us. Whether you’re stepping outside and bathing in sunlight or you’re turning on a light indoors, both of these activities involve contact with blue light. Sunlight alone contains yellow, orange, red, green and blue light, including many in-between shades of these colors. There are two different types of wavelengths: Long Wavelengths - Contain less energy Short Wavelengths - Contain more energy Colors on the red end of the [...continue reading]


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