Men need to avoid toxic chemicals in their Personal Care to protect themselves and their children
    December 2, 2011
    Men need to avoid toxic chemicals in their Personal Care to protect themselves and their children

    When we think about the negative heath effects of the chemicals in beauty products, we often think of their effects on women, especially those of childbearing age, and children.  However, men are at …

    Teaching your Children to Make Good Food Choices
    March 18, 2011
    Teaching your Children to Make Good Food Choices

    Going grocery shopping with young children can be challenging.  The constant battle as they ask for every unhealthy item they see can be exhausting.  For those of us who are avid label-readers tryin…

    The Importance of Reading Ingredients Labels on Children’s Medicines
    March 17, 2011
    The Importance of Reading Ingredients Labels on Children’s Medicines

    I have been an avid label reader for many years.  It takes me forever to get through the grocery store because I read the label of everything I pick up, from food to personal care products.  One thi…

    Teaching Children to Honor the Earth
    March 16, 2011
    Teaching Children to Honor the Earth

    I’ve been an activist my whole adult life.  I’ve advocated on issues of peace, social justice, environment, toxic chemicals and more.  When I found out I was pregnant I saw it as raising the nex…

    How My 4yo Showed Me What Real Equality Is
    March 15, 2011
    How My 4yo Showed Me What Real Equality Is

    As a mother of a little girl I want to raise my daughter to be strong, independent, confident and comfortable with herself just the way she is.  Because she is a beautiful and amazing person just the…

    When You Know Better You Do Better
    March 14, 2011
    When You Know Better You Do Better

    I often think about what Dr. Greene says in his White Out campaign.  Educating and/or learning about toxic chemicals (or unhealthy food)  is not about placing guilt on parents, or on myself for the …