Everyday Differences
    September 12, 2008
    Everyday Differences

    Mothers make a difference everyday in shaping the future of our planet - from wiping noses to raising kids who care about the world they live in. (more…)…

    What Do You Think?
    September 11, 2008
    What Do You Think?

    I live in Bernal Heights in San Francisco, a neighborhood known as ‘maternal heights’ for its stroller rush hours and toddler-filled sidewalks. There is a listserv of more than 500 families in Ber…

    Out of Control
    September 10, 2008
    Out of Control

    There are 85,000 chemicals in use today in the U.S. Seven new ones are approved every day. Less than 10% have been tested for long-term effects on grown adults, let alone on the most vulnerable – de…

    MOMS – Making Our Milk Safe
    September 9, 2008
    MOMS – Making Our Milk Safe

    During a week-long beach vacation marked more by flash flooding than sunblock, three friends and I sat together nursing our five infants, (Nico, Olivia, Stella, Hazel and Sam,) and sharing endless pin…

    What Is The Next Lead, or Arsenic or Thalidomide or DDT?
    September 8, 2008
    What Is The Next Lead, or Arsenic or Thalidomide or DDT?

    When my daughter Stella celebrated her first birthday in the spring of 2005, we had her checked for lead, and her level was dangerously high. (more…)…