Halloween
    October 31, 2011
    Halloween

    "Lead poisoning remains the number one preventable environmental health concern for children in America today. " 5/11/11 letter from Louise M. Slaughter & Robert A. Brady, Members of Congress From…

    Schools
    October 22, 2011
    Schools

    Parents often assume that schools are safe. They imagine there must be a set of Federal regulations in place that ensure our children are not exposed to potent environmental toxins in their schools an…

    Shoes Off
    October 21, 2011
    Shoes Off

    Rule number one in keeping a lead-safe home is: “Please take your shoes off outside and leave them there—no exceptions!” (more…)…

    Chickens
    October 20, 2011
    Chickens

    If someone were to ask me, “What has been the most unexpected subject you have learned about in your advocacy work?”, I’d have to say lead paint hazards in the context of the Urban Chicken movem…

    Thomas
    October 19, 2011
    Thomas

    When I talk to people about lead poisoning they always ask about toys. The recent concern over lead in toys has brought the issue to the forefront of American parental consciousness. (more…)…

    Occupy
    October 18, 2011
    “Occupy”

    We’re all following this “Occupy Wall Street” movement now to some degree. You can’t avoid it. Even if you’re someone like me – a busy, working mom with four young boys – who often can…