Coziness and ambiance come at a steep cost. Here are some ways to scent your home without harming your health.
I have to speak up. I see so many people I know, and care about, marketing skin care products that they believe are “healthy.” And it bothers me, morally and ethically, because I know otherwise. Full disclosure – I am on the Scientific Advisory board for company that has several product divisions, the newest one […]
The World Health Organization considers Indoor air pollution as one of the greatest threats to humanity. Come learn more about how you can keep your family breathing cleaner air.
Those of you who know me, know that I have NOT used a microwave for over a decade. I always hear from people “well how am I supposed to heat things up then?” If you are at home, stovetop saucepan with a little water does it within a few mins. Yet I […]
On average, a person takes between 17,000-30,000 breaths a day. The Environmental Working Group did a study 10 years ago that discovered that babies are born with an average of 200 toxic chemicals in their systems. Over 180 of them are known carcinogens. It was believed the placenta acted as a barrier to […]
My brother and I would go out and build forts in the field behind our house. We’d outline the walls of the fort, with various pieces of nature we found, from sticks, to rocks, to (if we were lucky) a bush that was already in the ground. That made the best kind of wall. We’d […]
I’m concerned that in this frenzy around measles, that those people who are afraid of the unvaccinated, are urging everyone TO get vaccinated without understanding an important factor. (See “Can I have visitors” section in the photo above.) Recently vaccinated people can shed the virus for weeks, and even months, after receiving a live vaccine […]
As this whole “Deflate-Gate” frenzy continues, I can’t help but finally speak up about it – yet it’s not in the way that you’d think. No, I’m not succumbing to the need to defend one side or the other, or to tell everyone what I think about it. Over the last two weeks, I’ve seen friends […]
We all have those moments. Where amongst all the doubt, the uncertainty, and the journey, we get a sign. We get a sign, that even though we make mistakes, and we aren’t perfect as parents, that perhaps we are doing something right. Maybe we aren’t as “together” as we thought we’d be as a parent. […]