Stop Eating Toxic Chemicals!
Bisphenol A, BPA, hormone-disruptor, endocrine-disruptor, whatever term you want to use, they get a lot of negative press and for good reason - it's toxic. After all the negative media...Read more
How Hormone-Disruptors Creep into your Food and Ways to Avoid it.
BPA is toxic and banned in Canada and the US, right? Not exactly. BPA was only banned in the manufacturing of baby bottles. There is no restriction on its use in food containers. There is also no restriction on the use of BPS or BPF, which are the hormone-disrupting replacements often used to create "BPA-Free" products, which scientific studies show is no safer. Here's a simple illustration to show which household products contain BPA, how it leaches into your food and simple ways to dramatically reduce your exposure to it.Read more
Print or Cursive, How Do You Sign Your Name?
Have you considered though, that our kids may never experience reading or writing in cursive? Many elementary schools have even removed this dying skill of stringing letters together from the core teaching curriculum, as they focus on higher priority teachings like computers. And while I fully support being well versed with computers, I can't help but feel gutted that kids today may never experience the joy of reading a personal hand-written note. It's sad to think they will need to rely on their primary printing skills to sign for their first car loan or mortgage.Read more