Thursday is a big—and long overdue—day. If fact, I have been waiting for it for years. And many American moms, like me, will be tuned in and watching, or following the news stream from twitter and Facebook. Usually, hearings in Congress get little attention from the general public, let alone busy moms. But this Thursday […]
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I was thrilled this week to see that Senator Bernie Sanders from my home state of Vermont signed on to co-sponsor the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011. It must have been the last email I sent him! Yes, I am proud that one of our senators has signed on to support this important bill that […]
(I wholeheartedly agree with Momsrising that we need to update the Toxic Substances Control Act! If you’ve been reading this blog long, you know I have been advocating for this for years. Thankfully, Momsrising has organized this activism action to send a letter to Congress supporting this reform. Please take action below. The time is […]
Oh yeah, am I ready and itching to support the Kid-Safe Chemical Act. If you want to see a compelling reason to do so, watch this. To learn more about the need for the Kid Safe Chemical act, read these posts from Non-Toxic Kids and this information from the Environmental Working Group and Healthy Child, […]
A few weeks ago I posted about this forum taking place in Boston. I really wanted to go, and I was happy to read this post about it from the always informative Seventh Generation blog, and to view the webcast as well. This is a great presentation, with first slide show and talk from a […]
It’s nice to share a bit of good news here on this blog, because much of the time the news of chemicals in products we all use everyday is overwhelming and deeply troubling. But at least now, more and people are paying attention and taking action. I’ve had the good fortune of meeting some folks […]