This past fall, a city in New Jersey made national news when they decided to say “no” to an artificial turf. How many other cities are installing these concerning turfs without considering the risks they may pose to growing children?
A new study has found that prenatal exposure to flame retardants can be significantly linked to lower IQs and greater hyperactivity in five-year-old children. The findings are published online today in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. Flame retardants are commonly found in house dust as well as indoor air, which is considerably more contaminated with these chemicals than outdoor air.
By Anne Brock, mother and blogger at Flour Sack Mama I could hardly tear my oldest daughter away from the solar system exhibit when we last visited a popular science center. Not only were the planets perfectly suspended and illuminated to awe visitors, but the interactive touch screens drew kids in to learn fun facts and […]