Allergies among children are increasing significantly and this increase has been linked to GMOs. Antibiotic resistance is increasing and this has also been linked to GMOs. Yet many babies are being exclusively fed infant formula that is full of GMO ingredients. Ask Similac and other formula manufacturers to put babies first and get rid of the GMOs.
When you have too many plants and too little garden space, you get creative. This weekend, I turned an old canoe into a raised bed. Here's how it worked.
This year, for Mother's Day, Corporate Accountability International is joining forces with bloggers who are not 'Lovin' It' to ask them to stop marketing to children. I'm joining that chorus -- I'm Not Lovin' It. Are You?
A formula company and a nonprofit both want to empower moms and do away with judgment. Where will you stand? With a company with a huge marketing budget and shareholders who are highly vested in getting you on board? Or with a nonprofit that truly wants to help moms meet their own goals?
Last week, I was devastated to hear that more than 300 workers were killed when a factory collapsed in Bangladesh, just as I was devastated when more than 100 workers were killed in a factory fire last year. A lot of people are calling for a return to buying local and saying they will boycott "Made in Bangladesh". I don't think that is the answer. But what is?