3 Reasons Why Always' New #LikeAGirl Ad is Totally Hypocritical

Okay, I’ll admit it. When I first saw Always’ new #LikeAGirl ad, I was impressed. It has such a great message about women’s empowerment and taking back the idea of what it means to do things “like a girl”: strong, determined, smart, and formidable.And then I got angry. Because this is an incredibly hypocritical message coming from Always. Here’s why.1. Always keeps ingredients secret....more
Wow!  I had no idea Always used these awful chemicals.  And to ignore their customers?  That's ...more

Toxic Chemicals in Pads and Tampons? Time to Detox the Box

Toxic chemicals don’t belong in feminine products. Period. They especially don’t belong in the top-selling brands Tampax and Always, where they have the potential to harm the health of the millions of women using those pads and tampons.Women's Voices for the Earth needed a fun way to get this message across to millions of women—after all, no one wants to talk about pads and tampons in polite company, much less about harmful chemicals in those products and what they could be doing to our ladyparts.So we had to get creative....more

Chemicals in Clothing: The Hidden Price of Fashion

Don’t we all like to feel fashionable from time to time? This past week thousands have gathered in New York City for Fashion Week, and what a better time to talk about the hidden price we pay for our fashionable clothes. <<Big groans>> Debbie Downer is at it again! – Don’t worry, there’s some great news at the end of this post....more
@Jackson'sMom Hi Jackson's mom, I wish there was an alternative as great as wrinkle free shirts, ...more

7 Tips to Avoid Toxic Chemicals In Food

Realities of the modern world require our attention. Namely, toxic chemicals in or around our food. Our friend, Lindsay Dahl, is on the job with her regular posts over at the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families blog. Lindsay offers specific strategies to avoiding unwanted chemicals in last month's post, Tips to Avoid Toxic Chemical in Food. My personal favorite is Tip #3:3) Popcorn the old fashioned way. ...more
I love stove top pop corn it is actually pretty easy but the air pop is pretty much the same and ...more

We're Drinking the Same Water as Cleopatra. Is It as Clean?

Did you get a drink or throw in a load of laundry before starting to read this blog, written in honor of Blog Action Day? You probably could have, given the easy access most of us have to clean water....more

No one wants to see your butt, especially birds

Walking to the grocery store the other day, I watched as a man took a final drag off his cigarette and then threw it onto the sidewalk. Sights like that are so common, seldom do they even register in my brain....more

Can Baby Bottles Cause Heart Disease and Diabetes? How to Protect Yourself and Your Family.

A new study has linked Bisphenol-A (BPA) to heart disease and diabetes. Nevertheless, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is insisting that the chemical is fine for use in products like baby bottles and water bottles. BPA, an artificial sex hormone and plastics chemical that has produced irreversible damage in test animals, has been under fire from environmentalists, scientists, and, increasingly, concerned moms. ...more

How exposed to chemicals are you? Do you need a hazardous warning label?

What chemicals are you exposed to daily?  Are you curious?  Would you need a hazardous chemical warning label? ...more

I have to agree with everyone. I don't freak out but I am sure my body is full of them. I do ...more