Hi SafeParents! It’s been a busy week around here but we’re working on some new items that will hopefully be of some good use. In the meantime I wanted to share a few great links to fellow blogs that have done some really important and/or entertaining writing in the last week.
- Z Recommends – BPA, PVC and Phthalates in Food Processors & Blenders: The gang at Zrecs did a fabulous article on this topic and I recommend giving it a once over. They found out for us that the Beaba BabyCook is BPA Free and now we have some insight on what the deal is with a bevy of other food prep items.
- CNN – Court Rules Vaccines Didn’t Cause Autism: This is a really volatile subject and one we chose not to cover here on SafeMama too indepth for a variety of reasons. One being, it’s a personal decision for every parent, and two and most important: We don’t know the right answer. Parents ask us whats the right course of action and we don’t feel that we’re qualified enough to make that kind of a judgment. We have our own theories and beliefs but in this case, we can’t make the decision for anyone but our own family. But we can share findings with you such as this article that broke on CNN yesterday which outlines a recent court ruling that vaccines don’t cause autism. We think they use very careful language and are weary of anything we read on the subject but it’s what popped up in the news yesterday. Thought I’d point it out. One thing is for sure, we both agree that MUCH more research is needed into this important topic.
- LovelyMama: Valentines Week! We did a week of articles on safer or sustainable V-Day gifts and sexy eco-tips. Statia wrote a really great article about greening your sex life too… check it out!
- Take Action! Kid-Safe Chemical Act: More and more, our babies and ids are being polluted with chemicals and toxins from our environment. We are in desperate need of reforming the laws ans regulations around household chemicals. Please consider letting your elected officials know you support this important change. Sign the Declaration today.
Happy Valentine’s to you and yours!