Children’s Tylenol Recall, Herbal
Supplements, Choking and More

The last week of school crushed all life out of me. Here’s a round up of some news you may have missed: This Recall of Kids Drugs Keeps Getting Stranger Continue Reading →

Maybe the Bad News
Will Slow Down Soon

The good news for parents keeps on coming. Here is another round up: Wal-Mart Pulls Cadmium-Laced Jewelry The world’s largest retailer responded to an Associated Press report by pulling its Continue Reading →

News Affecting Children

The last few days have been overloaded with parenting-related stories. Consider all that has been happening: CPSC Recalls 1.8 Million Dart Guns After Deaths It’s been three years since a Continue Reading →

P&G Should Listen to Parents
Upset Over Pamper Rashes

I’m going to be blunt here: Pamper’s sucks. More correctly, Procter and Gamble sucks. I say that even though my kids no longer wear diapers. Besides the fact that we Continue Reading →

Consumers Union Is Building
National School Safety Coalition

Who is responsible for keeping children safe? In America, we usually put that responsibility in the hands of parents. In fact, the difficulty of protecting our kids is ridiculously complex. Continue Reading →

Children Are Why We Care
About Environmental Safety

A few weeks ago, I received an email from Consumer’s Union asking me to visit their headquarters in Yonkers, New York. I would be attending an “event” regarding the organization’s Continue Reading →

Drug Recalls
Children’s Tylenol, Benadryl
May Contain Improper Dosage

On Saturday morning, I took the kids to the farmer’s market and then Whole Foods. While at the store, Seth starting sneezing uncontrollably, presumably a reaction to some strong smelling Continue Reading →