Nothing says Merry Christmas quite like Lead Poisoning

When you think of the holiday season, what comes to mind? Family? Friends? Christmas trees? Decorations? Presents? Candles? Food? Mistletoe? How about lead, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and other toxins? In Danika Carter’s post¬†All I want for Christmas is Lead-free Decorations, she points out that most artificial Christmas trees are made from PVC (vinyl) and the…

Giving kids the gift of experiences, not just stuff

Something I’ve been hearing more and more about over the past few years is that people — specifically¬†parents — are asking friends and relatives to refrain from buying things for their children for the holidays or birthdays, but instead they are asking for experiences. This can mean something like passes to the local zoo, museum,…

Related Posts with Thumbnails