Amy Brenneman: Like many of you, to me, the words "toxic" and "toxins" conjure up images of Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, and Superfund sites. What is surprising is that a large number of the most harmful toxic chemicals ever created are found right in our own backyard, indeed in our very kitchens, bathrooms, and garages.
As a mother, I am always looking for practical and meaningful ways to keep my children out of harm's way. What I love about Healthy Child Healthy World is that they try not to scare you with portents of gloom and doom, but rather aim to empower you to create a clean and healthy home for yourself, your children and your pets. It is Healthy Child's main intent to continuing to supply you with useful, encouraging and impactful information.
There are harmful chemicals inside your home, but some of the important places to first consider eliminating toxic substances are:
- in your cleaning products
- in fruits, vegetables, and water
- in personal care products