While I believe it's important for kids to play in the dirt (of the muddy sort), there are other types of "dirty" that I try to avoid in order to keep my family healthy. The following is a list of what I feel to be the dirtiest places and things (of the germ and toxic sort).
Earth Day was April 22nd, and we celebrated it as a family outdoors and exploring Mother Nature's finest. As we walked the trails looking for the perfect climbing tree and sucking honeysuckle, I began to reminisce about my childhood and how much time I was able to spend outside. And while at present, I do my best to ensure that my children grow to appreciate nature the same way I did as a child and still do, I can't help but wonder what will be left of the great outdoors by the time they have their own children.
Fluoride is a drug so unregulated that the FDA's official classification is "Unapproved New Drug." And yet, it's still pumped into the water supply of