Study: No such thing as “safe” plastic

I’ve been scared since I first found that Bisphenol-A (BPA) can cause all sorts of problems from feminizing fish, cancer, to undescended testes in boys but a new Mother Jones expos√© has me shaking in my boots. I was pregnant when the public started finding out about the effects of (BPA) and while I was […]

“Justice pon di road” — A new children’s book for the Jamaicans abroad

There’s a new book that you must add to your kiddo’s bookshelf. It’s called “Justice Pon Di Road” and it tells the story of little Justice’s visit to Jamaica. Justice’s mommy, who already loves Jamaica, takes him “pon di road” so he can learn about his Jamaican heritage. ¬†Along the way, the pair learn about […]

Study: Relationship between teens and parents influences adult children’s romantic relationship

Credit: cid.edson It’s time to re-evaluate your relationship with your teenager because according to a new study, the parental relationship can influence adult children’s romantic relationships for up to 15 years! Of course, the study found that a positive relationship with one’s parents leads to adult children making healthier choices in a spouse. Studies like […]

#BlerdKids: If you have a high school senior, you may want to read this!

There was a time when we were told to apply to the best colleges (read: the Ivy League) because these colleges or universities “pay for themselves” after graduation. Given today’s job market, I think that advice needs an update. Instead my advice would be “to follow the money”. Our kids need to leverage their good […]

PETA has once again crossed the line – kids given graphic pamphlet without parental consent

  I have to be honest and let you know that I don’t like PETA. I like their message but I don’t like their tactics. At some point they lost their way and have become a parody of themselves with all their antics. Because of this it’s hard to take seriously the organization’s core premise […]