Focus on materials: Silicone

Focus on materials: Silicone

What is silicone? Is it plastic? Is it safe? Should we choose products made from it?

You may have noticed that this soft, flexible, plastic-like material is popping up everywhere from kids’ spoons and plates to baking sheets. It’s touted as our century’s wonder material!

The truth is a little complicated. In fact, I actually changed my viewpoint after I did the research for this post.

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Eco-anxiety and ecological grief: thoughts on what to do and how to cope

Eco-anxiety and ecological grief: thoughts on what to do and how to cope

Eco-anxiety and ecological grief are very real concerns for people, and it’s no surprise why. Are you affected? I certainly am.

I’ve done quite a bit of reading and research on the subject lately, so I thought I’d compile a list of some of the coping tactics I find helpful. I hope you find them helpful as well. I’d love to hear your thoughts!

Please remember, these are just some ideas, and this is just my personal opinion based on the research I’ve done. I am not a professional therapist in any way. If you’re suffering from anxiety or depression, please seek professional help.

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“Chemical-free kiddos”: My article in alive magazine

“Chemical-free kiddos”: My article in alive magazine

While all of the articles I’ve written are important to me, this alive Magazine article is particularly dear to my heart. It was an honour to write, and, as a mom, a topic I feel very strongly about. I also learned SO much while writing it.

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