No one likes insects and bugs in their home. They are annoying, and many even carry viruses and infections. This doesn’t mean you should soak your entire home is something that is even more harmful than those pests.
According to EPA, Americans use at least one harmful pesticide inside their home every year. These pesticides are loaded with toxins that can make indoor air quality harmful for health. Thousands of children suffer from pesticide poisoning every year. Exposure to pesticides inside homes and schools can lead to numerous ailments of the respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, and even the nervous system.
Children who are exposed to these dangerous chemicals are 47 percent more likely to be diagnosed with leukemia. Not to mention, indoor pesticides are associated with higher risks of cancer in people of all ages. Continue reading
by Stephen Johnson Normally, a trip to Upper Canada Village means taking a step back about a 150 years in time. Our recent trip to the Village for a medieval festival, it meant going back about a 1000 years. When … Continue reading
This year Stephen Johnson and his family decided to visit the Station 4 Saisons sugar shack located about 30 minutes east of Ottawa. It was a March Break treat. Continue reading
Do you know if your husband/partner/dad has been checked for colon cancer? Encourage the men in your life to request a take-home test! Here’s why. Continue reading
When you’re able to consider somebody else’s perspective, psychotherapist Cathy Lumsden says, you can get along better at home and at work. Continue reading
Planning to give yourself a treat after all the October 31 hoopla is done? This fab dessert is a Halloween treat that’s swoon-worthy! It has health benefits too. Continue reading
Why serve the same-old same-old when you can whip up something delectable? These recipes will deliver a scrumptious dinner, plus kid-friendly snacks. Continue reading
This time next week, youngsters will be getting set to go out trick or treating. Here’s some advice to make this year’s Halloween outing extra fun and safe: Continue reading
These great gadgets and finds for families — eliminate BO! put out kitchen fires! find your car keys! — make everyday living better! Continue reading