Keeping Her a Kid as Long as Possible

April 14th, 2011

By Liz Szabo

From a USA Today article on early puberty: “Parents should support laws that protect kids, says Steingraber, author of Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis. ‘I’m a conscientious parent, but I’m not a HEPA filter,’ she says. ‘I can’t place my body between all of these hormonally active chemicals in the environment and my children. That is what government is tasked to do — to help protect us from things that we can’t protect ourselves from.'” Read the full article