And the chemical is still being allowed to be manufactured. The ban, recently passed by the California House of Representatives, is part of the Toxic-Free Babies and Toddlers Act—which, as you might guess, means that the chemical is only being banned from materials meant for people ages three and under.
Little SaraJean (Okay, that’s not her name, but I don’t like to use her name in my articles!) has recently become very, very obsessed with ghosts. I think the main reason is because her dad has her hooked on Scooby Doo, which is full of creepy creatures—and even though they are unmasked at the end of each episode, their frightening images are still left in the minds of kiddos who watch them.
Recently at our art class, I overheard some mothers discussing how they couldn’t believe their children had nightmares. “What on earth could they have nightmares about?” demanded one mother, and another promptly agreed.