As a parent, we have a great responsibility to bring up the best children and give them a healthy start and we strive hard to ensure everything is safe and secure around them as they grow.
Yesterday, I read an article on Facebook about “Why You Should Never Use Hand Sanitizer“? The title did panic me and so the content. Here is the YouTube video that justified the title.
We check for BPA on everything but how on earth you expect an ordinary mum to know about BPA in Sanitizer when she thinks Sanitizer is safe ? Yes, I admit, I use sanitizer when I visit GP Practise, hospitals and wherever it is advertised to use. And Yes, I even let my little daughter use it. And there are days, I have let them eat something right after using the Sanitizer just because I thought their hands are 100% clean, well… atleast I assumed it is not dirty!
It just does not stop with a Sanitizer. You must have read about the recent stories on Maggi noodles and other similar types that has hit the Media massively in India in the last two weeks. Is there any child who does not like noodles!? Not that I am aware of. I have fed my children Maggi and yes ofcourse the other brand Noodles as well. Whom to blame!? Is it me to blame!? Sometimes, I am just another ordinary mum who would like her children to have a taste of different food and varities.
Now, All I can do is ” Don’t use them anymore” and have a tremendous hope that something else I have fed or used on my children could have acted as a “Rescue Agent”.
The corruption just doesn’t stop with food and products we consume. Humans are corrupted.
“Parents are much concerned about safer schools than looking for Good schools now”
Children aren’t treated as children, they are not given the “love” they meant to have….
Honestly, I am sometimes really scared and annoyed reading News Papers, as there is more of negative stories than the positives. All these things keeps me reminded about the great poet Bharathiyar’s Lines
Besides all these terrifying News, the message I want to convey to all the lovely Mums and Dads is…..these are all just News. They may be true but most likely they appear to be rumours although I don’t ignore the news about schools and children’s safety. If we keep reading such things and getting influenced by them, one day anything and everything will be reported as harmful to health and we will be in utterly confused situation.
So, believe in yourself and if you have faith in God, trust him, stay positive, wish for the best things in life And most importantly,
What is your reaction on reading such disturbing stories? Do you ignore them? Do you take them serious and do more research on it?
I would love to hear your thoughts.