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Time to get the blog hopping!

Monday, April 8th, 2013

To all the kind people who have read the SunPower Kidz® blog over the years, thanks again for all your support and kind words.  There has been a hiatus as we are working on the production of the movie,  "A Tale of Penelope Pear™".  As things progress we will share it’s opening to the public.  […]

Michelle Obama and the SunPower Kidz™: A Solution to Obesity

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

The first lady’s proclamation to reduce childhood obesity is commendable. Her plan would make children more active while enriching their eating habits. These changes would make school lunches healthier, increase participation in daily exercise, and encourage nutritious commercial offerings in the urban convenience store-the purchase palace for city children. In the past, attempts to reduce […]

Swine Flu…An Eventuality or A Political Football?

Monday, August 24th, 2009

The fall season is approaching as children return to school, traffic increases on local streets, leaves begin to change color and nights become cooler. A time of seasonal change filled with mixed emotions, memories, and experiences. Yet, now we have a threat that hovers over us like nothing else I can recall in recent times. […]

Swine Flu: What protects our children…rhetoric or action?

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

The swine flu outbursts are at the epicenter of world news.  No one is immune as the flu travels from one human to another mutating at will into a variety of different strains.  The effectiveness of any prior vaccine, Tami flu, or any new one that is potentially available is at the discretion of the […]

Priorities: Global Warming or Obesity in Children?

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

There has been a surge, as the mainstream media likes to report, how children are being taught about the negative affect global warming has upon our planet.  I find this very unsettling considering the same people live in lavish homes, drive expensive cars, expend energy whenever and wherever they wish and can afford the most […]

Killing for Profit: 84 Children In Nigeria are Dead

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

A toxic chemical has killed at least 84 children in Nigeria.  Diethylene glycol, mixed into My Pikin Baby Teething Mixture, a teething medicine for babies appears to be the product. Diethylene glycol is used as an industrial solvent.  It also is found in antifreeze and brake fluid. The chemical has many of the same properties […]

Kidney Stones in Children: Why Is It Happening?

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Throughout the pediatric world kidney stones are appearing in children as young as five.  Kidney stones in children you ask.  How could that be? What would cause this to occur in our children?  Is it something mysterious that abounds in some American diet of our fast paced society?  While it be more prevalent now because […]

Is There an Epidemic of Childhood Heart Disease?

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

This past week, at the American Heart Association meeting in New Orleans, a research paper concluded that thickened artery walls of children and teenagers who were obese or demonstrating high cholesterol levels mirrored the thickness of artery walls of an average 45-year-old. Using ultrasound, the results concluded that there is a strong potential correlation between […]

Barack Obama: An Idyllic Promise for Change

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

One of the more interesting strategies that surfaced was how the Obama team approached the statistics of voting.  In prior elections, their statistical analysis determined that eleven out of every twenty people voted.  Cleverly, they sought out the other nine.  This proved to be a smart strategy to boost the chances of success.  If in […]

The Dairy Crises in China

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

The horror of children becoming ill, leading to death after consuming milk products in China this year, is but another black eye for exports from this country.  The unfortunate event was based upon the chemical addition of melamine, an organic chemical substance, composed predominantly of nitrogen.    The commercial uses of melamine are plentiful.  When combined […]

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