We all know we should be recycling but what about using the dryer, eating fast food or (heaven forbid!) leaving the television plugged in? The answers to these modern-day questions are just the things our kids are soaking up like sponges and wringing out all over us when we least expect it.
"Children are part of what experts say is a growing army of “eco-kids” — steeped in environmentalism at school, in houses of worship, through scouting and even via popular culture — who try to hold their parents accountable at home" says the New York Times. "Amid their pride in their children’s zeal for all things green, the grown-ups sometimes end up feeling like scofflaws under the watchful eye of the pint-size eco-police, whose demands grow ever greater, and more expensive." Read more from this New York Times article.
Ah, from the mouths of babes.