The older I get, the more I read and the my eyes are opening to what goes on in the world. It’s so easy to go online or in-store and just buy the things we want without thinking about where they come from. I’ve been doing it for years but now it’s time (for me, anyway) to stop and think first.
I am becoming more determined to choose ethically sourced products for my family and I, and to support the various alternatives to employment for children in developing countries so that I can sleep at night.
I certainly won’t be sending Jacob ‘out to work’ when he’s 5 or 6, or even 14 years old for up to 14 hours per day in completely shit conditions, so why on earth would I (albeit inadvertently) expect someone else’s child to do the same, just so I can have glittery eyeshadow???
Where is all this coming from today? 100% because of videos like this: