Tamara Rubin lives in Portland, Oregon and is an extended breastfeeding, attachment parenting, child health advocate, author, documentary filmmaker and Jewish mama of four sons. Her young men are now 22, 16, 13 and 10. She has won multiple national awards for her lead-poisoning prevention advocacy work. With the help of her readers, she does independent testing of consumer goods for toxicants (Lead, Mercury, Arsenic and Cadmium), using X-Ray Fluoresence technology, and [among the many news stories originating from her ongoing independent consumer product testing work] was responsible for the initial findings of lead in “fidget spinners” in 2017. She goes by #LeadSafeMama on Facebook and Twitter and has over 1,200 pages of information and consumer goods test results on her blog at LeadSafeMama.com.