Green Kids, Sage Families: The Ultimate Guide to Raising Your Organic Kids

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The official guide to organic parenting for the toddler stage and beyond-from the author of Green Babies, Sage Moms.

Green living starts at home-where small changes can vastly improve family life. When little ones start exploring, parents want to give them a healthy, green world-at home, at school, and beyond. Jam-packed with helpful, money-saving advice, this book includes ...

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Overview

The official guide to organic parenting for the toddler stage and beyond-from the author of Green Babies, Sage Moms.

Green living starts at home-where small changes can vastly improve family life. When little ones start exploring, parents want to give them a healthy, green world-at home, at school, and beyond. Jam-packed with helpful, money-saving advice, this book includes sections on:

• Eco-friendly toys, home repairs, holidays, and birthdays
• Pesticides-on the lawn and in food
• How to get a school to go green
• What to ban from house and garden
• What's really in a food label
• Breaks for Mother Earth-going green while saving green
• And much more!
With tips that will actually save parents money, this guide shows them how to go green while protecting both their children and the planet their children will inherit.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780451225818
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/6/2009
  • Pages: 254
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Lynda Fassa, founder of Green Babies, one of the world's largest organic clothing companies, makes in-store appearances and lectures around the country.
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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Foreword xv

Part I Green Acres Is the Place to Be: Little Sprouts Branching Out 1

1 Field of Green Dreams: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Child from Toxins, Now That Baby's Not a Baby Anymore 3

2 Garden of Eatin': How to Get the Most from What Goes in Your Family's Mouths 33

3 Green Home Improvement: Building the Life You Really Want 71

Part II Seeds of Change: Mighty Oaks from Little Acorns Grow 97

4 What Time Is It? Green Party Time!: How to Have a Ball Without Goin' to the Mall 99

5 School Rules: How to Green Up Your Kids' School 121

6 What's for Lunch?: Opening Pandora's Lunch Box 145

Part III A World of Good: The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love-Welcome to Parenthood 169

7 One Big [Hippie] Happy Family: Totally Unplugged, or How to Reconnect When You Disconnect 171

8 That's Entertainment: Tuned In and Connected 193

9 You Are the Change You Wish to See in the World: The Great Green Connectedness of Everything 207

Green Goods 243

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