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"A very useable guide, with practical ideas and smart information. Perfect if you’re getting overwhelmed by all the green-speak out there." – Gabrielle Blair, Founder DesignMom.com
"The Mom’s Guide is compelling without using scare tactics or manipulation. Every page is full of great information." – Jessica Gottlieb, Eco Child’s Play
"A dedicated eco-mom delivers practical guidelines for greening your world. Wellington will teach you how to raise a green family and provide tools to become an environmentally conscious citizen. Written with the busy mom in mind, advice ranges from simple suggestions for reducing waste to full-blown eco-overhauls for the home, such as getting your house LEED-certified." – Ann Wycoff, VIV Magazine
"Author Terra Wellington helps moms navigate the clutter of green choices and determine what's best for their families and the environment. Moms can explore ways to live consciously, shop wisely and embrace the green life." – Justin Williams, The News Journal and Gannett News Service
"It’s not meant for hardcore environmentalists, but for people like us who just want to do our part to protect the planet and its limited resources." – Top-Ten Examiner for Family and Parenting Channel Jackie Kass, Examiner.com
"This is an easy to apply guide filled with hundreds of green tips. There’s something for everyone to start doing their part in saving the earth!" – Kimberly Coleman for MomintheCity.com and contributor at New York Metro Parenting Guide
"This practical guide is jam-packed with hundreds of "green" suggestions that can help us save our environment. For example, Wellington suggests that we contact the manager of our neighborhood grocery store to make certain that it carries locally grown produce, we buy coffee that is USDA organic and fair trade certified, and we keep our family diets free of food tainted with pesticides, hormones, antibiotics or genetic engineering." – Larry Cox, Tucson Citizen
It provides clear instructions, helpful websites, and a great resource list in the back.
I'm also excited to start a green-type fundraising effort for my kids' schools and I think the parents, faculty, and students will be able to get just as excited!
Our Earth is delicate and by incorporating the ideas in the book into my everyday life, I feel that I am doing my part to help keep our planet green.
For many years I have "lived green." I've hung my clothing to dry, made my own cleaners, recycled, composted, etc. This is a great resource. Read morePublished on October 14, 2009 by Heidi M. Johnson
As with all the great books out there for converting your lifestyle to a greener one, Growing Your Family Green gives great steps for the beginners and those willing to take bigger... Read morePublished on May 14, 2009 by Kaeli Vandertulip