12 Reasons to LOVE cloth napkins

12 Reasons We Love Cloth Napkins

Each year in our Back to School issue, we use the most adorable cloth napkins as backdrops and accessories in our popular school lunch inspiration section and feature. Not a week goes by in August that we don’t get an email asking, “Where can I get the pink polka dot napkin from your healthy lunches…

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My Green Mattress

My Green Mattress Giveaway

Memory foam is a growing trend in bedding and pillows. However, this foam is typically made from a chemically produced synthetic petroleum product. Latex is safer for people with chemical sensitivities and often outlasts memory foam.  You may recall the story of how My Green Mattress founder Tim Masters created a line of mattresses for his daughter, who…

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Summer 2015

The Summer Issue of Green Child Magazine

Summer is ripe for enjoying nature, conscious travel, and healthy eating. The Summer Issue of Green Child Magazine is filled with fresh ideas for gardening, finding balance, and plenty of delicious, seasonal recipes. Browse this breezy issue for ideas on how to set manageable screen time limits, learn more about plant-based healing, and find simple…

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Eco Spotlight: NRG Home Solar’s Earth Hour 2015 Giveaway

What’s an hour worth to you? An hour is enough time to do a whirlwind clean-up before company arrives. An hour is a great yoga class. An hour is a catch-up phone call with your best friend. An hour is a way to show your devotion to the reduction in wasteful energy use. Wait, what?…

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#miniSPbdaybash Giveaway!

It’s day SIX of a ten day birthday bash for Spray Pal’s adorable son, Ryan (or perhaps you know him as mini spray pal 2.0!) We’re so excited to be celebrating with them and the great brands that they’ve teamed up with for this fun community event. The prizes for today are: ❥ A Baby…

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Eco Spotlight: TruSweets Organic Candies

With Easter coming up, we can easily envision the day’s festivities: giggles of joy while small feet run around hunting for colored eggs, gathering with family, perhaps partaking in a day of worship or spring-related celebration, and, of course, breaking into baskets of goodies. There’s nothing sweeter for many kids than finding their Easter baskets…

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Green Virgin Products – Health & Cleaning Giveaway

Founded by Ken & Lola Marion in 2009, Green Virgin Products sells only non-toxic, eco-friendly products that don’t cost more than the “standard” toxic products found on grocery shelves. “We wanted the people buying our products to feel confident about the fact that every single product they purchase would entail zero toxins, and that all our…

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Eco Spotlight On: Karmanos Center for Natural Birth

Aside from, possibly, a home birth, imagine the perfect environment to welcome your new bundle of joy into the world. The staff would fully support your wishes for a natural birth. There would be several options to ease contractions naturally. Serene walks would be encouraged, and done so in a peaceful, natural environment. The environment…

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Funkins Holiday Giveaway

The holidays are here and Funkins wants to help you enjoy this season of giving! Funkins are bright, reusable cloth napkins made especially for kids — and they are a favorite of our editors! Funkins are made with quality fabrics (100% cotton & low impact dyes) and attention to detail that really holds up wash…

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Tumblewalla Gift Pack Giveaway!

Every Tumblewalla piece is carefully crafted for comfort – they are free from: itchy tags hard, scratchy fabrics unnecessary button closures hoods or footed pajamas – or anything that interferes with your child’s crucial need for play Tumblewalla clothing features bold colors and global designs that help bring out emotions of positive play, and their…

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ABC Video Series Giveaway

How to Play & Enter: {1} Watch the videos (on the BALM! Baby blog.. or click the image above ) {2} Like & Follow ALL Social Media For the hosts {Dirty Diaper Laundry, Green Child Magazine & BALM! Baby} {3} For EACH video giveaway you want to enter, you are encouraged to Like & Follow…

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My Green Mattress

My Green Mattress Giveaway

Our social media communities are the source of thousands of reader questions. One of the questions that only garners a handful of answers each time it’s asked is, “Where can I find a safe, non-toxic mattress that’s budget-friendly?”   While there are a few companies making excellent products in this category, the lack of answers from our…

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#MenofTheBabyIndustry Exclusive Calendar

We’re excited to share that we’ve teamed up with the amazing women behind Spray Pal, Dirty Diaper Laundry, & The Eco Chic on a super fun baby industry project… for a cause! You’ve seen some sneak peeks on social media, but today is the day the official announcement is made!  The project is a super awesome,…

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Ultimate Green Store Back to School Giveaway $100 value

The Ultimate Green Back to School Giveaway

Back to School is in full swing, and we’ve partnered with the The Ultimate Green Store to bring you the Ultimate Back to School Giveaway!  To help you pack waste-free lunches, they’ve included an impressive array of healthy, safe lunch supplies. And to make sure your child goes back to school in fabulous green style, they’re even including a…

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Fair Kids Giveaway

Back to School is here, and we’re welcoming it with a great giveaway! We’ve teamed up with some amazing brands and blogs to offer ethically-made products for sending your little one back to the classroom. Enter by using the form at the bottom of this post, and then earn extra entries to increase your chances…

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Integrity Botanicals & TOOFRUIT Giveaway

Our friends at Integrity Botanicals are back with another fabulous, healthy giveaway! You can enter for the chance to win a gift set including $80 worth of TOOFRUIT Kids products in an organic cotton zip bag. After months of research and development in 2010, Katell Perrot and Stéphane Lafond, biochemist, created TOOFRUIT skin care for kids. Their research…

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Earth Day

Get Outside & Fall in Love with Nature – Earth Day Celebration

“When we recognize the virtues, the talent, the beauty of Mother Earth, something is born in us.  Love is born.”  ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Everyone loves to talk about going green for Earth Day.  Coloring books, worksheets, presentations, apps…  Of course, they are part of an important and much-needed conversation.  But too many times, it’s just…

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