In our Fall 2019 issue, we’re gearing up for a smooth school year, answering some of your biggest parenting challenge questions, helping you master those complicated babywearing wraps, plus sharing great green gear and healthy recipes as always.
You can read our Fall 2019 issue of Green Child above. (Click the box that appears in the window to view full screen.) And be sure to share a free subscription with other natural-minded parents.
We often refer to this time of year as the “second new year”. A new school year, extracurricular activities, commitments, and the coming change in season can seem more significant to parents than the changing of the calendar year.
If you like the idea of starting fresh with new routines and habits, you’ll enjoy this issue. It’s all about preparing mindfully for the busy season ahead, yet taking time to savor it.
The holidays will be here before we know it. But instead of feeling like we’re in a race against time, we can plan for a freeform day as Peggy O’Mara describes on p. 24. We can make a difference in our children’s physical and emotional health – no matter their ages – by staying connected and showing affection as Paula Bordenkecher outlines on p.38.
You’ll also notice a new feature this month: Good Green News. When you believe that what you focus on expands, you start to get really careful what you let into your consciousness. Yes, we have to continue to take steps against climate change. And we can’t turn a blind eye to plastic pollution. But if we constantly look at these problems as insurmountable, we aren’t in the mindset to turn them around. When we see successes in sustainability and creative problem solving, our brains go to a more hopeful and productive place… and then we act accordingly.
As always this time of year, we’re sharing Back to School inspiration, cooking up some family-friendly meals, and celebrating International Babywearing Week.
So, carve out a little time to slow down, enjoy this issue, and savor (rather than stress) the second new year.
AMAZING NATURAL BRANDS
As you read the Fall 2019 issue, be sure to take a look at the products and services offered by our advertising partners. We only work with brands we trust and use ourselves. Plus they’re the reason we’re able to offer the magazine at no cost to you.
Earth Mama Organics – Green Child readers can get 25% off Earth Mama’s safe, non-toxic care products for little ones and pregnant, nursing, postpartum mamas with the code at this link.
The Blackboard Bunny – Adorable soft and sweet baby clothes from The Blackbard Bunny are sustainable and ethical. All of their nature-inspired items are handmade in their Berlin studio with no harsh chemicals or dyes. Their production method is low-waste, and they use recycled packaging.
Pique Tea Crystals – Their unique teas are composed of supercharged 100% organic tea crystals, which are Cold Brew Crystallized, meaning they deliver maximum antioxidant capacity – 6x the antioxidants of tea bags and 20x the antioxidants of bottled tea.
CBD Plus Oil – This organic hemp-derived oil is versatile and has many healing benefits – including pain relief, sleep aid, and inflammation reduction.
Berkey Water Filters – We use the Big Berkey in our homes to make sure our families aren’t consuming heavy metals, pharmaceuticals, and other toxins.
Joovv Go – Science shows the benefits of red light for reducing inflammation, improving skin, joint help, regrowing hair, and reducing oxidative stress. The Joovv Go is a portable red light therapy model at a great price. It’s also small enough to fit in your purse. FDA-approved, battery-powered and rechargeable, it’s ideal for face, hair, neck, or any sore muscle or joint.
Mama’s Select – Get 20% off of any herbal supplements for pregnancy, breastfeeding, or postpartum with code GREENCHILD20.
Concur Microbiome Recovery System – Concur’s organic skincare line helps restore harmony in your skin’s microbiome with high-quality ingredients and probiotics.
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