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#778385 - 08/19/12 11:11 PM How do you raise a green child?
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Please read and share your ideas!!!

www.bellaonline.com/articles/art40575.asp
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#778682 - 08/21/12 06:30 PM Re: How do you raise a green child? [Re: Meredith-Natural Living]
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Great ideas Meredith! smile
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#778685 - 08/21/12 07:17 PM Re: How do you raise a green child? [Re: Meredith-Natural Living]
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Wonderful article and great ideas. Best teaching methods, by example.
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#783333 - 09/19/12 10:41 PM Re: How do you raise a green child? [Re: Meredith-Natural Living]
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Thank you Diana and Alissa. It is amazing how the simple act of doing can create such powerful change examples for our youth.
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#795447 - 12/06/12 06:36 PM Re: How do you raise a green child? [Re: Meredith-Natural Living]
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I am trying as much as possible to raise my kids "green." I used bum genius diapers to reduce impact, and they each have their own stainless-steel water bottles/reusable cups. I live it as much as possible so I think they will learn from watching me. I personally have not taken a paper/plastic cup or plastic/paper bag in 7 years and I bring my own containers when I order to-go food, which does not cause the vendors much chagrin, they use my stuff instead of the styrafoam. It takes a little pre-planning, but for example, if you are going out for ice cream, just bring a cup & a spoon or get a cone that you eat! It works and kids will follow your example!

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#795459 - 12/06/12 10:00 PM Re: How do you raise a green child? [Re: Meredith-Natural Living]
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Carolyn, you are a fabulous role model for your children and for us! You are right in that this all takes planning ahead, but what a huge difference you make for the environment and for your children! Imagine if everyone did the same!!
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