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Publisher: New Society Publishers
Pub. Date: 2016-08-05
ISBN: 9780865718302
Format: Paperback - 192 pages
Size: 6" x 9" (w x h)
BISAC: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting/General

Spit That Out!

The Overly Informed Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Kids in the Age of Environmental Guilt

“Paige Wolf provides truths, tips, and mom-to-mom advice on how to go green without going insane in this humorous must-read.” —Pregnancy & Newborn

From BPA in baby bottles and asbestos in crayons to misleading “natural” labels—even the most steadfast parent can be driven to frustration.

Lighthearted yet authoritative, Spit That Out! cuts through the information overload, sorts cloth from disposable, and empowers readers to make simple but impactful changes.

Featuring real life anxieties and advice from celebrities like Alysia Reiner and Kaitlin Olson, to activists such as Robyn O’Brien and Stacy Malkan, to everyday super moms, Paige Wolf assures you that you aren’t alone.

Hot-button topics include food, toys, breast milk and diapers, clothing, the hidden toxins in schools, and how to spot greenwashing from a mile away. This “realistic guide to keeping your kids safe and healthy” is bursting with valuable advice on green vacations, how to handle unsupportive friends and family, and how to be green on a budget (People).

“Read this book!” —Alysia Reiner, actress, Orange is the New Black

“A drastic alternative to my original plan for my son’s safety—keeping him in a plastic bubble!” —Tammy Pescatelli, wife, mother, comedian, exhausted

“Wolf offers practical suggestions for both managing your house and managing your emotions when you feel overwhelmed.” —Apartment Therapy

“For readers seeking advice on how to ditch guilt and be proactive when it comes to making healthy choices for their children, Wolf’s book ought to become the go-to guide.” —Publishers Weekly

“Candid and humorous . . . a clear and comprehensive guide to navigating debates, understanding risks, and making informed decisions.” —Treehugger

About the Author

Paige Wolf is a publicist, author, advocate, and eco-chic green living expert. Paige regularly appears as a green living expert on television, in print, and at conferences across the country. A widely read author, she's received national acclaim from People.com, Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine, The Huffington Post, and more. Paige lives in Philadelphia with her husband and two children, where she runs Paige Wolf Media & Public Relations, a certified B Corporation offering communications services to clients who contribute to a sustainable world and positive change. To learn more, visit www.spitthatoutthebook.com




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