Buy the Eco-nomical Baby Guide for the Holidays

Searching for the perfect Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa/Solstice/some other winter holiday gift for the expecting parents in your life? Well, you are in luck because we have the perfect suggestion: The Eco-nomical Baby Guide: Down-to-earth Ways for Parents to Save Money and the Planet. We can vouch for its brilliance because we wrote it ourselves.

Me simulating a pregnant woman who is ecstatic upon finding The Eco-nomical Baby Guide under the tree.

We packed it with information we wanted to know when we were pregnant or immersed in those early days of parenting, from how to outfit the nursery to the ins and outs of eco-friendly diapering and feeding. This book will save parents thousands of dollars in their baby’s first year.

Our Publishing Journey: From Dorms to Diapers

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We met back in the early 1990s—Rebecca an impressionable freshman in college, Joy the older and wiser resident assistant. Little did we know that several years, boyfriends, and trips around the world later, we’d be emailing each other back and forth about . . . diapers.
Us in 2007

“What’s the difference between a prefold and a pocket diaper?” “How do you wash your diapers?” “Have you tried making your own baby food?” After months of stimulating conversation on these and other life-and-death topics, Joy had the inspired idea to put our new-found knowledge into a book. Early in 2007, we drafted our first book proposal. Convinced of its brilliance, we immediately sent it off to a few major publishing houses.

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The Best Green Baby Books for New Parents

When Joy and I started working on our book two and a half years ago, we thought we had the most original idea ever. We searched and couldn’t find any green baby books on the market. We rushed the idea off to publishers, sure we’d have a bidding war on our hands. Imagine our shock when no one seemed to jump at the chance to publish our unwritten masterpiece.

Okay, so we were a little naïve. Eventually we did get a publishing contract, and we’re proud to announce that our creation will hit bookstore shelves next spring.  And we’ll have company! Since we’ve started the project, other eco-minded writers have published some green baby books of their own: