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The Upside of Ecoparenting
The first thing I did was change my perspective.
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April 3, 2017
Alternatives Journal
Sam Stedman and son.

If first-time parenthood sounds too easy, why not make a whole bunch of additional, fundamental lifestyle changes and become EcoParents instead? Brave or stupid – maybe a bit of both – that’s how we did it around here. (And just to add a little extra spice, we decided to simultaneously start a print magazine at a time when everyone says print is dying. But that’s a story for another day.) Oddly enough, we’re not the only ones. Time and again I hear parents tell the tale of “going green” around the time their little bundles of joy arrived.


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