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Ecomom: A Green E-Boutique for the Whole Family

06/01/2012 at 02:00 PM ET
Courtesy Ecomom

Whether shopping for yourself or buying for baby, scouring the stores to find your fave products that are not only good, but good for you isn’t always easy.

Which is why we’re loving Ecomom, a one-stop shop filled with green goodies for the whole family.

With celeb fans including Tia Mowry, Josie Maran, and Annabeth Gish, the virtual aisles have been stocked with everything from cloth diapers and eco-friendly toys to luxurious bath and body essentials and healthy home finds.

Your children are sure to love the classic collection of organic wood toys — including the timeless Push Along Duck ($38) and Solid Wood Dollhouse ($150) — while you indulge in some pregnancy pampering with Organic Foot Balm ($17), Italian White Sage and Geranium Body Oil ($24) and Preggo Lip Butter ($9).

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Kellie Martin Relaunches Eco-Friendly Store, Romp

05/28/2012 at 10:00 AM ET
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After welcoming daughter Maggie in 2006, actress Kellie Martin made it her mission to go back to basics in the toy department.

“We weren’t doing any plastic or battery toys, but I was having trouble finding stuff,” she recalls.

Fortunately, a chance encounter with a photographer during a photo shoot introduced Martin to an online store filled with all the goodies she had been searching for.

An instant fan — the new mom‘s first purchase was a wooden camera for her little girl — Martin was devastated when she discovered that her new favorite hot spot would be closing its doors.

“[I thought], ‘I can’t let it close!’” she says, immediately calling her husband. “I said right away, ‘I think we should buy it.’”

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Tyler Florence’s Tips for Feeding Picky Eaters

05/04/2012 at 09:00 AM ET
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As a chef and father-of-three, Tyler Florence knows firsthand that avoiding picky eating habits means starting early.

“If you’re not introduced to a food by the time you’re 3-years-old, you’re literally afraid of it as if it will hurt you,” he tells PEOPLE.

“The best thing you can possibly do is when they’re like 6-months of age, 8-months of age, go for the healthiest, most nutrition-dense, flavorful product you possibly can.”

To that end, Florence created Sprout baby food, a line of organic meals for your little one, that was inspired by an experience he had during a photo shoot taking place at his apartment.
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Round-up: Cool Earth-Friendly Products for the Whole Family

04/20/2012 at 02:00 PM ET
Courtesy Envirosax

Ready to go green?

With Earth Day coming up this weekend, it’s all about doing your part for the planet.

So to help you and your mini tree huggers celebrate the big day (and beyond!), we’ve rounded up some of the coolest eco-friendly clothes, toys and gear.

And what better to set things off than outdoors with a picnic at the park?

Perfect for storing snacks and accessories for the whole gang, Envirosax‘s Babushka Tote ($9) is lightweight, portable and waterproof.

And thanks to its reinforced seams, it holds as much as two plastic bags combined.

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Kelly Preston’s Top 8 Eco-Friendly Kid Picks!

04/20/2012 at 10:00 AM ET
Andrew MacPherson

When it comes to raising her 16-month-old son Benjamin in an eco-friendly environment, Kelly Preston isn’t messing around.

From the organic food he eats (on the menu? Fresh spinach, carrot and kale juice, quinoa and scallops!) to his co-sleeper and toys, the new mom is a stickler for finding the most natural, toxin-free options.

“I’m meticulous on checking ingredients,” Preston tells PEOPLE of her never-ending quest for healthy — and yummy! — foods for her family, including Ben’s big sister Ella, 12.

“If they’re organic, I’ll try them! If they’re delicious, I’ll keep buying them!”
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Jessica Alba: ‘I Live My Life the Best I Can’

04/19/2012 at 10:00 AM ET
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Going green isn’t just a passing thing for Jessica Alba. Since becoming a mother of two, it has become a way of life for the actress.

And in an effort to give other parents easy access to a similar eco-friendly lifestyle, Alba recently launched The Honest Company, a monthly subscription service of baby products.

“I love all of the products — the shampoo/body wash is truly tearless without any numbing agent, the detangler actually detangles and smells delicious, and the diapers are the best disposables on the market!” she tells GILT’s Little Inspiration blog.
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Giveaway: A Yummy Organic Snack Package from Tasty Brand (a $125 Value!)

03/19/2012 at 12:00 AM ET
Courtesy Tasty Brand

Celeb tots and moms alike (Tori Spelling, Nia Long, Lisa Loeb) love Tasty Brand‘s yummy organic snacks.

From fruity treats and cereal bars to cookies, the company’s products are chock full of all-natural ingredients and good-for-you vitamins and nutrients.

Want to try them out? They’re giving away an amazing package to one lucky Moms & Babies reader. It includes five snack boxes of organic fruit snacks ($50), 10 snack bags ($30), 4 boxes of organic cereal bars, one large family pack of cookies ($19) and an eco tote bag ($6).

Hurry up and enter for your chance to win! Online entries must be received between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 3/19/12 and 11:59 p.m. (ET) on 3/25/12. See Official Rules.

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