by Christopher Gavigan forward by Meryl Streep. This book offers a guide to creating a healthy, nontoxic and environmentally sound home. "Childhood cancer is up 25% in the last generation, and asthma has surged - more than 6 million children now suffer from it. While these troubling increases can't wholly be attributed to environmental poisons, there are measures we can all take to reduce risk" - from the forward by Meryl Streep. This and contributions by Gweneth Paltrow, Brook Shields, Michelle Obama, Tom Hanks, Toby McGuire and Kate Hudson shows how concerned we are as a nation about our children. From the beginning we can make changes; preparing for baby, cleaning with safer suds, choosing, eating and storing healthier food, natural body care, safer toys and clothing for our children, greener gardens, yards and outdoor spaces, clean air and water, raising a green pet, and healthy home improvement. Each chapter has helpful tips, web-sites to check out, and safe substitutions so we can make ourselves, our homes and lifestyles much better ones. Soft cover 321pp.