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The Ultimate Green and The Family Team Up to Spoil Moms Green This Earth Month


April 20, 2010 – (TUGS) and (TFG) are giving moms, both online and offline, the gift of green this Earth Month. With a Green On the Go giveaway valued at over $300 and including everything from organic sunscreen to an ultra-hip solar backpack, TUGS is spoiling TFG’s online audience of over 150,000 with the gift of green and giving TFG’s 4,000-plus moms’ groups members a gaggle of green-chic goodies, too.

But the giving doesn’t stop there! TUGS founder, green lifestyles expert and published author Laura Meyer is giving TFG readers a word to the eco-wise each month with the launch of her new column “Living the Green Life.”

“Moms want green, baby. From organic onesies to cloth diapers to BPA-free bottles to low-VOC paints to chemical-free weed killer and back again, moms today will not stand for toxins in their environment. Period. Even in this down economy, our readers are choosing organic in record numbers and seeking out easy and fun ways to go green and stay green. The synergy between and is palpable—we’ve got the moms; they’ve got the green. Best part about TUGS: They’re demystifying the whole environmentally-conscious thing and making it mainstream, accessible and affordable, while still managing to keep it chic and cool. As budding eco-warriors ourselves, we’re honored to deliver such an important message to women everywhere,” say TFG Editor-in-Chief Jillian Swartz.

About is a one-stop green shopping destination for everyone in the family. The store carries hundreds of eco-friendly and organic products by many of the premier green manufacturers and designers in the following categories: Home & Garden, Office, Baby, Kids, Pets, Clothing & Bags, Bath & Beauty, Gifts and Solar. Whether consumers are looking for organic bedding, green furniture, eco-friendly school supplies and lunchboxes, green toys, organic sunscreen, solar backpacks and chargers or the perfect baby gift, it’s all there at The store also has a fantastic wedding and baby shower registry.

With its reputation for excellent customer service, has been featured in many magazines and has recently been selected by Go Green Expo, the nation’s premier green trade show, as its exclusive online retail partner. The store’s founder and CEO, Laura Meyer, is a green lifestyles and home improvement expert, a published author, and has appeared on many national radio and TV shows.

Laura is a mother of three sons, two of whom had respiratory problems as babies and, years ago, she found that a variety of changes she made in her home to reduce their exposure to chemicals made a significant difference in their health. It is this fact that has been the greatest impetus to her championing green living.

About is a fun and information-packed online magazine and regional resource guide for savvy parents and parents-to-be (and grandparents, aunts, uncles, caregivers—really, there’s something here for everyone). From autism awareness and the top hot button issues facing families today to the makeup trends of the season and how to raise socially conscious kids to easy ways to go green, save money, have more energy, get a sex life back, get a workout in and not go totally, flippin’ crazy, The Family’s got it all.

It has got over 1600 pages of articles on everything parents need to successfully navigate the brave new world of Parenting 2.0, including its regional guides (check out the map on the bottom-left of its homepage) that connect visitors to what’s happening on the local level by listing the best of the best in their hometowns. It has got bonkers-good giveaways every day (free stuff rules!), comprehensive shopping pages, coupons with big savings on items that visitors and their families need now, inspiring mom profiles, interactive blogs, regular charity features (and it donates a percentage of each issue’s revenue to the featured charity), celebrity interviews, expert advice, easy-to-do how-tos, cutting-edge perspectives and the latest and greatest in lifestyle and home, fashion and beauty, well-being and health, pregnancy and more.

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