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Hemp is a quickly grown, sustainable source of natural plant fiber that is more durable than cotton. Like wool, hemp doesn’t invite bacteria or mold. Hemp fabric is wonderfully soft and smooth to the touch. Organic cotton breathes well and is soft to the touch when it is new. However, over time with frequent use, cotton padding can compact and become overfirm, causing it to lose its ability to wick away moisture as well as wool and hemp. When this occurs, cotton mattress pad covers may become vulnerable to mildew or mold. treated fabric attributes: no-iron, permanent press, stain-proofed, crease-resistant, water-resistant and flame-retardant. Additionally, goods that require dry cleaning should be avoided at all costs because once dry-cleaned, they will emit VOCS from cleaning solvents. In lieu of synthetic fabric blends that contain petrochemical ingredients and toxic residues, we can opt for all-natural organic fabrics made from cotton, hemp, bamboo and wool. G Crib linens: Fabric treatments can off-gas chemical vapors. When it comes to avoiding VOCs in baby’s linens, we have to give up the convenience of synthetic and/or chemically GO To read The New York Times’ take on this issue click on “Go”. Over 60, all grown up, and now we are….Smart, Satisfied, Shape-shifting, Surprising, Sexy, Simplifying, Significant, Singing, Silly, Self-assured, Santa, Sisters, Stoned, Strong, Skinny, Serene, Speechless, on Sabbatical… The voices of a diverse group of women over 60 are marshaled into a chorus of wisdom by writer Wendy Reid Crisp (GRAND’s editor in chief) with humor, irony, compassion, regret, forgiveness and wit. “When I Grow Up I Want to Be 60” is a little book with a big message. “…in Wendy Reid Crisp’s handling, the title appears to be ironic - there is nothing childish here - and real-life experience shines through… much smarter than most others of its slightness and ilk Click to order online: www.Amazon.com, www.BarnesandNoble.com, www.powells.com. the book sings of the diversity among elder women - an excellent antidote to a culture that usually lumps us into an invisible sameness.” – Ronni Bennett, “Time Goes By” 24 GRAND FEBRUARY 2009
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/15/garden/15mattress.html?_r=2&ref=health http://www.Amazon.com http://www.BarnesandNoble.com http://www.powells.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of GRAND Magazine - February 2009

GRAND Magazine - February 2009
GRAND View
Contents
GRAND Central
On the Cover: Susan L. Taylor, One in a Million
Get a Job!
The Healthy Crib
Movin’ to the G’Kids
Closing In
10 Disney Secrets
Ask GRAND
Just the Family We Are
Grand Prix: 0-3
Left Behind
Cycle Safe
Resources
GRAND Finale
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - GRAND View
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 5
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Contents
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 8
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 10
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - GRAND Central
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GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 15
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - On the Cover: Susan L. Taylor, One in a Million
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 17
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 18
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 19
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Get a Job!
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 21
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - The Healthy Crib
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 23
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 24
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 25
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Movin’ to the G’Kids
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Closing In
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 28
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 29
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 10 Disney Secrets
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 31
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Ask GRAND
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Just the Family We Are
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 34
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 35
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Grand Prix: 0-3
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 37
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Left Behind
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 39
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Cycle Safe
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 41
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 42
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Resources
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 44
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - 45
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - GRAND Finale
GRAND Magazine - February 2009 - Cover3
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