updated 03/19/2012 AT 5:55 PM ET
•originally published 03/19/2012 AT 6:45 PM ET
Jessica Alba: actress, wife, mother, and now, author!
Alba, 30, will release The Honest Life, a how-to handbook based on her mission of creating a natural, non-toxic life for her family.
“It’s totally crazy but amazing,” Alba tells PEOPLE of her book news, adding of her lifestyle, “I’m not extreme. This book is for people who are in the middle but want to create a healthier life, like me.”