Author: Miriam Pierre

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1. Use Empathy Tantrums are a very normal part of personality development in young children and are also a very normal way for older children to release a build-up of tension and emotion that they have bottled up inside them. It is important not to take these outbursts personally. Your child is releasing their tension…
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1. Make sure your child is ready. Your child is probably ready to start potty training when they are: - Between 2 and 3 years old. - Aware of when they have done a wee or poo in their nappy. - Able to say when they need a wee or poo or have done one. -…
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1. Its kinder to our planet Did you know growing cotton is one of the world’s most heavily polluting crop using 16% of the world's insecticides and 10% of the world's pesticides. This puts greenhouse gases into our atmosphere, but with organic farming it actually removes C02 from the atmosphere and soil is healthy and…
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We wanted to highlight some easy sustainable swaps that we think are simple enough for any parent to be more eco-friendly. 1. Reuseable Cloth Nappies & Wipes With millions of nappies going to to landfill every year, making the switch to reusables can really make a difference. They are not as hard as you think…
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We got together with Maya Saffron a fitness trainer specialised in postnatal exercise to give you some useful tips to get you kickstarted back into fitness after having a baby. When is ok to go back to exercising after having a baby? Normal birth: if everything went well, as soon as 1-2 weeks C-Section: if…
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We thought we would team up with Marianna Sachse from Jackalo who is our this month's featured maker, to give you some easy tips we can all adopt to help make our clothes last longer. 1.Wash less Between water, detergent, and energy, washing clothes has a big impact on the environment. And, all of that…
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An Interview with Inbar Lee Hyams, author of The Big PickSure Book: A Tale of Conscious Consumption for Kids 1. What is the big idea behind The Big PickSure Book?  From a young age, kids are taught to consume in a way that disconnects them from nature, animals, other cultures, and even themselves. The Big…
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Welcome to February's edition of our Maker of the Month where this month we talk to the wonderful Marianna Sachse from Jackalo. We love her passion for sustainability and how it inspired her to make a difference with her amazing brand. Discover her quality designs with a "wear and play" feel and retro style. Tell…
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Welcome to 2020, a new decade! We wanted to help you beat the January blues by talking to Sally Jackson from the Faraway Gang all about her nostalgic style jumpers as well as keeping you warm with the benefits and care for merino wool. Tell us about the story behind The Faraway Gang and how…
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With Mothers Day approaching many of you will want to take the time to show and appreciate the mother figures in your lives, so here are our top picks of beautiful gift ideas that we think your mamas will simply love!  Our Top Mother's Day Gift Picks Organic Nude Bralette and Bikini Pants *£28 Mocha…
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Celebrate this Christmas by making them feel extra special! Check out our handpicked eco gift guide with beautiful gift ideas that we think you and all the family will love!  Our Stocking Fillers Make Your Own Kites £10 Butterflies by Dr Emma Lawrence £8.99 Sundial £10 Wisdom Yoga Sequence Poster for Kids £8.99 Bug Badges…
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Christmas is a time to come together and celebrate with your nearest and dearest but it can also be quite a conundrum of what to do or how to recycle your waste. So here are a few helpful tips to curb your "eco anxiety" that we hope will help you declutter post-Christmas and get you…