Earth Day – How can you make a difference?

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Earth Day is celebrated worldwide on 22nd April to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment. Earth Day is the largest, most celebrated environmental event worldwide that is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. On Earth Day, we remember to appreciate nature and learn ways to protect our environment and this needs ...

Christmas Gifts Ideas made with LOVE

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Christmas is a time of giving and often with the rush and urgency of getting things done in time, we forget that sometimes it's the little things that really matter. Too often people find themselves rushing and buying gifts from department storeswith little thought. Sometimes if we can just stop or slow down a bit we can ...

DIY Children’s Fairy Garden

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Whether you're working with a single flowerpot or a huge garden bed, creating a fairy garden with your child is a wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors and celebrate whimsy together. Pinterest is full of beautiful fairy gardens and is a great place to begin gathering ideas for a fairy garden of your very own. But ...

Top DIY Eco Christmas Decorations

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Christmas is such an exciting time of the year and adding those personal, handmade touches to your home is what makes it really unique. I love making little DIY projects with my kids and using the things around us and in our natural environment to make beautiful things. It's like bringing together bits and pieces of ...

12 Spooky Recycled Halloween Crafts

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Whether you are already sharpening the pumpkin-carving knives or are content to make do with a scary movie night, Halloween can be a fantastic opportunity to get crafty and creative with a bit of themed decorating. But who wants to shell out buckets of money on cheap plastic ghosts and witches that will inevitably find ...

Toxic Free Cleaning for a Healthy Home

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I’ve always been a sickly child and my mum has always been a clean freak (sorry mum!). Instinctively I had some inkling that these 2 might somehow be related. Fast forward 35+ years later, I learnt I was right. There is practically non-existent regulations on what toxins are allowed in our homes. Ingredients that are known ...

100% Kid-Safe, Eco-Friendly Paints

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My kids were born with an innate desire to create. Like the ancient peoples who made their marks on rocks, sculpted works from stone and bone, and created in ways buried by time, all three of my children came into this world determined to make their mark and capture the unique way they see the ...

Reduce, Reuse & Recycle – World Environment Day Challenge!

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  As a growing family with three young kids, our journey to live a more sustainable lifestyle has continuously evolved as we continue to strive to do our bit to reduce unnecessary waste ending up in our oceans or in landfill. We live in a society where everything is so easily disposable, it's the generation of single-use plastics! But ...

Are my children’s crayons TOXIC?

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Have you ever wondered what your children’s crayons are really made of and whether they are in fact safe for your child to chew on? I’ve had the same questions and concerns myself because as a mother I know how much my toddler loves putting things in her mouth! So I believe as parents, it’s our responsibility ...

Alexx Stuart – Low Tox Life Course

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  Hi, I'm Alexx Stuart, owner of "Low Tox Life" and I'm thrilled to be collaborating with Melinda from Eco Toys for our upcoming "Go Low Tox" e course!   I have been researching passionately and speaking with doctors, naturopaths, environmental scientists, nutritionists, building biologists and textile experts for a decade now - hard to believe. I turned to ...

The Power of Self Love

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There are many self care tips on offer nowadays, especially for mums. It’s great we have access to more conversations around self care and all that we can do for ourselves around this topic, however, I also have an equal feeling that it can be a little overwhelming at times when we are so busy ...

100% Natural, Non-toxic Pure Rubber Bath Toys!

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  Traditional plastic bath toys are made using a toxic mix of chemicals such as BPA, Phthalates & PVC that can leach into the hot bath and be ingested by babies when they suck on them. Another serious health concern is the mould and water that gets inside bath toys and remains there for many years. Our new range of natural rubber ...