Posts Tagged ‘eco parenting’

Earth Day – How can you make a difference?

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 t...

Healthy Lunchbox Ideas for Kids

With a new year of school just about to start, I’m looking for inspiration for healthy, waste-free and easy lunchbox ideas and I wanted to share with you some of my favourites. My dau...

5 Tips for Springing into the Garden with kids!

Spring is in the air, and one of the best parts of Spring is gardening! For children, cultivating the Earth creates a direct relationship with living and growing things and Nature sets the pace...

How to avoid those plastic toys!

Presents.  It can be a touchy topic among family and friends when you are making an effort to reduce your impact on our environment yet family want to buy all the latest gadgets for your child. The...

Aussie parents unaware green time can help kids perform better at school

A growing body of research reveals contact with nature has academic benefits for children. While the vast majority (89%) of Australians who regularly care for children agree that contact with natur...

Plastic free challenge – Preparing for Baby!

As we embark on the final week of our plastic free challenge, we not only have the huge task of buying food that is free from any plastic packaging but also prepare for a new addition to our little fa...

No plastic challenge

So for the past week, our family has embarked on a no plastic challenge in celebration of Earth Day 2012. What exactly does that mean? Our goal as a family was not to buy anything with plastic in...

5 Easy Ways to go Green

In the “olden days” there wasn’t anything like energy efficient light bulbs, different bins for rubbish, recycling, green waste, energy efficient appliances or electric cars. Our kids are growin...

Living Chemical Free Seminar with Dr Sarah Lantz

‘Our Children will ask...What were our parents thinking? Why did they produce toxic chemicals and then allow them to get in to our bodies? Were they so arrogant to think that our bodies would no...

Eco Tips for parents

We've put together a list of  the Top 10 Eco tips for parents. We all have a different awareness and concern for the environment but I believe this list I have created is a good start for any n...