21 01, 2011

Choosing Ethical Souvenirs

By |2021-05-24T08:40:52+00:00January 21, 2011|Products & Lifestyle|Comments Off on Choosing Ethical Souvenirs

Bringing home presents and souvenirs from your holiday is all part of the fun, but not all of the things on offer in the world’s tourist shops are what you could describe as truly “ethical” – and sometimes, they’re not legal either. It’s a potential minefield even for knowledgeable and [...]

15 11, 2010

Eco-friendly Christmas Gifts

By |2021-05-24T08:40:52+00:00November 15, 2010|Products & Lifestyle|1 Comment

Christmas is a time for giving, but for the eco-friendly family, trying to do the right thing for the world doesn’t really sit easily with the conspicuous consumption – not to mention the tonnes of paper and packaging – that seem bound up in “traditional” presents. Fortunately as an increasing [...]

16 06, 2010

Buying Ethical Presents

By |2021-05-24T08:40:52+00:00June 16, 2010|Products & Lifestyle|Comments Off on Buying Ethical Presents

There’s nothing quite like the joy of giving – or getting – a present, and if you can do some wider good into the bargain, then everybody wins. With so many horror stories in the media surrounding slave-labour manufacturing of this newest must-have toy, or that latest fashion range, it [...]

30 06, 2009

Is Having Kids Eco Friendly?

By |2021-05-24T08:40:51+00:00June 30, 2009|Products & Lifestyle|1 Comment

While it's fun to kit your kids out in cute eco-friendly clothes and teach them how to protect planet Earth, there's one fundamental question that may cause eco aware parents a few sleepless nights. Our kids may be clever, well brought up and destined to do something wonderful with their [...]

30 06, 2009

Does Kid’s Chemical Free Sun Cream Really Work?

By |2021-05-24T08:40:51+00:00June 30, 2009|Products & Lifestyle|Comments Off on Does Kid’s Chemical Free Sun Cream Really Work?

While playing in the sun can be fun, modern parents now know that it's sensible for children to limit their exposure to strong rays. Judging by the variety of sunhats (and the odd parasol) on display in kid's playgrounds during summertime, it seems the expert view that too much sun [...]

30 06, 2009

Eco Friendly Birthday Parties

By |2021-05-24T08:40:52+00:00June 30, 2009|Products & Lifestyle|Comments Off on Eco Friendly Birthday Parties

As any modern parent knows, children's birthday parties aren't what they used to be. While once upon a time kids were happy with a slice of cake wrapped in a serviette, today's parties are often expensive affairs featuring computer games, entertainers and elaborate gifts for each child. The competition between [...]

29 04, 2009

Homemade Baby Powder

By |2021-05-24T08:40:49+00:00April 29, 2009|Products & Lifestyle|Comments Off on Homemade Baby Powder

If you are concerned about patting your baby down with baby powder and want to know if there are alternatives, then you have found what you're looking for. The following article takes a look at the latest on using baby powder and provides a natural, talc-free alternative. Surprisingly, doctors actually [...]

29 04, 2009

How to Make Gentle Bath Oil

By |2021-05-24T08:40:50+00:00April 29, 2009|Products & Lifestyle|Comments Off on How to Make Gentle Bath Oil

Soft and supple skin is a common goal of many women and some men. Modern society, with its chemicals, toxins and dehydrated air, takes a terrible toll on our skin. Certain seasons of the year dry it out even more. The great demand for moisture is well-documented by the large [...]

28 04, 2009

How to Make Nappy Rash Ointment

By |2021-05-24T08:40:50+00:00April 28, 2009|Products & Lifestyle|Comments Off on How to Make Nappy Rash Ointment

When it come to treating nappy rash, here's what every concerned parent should know. First of all, nappy rash is quite common, the symptoms your baby will have depend on the severity of the nappy rash. Nearly all cases of nappy rash can be successfully treated at home and you [...]

28 04, 2009

Homemade Cradle Cap Recipe

By |2021-05-24T08:40:51+00:00April 28, 2009|Products & Lifestyle|Comments Off on Homemade Cradle Cap Recipe

If you are trying to get rid of your baby's cradle cap, here's how to do it using ingredients from nature. Plus, you can save money at the same time. First of all you should realise that cradle cap is not really a serious or painful condition. However, it should [...]

29 07, 2007

Organic Children’s Products

By |2021-05-24T08:40:49+00:00July 29, 2007|Products & Lifestyle|Comments Off on Organic Children’s Products

Organic goods are popping up in practically every store on the high street nowadays. From organic shoes to organic pet food there doesn't seem to be a product that hasn't had a greener, healthier, organic makeover. It is well documented that the cost of organic products often puts people off [...]

5 06, 2007

Eco Friendly Kids’ Clothing

By |2021-05-24T08:40:49+00:00June 5, 2007|Products & Lifestyle|Comments Off on Eco Friendly Kids’ Clothing

Eco friendly clothing is a real buzz word at the moment with the high street rapidly catching on to the fact that consumers want products that are produced using sustainable resources such as organic cotton, hemp and silk - in other words, funky clothes made from materials whose production and [...]

15 03, 2007

Fair Trade Products

By |2021-05-24T08:40:48+00:00March 15, 2007|Products & Lifestyle|1 Comment

Buying Fairtrade products for your children not only provides them with excellent quality (and mostly handmade) toys and nursery goods, but also fosters a real sense of ‘shopping with a conscience’ from an early age. Seeking out fairly traded goods doesn’t mean compromising on style,(there are some amazing fair trade [...]

13 03, 2007

Re-Usable Nappies

By |2021-05-24T08:40:48+00:00March 13, 2007|Products & Lifestyle|1 Comment

If the thought of using cloth nappies on your baby conjures up images of struggling with nappy pins wrestling with sweaty plastic pants and being surgically attached to your washing machine, think again! Far from being ‘out of the ark’ reusable nappies are very much the modern alternative to disposables. [...]

7 03, 2007

Breastfeeding Rather Than Bottle Feeding

By |2021-05-24T08:40:48+00:00March 7, 2007|Products & Lifestyle|Comments Off on Breastfeeding Rather Than Bottle Feeding

The breast v bottle debate has raged since the advent of infant formula, but medical experts don’t advise that “Breast is Best” without good reason. While the decision to breastfeed or bottle feed is intensely personal, and based on a variety of different factors, the fact remains that breast milk [...]

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