How to: live sustainably on a budget

Let’s admit it: we all want to be better for the earth, but sustainable living can be a pain. Especially if you’re busy managing a family, and your finances don’t stretch far enough to only shop organic products or build solar panels on the roof.

Living a greener life doesn’t have to be stressful and expensive, however. Start with these easy steps, and you’ll reduce your family’s footprint without breaking the bank. Continue reading “How to: live sustainably on a budget”

Why every parent should know about the circular economy

It’s one of those terms you hear more and more these days: the circular economy. But what exactly is it? How does it relate to daily life, and why is it important for kids to know about it, too? Here’s all you as a parent should know about this new movement. Continue reading “Why every parent should know about the circular economy”

3 x awesome companies that recycle kids stuff (and food)

In the midst of bringing up a (set of) little human(s), it can be hard to remember that kids’ items also have their ecological impact. Luckily, more and more initiatives are popping up to help reduce our children’s carbon footprints. Here are three UK companies that are making parents’ lives easier when it comes to recycling. Continue reading “3 x awesome companies that recycle kids stuff (and food)”

5 x DIYs with kids clothes

Soft Focus of a Two Years Old Child Choosing her own Dresses from Kids Cloth Rack

If there’s one thing that’s better than recycling, it’s upcycling. Because what’s more fun than turning outgrown favourites into new eye-catchers? DIY-ing with clothes is a perfect crafting activity, and a great way to teach the next generation about sustainability and recycling. Continue reading “5 x DIYs with kids clothes”

How to: get back into the school routine

It’s among the most stressful times of the year: the back to school period. The kids are not the only ones that have to transition back into the school rhythm, you as a parent might have some difficulty adjusting too. Gathering school materials, syncing up agendas and finding a new babysitter can all be quite stressful, so here are some tips to make the process as smooth as possible. Continue reading “How to: get back into the school routine”

How to: throw an epic kids’ party

You face the challenge at least once a year: organising your child’s birthday party. While you probably have a million other things on your to do list, they’ll have to make way for organising The Big Day. Are you struggling to find inspiration this year? Then you’re in luck: we’ve got you some fresh ideas. Continue reading “How to: throw an epic kids’ party”

How to: survive your holiday with kids

Do you go on holiday for yourself or for your kids? If you do it right, the answer can be ‘both’, but sometimes that’s harder than it sounds. What’s an amazing experience for your kids can be exhausting for you… But don’t panic: it is possible. With these tips and recommendations,  you will return from your next holiday completely Zen. Continue reading “How to: survive your holiday with kids”