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Reusable nappies and wipes – why I encourage all new parents to make the switch

For literally hundreds of years (since the late 1500s at least), reusable nappies – or cloth versions thereof – were the mainstay of parents everywhere. That is, until 1947, when George M Schroder invented the first disposable nappy and changed the lives of millions of busy parents around the world. No longer did stay-at-home mums have to boil and handwash…

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Zero Carbon Kids – the new kids clothing charity encouraging us all to reuse and recycle rather than buy brand new

The past year has been a massive challenge for all of us. But at the same time, it’s been so inspiring to see so many people pulling together and coming up with brilliant ideas to spread some positivity and do something good during these most unprecedented of times. Which is why I wanted to give a platform to an inspiring…

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6 changes we’ve made at home to reduce our family’s environmental impact

I recently ran a poll on Instagram asking fellow parents if they’d been looking at ways to reduce their family’s environmental impact over the past year. And of the 1,000 or so people that responded, 90% said they were. Which got me thinking about all the changes we’ve been making as a family to try and be greener, more sustainable…

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Could hygge reduce the stress of life with a new baby?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you’ll be familiar with hygge, the untranslatable Danish concept of cosiness and quality time that’s been sending lifestyle bloggers into a frenzy for longer than I care to remember. But while many of us hard-nosed Brits (myself included) may think of ourselves as too busy and too sceptical to…

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