How We Try To Raise Eco-Conscious Children

**Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links.  For full disclosure click here. In the beginning of parenthood, without really realising it, I was becoming a “crunchy, earth-loving mama”. It was then that I decided to learn more about the eco-friendly lifestyle and adopt eco-conscious values in our home. Here are some ways we try to raise eco-conscious …

Easter Basket Gift Guide for Young Kids

  Easter is fast approaching, but unlike other holidays, I am stress-free and mainly excited.  The actual meaning of Easter aside, the holiday to me is about the coming of Spring and new beginnings.  Growing up, on Easter my sister and I would always receive outdoor toys like skipping ropes and sidewalk chalk at the …

Cloth Diapers: 5 Reasons We Chose To Use Them

**Dislosure: This post contains affiliate links. For full details click here When Kain was first born, we lived in an apartment and used the communal laundry rooms. Between baby showers and diaper parties, we didn’t have to buy diapers at all for the first 6 months. At that point, we had purchased an apartment size …

Why Choosing A Real Christmas Tree Is Best For The Environment

**This post is in partnership with The Christmas Tree Council of Nova Scotia, all opinions are my own “It doesn’t feel like Christmas until you have a real tree” My most beloved tradition in early December is getting our Christmas tree.  As an eco-conscious family, we always opt to get a real tree for the …

20 Eco-friendly Stocking Stuffers for Kids

**Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links.  For full disclosure click here. In our house, the first thing we open Christmas morning is our stockings.  These little socks have the potential to hold a lot of waste.  Mindfully planning out what to include in stockings can reduce the Christmas morning waste and can be lots of …

6 Eco-Friendly Ways to Wrap Gifts This Christmas

**Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that this blog post contains affiliate links and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases (at no extra cost for you) The holidays are fast approaching and with that comes waste.  LOTS of waste.  Every gift comes in some kind of package, which …

7 Easy Ways to Participate in Plastic Free July

Single use plastics are literally taking over our world. Almost everything we use comes wrapped in some type of plastic film.  The majority of plastics cannot be recycled..   The Plastic Free July initiative was started in Australia in 2011, to bring awareness to the problems we face with plastic and to educate people on how …