Keeping kids occupied without buying stuff or generating lots of waste is the holy grail for a lot of parents. I’m always quick to bookmark ideas for low-waste activities that don’t cost the earth. Here are some I came across on my internet travels.
I’m not the type of parent that feels the need to fill every hour of my kids’ days with entertainment. I think boredom is a great encourager of creativity and I feel that my kids are more than capable of being responsible for their own entertainment. That said it’s nice to have a few craftsContinue reading “Summer Activities with Kids – 2017”
I have to admit that I hate kids’ activities that generate a load of waste, stuff that I have to clean up and deal with when all the excitement has subsided, so I’m always on the look out for activities that either generate very little waste or keep the kids entertained long enough to justifyContinue reading “Summer Activities with Kids No. 1”
I thought I lived a sustainable life until I started my Zero Waste journey, and this blog, in 2016 but God was I clueless. I didn’t even realise single-use coffee cups weren’t recyclable or compostable and I had been heavily involved in an ‘environmental’ political party for 4 years at that stage! So needless toContinue reading “Raising Zero Waste Kids 2021”
When you ask people what turned them onto sustainable living the answer very often has to do with becoming a parent. There’s something so primeval about wanting to protecting our children from all the world’s ills and nowadays the impending threat of the planet’s demise unfortunately must be counted as one of them. Therefore it’sContinue reading “Sustainable Ethical Kids Clothes 2021”