Top 6 Natural Teething Remedies

Natural teething remedies can be very effective to help your baby through these rather painful episodes. Below is a general chart giving you an indication when you can expect your baby's teeth to appear or, medically speaking, "erupt". There is a broad range of normal and some babies are even born with their teeth or … Continue reading Top 6 Natural Teething Remedies

Homemade Granola quick and easy

Homemade granola is a good alternative to well-known brands like Kellog's, Nestlé or supermarket-owned ones. They usually contain too much sugar and the packaging is hardly ever recyclable. Even if it says so on the packet, there is no guarantee the council will take it. Other issues are the microplastics which can come off the … Continue reading Homemade Granola quick and easy

Five Green Footprints

Hello, it's Monday. Again. July. Warm. Thunder-y. Breezy. Hot. Despite or because of all this, I hope you'll enjoy some of the links below. 1.When I was looking for some new Bamboo toothbrushes for me and my family last week, I spotted this rather inspiring site &Keep. Along with sites like Big Green Smile, the … Continue reading Five Green Footprints

Natural Insect Repellents As An Alternative to Chemical DEET- How Effective Are They?

I take my daughter to a woodland playgroup almost every Thursday morning. In the summer, the woods are swarming with midges. Being quite intelligent little beasties, these midges look for shelter underneath trees and the undergrowth. It is even worse when it rains and that, unsurprisingly, happens a lot in Scotland. I found myself between a … Continue reading Natural Insect Repellents As An Alternative to Chemical DEET- How Effective Are They?

Update to “Menstrual Cups”

A few weeks ago, I wrote about menstrual cups and reusable pads and pointed out the positive steps every one of us could take towards a healthier and more sustainable period by switching to these products. Unfortunately, most people still don't know about them and campaigns to fight period poverty in schools mainly concentrate on … Continue reading Update to “Menstrual Cups”