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A Woman’s Monthly Friend: Baby BeeHinds Eco Pads 

Now this might gross out a lot of women, but what if I told you there was a reusable version of your disposable tampons and pads? Something that would save millions of female sanitary items ending up in landfill each year? Well such things do exist – your equivalent tampon is the silicone menstrual cup and reusable cloth sanitary pads, made in much the same way as modern cloth nappies but a lot trimmer and for mums! Continue reading…

Lifestyle, Things I Love

Bodypeace Bamboo Clothing Review

In my previous blog Benefits of Bamboo and Shopping Ethically, I mentioned that I walked into a store selling bamboo clothing whilst on holiday in Byron Bay last year. It is so luxurious that I wanted sing my praise for this eco fashion label, Bodypeace Bamboo Clothing. I have never been a passionate fashionista until I found this wonderful clothing and couldn’t help but fall in love with this seriously indulgent eco wear.

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Good to Know, Lifestyle, Things I Love

The Benefits of Bamboo and Shopping Ethically

Since I started using cloth nappies I have become a lot more conscious about the everyday choices I make when it comes to eco and sustainable living; not just environmentally but ethically as well. The many decisions we make today will have an impact on our children’s future, for the better or worse. In this article I outline a few small lifestyle choices I have made regarding the clothes I wear to benefit our children’s future, both environmentally and economically.

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Good to Know, Lifestyle, Practical Parenting, Things I Love

Baby BeeHinds Modern Cloth Nappies

After writing a blog about how I found my way into using modern cloth nappies, I have put together some information on my choice of modern cloth nappies and why I like them, and the scenarios that I find them useful for. There are many different brands and styles of modern cloth nappies on the market these days, so I am just going to focus on my favourites and the ones that I use on my daughter on a daily basis.

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Practical Parenting, Things I Love

Minitalia – The Creative Way to Learn Italian!

One of the things I love about my husband (amongst many others) is his Italian heritage; the culture, the food, the music and of course Italy itself! Our holiday to Italy in 2012 was my first overseas trip and perhaps the most memorable holiday I have had thus far so I am very fond of all things Italian. My husband grew up speaking Italian at an early age, but his parents were advised to start speaking only English in the home once he reached kindergarten and over time he just started to communicate in English only. How things have changed since then, with many bilingual parents communicating to their children in their native language with the child learning English outside of the home.

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