My plastic free life: busy single mummy & business owner — no plastic

Eco-Friendly Reading Ideas

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Eco-Friendly Reading Ideas

For those of us who have been asked to dress our little ones up at school or nursery, we'll know that World Book Day is upon us again falling this year on 3rd March 2022. Dressing up as characters from our favourite books is a really great way to encourage our babies and children to get excited about reading, but ... it got me thinking... what other ways are there to get children really into reading? And are there any plastic-free and eco-friendly ways to do this, too?  Here are some ideas for activities to inspire our little ones to engage...

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Plastic-free traditions and new starts

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Plastic-free traditions and new starts

We've got some beautiful traditions and celebrations to look forward to over the coming days, and I thought I'd take the opportunity to explore ways to celebrate these festive occasions with your families... plastic-free of course! Here's a little run down of some of the special days and upcoming celebrations over the coming days (not an exhaustive list, by any means... there's also the beginning of the LGBT+ History Month and Vasant Panchami, and more, but I just wanted to focus on a few, before I have to head off and collect my son from nursery, ha ha!):   31st...

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The benefits to mum & baby of going plastic-free

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The benefits to mum & baby of going plastic-free

I first wrote this blog post for Isabella and Us and you can read the whole blog post here. . I’m Laura. I’m a single mother living in Brighton with my 3 year old son, Finn. I founded Plastic Free Baby, an online plastic-free shop and eco blog when I was pregnant, and here’s why… When I was struggling to conceive a child, I wanted more than the “just think positive” words of wisdom people offer up. I wanted tangible ways to improve my chances of conceiving and birthing a healthy baby. This research became more significant still, when I...

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My Ultimate Plastic-Free & Organic Baby Guide

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My Ultimate Plastic-Free & Organic Baby Guide

It's Organic September!  #chooseorganic   Going organic is growing in importance for so many families these days... but... - Why buy organic for your baby? - Why go organic AND plastic-free for your baby and family? - And what are the best organic products for babies?   Here's my plastic-free organic baby guide, which I hope helps you to navigate the world of raising an organic baby ;-).  I am a massive advocate of, whenever possible within your family budget, buying organic alternatives to baby products. There are benefits to the health of our families and the environment by choosing organic. Searching for...

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Plastic-Free Parenting

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Plastic-Free Parenting

  Plastic-Free Parenting   If you thought plastic-free or low plastic living was hard before you became a parent, then bringing children into the world can bring a whole new set of plastic-related traps! This photo was taken of myself and my son, aged 7 months old... I've learnt as I've gone along, and hope I can pass on some things I've found.   Even before conception, studies indicate that the toxicity of some plastics can have a bearing on human fertility, on the chances of miscarriage, and the development of a foetus. Plastics can be a part of everyday life for a...

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