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This is a little bit of an experiment for me and my family… I’m going to talk you through the rubbish that we’ve accumulated as a household, in 7 days. I’m literally emptying out my rubbish bin on you all, and showing you what we either send to landfill or to recycling. Disclaimer – it gets messy (and a bit smelly – but you don’t need to worry about that.)

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Today I’m sharing with you my top ten tips for positive parenting, from language to rules to scheduling.

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For clothes, I tend nearly always shop in independent online shops, second hand shops or vintage shops. This week, I’m giving you 10 tips on how to effectively second hand shop and also take you along on a shopping trip with me and Gitte!  View Post

Here I’m talking you through what I pack in my bag as a low waste mum of two. Disclaimer: it’s pretty minimalist!


Emma xxx

PS. Could You Parent Plastic Free? and Five Zero Waste Parenting Switches

A few months ago I did a blog post called 50 newborn essentials you really don’t need (but every list tells you you do). The aim was to make people think about purchases for a new baby; the amount of stuff you’re told you need can often feel quite overwhelming and so much of it isn’t always necessary and certainly not an “essential” (top and tail bowl, I’m looking at you!). Today I want to talk about the things I believe you do need; products that are helpful and sustainable and can make both mum and baby’s life easier. View Post

A typical day in the life for us is slow, routine-free, unspecial and totally special all at the same time… View Post

Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for talking reusable coffee cups, bamboo toothbrushes and cloth nappies, but recently – and with a house move on the horizon – I’ve started to think about bigger picture changes we can make within the four walls of our home that go beyond the smaller (albeit brilliant) day to day acts.

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