My husband, 1 year old baby, and I moved from Malaysia to Mexico in the summer of 2018. We traveled by airplane, but our household goods traveled by boat. We sold all our electronics, gifted most of our baby implements, and donated a ton of clothes. Even with all this purging, we managed to fill a 17.5 cubic shipment container with furniture, kitchen implements, and clothes. And to be specific, clothes means my clothes. My… Read More »Living Through 3 Seasons on 1 Suitcase
Let’s talk about how every day choices you make can help our planet. There are so many simple and easy changes we can all make to our daily lives.
Happy New Year! As a new year begins and another comes to a close, we inevitably reflected on our actions this past year. While there is always room for improvement, we wanted to think about what we are already doing for the earth and consciously choose to keep doing those things. Instead of making resolutions this year, we decided to make goals. Resolutions feel so inflexible and are often quickly abandoned at first blunder or… Read More »The Earth Mamas’ 2019 Stop, Keep & Starts (#GOALS)
As a new parent, or a parent at all, it can be tempting to get the latest and greatest of every toy out there. Or, if you are like me, you don’t want the latest and greatest but maybe just a variety as well as what you might think they really need in order to be a “well balance kid”. Maybe it’s something educational or an instrument or we can’t forget, something that supports those… Read More »Repurposing to Make Your Own Water Table
Spoiler Alert: No need for the baby bathtub on your shower registry! Reusing regular household items will save you from buying a short-lived plastic item. Looking to conserve water and save money on water bills? Skipping adult-sized bathtub usage with your baby will reduce your water usage and save a precious resource. Reuse People will insist you need new things for your child. The problem is these new things come from the Earth’s resources, and… Read More »Eco-conscious Baby Baths
Zero waste has become trendy… and I am happy about that… but, what is zero waste? The Zero Waste International Alliance defines it as a lifestyle more than a destination, on their website they state “Zero Waste is a goal that is ethical, economical, efficient and visionary, to guide people in changing their lifestyles and practices to emulate sustainable natural cycles, where all discarded materials are designed to become resources for others to use. Zero… Read More »My step by step guide to start zero waste