sustainable living

Squeaky Green: From Toxic to Clean(er)

I can remember it well, I was pregnant with my first born and worried about EVERYTHING! I worried about what I ate, I limited my caffeine intake (not with my second baby), I felt every little twinge or cramp as if it was a warning. I pretty much followed every “rule’ given to pregnant women, which is quite an extensive list. I was super anxious about it all but that because it wasn’t my first… Read More »Squeaky Green: From Toxic to Clean(er)

Sustainable Ways to Dress your Bump

In a world that revolves around fast fashion it can seem “revolutionary” not to participate. My Facebook and Instagram are currently littered with maternity clothing advertisements. Each one at shamefully low prices with captions such as “save 20% on cute tees”. They are stylish and affordable, but all fast fashion comes with a hidden cost. The documentary The True Cost breaks down the environmental toll and human rights violations created by the fast fashion industry.… Read More »Sustainable Ways to Dress your Bump

Flygskam! Dealing with flight shame and reducing your carbon footprint

More and more people around the world are pledging to keep their feet planted on the ground. Meaning they’ve stopped traveling by air because of the great impact it is having on our climate. In Sweden, they’ve even coined a term, flygskam, which literally means flight shame. It’s meant as the guilty feeling you should get when you fly and this shame seems to work; at least in Sweden anyway. Swedish airlines have noticed a… Read More »Flygskam! Dealing with flight shame and reducing your carbon footprint

Eco-friendly Lunch Ideas For Your Little Ones

Summer holidays will soon be over for my family. There are many things I enjoy about summer holidays, one thing I certainly have enjoyed is the break I get from packing lunches. I am sure I am not alone and that there are many other parents out there who also dread packing their children’s lunches on a daily basis. Packing lunches for myself and husband is no problem, however, packing lunches for my picky four… Read More »Eco-friendly Lunch Ideas For Your Little Ones