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EcoMum’s 7 Focus Points for Green Parents

Busy moms can lose their “green” focus. Green Prophet’s EcoMum goes over 7 focal point tips to keep over-stretched moms on their “eco” pointe. It’s been a while since this EcoMum reported her tips on Green Prophet. I’ve been in my “mummy bubble” and from here I take it for granted that most people these […]

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Ecomum Throws a Green Birthday Party

Birthday parties can be delightful events but they can also be stressful and very unhealthy for your children and the earth. With the stress on many parents these days to invite whole classes of children, to entertain, feed and send them home with a party bag, it is no wonder that we are left with […]

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Ecomum Scratches Her Head From…Lice!

The kid’s got head lice, again? Ecomum offers her natural tips. Oh the joys of back to school, done with all the holidays (for now), found bliss in returning to a routine and actually drinking my tea while it’s still hot. Then being a mum and thinking this is just too good to be true […]

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Ecomum on Lead-Free & Clean, Green Toys

It seems like every day there is yet another toy recall in the news, the odd one was scary, but at this rate it’s downright terrifying. Do not let yourself be discouraged: there are plenty of safer options around and a big freebie too –– our imagination. Unfortunately, toy makers are so aggresive in their […]

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EcoMum: Bathing Baby and Water Conservation

Well, winter is upon us and the rain is finally dampening the earth but that does not mean that we should forget about our water conservation efforts. One way of saving water and keeping our little ones a little more dry-eyed is by cutting back on bath-time. Coming from England where water conservation was never […]

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EcoMum on Nappies & Laundry

The subject I seem to be always answering questions about is keeping those nappies clean. Unlike most European countries or the States we are yet to be blessed with nappy services. So how does one keep those cloth nappies (diapers) clean without feeling swamped? To tell the truth it’s really easy and no it does not […]

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EcoMum on Indoor Games

Okay, so I know it’s hot and going outside is not always the best option. So what can we do with the kids indoors that does not involve TV and video games? This week I will give you the rundown on indoor games, and believe you me, there is no shortage of ideas. There are […]

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EcoMum On Green Summer Vacations

The summer is here and the kids are at home, if they are not at summer camp then you are probably hearing the words “I’m bored!” alot, if not too much. So how to keep your kids happy and green at the same time. In the next few weeks I hope to bring you some […]

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Green Baby Steps: Eco-Mum on Cloth Nappies

Last week Green Prophet introduced Sophie from Tinok Yarok, when she started her weekly column on ‘greening’ your baby. This week Sophie discusses the cloth nappy debate. Thinking about switching to the cloth diapers of yesteryear? Here’s Sophie’s take:This week I am introducing you all to the cloth nappy debate. This is a big one […]