Young children make very natural gardeners. They love hands-on activities, they like spending time outdoors and exploring nature, and they don’t mind getting a bit grubby in the process. Gardening is an engaging way to teach children about nature, where food comes from, and the importance of looking after our planet.
Our little ones’ immune systems are their first line of defence against illness and, just like with our adult immune systems, theirs get stronger with the help of a balanced variety of nutritious foods. We’re talking fruits, veggies, whole grains, and protein-rich foods.
1. Choose biodegradable alternatives! When it comes to household waste, what do you think gets thrown out more than anything? If you’re a new parent, two things will come to mind: nappies and baby wipes! Did you know the average baby is estimated to go through 4,000 – 5,000 nappies (filling 130 bin bags) and as many as 15,500 disposable wipes in their early years? Despite their obvious convenience, a lot of these products are made and packaged with synthetic plastics that will take up to centuries to fully decompose.... Read More