NewsLego Is Going Eco-Friendly For Kids With Plant-based Plastic Pieces This Year

Lego is upgrading their botanical building pieces with a new plant-based plastic with a goal to release them by the end of the year. The company is collaborating with others to make sure the product is sourced sustainably and production has already begun.

By Brian Spaen
2 months ago
ParentingCarbon-Neutral Book Empowers Kids To Protect The Environment

A new illustrated children's book prepares kids for the realities of climate change while also instilling hope and giving them the tools to make a change.

By Aimee Lutkin
6 months ago
ParentingWhy These Parents Designed An Eco-Friendly Baby Bottle

The non-toxic bottles are built to adapt and grow with babies as they develop, while also helping to keep  plastic out of landfills. 

By Desirée Kaplan
7 months ago
ParentingElectronic Toys May Impede Language Development, Suggests Recent Research

According to recent research, children's use of electronic toys may not be teaching them as much as marketing suggests. In fact, reliance on electronic toys may distract from important language building with parents and caregivers.

By Kristi Pahr
10 months ago
Parenting

Parents Can't Hold Their Babies Too Much, According To New Study

Many new parents are on the fence about how much they should hold their babies, concerned about how much attention is too much. According to a recent report, it appears that the more you hold your baby, the better is it for their development.

By Kristi Pahr
10 months ago
Parenting

New Guidelines For Children's Health Stress Importance Of Getting Enough Sleep

We all know that sleep is important, but an update to the recommendations for children's sleep stresses sleep health as an imperative, even at a young age. Sleep impacts physical, emotional, and mental health, even in kids and teenagers.

By Kristi Pahr
10 months ago
Parenting

What Every Parent Needs To Know About Biking As A Family

Biking is a fun, eco-friendly way to get kids and teenagers outdoors, especially in the summer. But it's important to refresh the whole family on safety, bike etiquette, and the rules of the bike lane before hitting the pavement.

By Maria Cook
10 months ago
Parenting

The Best Yoga Poses To Reduce Stress In Kids

One way to help children handle stress is to incorporate a yoga practice into their daily routine. Yoga expert and teacher Alice Louise Blunden breaks down the best poses for children to reduce anxiety and promote mindfulness.

By Kristi Pahr
11 months ago
Parenting

These Eco-Friendly Gifts Are The Perfect Way To Celebrate Dad This Father's Day

Holidays are busy with presents, and Father's Day is no exception. Luckily, it's surprisingly simple to find gifts that are not only good for the environment, but are sure to please the special dad in your life.

By Kristi Pahr
11 months ago
Parenting

What Every Parent Needs To Know About The 'Baby Wearing' Trend

For many parents, "babywearing" is a great way to be close to your child while having your hands free to do other tasks at home or in public. The most popular styles of baby carriers include slings, wraps, and buckle carriers.

By Kristi Pahr
11 months ago
Parenting

3 Simple Ways To Transition Your Baby To Solid Foods

Babies develop at different stages, but they all eventually transition from liquid to solid foods. Whether you want to make your own baby food or try baby led weaning, your family has options when it comes to introducing solid foods to your baby.

By Kristi Pahr
11 months ago
Parenting

The Easiest Homemade Snacks That Won't Break The Bank

Children love snacks, but running to the store can get time consuming and expensive. Luckily, it's easy to make healthy, kid-friendly snacks right in your own kitchen, including crackers, dips, granola, and even gummy candies.

By Kristi Pahr
11 months ago
Parenting

5 French Parenting Lessons Every Mom Should Know

Bestselling parenting book Bringing Up Bebe is full of lessons for U.S. parents who want to raise their children the French way. Here are six important takeaways  from the book that can help your kids live happier and healthier.

By Maria Cook
11 months ago
Parenting

5 Creative Apps To Teach Your Kids About The Importance Of Going Green

Who says that technology just encourages kids to stay inside? These five apps teach kids about the beauty of the natural world, the importance of getting out into nature, the future of renewable energy, and the need to live green. 

By Maria Cook
11 months ago
Parenting

The 5 Greenest Cities In The U.S. To Raise Your Family

As more U.S. cities invest in green initiatives, eco-conscious families may feel the urge to migrate. Everyone's preferences are different, but knowing the safest areas and best schools can guide you in what's best for your family.

By Maria Cook
11 months ago
Parenting

What Every Parent Needs To Know About Cloth Diapers

As new parents, you might wonder about the environmental impact of raising your child. Luckily, making the switch to cloth diapers is not only eco-friendly, but simple, affordable, and accessible, once you get a hang of the basics.

By Kristi Pahr
11 months ago
Parenting

5 Simple Ways To Shop Greener At The Grocery Store

Grocery shopping is a universal errand--every family has to do it. So it makes sense that the way we shop can have a huge collective impact on our planet. Here are five ways to make a difference by going green at the grocery store. 

By Maria Cook
11 months ago
Parenting

The 5 Eco-Friendly Tech Toys Your Kids Won't Want To Put Down

No matter their age, engaging kids in play with toys is excellent for development. As technology becomes more ingrained in our lives, it enters children's play more and more. Luckily, eco-friendly tech toys exist for kids of all interests.

By Maria Cook
11 months ago