Month: February 2019


Finally converting to cloth nappies (kind of)

I blogged last year about planning to change Evan’s nappies from disposable to cloth, but I have a confession. I never did it. I did some research, got lots of information and then I didn’t do anything about it. I think I know why. I find the cloth nappy community and products very intimidating. There […]

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Easing the carbon guilt by walking to nursery

Andrew started working from home last week, to finally finish his Kickstarter-funded never-ending video game. This has meant that I’ve had to do the nursery run on my own. This involves getting the kids in the car, a not so simple task when we’re involved in complex, tear-inducing negotiations about car snacks and footwear, and […]

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Is there such a thing as eco-friendly slippers?

Before I buy anything new, I have a look to see if there’s an eco-friendly version of the product I need. If I can afford it and can find it, I try to buy the eco friendly version. Now my faithful (and no doubt decidedly un-eco-friendly) Matalan slippers have worn out – I decided to […]

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