I posted recently a Summer Reading List, of books about all things sustainable, and was contacted by a wonderful lady called Nicola Baird (who I met at the Ecover Message in our Bottle launch) about one of the books that she has written called Homemade Kids.
It really is great, and I wish someone had given me a copy when we were expecting BigSmall.
It would have opened my eyes to more sustainable ways of parenting, beyond simply using re-usable nappies.
The book covers many areas that new parents might welcome some guidance on:
- Giving your home a green makeover
- Gifts and celebrations
- Time with your baby
- Sleeping, baths and no-fee babysitting
- Getting around
- Local life
and even discusses how to deal with that very difficult one of how to approach the subject of buying less, or…
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