Green parenting is the trendiest and eco-friendliest technique of parenting. Read on for a few valuable green parenting tips.
Parenting as we all see it is a cumbersome task which irrefutably pays off in the end. However, some fear that they may fail miserably as parents. Nurturing children stretches far beyond the routine of changing diapers and singing lullabies. Moreover, there is a growing concern about the ever increasing expenses that accompany the mundane responsibility of parenting. Then, panic may arise with regards to safeguarding a baby’s environment and keeping it clean. In such case scenarios, one must resort to the phrase- “when there is a will, there is a way”. Introduce yourself to the art of ‘Green Parenting’! As the world raises a hue and cry about global warming and environmental degradation, teach your children to conserve the energy and resources of our planet! You will be amazed with how easy it can be to appropriately utilize the available resources without causing mother earth much harm. Remember, that your child is the future of the world. Inculcate them with environmental friendly habits and may they be so proud of their actions that they pass it on for generations to come. Here are a few ideas to aid you in the process of green parenting.
Green Parenting Tips
Cheap, Homemade And Second Hand Toys
Toys are fun and endow toddlers with an odd sense of security. But these plastic moulded objects last for barely months and are soon tossed into the bin! Let alone the waste of money, the damage that one plastic toy could cause to the environmental cycle is mortifying! Don’t splurge unnecessarily on mindless toys. Perhaps, a bunch of parents and kids could gather and organize a sale and swap of toys meet. Creating games for kids as they grow is a fantastic source of entertainment and a phenomenal way of educating them. Be it cards or a second hand board game, you are taking the greener route to parenting!
Sad but true, the cotton industry has a catastrophic impact on the environment! By merely accepting hand-me-downs from a relative or friend, you are doing a really good deed. Swallow your pride and resist the urge to splurge. Of course you may want to pamper your child with materialistic things. Contribute to green parenting and watch the textile mills churn at an astonishingly slower speed. When buying new clothes, avoid polyester, acrylic, rayon, acetate, triacetate and nylon. Always hand over your old clothes to a charity house, it’s a good feeling!
The market is flooded with good natural organic baby skincare products. Nevertheless, it is recommended you try out the wonderful baby bath mix that will leave baby’s skin feeling silky smooth. Blend a cup of oats in a food processor and sprinkle them into the bathtub! Baptize your baby into an eco-friendly world! Cleanse him or her of every speck of impurity!
Two Years Of Breastfeeding
Not only is the physical and emotional health of babies protected, but the food miles, packaging time, cleaning products and money all greatly plummet with an increase in breastfeeding. The ‘World Health Organization’ (WHO) recommends two years of breastfeeding. This may be quite a challenging task, but after six months, one feed a day sufficiently provides important antibodies.
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