• Green Parenting Without The Guilt

    When recently reading a great article in the Sunday Times by a fab writer Jen Gale (@sustainableish), it really made me reflect on taking it all back to basics.  It’s so easy to get caught up in all the eco options on the market and what we ‘should’ and ‘shouldn’t’ be doing to raise our children in a more eco-conscious way, when Jen reminded us it’s always ok to keep repeating the basic concepts.  Babies are always being born, parents are choosing every day to take a more environmental approach to lives and more and more people have become connected and drawn to nature over the last year than society has done for a long time, making us ever more aware of the importance mankind has on looking after our environment.
  • Seven top toys for young kids (18 months – 5 years) this Christmas, for parents who don’t want a house full of plastic!

    Companies are stepping up to the mark and producing toys which are both eco-friendly and great fun.  At Green Monkeys, we have researched this corner of the market extensively and have listed our top five eco-friendly, non-toxic, ethically made toys for 18 month to 5 year olds below
  • 7 Top Toys for Babies this Christmas, for parents who don’t want a home full of plastic!

    As more and more consumers become aware of the wider impact of their purchasing decisions, it’s great to see some brilliant options on the market to keep our little ones entertained. Choosing ethically made, eco-friendly toys doesn’t mean dull, uninspiring or lesser quality toys. On the contrary, non-toxic toys, made to last, are far more fascinating for young minds. Surely it’s never too early to start raising awareness of sustainable living amongst the next generation?