The Eco Baby Magazine

BENEFITS OF BREASTFEEDING

WHY BREASTFEED? Perfect Breast Milk Breastmilk provides just the right proportion of essential nutrients, vitamins, proteins, fats and antibodies to help your baby’s body and brain develop. What’s amazing is that it also can adapt its composition to meet your baby’s...

DAD AS A TEXTURE BOARD

One of the greatest attributes of men is that they feel great (or they probably wouldn’t be daddies in the first place). Whilst much has been written on how Dads can bond with Baby. We will keep saying – baby’s favourite place to be is right against you. Nothing beats...

EASY NUTRITIOUS HOLIDAY MEALS

Whilst winter is a time when we often eat more, holidays should also provide us with extra time to try new meals and get creative in the kitchen. It was the father of  medicine, Hippocrates, who famously quipped “Led Food be your Medicine and Medicine be your Food” –...

BABY’S FIRST WINTER: A Survival Guide

What if your FIRST child arrives in June – there is ice, a biting cold and atrocious windchills. The idea of venturing into the slippery, germ-infested cold with a newborn is not appealing. In fact, it terrifies most moms.. But you have absolultey nothing to be afraid...

10 SENSORY PLAY ACTIVITIES FOR BABY

A QUICK REMINDER OF THE IMPORTANCE OF SENSORY PLAY: HOW MANY SENSES?1. Sight • 2. Smell • 3. Taste • 4. Hear • 5. Touch 6. Vestibular sense is the inner ear that helps with head position in relation to gravity 7. Proprioception in joints, which tells you where your...

5 INDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR ACTIVE TODDLERS

PILLOW WALK Do you need a great game that will improve your toddler’s gross motor development? This is a great motor development game, which involves walking on pillows. At first, this can be very difficult for a toddler and they might even get frustrated. However, we...

Make Your Own: Moon Sand

We love ‘moon sand’ or ‘magic sand’ for sensory sand play. You can buy it from art and craft suppliers, but it is fairly expensive. These instructions show you how to make it yourself!

No Bake Energy Bites

Here’s one for Mum,  SO easy to make and absolute guilt-free heaven! Perfect for those times when you are so busy sorting everyone else out that you forget to take care of you. Plus they come in one-hand convenience size for all the breastfeeding Mamma’s out there.
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Shaving Cream Bathtub Paint

We just LOVE how bright and fun this idea is! Plus it’s super easy to do and all the ingredients are probably waiting in your cupboard already. Thrifty fun? Fantastic!
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Make Your Own: Soapnuts Liquid

Soapnuts contain saponins which are a natural surfactant. They are 100% organic and chemical free and have been used for washing for thousands of years by native peoples in Asia as well as Native Americans.

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