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  • Why organic cotton?

    So you thought regular cotton was a great choice for your child... If you think cotton is a safe choice because it is "natural", think again. Here are some cold hard facts about the cotton you may be dressing yourself and your kids in… Until about half a century ago, cotton growing mainly involved sustainable techniques: it did not permanently deplete resources or create health hazards. With an increase in the world’s demand for cotton at cheaper costs, this has lead to new techniques that aren’t great for us or the environment. The pesticides used on regular cotton increasingly threaten...

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  • Parenting Interrupted - Making Time for the Things That Are Most Important

    I read an article in the Huffington Post and it brought me back to two nights ago.  As a mom and entreprenuer, I find I'm constantly juggling a million things at once.  I just started a new business, so answering emails and phone calls while my toddler plays nicely on her own, is nothing new. But two nights ago was a different story.  My baby girl made her way upstairs, which is a normal occurrence as well, but instead of finding her sisters toys to play with, she found the WD40 that was literally left out two minutes before (as my...

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  • Parenting Interrupted - Making Time for the Things That Are Most Important

    I read an article in the Huffington Post and it brought me back to two nights ago.  As a mom and entreprenuer, I find I'm constantly juggling a million things at once.  I just started a new business, so answering emails and phone calls while my toddler plays nicely on her own, is nothing new. But two nights ago was a different story.  My baby girl made her way upstairs, which is a normal occurrence as well, but instead of finding her sisters toys to play with, she found the WD40 that was literally left out two minutes before (as my...

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  • Meet Sofamo the Eco-Friendly Children's Bedroom Supplier

    Why would you look only for original style when you can combine it to the eco-friendly aspect?  That's exactly what we found in Sofamo's products, with its range of unique baby and kid's bedroom furniture, combining gentle curves and modern lines to soft colours and cute and lasting designs.  They evolved from the regular manufacturing process to provide the best in this industry, by producing low formaldehyde contents, no VOCs and PEFC certified beds, chests of drawers, wardrobes and more.  Sofamo's eco-friendly choices will help parents decide what is the best for their children. The Sofamo Story Sofamo was created in France in 1982...

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  • How To Prevent A Fussy Eater

    Friends and family are always commenting about how our two daughters are excellent eaters. They pretty much eat everything we give them and always looking to try new things. For kids aged 5 and 7, this is impressive, especially when they have friends over who don't eat this, and don't eat that. So how did we do it? These are our tips on how to prevent a fussy eater. 1. When the girls were younger but older enough to have the same foods as the rest of the family (i.e., not baby or mashed foods), we would put everything that we...

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  • 5 All natural ways to help your child get a good night’s sleep

    At Lilala KIDS, we sell some of the world’s finest organic cotton pyjamas / pyjamas available, designed to help your children get a good night’s sleep while giving you peace of mind knowing that they are not wearing chemical-laden fabrics that could be harmful to their health. You can provide your children with organic cotton sleepwear and ultra-soft, plush bedding that will keep them comfortable, but what if they have a hard time getting to sleep in the first place?  How do you get your children to sleep when it’s way past bedtime and they don’t seem to be tired? We have...

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