Bambini is an ongoing column that features Bamboo’s favourite eco parenting ideas and products, for children of all ages.


Five Fixes for Dry Skin

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Is your child’s skin still reeling from winter’s low humidity and the central heating used to counteract it? Try these tips to get it soft and silky in no time.


Five Fun Ways to Spend March Break

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Despite what some scheduling-obsessed parents would have you believe, March Break doesn’t need to be jammed with activities. In fact, it doesn’t take much to keep kids happy, busy and productive. The key, as Boy Scouts know, is to be prepared.


What Are They Sleeping On?

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Here’s a scary thought: chances are, every piece of bedding in your home that is made with mainstream cotton or polyester fabric is saturated with dyes, bleaches, pesticides, stain treatments and fire retardant sprays.


Smart Sleds

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Ready to head for the hills? Here are a few eco-friendly sleds that deliver on need for speed, and need for green.


Raising Green Kids

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Want to raise a greener kid? One who thinks twice about running the faucet at full strength, would rather wear organic or gently used gear than mass-produced alternatives, and doesn’t give the TV a second glance when there’s outdoor playing to be done? Here are three tips to get you started: Lead by example. Parenting [...]


Generous Kids :: 3 Ways To A Kinder Holiday Season

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Bambini is an ongoing column that features Bamboo’s favourite eco parenting ideas and products, for children of all ages. Ah, the holiday season. It really is the most wonderful time of the year—that is, until your children’s gargantuan list of things they want to get, not give, shows up. While it’s understandable that our pint-sized [...]


Mini Furniture Must

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Bambini is an ongoing column that features Bamboo’s favourite eco parenting ideas and products, for children of all ages. There’s no denying that kid’s furniture is all kinds of adorable, but, before you splurge on a pint-sized foam-filled lounger, know this: that new piece of furniture is likely made from polyurethane foam, which contains all [...]


3 Questions With HipMommies.ca

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Bambini is an ongoing column that features Bamboo’s favourite eco parenting ideas and products, for children of all ages. Going green has become good business, especially in the baby and kids sector. We talked to Joseph Chua, owner of HipMommies.ca, about how hopping on the sustainability bandwagon—and making the move to greener pastures—is impacting his [...]


Perfectly Polished Children

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Bambini is an ongoing column that features Bamboo’s favourite eco parenting ideas and products, for children of all ages. You don’t need us to tell you that conventional nail polishes are far from green. Most are comprised of three main chemicals that work to extend the life of your manicure—formaldehyde, dibutyl phthalate and toluene. These [...]


Green Kids’ Gear

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Bambini is an ongoing column that features Bamboo’s favourite eco parenting ideas and products, for children of all ages. In a perfect green world, we’d always dress our kids (and ourselves) in clothes that meet GARAC criteria: green, affordable, readily available and cool. Since that hope is not yet a reality on all fronts, we’ve [...]