Sustainable Families Blog

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Small Babies – When a Premature Baby is Born

Giving birth prematurely can be a traumatic and scary experience. Stephanie from Small Babies describes her journey with her very own small baby.

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Drop & Collect Lucky Dip

Every year far too many New Zealand babies die suddenly during their sleep. Many of these deaths can be prevented.

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Surviving the First Year With Twins

How does one deal with newborn twins? Here are 9 tips for surviving twins.

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10 Date Night Ideas for Parents at Home

Having a stay at home date night is a great way to nurture your relationship. Below are 10 ideas to connect with your partner after the kids are in bed.

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Baby Steps to Sustainability

Interested in becoming a more sustainable family? Here are some simple tips from Little & Brave.


Healing and Hope: Recovering from Postnatal Depression

Guest Blogger, Bunny Taylor, talks about her journey to health and wellness

School Holiday Activities

School Holiday Activities

The School Holidays are here! We’ve put together a few fun and simple ideas to keep you and your Little busy this School Holidays.

Troubleshooting Leaks

Troubleshooting Leaks

Occasionally leaks can occur. Here are some tips and tricks that we have put together after working with parents and caregivers to get a snug fit.

Landfills Are Not Compost Piles

Landfills are NOT Giant Compost Piles

I’m not going to lie, there was a time when I really did think that a landfill was a giant compost heap. But it is not. It is far from reality. Landfill is just that. It fills the land. But we can change that!

Conservation Week

Conservation Week Activities for Babies and Toddlers

It’s Conservation Week (Kia Mahia Te Mahi) in New Zealand from the 15th – 23rd September, and what better time to start introducing conservation and nature to your Little. Try one of our engaging and fun Conservation Week activities.


Our Commitment to the Environment

We are humbled and thrilled by the positive response from people about the upcoming launch of our fully compostable nappies and commercial composting service. There seems to be real momentum in the community from people who want to make a change to a more sustainable option for their family, and we think that is great.


Home Composting

Our nappies are designed to be processed in a commercial composting facility where the necessary conditions are present to ensure pasteurization and ‘recycling’ into useful soil conditioners.

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