Did you know 1 out of 3 moms has to choose between diapers or good for their babies? Unfortunately this is a disheartening fact, but there is something you can do! After pregnancies, baby showers and kids mother's really become amassed with more clothes, blankets and gear than your children could possibly use. So why not recycle those baby goods and pass on those baby items…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on May 17, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments
There have been a lot of concerns surrounding childhood obesity as of late, which leads to concerns about our sugar consumption. While we always encourage the most natural sources of nutrition, stevia has been floating around the low-carb/low-sugar diet crazes as a safe and healthy alternative. Most folks think that stevia is just one plant! Contrary to popular belief however,…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on May 10, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Only 4 days into the CleanWell Earth Day Challenge and we have learned that our store is the perfect environment for testing sanitizing products. From our sticky playroom to our accident prone changing room to everyday cleaning, The Little Seed has managed to find great use in the to-go disinfectant products by…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on April 5, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Today is World Water Day. It comes in a week when UNICEF and World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the millenium development goal on drinking water access has been met ahead of time. Still, almost a billion people in the world live without access to clean drinking water. We can change this... with our birthdays. Pledge to give…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on March 22, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
It's so simple. Watch and spread the word. K.O.N.Y 2012.
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It’s not easy task to get excited about working out – it’s even more difficult to infuse your children with excitement for it. But it is pivotal. "One in seven preschoolers is already overweight, and the number rises in the elementary- and middle-school years. Prevention begins at home, “ says Michelle May, MD, an advisor to the American Academy of Family…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on February 9, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
While vegan leather is an animal-friendly alternative to real leather, it can mean several different materials.
There are many other materials that can be used as leather alternatives. Some of these materials are:
Vegetan — a shop-owned trade name for one grade of microfibre
Added by The Little Seed on February 2, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
While we always try to buy completely all-natural products, there are a few items that slip through the cracks. We read the ingredients in our foods, making sure they are made from organic ingredients, and that nothing synthetic or fake is going into our bodies. What about what is going ONTO our bodies? Many large skin and haircare manufacturers will put toxic…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on January 26, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
It has long been said and believed that fish is just about the healthiest thing you can eat. Its often been reported that salmon carries cancer fighting agents, that fish oil keeps you laughing like you did when you were a kid, and a diet of fish and salad will keep you trim and fit.
All of these things may be true, but in recent years we have also become…
Added by The Little Seed on January 19, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Many of us don't have the option of putting our kids into a private school that in some cases can cost as must annually as college, not to mention the application process! However, our options are limited when it come to a good and safe school for our children that is public. Thus, we are starting to see a bigger trend in home schooling.
Just twenty years…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on January 12, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
The New York Times recently posted an article online titled 'Fussy Baby or a Sleep Disorder?' It really got us at The Little Seed thinking..... what is the line drawn between our children being fussy and a chronic problem? Are we becoming too worrisome as…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on January 5, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
In recent years the idea of making our children's food healthier has gained importance - from home life to school. With growing rates of childhood obesity and malnutrition, it only seems natural that parents would be concerned. We have decided to bring the topic of school lunches to this week's Tackle Thursday platform.
Congress recently released…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on November 17, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
Here at the Little Seed, we are always putting our environment first when it comes to the way we live our lives. From the all natural vegetable dyes we use in the private label clothing line, to the organic maple and bamboo used in the furniture we sell, and even right down to the non toxic, eco-friendly products used to clean our store. In today's world, we…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on August 18, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Seeing as summer is here with the kids by the pool or at the beach, we thought we would get the advice of Lisa Cook (make sure to check out her profile). Lisa is not only a life-long swimmer herself, but also the experienced teacher and founder of…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on August 11, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
Summertime is officially here and Los Angeles is feeling the heat! Kids and families all over are basking in the sunshine, taking family vacations, enjoying outdoor activities and looking for water. Pools and the beach are a huge summer attraction and water safety is a huge concern. So when is it time to get your baby in the water and what are some helpful tips? The Little Seed…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 14, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
As a purveyor of health-conscious and eco-friendly children's goods, we're always fielding questions from our Little Seed community members about what's what in the world of chemical additives. Recently, the hottest topic of concern has been fire retardant chemicals in children's products: What are they? How can you tell if they've been added to a garment or product? And, most…Continue
Added by The Little Seed on July 7, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Are toddlers too young to be wearing makeup? Is this an innocent game of dress-up, or does it speak to a bigger issue? We have all been there- going through mommy’s clothes and jewelry, slathering on lip stick around our mouths - trying to emulate what we’ve seen our mothers do a million times. And mostly we just ended up looking like funny little clowns- red lip stick, faces…Continue