Green Scene

Welcome to the Green Scene! This section of our blog is dedicated to articles and information about being “green”, safe and environmentally responsible as possible.

Raising Eco-Healthy Kids

Posted in Bumkins, Green Scene on May 24th, 2010 by johanna – Comments Off

As parents become more aware of the toxic chemicals in the environment, information on ways to reduce and prevent exposure to the chemicals becomes increasingly important. The Environmental Working Group has published three ways parents can reduce their children’s exposure starting before birth. The information includes ways to reduce chemical exposure while pregnant, when feeding kids, and when cleaning the house. Following some of these important steps will keep the chemicals away from children when it matters most.

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Bumkins new Certified Organic Baby Products have arrived!

Posted in Green Scene on February 24th, 2010 by admin – Comments Off

gots-logo_rgbBumkins popular Organic Baby Products are now certified! Extra soft 100% certified organic cotton terry your baby will love. The Bumkins full line of organic feeding and bathing products includes:

Bumkins Organic Baby Products

Bumkins Organic Baby Products

certified organics for baby

Certified Organics for baby

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Cloth Diapering Habits

Posted in Bumkins, Cloth Diapering, Contests, Green Scene on February 17th, 2010 by johanna – 12 Comments

We are finding that cloth diapering parents are taking advantage of the wide range of diapering options available to them. The choices are outstanding and creative parents are using a combination of diapering options including the use of disposables when convenient. We here at Bumkins would love to hear about your stash of diapers, which ones you use when, and what influenced your decisions.

Please send us your comments and cloth diapering experiences. One lucky commenter will be chosen to win a Bumkins All In One and package of disposable liners.

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Bumkins’ Covers are Great With Prefolds!

Posted in Bumkins, Cloth Diapering, Green Scene, Product Highlights on December 9th, 2009 by Courtney – Comments Off

Check out this great video with step-by-step instructions on using a prefold diaper. The Bumkins Pink Paisley Diaper Cover is the perfect way to add a fun print and finish off the job!

Buy your own, online today, at Natural Pure Essentials!

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Best Way To Stop Flu Bugs

Posted in Bumkins, Green Scene on June 5th, 2009 by johanna – Comments Off

imagesThe recent emergence of the new H1N1 virus reminds us of how vulnerable we are to flu bugs. Prevention becomes the number one focus and the media is abuzz with news of quarantines, travel restrictions, facemasks, and school closures. However, 51 studies examing different ways to contain the flu bug point to the best preventative measure – handwashing. Encouraging children to wash their hands with soap several times a day may be the most effective way to contain respiratory virus epidemics.

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