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The Global Parent: 13 Inspiring Traveling Families on Instagram

My not-so-secret, moderately-crazy dream? 2 solid years traveling the world while home-schooling (world-schooling) the kids (when kids are between ages 8 and 12). Gives us another 6 years to get our act together and in the meantime we travel-lust and gather inspiration from some of the families that are already wandering the world together, raising truly global citizens. Here are some of our favourites. In another post we'll dig a little deeper into how these families made it happen. This lis...

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Global Parents: Ifat Kafry Hindes - Wellness Eating Crusader

Meet Ifat Kafry Hindes - a passionate health food entrepreneur. What started as a personal quest, expanded into her life mission – to create nutritious and delicious meals for all ages. Her latest venture, Project Wellness, offers the learning of health through wellness cooking classes, 'wellness walks', healthy home make overs and she acts as a wellness and health advisor regularly to celebrated chefs, restaurants and companies. Ifat is not easy to categorize – she is an Israeli who was b...

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16 Things Mothers REALLY Want on Mother's Day

Ask a mother what she really wants for Mother’s Day (and we have asked a lot) and chances are most of the responses will boil down to just one thing: to feel appreciated. It’s not about the size of the gift, the use of the gift, but what it actually represents - an acknowledgment that what she does for the family is invaluable and irreplaceable. In most families, mothers are the engine and the glue - keeping it all together and keeping it moving forward. No matter how far we have come in gen...

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April 27, 2017

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Global Changemakers: Knots & Strokes Founder Sharon Vipond

We interviewed Sharon Vipond, founder of the artisan shop, Knots & Strokes. Sharon has degrees in library science, social studies and international development and is a life-long activist and passionate entrepreneur. We are proud to carry her products in Baby Hero's Rooster Collection.  Sharon on right with a Cambodian colleague The name Knots & Strokes comes from two basic hand motions (techniques) used by the women in the creation of their unique products: knots (knotting threads/f...

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April 20, 2017

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Little Ones Answer Big Questions - Video!

Conversations with kids are the highlight of being a parent, grandparent, Aunt(ie) or Uncle. We had a great time chatting with some 3-5 year olds about how we could make the world a better place and how to take care of our planet. What do you think they said? Looking for the perfect gift for a newborn? Checkout our #GlobalKidizen Gift Set below. FREE shipping and FREE eco-friendly gift wrap! Fund life-saving medical products for babies with every purchase.   Did you enjoy this blog? You'd ...

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5 Actions For Parents Worried about Climate Change

glacier_baby_hero Worried about the planet we are leaving to our children? The actions we take now will make the difference between a climate that is stable and a world with more natural disasters, rising coastlines, greater pollution in our air and oceans, disappearing flora, fauna, animals and more misery for communities living in poverty. Here is our 5-pronged plan for parents who want to affect the future of our earth's environment. 1. Educate yourself and your kids. Know the science of clima...

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April 20, 2017

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23 Questions To Spark Thoughtful Conversations with Kids

There are few things as sweet, adorable and fun as conversations with our young kids - they always surprise us with their ideas, don't they? We thought we’d spark their creativity and your conversations with them with this list of 23 questions to ask your kids about life and about the world. Print this list and keep it in the car or bag for long drives, train rides or a walk with your little one.  Happy chatting!  What is kindness? What do you think the world needs more of? If you were to g...

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