Category Archives: Being Green

If you spend enough time in nature, you gain an appreciation of its strength and its fragility. Here are some of the ways we can pitch in to keep green spaces green!

Lessons on Litter-free Lunches

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A note from Maman on the Trail: Back in July, I wrote a guest post for Rochelle during the Love Your Lake campaign. Now she’s returning the favour and shedding some light on litter along with some tips for packing litter-free lunches.  *This post contains affiliate links. Written By: Rochelle Archibald, A Greener Future For two years, A Greener Future, the… Read more »

Camping with Cloth Diapers: Dos & Don’ts

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*This post may contain affiliate links. Have you shied away from taking cloth diapers camping with you? Are you wondering if cloth diapering in the backcountry is a possibility? I am here today to tell you that IT IS POSSIBLE and WE’VE DONE IT! I don’t think I tell you often enough, but I’m not an expert. At anything really…. Read more »

Collier d’allaitement et portage d’Ékolubi: une Critique

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J’ai reçu un collier d’allaitement et portage en échange pour cette critique. Toutes les opinions sont à moi. *This review is also available in English.   En grandissant entourée de petits cousins, j’ai vite appris d’attacher mes cheveux, de ne pas porter des bijoux, et de choisir des lentilles de contacts en place des lunettes si possible. Les enfants empoignent,… Read more »

Ékolubi Nursing & Babywearing Necklace Review

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I received a custom nursing and babywearing necklace in exchange for this review. All opinions remain my own. *Cette critique est aussi disponible en français.   Growing up around a lot of little cousins, I quickly learned to keep my hair tied back and jewellery to a minimum, and to wear contacts over glasses when possible. Babies are grabby little… Read more »

Take Care of Our Little One (as seen on A Greener Future)

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Take Care of Our Little One: a guest post for A Greener Future.ca As part of the “Love Your Lake” Campaign, Rochelle from A Greener Future, asked me to write a post about preserving the environment. I did more than just write about it, I went out and cleaned up a green space that means a lot to me and… Read more »

Earth Day 2016: How Green is Maman on the Trail?

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Earth Day is like New Year’s for eco-enthusiasts: a time for celebrating, congratulating and making promises for the future. For me, it is a chance to take stock of what I am already doing to reduce my impact on the planet, and to make some resolutions for the coming year. Also, it’s just another excuse to make a big list… Read more »

Maman’s DIY Cloth Wipe Solution

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*This post contains affiliate links. When I decided that Huckleberry would be a cloth-diapered trail baby, it just made sense to me that we would also use cloth wipes. But, because I love being totally honest, I should also tell you that I cannot stand the smell of baby wipes. I’ve used many different brands on many different babies in… Read more »

Our Short Hike Diaper Solution (Review)

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We have only ventured out for short hikes, lasting no longer than an hour and a half, since Bébé was born. So, with a bit of planning, we haven’t had to attempt a trail-side diaper change…yet. We bring the diaper bag along and leave it in the car so that we can change him before we head home if need be,… Read more »