Tag: kids


Article Title: Planning meal times with kids

Planning meal times with kids

A daily routine does really help children to eat better, and keep calm and relaxed. So the question is where to start?


Article Title: Tips to care for your kids’ hair

Tips to care for your kids’ hair

Why is it that kids’ hair always seems a bit unruly? There are those odd spikes when they first get out of bed, or strange knots after a day of playing out in the wind and rain or a summer swim at the beach or the pool. It often falls to parents to try to tame and tresses, which often isn’t easy. Just as well they love a zany style!


Article Title: Healthy food for kids parties

Healthy food for kids parties

​Nutrition expert and mum of two Julie Bhosale shares her tips on the tricky terrritory of trying to balance healthy eating and treats at kids’ parties.


Article Title: How to help kids go green

How to help kids go green

Teach your kids to live sustainably and you are teaching them to protect their future. Here are some ways to make sustainability fun and engaging.


Article Title: Good Soap fundraising case study: Thorndon Primary School

Good Soap fundraising case study: Thorndon Primary School

Thorndon Primary School used our Good Soap to fundraise for their 40th anniversary of the year eight leaver’s dinner. It was super successful!


Article Title: Try our new kids range for safer bath time fun

Try our new kids range for safer bath time fun

With foam to the max, and bubbles for a bit of trouble making, ecostore’s new kids range makes bath time more fun than ever!


Article Title: Helping your child out of nappies

Helping your child out of nappies

Parenting coach Laura Morley gives her tips on how to get through toilet training you kids.


Article Title: Plan your holiday with little ones

Plan your holiday with little ones

​How to keep your baby healthy and happy on holiday.


Article Title: Kids activities for winter weekends

Kids activities for winter weekends

During the cooler months, dreary weather can make it feel so much harder to come up with fun activities for kids, but with a bit of creative thinking, it’s easy to keep your little ones entertained. We’ve put together our top five ideas to ward off boredom and help you get inspired on a rainy day indoors.


Article Title: Renee Naturally’s top tips for toddler nutrition

Renee Naturally’s top tips for toddler nutrition

Toddlers are headstrong, busy little people with limited attention spans who would rather be play with their toys than sit down to a huge plate of nutritious food and ticking off all the essential food groups! So let’s learn what makes toddlers tick, how to work with them around food, and most importantly, how to stay calm at mealtimes.


Article Title: How parenting changes with your second child

How parenting changes with your second child

Experienced pediatric nurse Dorothy Waide gives us an insight to how to help your child adapt to having a sibling.


Article Title: Zoe Salmen’s little carrot and pear cakes

Zoe Salmen’s little carrot and pear cakes

Zoe Salmen has created these delicious little spiced pear and carrot treats.They’re light, fluffy, sweet and, best of all, they’re healthy!


Article Title: Leila Masson’s tips for a healthy lifestyle for your kids

Leila Masson’s tips for a healthy lifestyle for your kids

Dr Leila Masson’s new book Children’s Health A to Z for New Zealand Parents is a great resource to help your kids live a healthy lifestyle and find out what to do when they have the symptoms of different illnesses. We thought her advice about nutrition, sleep and lifestyle were too valuable not to share.


Article Title: Child Labour Free – and on the journey to certification

Child Labour Free – and on the journey to certification

Child labour - work that deprives children of their childhood - isn’t an issue New Zealanders might think about as much as other social problems. Unicef estimates it affects 150 million kids, with about half of those being in hazardous or harmful circumstances. We’re proud to be child labour free and are now taking the first steps on the journey to becoming accredited!