7GenBlog | Seventh Generation
Skip to Content

7GenBlog

  • Pin It

Teaching Your Toddler About Money

0 comments
Author: Liz Moorhead

I’ve started teaching my three year old about money. It started by accident - while at the store, he found a giant puzzle with colorful pictures of trucks and cars and asked if I could buy it for him.

“I don’t have enough money today, bud,” I explained. He confidently declared, “I’ll get money.”

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Tips for Surviving Pregnancy with a Toddler in Tow

0 comments
Author: Liz Moorhead

I'm well into pregnancy these days, and finding myself short on breath, short on rest, and short on energy. None of which bodes well for wrangling an energetic three year old.

It's taken two long trimesters, but I'm starting to learn how to manage my son without draining myself. Here's what I've discovered:

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Gentle Reminders that Teach Your Toddler Gratitude

0 comments
Author: Liz Moorhead

These days, I rarely receive thank you notes. The writing of them seems to have become a lost art. Writing thank you notes may be a diminishing tradition, but it's one that I insist my son carry on.

See Full Post
  • Pin It

How to Maintain Your Grip on Adulthood Despite the Presence of a Toddler

0 comments
Author: Liz Moorhead

When I was pregnant with my son, I tried to prepare myself for his arrival. There were many ways that I knew life would change once he came, most of them exciting and eagerly anticipated. But I was already very happy. Would his arrival mean I had to accept some negative changes along with the positives?

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Win a Sustainable Nursery from Kalon Studios and Seventh Generation!

0 comments
Author: Seventh Generation

Would you like to furnish your baby's new nursery with sustainable furniture from Kalon Studios and stock up with a year's supply of Free&Clear Diapers, Wipes and Laundry Detergent?

See Full Post
  • Pin It

How to Help Your Child Make Friends

0 comments
Author: Liz Moorhead

As much as we want to protect our children, we parents also know the value of helping them develop social bonds with their peers. So as my son grows, it becomes increasingly important to me that he develops friendships with children his own age.

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Can the Precautionary Principle Protect Your Family from Toxic Chemicals?

0 comments
Author: Seventh Generation

The 'seventh generation principle' is the original precautionary principle. This practice from the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy of making decisions with the seventh generation in mind is what fuels our mission. We're hoping that TSCA reform based on the precautionary principle forces other companies to follow suit.

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Do Chemicals Affect Children’s Brains?

0 comments
Author: the Inkslinger

Let’s face facts: chemicals don’t often make headline news, so the people who devote their lives to studying them usually spend those lives in obscurity. Heroes to all, they’re known by nearly none.

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Learning to Learn

0 comments
Author: Liz Moorhead

My son is reaching a point where he isn't just old enough for preschool, he's anxious to go. We've read books about school and talked about school and have used starting school as potty training motivation, all contributing to a really strong desire to be able to go already.

See Full Post
  • Pin It

Diaper Fit Guide

0 comments
Author: Seventh Generation

If you have a baby in the house, you'll be changing diapers as many as 10 times a day! That adds up to as many as 70 diapers a week, 280 or more diapers a month, and close to 3360 diapers during the first year. With an investment that big, it pays to become a diaper fit expert as early as you can.

See Full Post