Being one of the first companies here in the U.S. to sell organic baby clothing (before it became widely known) we’ve seen it all. People often throw around the words “green” and “organic” so much without backing it up, that there’s a term for it—greenwashing.
So when we first heard that bamboo fabric was making its way into the conversation regarding the best eco friendly textiles with its luxurious softness, we approached the subject with a healthy amount of skepticism.
We’ve heard a lot of great things about bamboo - but we wanted to do our homework first, and here’s the run-down of what we found.
Getting all the members in your family to agree on something can be challenging. Everyone has their own ideas, preferences, and habits. With something as important to you as sustainable living, you just may have an opportunity to get everyone on board, as long as you keep it simple, and play to your audience. Here are some ideas to help each member of your family cooperate and get involved with being sustainable.
Technology is now, and will forever be, a large part of human existence. For instance, over 65% of the jobs children entering school now will hold as adults don’t even exist yet! So it just makes sense to take a proactive approach integrating technology carefully and wisely into your family’s life. Here's a few tips how to make technology work for your family.
The earth’s problems won’t be solved in a week, a month, a year, a decade, or even a generation. Yet together, we have started the long journey towards saving our planet.
Even the smallest individual effort can have a positive effect. You just need to start. Here are three things you can do to make a difference (besides shopping with Under the Nile, of course).
Have you ever wondered why "pink is for girls" and "blue is for boys?" Who makes up these rules, anyway? What were baby clothes like 100 years ago? What will they be like in 100 years from now? We decided to dig into history and share this fascinating history with you!
One of the most important (and fun) things to do in preparation for a new baby is shop for your newborn’s layette, which is basically your baby’s first wardrobe collection and associated items.
If you’re going to be a new mom, you may not be aware of all the things you’ll need to keep your little bundle of joy warm and comfy. No worries! Use our suggestions below as sort of a layette checklist, to help you prepare for your baby’s arrival.