Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern

I haven’t tried my hand at knitting yet, but Wendyl was a big fan and from what I understand still is today.  This is a lovely story (and pattern) that we found in the archives about knitting baby blankets. Sewing a ribbon around the edge of the blanket is mentioned at the bottom, I always remember my little sister loved …

Cloth Nappies Needed

We are loving this initiative from Nga Taonga Aroha Early Childhood Centre in Otara who are working towards eliminating disposable nappies as part of their sustainability plan. The following message is from Emma-Jane Jones, who runs this small charitable trust childcare centre: I run a small charitable trust childcare centre in the heart of Otara, South Auckland and we are in desperate …

Hemp Oil And Chronic Skin Conditions

Skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema can be debilitating, and finding relief and the cause of the issue can be a long process. I’ve had mild psoriasis on and off for years; taking flaxseed oil helped but did not clear up the problem, then I found out about hemp seed oil capsules, which I’ve been taking for the last couple …

littlemore charity volunteers sorting out items

Littlemore Charity

Laura Howard established Littlemore in March 2013, after hearing a passing comment from her midwife about how some babies born in Auckland hospitals were sent home in baby-sized hospital gowns as their families had no clothes for them. “As the mum of a newborn myself, my heart was touched and I couldn’t forget that conversation”. Laura Howard – Founder Over …