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5 Tips to Navigate the Holidays with Joy and Ease

5 Tips to Navigate the Holidays with Joy and Ease

Cinnamon scented pine cones and wreaths greet shoppers at many stores, along with light strewn evergreens and carols on a loop. We may smile but, surprisingly, it’s easy to lose our bearings when we  find ourselves surrounded by all of the lovely holiday decorations, music, activity and expectations. So, if you’re looking to navigate the holidays with joy and ease (and introduce more Eco-friendly habits into the seasonal mix...yeah, at Modern Kids Design, we can’t help but think about tips on greening the holidays…lol), here are some ideas to get you started. If it's too much, choose a couple to try this year and then try to add some more in the future! Over time, your positive actions will add up and become habits, making the holidays an even more joyful (and earth-friendly) experience.

 


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Curious About #GivingTuesday? Read on to learn more...

Curious About #GivingTuesday? Read on to learn more...

We all know gratitude isn’t reserved for any one day, and while the Thanksgiving leftovers may be gone, the spirit of the season has only begun. Thankfulness is a wonderful characteristic to cultivate and develop, and it’s something many focus on during the holiday season. So, if you’re looking to pay it forward this holiday season, consider participating in the growing #GivingTuesday movement and making it part of your holiday mix.

 


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7 Tips for a Greener Thanksgiving

7 Tips for a Greener Thanksgiving

This week's entry is an update/re-post as we continue to move posts over from our blog archive. If you are curious about the picture, this is one of our favorite shops. Located in the trendy Marais district in Paris, Thanksgiving, which is also the name of the store, is a lovely retro-feeling boutique where you can find all sorts of American food items. If you make your way over there, this boutique is definitely worth stopping by.

Halloween is over (even if the kids aren’t quite ready to put their costumes away) and stores everywhere are prepared for the holidays—but what about Thanksgiving? We love gathering around the table with our loved ones and eating a delicious meal while we share what we’re thankful for.  At Modern Kids Design, we're always thinking about how we can “green-up” the holidays and this joyous occasion is no exception. So, this week we share some tips on how to help make Thanksgiving just a little bit greener.


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