You figured your kiddo had an earthy side when he suggested using the swimming pool for worm composting.
Before jumping into dirty work, start an ecofriendly routine with Duck Duck Green. The website run by two moms/sisters-in-law sells natural, safe loot for newborns and toddlers. They’ve whittled the field down to their absolute faves for feeding, baths, play, clothing, and bedtime — all of it toxin free and fair trade.
Finds like BabyGanics’s Germinator alcohol-free hand sanitizer and Natursutten natural rubber pacis don’t turn up at your local drugstore. Gift boxes, which gather all the category bests in recycled packaging, make it easy to give the most coveted present at the shower (the Bum Bums kit featuring nontoxic stuff for tushes is a big awwww waiting to happen).
A portion of every sale goes to nonprofit 1% for the Planet, which supports environmental groups worldwide — a cause you’ll happily worm your way into.
Available online at duckduckgreen.com.
What: If he’s outgrown Babybliss’s selection, head to the new store next door for big kid clothes ($28-$50).
Why: Lunch boxes to cheer him up on that nerve-racking first day of school.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: 6719 Snider Plaza (214-346-5401).
Mexico: Festival of Toys
What: Get hands-on at the interactive exhibit showcasing handmade playthings.
Why: Ninos will go gaga for elaborate puppets and dolls.
When: Thru Aug. 12.
Where: Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy St., Fort Worth (817-255-9300). Adults, $14; children, $10.
The Wiggles Wiggly Circus
What: The lively Aussie foursome takes to the stage.
Why: With all that dancing, she’ll snooze the whole way home.
When: Fri., 2:30 & 6:30 p.m.
Where: Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Pl., Grand Prairie (972-854-5111). Tickets online at ticketmaster.com. Adults and children, $15-$75.
Photo: Courtesy of Duck Duck Green
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