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Feeling despair over the Australian Bushfire Crisis? 10 ways to help & cope with Climate Change Distress

I hadn’t intended to write this blog, as it’s a bit removed from the running beach/travel/baby theme, but it’s been on my mind this summer with news of the never-ending bushfires ravaging Australia, and the stories from family back home in Sydney indirectly affected by the smoke and ash blanketing the sky. The intention of this blog is to share ways I’ve found to cope with the feelings I’ve felt since the start of the bushfires.  I’ve since learnt that a collective name for the emotions associated with the threat of climate change (anger, fear, outrage, grief, loss, helplessness, utter sadness, despair, tiredness and a sense of being overwhelmed) is Ecological Grief, Eco-Anxiety, Climate Change Distress or Climate Despair.

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7 eco-friendly Christmas gift wrapping ideas that won’t cost the earth

There’s only one week until Christmas, and if you’re anything like me, you’re still running around doing last-minute Christmas shopping, and have yet to wrap them all. Our belief at Mama Qucha is that every step you take towards a sustainable future, no matter how small, adds up and counts towards the bigger picture.  Here are some quick last-minute Christmas gift-wrapping ideas that are eco-friendly and won’t cost the earth.

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Mama Qucha shortlisted Best Changing Bag in the UK Mother&Baby Awards!

Hurrah!! We are super happy to announce that the Mama Qucha Nappy Backpack in turquoise has been shortlisted in the UK Mother&Baby Awards 2020 for the Best Changing Bag! This is a huge achievement and we couldn’t be more excited! There are so many amazing changing bags and other baby products that go into this competition and get independently tried and tested by real mums, that we’re over the moon that the Mama Qucha Nappy Backpack made it amongst the best!

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