Category Archives: Children

Bummis: more than cloth diapers, a symbol of sustainability


Me holding a Swimmi with Bummis' founder Betsy Thomas

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of meeting  up with Betsy Thomas, the founder of Bummis cloth diapering at her manufacturing loft in Montreal. I walked in excited to see some cute paterned cloth diapers and talk about waste reduction but left realising I has just met a legend in sustainability.

This woman was a leader in sustainable business long before it was trendy. I immediately wanted to get this woman on the roster of Continue reading

Changing the world one bum at a time for a Guinness World Record

The Great Cloth Diaper Change 2011 - Bummis boutique in Montreal

How many bums can one person see in a space of 5 minutes? Well if you were at The Great Cloth Diaper Change 2011 in Montreal, it was 47. In blogging about great Earth Day events to plan like Picnic for the Planet, I was asked by Baby Auric and Bummis to be an official witness for the Guinness World Record of the most cloth diapers changed in 5 minutes.

Over 400 locations worldwide registered for The Great Cloth Diaper Change 2011.  Here at the Bummis boutique in Montreal, we had Continue reading