Baby and Toddler

Sharing all things baby and toddler related

If you’re planning to be out and about with your family this winter, then your little one’s sensitive skin may feel the harsh effects of the chilly weather. WaterWipes – the world’s purest baby wipe – are the baby essential you need this winter.   

Baby skin is much thinner and more sensitive than adult skin so it is important to have a ‘winter skin plan’ to keep your baby’s delicate skin healthy and clear from rashes and skin conditions. … View Post

In a galaxy far far away the Maxi-Cosi …

In a galaxy far far away the Maxi-Cosi Star Wars Rodi was filmed!

During the October half term, Tigger received a very special invitation to take part in the filming for the new Maxi-Cosi Star Wars Rodi car seat.  With Star Wars celebrating its 40th anniversary, Maxi-Cosi has taken this as an inspiration to design the Limited Edition Star Wars Rodi car seat collection. Something that not only looks fun and encouraging for the child to utilise but something that gives parents the peace of mind whilst they are travelling on the road with their children.… View Post

11 Ways to Childproof – From Fence Installation to Outlet …

11 Ways to Childproof – From Fence Installation to Outlet Covers

Nothing will have you reevaluating your home quite like a baby on the verge of crawling. Suddenly every room layout, plug, cord, and innocuous decorating choice will look like a potential danger to your precious little mover (whose crazy idea was it to have books on the bottom shelf of your bookshelves, anyway?).

While it is inevitable that small children are going to get into things they shouldn’t, there are certain steps you can take to make your home and property safer. Here are 11 ways to childproof your home, to help you stop worrying about safety and start worrying about how to keep up with your tiny speed racer!… View Post

Motherhood teaching me to multitask

Motherhood teaching me to multitask

In my life before children, I would kid myself into thinking that I was able to multitask with the best of them.  Working in an administration environment it was common practice to be taking a phone call, typing something up on the computer, whilst calling another patient through to clinic etc.  Heading into motherhood I knew that there would new skills that I would have to learn but hey I had multitasking down to a fine art.

Or so I thought.… View Post

Why Communicating With Your Child’s Teacher Is …

Why Communicating With Your Child’s Teacher Is Important

When a child attends kindergarten for the first time, it is a big stage in their development, but it can also be an emotional time for them, as well as the parents. You will want to prepare your child for their first attendance in advance, altering their routine to fit in with their new kindergarten so that it is less of a shock to them on their first day. You will also want to keep a good relationship with your child’s teacher or carer and maintain the lines of communication between you, which can have excellent benefits for everyone.… View Post

Top tips to baby-proof your home from Safety 1…

Top tips to baby-proof your home from Safety 1st

According to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) ‘Over 76,000 children under the age of 14 are admitted for treatment of which over 40% are under 5 years of age’. As a parent, you will take every precaution needed to ensure that your little one is safe. The great thing is Safety 1st have all bases covered to make your home safe for little wanderers. Here are their top tips for safety around the house.… View Post

Sarah’s story – the importance of family support

Sarah’s story – the importance of family support

Making the decision to have children was an easy one for Mr. Boo and I.  Throughout our dating years we had often chatted about having children, how many we would like and roughly what age we would like to be when they arrived.  Whilst on our honeymoon we decided that now would be a good time to start trying for children.… View Post

New parents missing out on date nights following …

New parents missing out on date nights following their new arrival

Having a baby is a life-changing event, not just emotionally, but financially and socially too. With studies showing babies can cost as much as £11,498 in the first year, it’s no surprise mum and dad’s social life is often put on hold. In fact, new research from Aldi Mamia has found that 78% of first-time parents have had fewer or no date-nights since baby arrived with nearly half (49%) citing less money than before as the main reason.… View Post

A Guide To Keepsakes For New Mums

A Guide To Keepsakes For New Mums

If there is a time in your life that you want to remember with crystal clarity, then it’s when you become a mother for the first time. It’s such a magical experience; a new life and an entirely new chapter beginning in your life — of course you’re going to want to remember it as much as is possible.… View Post

Gummee Teething guide

Gummee Teething guide

When you find out you’re going to have a baby you make lists of all the things you are going to need, pram, bottles, nappies, cot, babygrows etc. However, we rarely think about those white daggers from hell that will turn our little angels into grumpy angels….teeth! Gummee has put together a helpful teething guide for you so you can know what to expect and when.… View Post

Searching for childcare for your children

Searching for childcare for your children

Now that the summer holidays are in full swing it can be challenging to keep your kids occupied and entertained. Often you might also struggle to find childcare for the summer holidays. However, while you can’t always guarantee that the weather will be perfect, you can guarantee you’ll find the perfect childcare when you use the website.… View Post

The Basics Of Planning A Baby On A …

The Basics Of Planning A Baby On A Budget

One of the biggest changes that you can make to your life is to have a baby.  However, it is important to note that the costs of raising a child have increased and are still going up.  This is why it is important that you plan ahead and managing all of your finances will play a major role in the preparation of parenthood.

The most stable of household budgets can be severely impacted by the costs of a new-born.  There are a number of tips that you should consider that will help with your planning.  These basics will minimize the worry of having a baby on a budget.… View Post

Choopie CityBucket // The Multi-Use Caddy

Choopie CityBucket // The Multi-Use Caddy

Any parent will tell you about a number of things that you take with you when your children are small.  Whilst some of it will be precautionary like a spare change of clothes etc.  There are items that are good to have to hand as you go about your day-to-day tasks/adventures.

Whilst pushchairs come with large shopping baskets they can be difficult to access what you need. Especially for things you are always reaching for like juice cups etc.  The Choopie CityBucket offers a solution to this issue.… View Post