Grow with me

Review: Grow With Me Subscription Box

Buying that perfect gift for little ones has always been tricky, but with the pandemic, it has been even harder to know what little ones want, or need. We were sent the Grow With Me Subscription Box to review and it is the perfect solution, great for birthday’s, Christmas or any special occasion. This learning play box has been carefully curated by a former teacher and is perfect for babies 0-18 months and the best bit is, it is sent to your door every month, for even more learning opportunities. 85% of your child’s brain develops in the first 3 …

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How to dress your kids for summer

We have been treated to some beautiful, warm sunny weather over the last few weeks, which has created a bit of a clothing challenge, as many of last years clothes no longer fit the kids. During the summer months, children need clothing that will protect them against the sun, keep them cool in the heat, are easily layered up for when it turns chilly and of course, look great. Top tips for dressing your child for summer Wear Cotton Clothes Cotton, rather than synthetic fibres are the best option for summer. Not only is it an incredibly soft material, but …

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Top tips for keeping babies safe in hot weather

Over the last few days since the hot weather arrived, I have seen numerous people sharing a post that advises people not to cover their baby’s car seat or pram with a blanket, for fear of them overheating. Whilst I agree that using a thick, woolly blanket is not ideal, exposing a baby to the sun’s harmful rays is just as dangerous as children cannot produce melanin, needed to help prevent the skin from sun damage, until they are at least six months old. I was a big fan of the SnoozeShade when my children were babies, as I used …

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Introducing ergoPouch, skin-friendly and natural sleeping suits for babies and toddlers

ergoPouch, the Australian company renowned for their skin-friendly, and natural sleeping suits are launching a beautiful new summer collection of swaddles, sleeping sacks with John Lewis and Buggybaby.co.uk from March 2018. Parents in the UK can finally sleep tight with the knowledge that their little one is tucked up cozy and safe in the finest fabrics and sleeping sacks which have been cleverly designed to work in harmony with sleeping pods. ergoPouch products reduces the risks associated with blankets and have been designed ergonomically to swaddle babies without restriction, offering freedom of movement – just like in the womb. Because little one’s …

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The importance of a dental check on babies by the age of one

A campaign to encourage all babies to be taken for their first dental check by the age of one was launched at the BSPD’s (British Society of Paediatric Dentistry) 65th Annual Scientific Conference in Manchester in September.  As a committed supporter of babies’ oral care since 1925, Bickiepegs Healthcare, which was a sponsor at the conference, has identified the key role Health Visitors can play in the education of parents of infants.  To that end, Bickiepegs has launched an initiative to offer all Health Visitors a free Bickiepegs Finger Toothbrush & Gum Massager and a uniquely slanted Doidy Cup as …

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