We *LOVE* The Bespoke Childrenswear from Huxter. A lot.
Dec12

We *LOVE* The Bespoke Childrenswear from Huxter. A lot.

Any parent will tell you that as soon as their adorable little willing babies become independently-moving toddlers, they develop opinions to match that independence. And it’s an opinion which they cast wildly over everything – peas vs beans, blue cup vs yellow cup, going out vs staying in… Sometimes, finding clothing that fits that opinion (and therefore avoids the need for wrestling it on through the anticipated...

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Pretty in pink: the most stylish colour for girls this winter
Dec12

Pretty in pink: the most stylish colour for girls this winter

When you think of a winter wardrobe, you probably see deep reds, rich greens and warm browns – the type of seasonal colours that usually crop up in shops when the temperatures drop and Christmas approaches. This year however, pink is big news for autumn and winter – in fact a lovely muted shade of pink called Dusty Cedar was one of this season’s hot colours chosen by Pantone Color Institute’s fashion colour report. And after all,...

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Let’s just pause to talk about The Right Click please.
Dec07

Let’s just pause to talk about The Right Click please.

Can I just interrupt the Christmas Shopping frenzy for a moment while you have a coffee? Actually, it is sort of tied in – I know a huge amount of kids will be getting some new tech for Christmas this year. And I also know that the reason we write about Tech Stuff for Baffled Parents is that so often, a child’s technical knowledge and cyber-smarts totally outstrips their parents. Which is fine, and has always been the way...

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Surprisingly Fab Clothing for Girls (from Nutmeg. Who knew?)
Oct31

Surprisingly Fab Clothing for Girls (from Nutmeg. Who knew?)

I know, Morrisons possibly isn’t the first place you’d think of taking your 9yr old daughter clothes shopping, is it? But think again, ladies. I’m a total convert! Take a look at these… This is the Navaho Blouse (to be honest I’m loving the entire Navaho range), and it’s available in ages 5-13yrs for just £7. The fabric is soft and flowing, and the embroidery detail at the top is gorgeous. The...

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Graco Milestone Review – the only car seat you need to buy? #GenerationGraco
Oct22

Graco Milestone Review – the only car seat you need to buy? #GenerationGraco

Being asked to do a Graco Milestone review really took me back a few years. Waaay back when I began this parenting malarky almost 18 years ago (EIGHTEEN YEARS! *cries*) car seats were honestly a baffling thing.  Of course, the Big News on the Parenting Street back then was the totes awesome ‘travel system’ idea – utterly groundbreaking, the car seat that could sit in the pram chassis so you didn’t have to...

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Saying hello to #GenerationGraco
Oct15

Saying hello to #GenerationGraco

We were so excited when asked to become part of GenerationGraco – I’ve been a fan pretty much as long as I’ve been a parent (I don’t know why they stopped making them, but 16 years ago they genuinely made the very best potty on the market. Broad enough to be comfy for a bottom, a high enough back to lean against to aid sitting for longer, a lovely broad base to stop any chance of tipping, and a see-through...

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