Easy way for parents to win prizes with GrowingApp!
Jun23

Easy way for parents to win prizes with GrowingApp!

I know, I know – we all love to win prizes. And for new parents, competitions that happen on their phone, alongside the chance to chat to other parents who are also trying to choose the best pushchair/when to move to a big bed/which baby bath is best for dry baby skin? Well, it’s a match made in heaven, isn’t it? Allow me to introduce you to GrowingApp… It’s a fab little app, right there on your phone...

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Spotted! Oh, How I Want This Brambly Hedge Armchair
Apr20

Spotted! Oh, How I Want This Brambly Hedge Armchair

When I was growing up, Brambly Hedge was a cherished source of joy and comfort. I have loved the stories ever since (and am only sorry I utterly failed to persuade my boys of their special charm), and will occasionally on a wet afternoon pull a copy off the shelf to flick through and reacquaint myself with the perfect illustrations, the mice and their Summer adventures or Poppy’s babies. Such perfect cosy domesticity –...

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Brilliant Kids Room Storage Ideas spotted on Vertbaudet
Jan19

Brilliant Kids Room Storage Ideas spotted on Vertbaudet

Loving this simple storage idea I saw on Vertbaudet – you buy the shelves (in either taupe or white, so neutral and easy to fit into any room), and then pick the storage boxes to fit on them. Brilliant! I know – they’re plain, simple and a little bland. But they’re perfect when you can pick and choose your boxes to go on them from this bright and gorgeously styled range… As well as the funky range of...

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5 Secrets to a Tidy kids bedrooms. No, really!
Jan13

5 Secrets to a Tidy kids bedrooms. No, really!

In my lo-o-o-ong years as a parent, a few sadly reliable facts have come to pass into my understanding. A child’s enjoyment in a meal is inversely proportional to the amount of time you spent preparing it (ready in 15 minutes? They’ll love it). When they go quiet is when there’s trouble brewing. Standing on a lego brick is the most excruciating pain you will experience. Kneeling on one is even worse. Cup colour...

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Spotted! The Soft Toy Sloth. Trust me; you’ll know you need her once you see her…
Oct20

Spotted! The Soft Toy Sloth. Trust me; you’ll know you need her once you see her…

I know, I know. Who on earth would think about a soft toy sloth. But when Mr LittleStuff showed me Orange Mama Sloth, I felt like I’d been missing out. Where has my Sloth been all my life? She’s the perfect bed-buddy, big enough to really cuddle. And such a fun addition to a shelf in the nursery! Her bright orange fur is very soft, and her face and ‘claws’ are made of gentle brown canvas. Her body is 12.5...

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Ragtales and the three mice. DON’T miss these.
Oct19

Ragtales and the three mice. DON’T miss these.

To call these soft little chaps ‘rag mice’ is doing them a bit of a disservice, isn’t it? I mean these guys are CUTE. Properly, achingly, can’t-put-them-down swee-e-e-e-eet. A few months ago we told you all about Ragtales, Mr Darcy Bear, and how they’re producing some Very Special Toys Indeed. But we saved the best for later. Because much as I love Mr Darcy Bear in his gorgeous duffle coat? These three...

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