NURSERY LODGE, CORNWALL: A FAMILY WEEKEND ESCAPE

Travelling with a baby changes everything and it means a lot of prior research to ensure that the place we are visiting is child friendly and that our accommodation is suitable for our little one year old, a home away from home. We recently discovered Blue Chip Holidays, who have a collection of self-catering properties…

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THE SUMMER EDIT

Summer is well and truly here, so I thought I would share some of Ava’s favourite things which certainly help our little one keep cool and comfortable in this unusually hot London heatwave! I have linked everything below.   1. Tommee Tippee Advanced Anti-Colic Baby Bottles In summer it is important for babies and toddlers…

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PURPLE DRAGON: THE MINI MEMBERS CLUB WITH A DIFFERENCE

Last weekend our family had the pleasure of visiting a private members club for children known as Purple Dragon located in Chelsea. Purple Dragon is unique, as spaces are designed with both parents and children in mind. Think sleek, modern subdued areas for parents to relax in while also co-existing with bright, creative spaces for children to…

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CELEBRATING BABY MILESTONES IN THE FIRST YEAR

During the first year, there are many brilliant and creative ways to capture and celebrate your baby turning one month older and Instagram is awash with inspiration! So when our baby girl’s first month milestone came around, I decided to celebrate with a floral arrangement in the number representing her month. This floral arrangement has…

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NURTURING MUMS: THE VALUE IN POSTNATAL COURSES

I recently had the pleasure of attending the Nurturing Mums postnatal course held in Blackheath, London over the past five weeks and have been blown away by the advice I received, and not to mention the fun I had along the way and the lovely mothers I met and still keep in contact with. Before…

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BEST OF THE BRITISH: CHILDREN’S DESIGNERS WITH A CLASSIC TWIST

Considering the history of British clothing, you will find that it has always been synonymous with bespoke tailoring, classic cuts and unparalleled quality in the choice of fabrics used. This trend also lends itself to children’s clothing and there is nothing more elegant and smart, than dressing your little one in traditional children’s attire, which…

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OUR TRAVEL DIARIES: SUMMER COUPLE DESINATIONS

There is nothing more exciting than counting down the days before you dust off your suitcases, pack your bags and set off for a summer holiday with your other half, hopefully somewhere as far flung as possible from the everyday routine. I am sure for many, an ideal summer getaway consists of sun, sand and…

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9 NEWBORN ESSENTIALS: THE FIRST MONTHS AT HOME

As new parents we discovered that the wide world of baby products is vast and immense and from the beginning we were bombarded with baby industry marketing. When you think of it, the list of ‘newborn essentials’ presented to new parents is mind boggling. One could look at this list and feel pressured to buy…

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STEMS CELLS: THE MIRACULOUS BLOOD IN YOUR BABY’S UMBILICAL CORD

My husband and I were at a Baby Show recently and walked past a stem cell storage bank display. We didn’t really stop to think about it in more detail as we were making our way over to the popular pram and cot displays. However, we did make a mental note to have a look into…

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PREGNANCY APPS AND BOOKS: THE BEST OF EDIT

Any mum or dad to be knows there is a plethora of pregnancy literature out there, and at first it may seem a little overwhelming trying to sift through it all to find the most helpful, relevant and accurate information. With this mind, I thought I would compile a list of apps and books that…

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