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Review: Cuddledry SPF50+ Toddler Poncho Towel

Review: Cuddledry SPF50+ Toddler Poncho Towel

I am not a great fan of going swimming, and despite my best intentions, I had not taken Jake to the local pool once in his first year of life. Ironic considering he was my little water baby, born in the pool at the birthing […]

Review: Silver Cross Pop Lightweight Stroller

Review: Silver Cross Pop Lightweight Stroller

One bit of kit you have to get right when travelling abroad with a baby is the stroller. Many of us have got such flashy and enormous prams and pushchairs which are perfect for a day out at home, but are less practical when it […]

Summer Moments with HiPP Organic

Summer Moments with HiPP Organic

This month on the HiPP Organic Wean Team has been especially fun, largely because we’ve been on our holidays! Almost as soon as school was out we jetted off to Majorca for Jake’s first family trip abroad, and it’s safe to say he had a […]

Travel Essentials for Baby’s First Holiday

Travel Essentials for Baby’s First Holiday

We are SUPER excited about our family holiday this summer as it will be baby Jake’s first time abroad, and actually only Joe’s second foreign trip. We’re heading off to Mallorca (or Majorca depending on how you fancy spelling it) at the end of July, […]

Travel Top 5: Long Haul Family Destinations

Travel Top 5: Long Haul Family Destinations

Many people probably have a travel wishlist of places they would love to visit given the chance. The really exciting destinations for me are the long haul, far flung ones – the kind of places that used to be considered ‘once in a lifetime’ trips […]

Exploring Newcastle with Stokke On The Go

Exploring Newcastle with Stokke On The Go

Back in October, Jake and I took to the streets of Newcastle (and a bit of Gateshead) with our new Stokke Trailz as part of the fab Stokke On The Go project with Made For Mums, showing off their iconic pushchairs in iconic UK locations. […]

Review: A Summer of Babymule Adventures

Review: A Summer of Babymule Adventures

As September is drawing to a close, and it’s now officially Autumn, our first summer as a family of four already seems a distant memory. Before Joe started school this month and Daddy also had to go back to work after his well-timed teacher’s summer […]

A Week of Life’s Little Pleasures – October Half Term

A Week of Life’s Little Pleasures – October Half Term

Last week during half term we did the rounds to visit some family. It was a busy week for Little Man, staying in three different houses over six nights was exciting to say the least. He got to spend some time with his older cousins […]