Nurturing Excellence: Eaton Square Prep School’s Approach To 11+ Preparation

Nurturing Excellence: Eaton Square Prep School’s Approach To 11+ Preparation

As parents and children navigate the competitive landscape of the 11+ process, here is a list of ways Eaton Square Prep School prepares its pupils for success.

Top 10 Tips On Tackling Nits And Head Lice

We sit down with one of the mums behind award-winning head lice brand Nitty Gritty to get the low down on ‘beating the bugs’.

Shredded Chicken Noodle Salad

A delicious shredded chicken noodle salad recipe. Perfect for lunch alfresco.

Exploring Wonder & Ink’s Elite Concierge Membership For Children

We take a look at Wonder & Ink, a concierge-style membership, offering expertise and recommendations – the best of the best – for your child.

15 Deliciously Healthy Recipes To Try During Pregnancy

Here are some brilliantly healthy recipes to try during your first, second and third trimesters.

WIN! A Pure Earth Collection Organic Kids’ Swimwear Item – Three To Give Away

Enter this competition for a chance to win an organic kids’ swimwear item from Pure Earth Collection in your choice of style and size.

City Spice: A Review Of Brick Lane’s Celebrated Curryhouse

Nestled in the heart of London’s vibrant East End, amidst the bustling streets of Brick Lane, City Spice stands out on the corner, opposite the ever-trendy vintage market, beckoning diners from near and far to experience the rich and diverse flavours of Indian cuisine.

Top 10 Easter Treats To Make With The Kids

Ten of the most delicious recipes to bake with the kids this Easter holidays.

Easter Extravaganza: Top 8 Egg Hunts In London You Can’t Miss!

The Easter holidays have arrived! If you’re busy planning things to do, why not book an Easter Egg Hunt in London and beyond? We’ve More

WIN! A Pair Of School Shoes From Start-Rite Shoes!

Enter this competition for a chance to win any pair of school shoes in the range worth up to £75 at Start-Rite Shoes!

WIN! A Cosatto Yo! – Compact, Comfy, And Cabin-Friendly

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Understanding Colic: A Guide To Soothing Your Baby

Dr. Brown’s provides comprehensive insights into understanding colic, shedding light on its nature and offering practical guidance on assisting your baby through this distressing condition.

WIN! A SnüzPod Studio

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WIN! A Silentnight Mum And Baby Bundle By Sleepy People

Enter this competition for a chance to win a gorgeous bundle of products from Silentnight, perfect for any new parent. 

Discover The iCandy Orange 4: Redefining Parenthood In Style

iCandy has unveiled its newest marvel – the iCandy Orange 4, the ultimate companion for growing families, promising to redefine the early parenthood experience!

Every Parent Should Know About Cyberbullying. Please Read And Share…

With the recent conclusion of the inquest into the death of Mia Janin, the debate about cyberbullying and how to tackle it is back in the news.

WIN! A Pure Earth Collection Organic Blackout Blind – Two Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for a chance to win a Pure Earth Collection Organic Size-Adjusting Blackout Blind. We have two to give away.

Safer Sleep Week With Pure Earth Collection: 4 Ways To Ensure Safe And Peaceful Nights For Your Little One

Safer Sleep Week. Here are 4 things to help you embrace safe and peaceful nights for your little one with Pure Earth Collection.

Forget The Flowers, What Mums Really Want For Mother’s Day Is A Break

As Mother’s Day approaches, Louise Boyce author of ‘Mama Still Got it!’ advocates a simple yet profound idea: what mums truly desire isn’t lavish gifts or extravagant gestures. Instead, they long for something priceless—a break.

Exquisite Flavours Of India: A Review Of Paro Indian In Covent Garden, London

Paro Covent Garden stands out as a shining beacon of Indian cuisine, nestled amidst the bustling streets of Covent Garden, in the heart of theatreland.

Funfetti Heart Biscuits For Mother’s Day

Bake a batch of pretty funfetti heart biscuits to give to your Mum this Mother’s Day.

How To Encourage Your Teenager’s Self-Esteem Without Embarrassing Them

Here are some effective strategies that parents can adopt to help their teenager develop and maintain a healthy self-esteem.

Parental Control, Ep: 101 What Is Perimenopause With Dr Louise Newson

I was so thrilled to have Dr Louise Newson, the absolute guru on the pod this week who answered all the questions I had on HRT, hormones, migraines, contraception and her relationship with Davina McCall.

Navigating The Outside World: A Guide To Maintaining Your Baby’s Sleep Schedule While Out And About

We’ve teamed up with Coperi to look at the best ways to help your baby become a pro at napping while out and about.

WIN! A Joolz Aer+ Stroller

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50+ Gift Ideas For Mother’s Day

Spoil the mama in your life this Mother’s Day on Sunday 10th March with these great gifts ideas.

Alpine Elegance: A Review Of Four Seasons, Megève

Kate Freud, and her husband Jack visit the Four Seasons, Megève for an alpine adventure with their three children, Jago, Georgia and Willow.

10 Easy Breakfast Recipes For Family Life On The Go

If you’re looking for easy breakfast ideas you’ve come to the right place. We’ve pulled together ten healthy recipes that are super simple to prep or make on the day. 

WIN! £150 To Spend With Polarn O. Pyret

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Baby’s Bliss: The Ultimate Guide To Choosing The Perfect Soother

Selecting the perfect soother for your baby is a crucial decision, impacting both their comfort and oral development. We delve into the essentials of choosing the perfect soother for your little one’s needs.

18 Of The Dreamiest Coming Home Outfits For Your New Baby

If you’re shopping for the perfect coming-home outfit for your baby, look no further than this collection of gorgeous baby clothes.

Slow Roasted Pulled Pork With Spring Green Salad

A slow roasted pulled pork with spring green salad recipe from Discover Great Veg.

The Benefits Of Meditation For Sleep: Expert Insights

There are different ways you can improve your sleep. Let’s talk about the benefits of meditation for sleep.

WIN! An Edurino Learn-It-All Bundle Worth £195

Enter this competition for a change to win an Edurino Learn-It-All bundle worth £195!

Dive Into Sustainable Playtime With Educational Toy Ranges From Edx Education

Edx Education’s educational toy ranges are designed to captivate young minds and inspire a lifelong love of learning through the magic of play!

Choosing The Right Baby Carrier: Key Considerations And Features

We’ve gone to the experts, Ergobaby, to help put together a list of exactly what you should be looking for so you can choose the right baby carrier.

Preparing for the Classroom: Q&A’s On School Readiness With Izzy Judd And Professor Sam Wass

Welcome to an enlightening Q&A session with Izzy Judd and Professor Sam Wass, a child psychologist. We delve into the vital topic of school readiness, a concern shared by many parents. 

WIN! A Pair Of Pip And Henry Sneakers + The Full Pip And Henry Bookset

Enter this competition for a chance to win a pair of Pip and Henry Sneakers + The Full Pip and Henry Bookset!

16 Pancake Recipes For Shrove Tuesday

If you are planning to make your own pancakes this Shrove Tuesday look no further. Here are some mouth-watering and healthy recipes. 

Rainbow Macaroons For Valentine’s Day

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with this deliciously romantic recipe for rainbow macaroons from Dr. Oetker.

Help Your Self-Critical Child With Tools That Will Support Your Whole Family

Clinical Psychologist Dr. Holly Symons shares her tools to help you and your children reframe from negative self-talk.

Top Things To Do In London With The Kids This Half Term

London is the absolute best place for children and families. With dozens of attractions and museums, we guarantee you’ll never be bored exploring the city.

WIN! Top 10 Products From Nutrigold Worth Over £290!

Enter this fab giveaway this week for your chance to win 10 of the most popular products from the Nutrigold range, worth over £290!!

10 Classic Picture Books For Under (Or Just Over) £5

With National Storytelling Week just a few days away, we thought we would take a look back on some of the classic books we enjoyed growing up. 

Navigating The Daily Journey: 3 Essential Commuting Tips For Breastfeeding Mums

Work and the constant need to travel are only some hindrances that make it challenging for mums to continue breastfeeding. To help working mothers aiming to breastfeed as long and as often as possible, here are three commuting tips to help them reach their goal.

Recipe For The Weekend: Apricot And Nut Tiffin

An apricot & nut tiffin recipe by Crazy Jack.

Slow-Cooker Golden Dhal

A hearty bowl of dhal is the ultimate winter warmer – it’s comforting and nourishing at the same time.

WIN! A Glow Dreaming Bundle Worth Over £200

Enter this competition for a chance to win a smart sleep bundle that will enrich your sleep routine, reduce night waking and prevent early waking in two sleek products, an app-enabled unit and an environment monitor.

WIN! All-Season Organic Sleeping Bag, Ultimate And Organic Frog Comforter

Enter this competition for a chance to win an all-season Organic Sleeping Bag, Ultimate plus an Organic Frog Comforter from Pure Earth Collection.

WIN! A Reusable Nappy Bundle From The Nappy Den Worth Over £250

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Expert Advice: Baby Sleep Cycles And Regressions Explained

What is the science behind a baby’s sleep? And how can we use that knowledge to help our baby’s sleep patterns, day and night?

3 Delicious Dishes You’ll Actually Want To Eat In Your First Trimester

Morning sickness or not, the first trimester of your pregnancy can be a challenge food-wise. Chef and new dad Adam Shaw has created some recipes you’ll actually want to eat.

13 Best Podcasts For Mums And Mums To Be 2024

Here’s our collection of the best podcasts for mums, dads and parents in general that you need to download this year.

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Parenting Through Grief: Tips On How To Cope

In light of Grief Awareness Month this December, Harriet Inglis urges us to speak more to our children about the topic of death, as we will all be affected by parenting through grief at some stage.

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Ring In The New Year With Party Recipes To Feed The Guests

To ensure your New Year’s gathering is a memorable one, we’ve pulled together a collection of mouth-watering party recipes.

Get A Perfect Nights Sleep With The Simba Hybrid®

This Simba Hybrid mattress boasts a meticulously crafted design with six expertly engineered layers, offering a luxurious 25cm depth of comfort.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Yule Log Cake

Simply delicious gluten free Chocolate Yule Log Cake recipe.

Maternity Activewear: Staying Fit And Fashionable During Pregnancy

Regular exercise can significantly benefit expectant mothers. From stretchy leggings to breathable t-shirts tailored for pregnant women, maternity activewear makes staying active achievable and fashionable.

Winter Trifle With Blackberries

A delicious winter trifle with blackberries recipe by Dr Joan Ransley for Love Your Gut.

Tips & Tricks To Help Your Child Sleep On Christmas Eve

Wondering how to get the kids to sleep on Christmas Eve? Check out these top tips from Dr. Preethi Daniel and The Sleep Nanny, Lucy Shrimpton.

How To Cook A Turkey And Avoid Food Poisoning This Christmas

Each year the UK sees around 280,000 cases of illness, thanks to undercooked turkey. We asked the Food Standards Agency for instructions on how best to cook a turkey and avoid the spread of the harmful bacteria that causes upset tummies. 

18 Musical Movies The Whole Family Will Love This Christmas

Favourite family musical movies to watch this Christmas!

Superfood Gingerbread Cookies Yule Want To Bake With The Kids This Christmas

A delicious superfood gingerbread cookie recipe that yule definitely want to bake with the kids this Christmas.

Chocolate Red Nose Reindeer

This fun reindeer recipe will also bring a personal touch of festive cheer to your Christmas tree, and they taste scrummy too!

How To Inspire Imaginative Play: 24 Best Toys

Imaginative play is crucial for children’s development as it fosters creativity and problem-solving skills, contributing to their cognitive abilities. Very offers a wide range of imaginative toys that inspire creativity and engage children in play.

5 Festive Recipes To Make With The Kids

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without spending an afternoon baking festive treats with the kids.

When To Share The Secret Of Father Christmas

As children grow older, parents often face the question of when and how to reveal the truth about Santa and it can pose some questions such as when is the right time and how to approach this conversation. This article explores the delicate balance between nurturing the magic of Christmas and helping children transition into a new phase of understanding.

2.5 Tog Winter Sleeping Bags From aden + anais®

With the onset of winter nights, aden + anais® is committed to ensuring the warmth, safety, and cosiness of little ones through their 2.5 tog winter sleeping bags.

Overnight Oats With Spiced Apple Compote And Seasonal Fruits

A delicious overnight oats recipe with spiced apple compote and seasonal fruits featuring the new extended fruit and veg range from Milk & More.

What To Wear: 28 Party-Perfect Outfits Everyone’s Lusting After…

As the go-to destination for all things fashion-forward, Very.co.uk has curated a stunning array of party-perfect outfits that effortlessly capture the spirit of celebration.

Best Role-Play Toys Of 2023

We’ve teamed up with everybody’s favourite role-play brand Casdon to bring you the best toys for play pretend just in time for Christmas!

The Power Of Pretend: How Casdon Toys Shape Creativity And Learning

We team up with role-play pioneers Casdon and internationally recognised parenting expert Sue Atkins to explore the benefits of using role-play toys to nurture creativity and learning through play.

5 Things Charlotte Stirling-Reed Loves Right Now

Join us as we take a delightful dive into the world of leading baby and child’s nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed to discover the five things she’s loving right now.

Salted Caramel Puff Pastry Twists

An easy salted caramel twist recipe perfect for Christmas. Start by spreading your favourite salted caramel on a pastry sheet, twisting it closed and More

Parental Control, Ep: 98 The Importance Of Role Play With Casdon And Experts Charlotte Stirling Reed And Sue Atkins

We welcome two of the UK’s best parenting experts to the show to discuss the importance of role-play in partnership with role-play pioneers, Casdon.

Gooey Marshmallow Recipes For Bonfire Night

Bonfire night wouldn’t be complete without a few marshmallows! We’ve found six delicious recipes to help keep you toasty on 5th November! 

Parental Control Ep 97: Dr Ellie Cannon Talks Winter Bugs, Covid, Chickenpox Vaccines And How To Cope With Croup

Ellie Thompson welcomes NHS GP and author Dr. Ellie Cannon to the show to talk about this year’s winter health concerns and their impact on our children.

Parental Control, Ep 21: The Legendary Fireman Sam On Bonfire Night Safety

This is one for the kids! Tune in and listen to the legendary Fireman Sam as he joins the podcast to talk about bonfire night safety as well as his adventures in Pontypandy.

Best Firework Displays In London This November

Remember, remember the 5th November! If you’re spending Bonfire Night in London this year, check our round-up of London’s best firework displays.

How To Prevent Bed Bugs Coming Into Your Home

‘Goodnight, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite’ – once a playful goodnight said to your children before bed, now it’s a reality More

How Best To Prepare Your Children For The Clock Change

The clocks go back on Sunday 28th October. Here’s how you can prepare your little ones for a seamless transition…

Vitamin D: Is Your Family Soaking Up Enough Sunshine?

Family wellness check: are you getting enough vitamin D?

Festive Decor That Will Give You Serious Christmas Decoration Envy

Inspiration for the ultimate festive display, shop traditional and contemporary Christmas decorations.

Discover the Toniebox – The Perfect Christmas Gift for Kids

If you’re shopping for a Christmas gift that kids will love for years and years, look no further.  .

All The Essentials Your Little One Needs This Winter From MORI

With the arrival of cooler weather, we can’t help but feel excited, all thanks to MORI’s gorgeous new winter collection designed to keep both babies and kids cosy and warm.

18 Of The Best Baby Friendly Cafes In London

Wondering where to go in the capital? Check out My Baba’s 2023 updated guide to the best baby friendly cafes in London.

Parental Control, Ep 96: All Things Pelvic Floor With Expert Clare Bourne

Founder of My Baba Leo Bamford welcomes pelvic health physiotherapist and author Clare Bourne to the show to learn about the importance of the pelvic floor.

How To Navigate Menopause: Symptoms, Treatments & Support

The average age of menopause in the UK is 51, but it can generally occur anywhere between 45 and 55 years of age.

WIN! The Ultimate Matching Kitchen Collection For Grown-Ups And Little Ones From Casdon And Joseph Joseph

Enter this competition for a chance to win The ultimate matching kitchen collection for grown-ups and little ones from Casdon and Joseph Joseph.

Tips And Tricks For Building A Sustainable Capsule Wardrobe

Are you ready to transform your wardrobe into an eco-conscious closet? Journalist Rebecca Newman recruits a stylist to help her do exactly that. 

WIN! A Gel Blaster Surge – FOUR To Give Away

Enter this Christmas competition for a chance to win a Gel Blaster Surge, we have FOUR to give away!

WIN! A HUGE Toy Bundle From Janod, Kaloo And Lilliputens

Enter this Christmas giveaway for a chance to win a HUGE Toy Bundle from Janod, Kaloo and Lilliputens!

WIN! A Miraculous Doll Prize Bundle From Bandai UK

Enter for a chance to win a GIANT Miraculous Doll prize bundle from Bandai UK.

WIN! A Stirling Grey Rocking Horse

Enter this competition for a chance to win a stunning rocking horse by award-winning British toy brand Little Bird Told Me.

WIN! A Whizzy Dizzy From Edx Education – Two Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for a chance to win a Whizzy Dizzy from Edx Education, we have TWO to give away.

WIN! A Role-Play Toy Bundle From Casdon

Enter this competition for your chance to win a role-play toy bundle from Casdon.

WIN! A Bundle Of MEL Science Products

Enter this competition for a chance to win a huge bundle of products from MEL Science.

WIN! A HUGE Bundle Of Hape Toys

Enter this competition for a chance to win a HUGE bundle of toys from Hape.

WIN! A Yoto Player Prize Bundle

Enter our Christmas competition for your chance to win a Yoto Player (3rd Generation) plus accessories and Christmassy content this festive season!

WIN! Panini’s Premier League Adrenalyn XL™ Official Trading Card Game Bundle

Enter for a chance to win Panini’s Premier League Adrenalyn XL™ Official Trading Card Game Bundle!

WIN! A VTech Genio MAX My First Laptop – TWO Up For Grabs!

Enter this giveaway for a chance to WIN a Genio MAX My First Laptop from VTech to TWO Lucky winners!

WIN! An Exploding Kittens – Kitten Games Bundle

Make sure you enter for a chance to win a prize bundle of  Kitten Games by Exploding Kittens! We have FOUR bundles to give away.

WIN! A LeapFrog Build-A-Slice Pizza Cart™ – FOUR Up For Grabs!

Enter this Christmas competition for a chance to win a Build-A-Slice Pizza Cart™ from Leapfrog, we have FOUR to give away!

WIN! A Sylvanian Families Baby Mermaid Castle – FOUR To Give Away

Enter this competition for a chance to win a gorgeous Sylvanian Families Baby Mermaid Castle, we have FOUR to give away!

WIN! A Xootz Venom Pedal Go-Kart!

Enter this competition for a chance to win an awesome Xootz Venom Pedal Go-Kart!

WIN! The Full Collection Of Magic Flyer Dolls From L.O.L Surprise

Enter for a chance to win the whole collection of Magic Flyer Dolls from L.O.L Surprise. We have two sets up for grabs!

WIN! The Numberblocks Range From Learning Resources – TWO Up For Grabs

Enter this giveaway for a chance to win the Numberblocks toy range from Learning Resources, we have TWO up for grabs.

WIN! A Playmobil Disney Winnie The Pooh Range Bundle

Enter this competition for a chance to win a Disney Winnie The Pooh Range Bundle from Playmobil.

WIN! A Toniebox And Two Tonies – Two Prizes Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for a chance to win a Toniebox and a choice of two Tonies for the best Christmas Day present EVER!

WIN! Build Your Own Toy Bundle – FIVE Up For Grabs

Enter this Christmas competition for a chance to win the new range of junior kits from Build Your Own. We have FIVE sets to give away.

WIN! A Doll From The New BABY born Play & Style Range! – 4 Up For Grabs

Enter for a chance to win a doll from the new BABY born Play & Style range. We have FOUR dolls to give away.

WIN! A Bobbin Gingersnap 16” Bike

Enter for a chance to win a gorgeous Gingersnap 16” Bike from Bobbin Bikes!

WIN! A Smart Toys and Games Bundle

Enter this competition for a chance to win a HUGE bundle of toys and games from Smart Toys and Games!

WIN! A Brand-New Baby Annabell Active Doll – 3 Up For Grabs!

Enter this Christmas competition for your chance to win a brand-new Baby Annabell Active Doll!

Bed Bugs: A Reader’s Experience + Expert Advice On What To Do

We have all heard of bed bugs but could it be that they’re biting more of us than we realise? One of our readers has been in touch to share her experience.

Helping Men Through Miscarriage: Useful Strategies For Coping

It’s important that in cases of miscarriage we do not forget to look at how men are emotionally impacted by this loss and to offer them the support they too, need.

How To Cope With Pregnancy After Baby Loss: Advice From Tommy’s Midwives

Coping with pregnancy after baby loss. Will baby loss happen again? Are you entitled to extra scans? And advice on how to look after your mental health.

When My Baby Dies by Julia Samuels

Dealing With Baby Loss: Advice From Psychotherapist And Author, Julia Samuel

Coming to terms with the death of a baby. Expert advice from Psychotherapist and Paediatric Counsellor, Julia Samuel.

Petrifying Pudding Pots

This ghostly no-bake delight features a creamy, sweetened avocado base topped with a cocoa, coconut and date crumble that’s as dark as a moonless night.

10 Favourite Halloween Recipes For Your Kids’ Party

If you’re looking for spooky but sweet things to serve up at your Halloween party, look no further. Check out our top ten ghoulish Halloween recipes for kids.

WIN! An Ickle Bubba Aries Prime Auto-fold Stroller Plus Pram Clips

Enter this competition for a chance to win an Ickle Bubba Aries Prime Auto-fold Stroller Plus Pram Clips.

WIN! A Fabulous Box Of Rainbow High Prizes

Enter this competition for a chance to win a bundle of Rainbow High goodies!

Croup And Children: Everything You Need To Know

Croup is most common in 1-3 year olds because their windpipe is particularly small in relation to their size so even a small amount of inflammation can restrict their breathing. 

Cycle To School With Thule

This week, with the new term in full swing we are celebrating eco travel to school with Thule and Cycle to School Week.

Spooooky Frankenstein Marshmallow Pops Recipe For Halloween

Looking for Halloween recipes? You’ve come to the right place. These delicious Halloween Marshmallow Pops look incredibly spooky!

WIN! A Junior Jones Aylo Stroller In Black

Enter this competition for a chance to win a Junior Jones Aylo Stroller in Black!

What Is Included In A Newborn Screening Test?

Once your baby arrives, there will be some newborn screening options available to you to test your baby for health conditions or impairments.

Summer Tomato And Sourdough Salad

This Summer Tomato and Sourdough Salad recipe is a delightful embodiment of everything we love about summer.

Parental Control, Ep 93: Mama Still Got It! Chats Body Image, Nits And The School Mums WhatsApp Group

Louise joins to the show to dish out some serious wisdom on all things parenting, from the exhilarating highs to those curveball lows.

WIN! A SnüzPod4 Bedside Crib

Enter this week’s giveaway for your chance to win a SnüzPod4 from Snüz.

WIN! A Dr Brown’s Anti-Colic Options+ Narrow Neck Bundle

Enter this competition for a chance to win a Dr Brown’s Anti-Colic Options+ Narrow Neck Baby Bottles and Electric Steriliser Bundle.

Percy Pig Traybake

Infuse your celebrations with the delightful essence of Percy Pig by indulging in this flawlessly pink cake.

WIN! An Exclusive Peppa Pig By MORI Clothing Bundle

Enter for a chance to win a prize bundle from the exclusive Peppa Pig by MORI collection!

How To Deal With The Ultimate Parenting Taboo: Motherhood Rage

Author of Raising a Happier Mother, Anna Mathur stops by to give us the low-down on dealing with motherhood rage. The morning rush to More

Starting School? Must-Read School Readiness Tips From Expert Amanda Jenner

According to The School Readiness Survey conducted by Kindred2 – they may not be ready, especially where toilet training is concerned. Parenting Expert Amanda Jenner shares her tips on school readiness.

WIN! An Educational Toy Bundle From tonies®

Enter for a chance to win an Educational Toy Bundle from tonies®.

A Week Of Healthy Lunchbox Ideas

Discover delightfully healthy lunchbox ideas from Sarah Wilson, author of ‘I Quit Sugar For Life.

Unveiling The Stars of Safety, Sustainability + Innovation: Exploring Britax Römer’s ADAC Award Winning Car Seats

With the KIDFIX i-SIZE and DUALFIX M PLUS receiving prestigious ADAC awards in the last year and the sustainability efforts reaching new heights, Britax Römer continues to innovate and lead the industry in child safety and mobility solutions.

Parental Control, Ep 91: Science Experiments To Do With The Kids This Holiday With TheDadLab

Join Sergei Urban, the mastermind behind TheDadLab and Leonora as they share ways to bring the joy of hands-on learning directly to your home.

Top 28 Private Nurseries In London

Here’s our updated rundown of the top private nursery schools in London.

5 Signs That Led Me To Seek An ADHD Assessment At 29

Alice Gendron, the author behind “The Mini ADHD Coach,” dives into the reasons behind her decision to undergo an adult ADHD assessment.

9 Things You Need To Know About Becoming An Egg Donor

Becoming an egg donor is an incredibly selfless act that has many rewards, but it’s also an important decision that requires a lot of careful consideration, so what does it involve?

8 Essential Vitamins You Need To Know

In this guide, we’ll explore some of the essential vitamins within their collection, highlighting their benefits and demonstrating how seamlessly they can be integrated into your healthy lifestyle.

10 Family BBQ Recipes

We’ve pulled some of the most delicious family-friendly recipes we could find – hold the chili where the kids are concerned! 

Notice Your Hair Changing During Pregnancy And Postpartum? Here’s Why

Dr Albena Kovacheva’s insights into what you can potentially expect to happen to your hair during pregnancy and after giving birth.

Are Your Kids Reaching For Their Screens This Summer? Expert Guidelines For Ages 2-17

The experts at OutdoorToys have to put together a guide on UK screen time recommendations by age, taking into consideration the risks of excessive time spent on electronic devices per day. 

WIN! The Full Range Of Baking Mixes From Ta-Da! – FOUR Up For Grabs

Enter this competition for your chance to win the full range of baking mixes from Ta-Da! There are FOUR to give away.

Charred Asparagus Toasts With Pea Smash

A real celebration of fresh, spring flavours, these toasts make an elegant, light lunch.

Parental Control, Ep 90: Girl Talk With Steph Douglas: Family, Career, And The Perimenopause

Get ready for some serious girl talk as Ellie Thompson welcomes the fabulous Steph Douglas, the founder of Don’t Buy Her Flowers, to the show!

Breastfeeding Twins Like A Pro: Essential Tips And Tricks

Registered midwife Malena Monteverde from My Expert Midwife shares her expert advice on breastfeeding twins. Is breastfeeding twins possible? Just as caring for twins More

Epigenetic Mesotherapy: The Future Of Anti-Ageing Skincare?

A unique aesthetic solution for preventing photo and chronological aging of skin at the cellular level.

Thriving Through The Summer Holidays: Unleash Your Child’s Creativity With Montessori Principles

Discover how incorporating elements of the Montessori approach can encourage your child’s creativity and independence.

Frozen Berry And Coconut ‘Cheesecake’

A delicious low-fat, vegan dessert – the perfect end to a rich, heavy meal

WIN! A Year’s Supply Of Pregna-Plan From Cytoplan, Worth £199

Enter this giveaway for a chance to win a year’s supply of Pregna-Plan a uniquely formulated pregnancy and breastfeeding multivitamin from Cytoplan.

Pear And Prosciutto Salad

Elevate your salad game with the exquisite Pear and Prosciutto Salad.

WIN! A Box Set Of All 48 Mr. Men Books + One Mr. Men Little Miss Audiobook Series!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a box set of all 48 Mr Men books in one fantastic collection, plus one of the Mr Men Little Miss Audiobook series.

Nut Butter Slaw For The Summer BBQ

Nut butter slaw recipe taken from Pip and Nut: The Nut Butter Cookbook by Pippa Murray

8 Language Classes For Young Children In London

Learning a second language seems more important than ever today. With young children able to learn and pick up skills faster than any other More

16 Family-Friendly Festivals To Book This Summer Hols

Here are the summer festivals that still have tickets available. Book now and get your family to one of these awesome festivals.

WIN! £100 Voucher To Spend At Rachel Riley

Enter this giveaway for a chance to win £100 to spend at Rachel Riley!

Sweet Dreams Start Here: Shop The Best Children’s Beds

Aspace is offering a 15% discount on all Aspace products – even the discounted ones! Simply apply the discount code MYBABA1212 at the checkout and use this link to take you there.

5 Kids’ Packed Lunches That Work For Mum And Dad Too!

With the start of school kicking in, we have compiled some truly scrumptious recipes that work both for yourself and your kids!

Everything You Need to Know About Baby Teeth

Different children react in different ways to teething, just bear in mind that it is a normal physiological process, and any discomfort is quite transient.

WIN! A Silentnight Nursery Bundle

Enter this giveaway for a chance to win a Silentnight nursery bundle from Sleepy People.

Apricot And Raspberry Clafoutis

Originally crafted with cherries, this recipe now showcases the luscious combination of sweet apricots and tangy raspberries.

What Is Flat Head Syndrome?

Flat head syndrome can cause your baby’s head to appear asymmetric or misshapen.

Good Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake Recipes

Good Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake Recipes

Celebrate World Chocolate Day with chocolate cake recipes from Lorraine Pascale, Mary Berry, Nigella Lawson, Martha Stewart and more!

Frozen Blueberry Yogurt Bark

Get ready to indulge in a delightful, fruity confection that’s not only scrumptious but also a breeze to whip up.

Get 40% Off SEA LIFE Tickets With NEW Midweek Madness Offer!

Enjoy 40% off tickets to SEA LIFE this summer with their new midweek madness offer! Click inside for promo code.

Your Ultimate Guide To Breastfeeding In The Summer Heat

To help fellow mums get through the hot weather this summer, together with the help of some of my colleagues, I’ve put together a guide to breastfeeding in the summer.

WIN! A Steriliser Dyer Advanced And Bottle & Breast Milk Warmer From Baby Brezza

We’re giving away a Steriliser Dyer Advanced and a Bottle & Breast Milk Warmer from Baby Brezza, enter for your chance to win!

10 Best Picnic Spots In London

Without a cloud in sight and the sun beaming down, picnic weather has finally arrived in London. But where is the best place to dine al fresco in the city?

10 Things You Need To Know About Mummy Wine Culture

By questioning the idea that we need wine to be good mums, we can find healthier ways to navigate motherhood.

How To Help Your Kids Manage Exam Stress

Award-winning doctor and mental health ambassador Dr. Amir Khan shares his expert advice for parents on how to manage exam stress. 

#Nursery Goals: The Boori Summer Sale Has Started

Take advantage of amazing discounts and unbeatable deals on Boori’s exceptional range of nursery and kids’ furniture.

Parental Control, Ep 87: Empathy: The Superpower We Should Teach Our Kids

Are children born with empathy? Can we teach them? We discuss the science behind empathy, when children start to show empathy and why it’s so important to demonstrate empathetic behaviours to our kids.

WIN! A SnüzFino And Toddler Extension Kit – The Ultimate Den For Snüzing And Play

Enter for your chance to win a SnüzFino and Toddler Extension Kit from Snüz.

Baby Positions In The Womb Before Birth

From about 32 weeks gestation, you can expect your baby to begin to settle into their pre-birth position.

Best Summer Reads For Kids

Independent booksellers across the UK have announced the best summer reads for children.

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10 Recipes For National BBQ Week

The warmer weather is finally here, so if you haven’t already, dust off the BBQ and crack on with some of these delicious grilling recipes.

Top 5 Games For SEND Support

Orchard Toys games are designed with education in mind and feature fun gameplay, bright and colourful illustrations, with durable, thick, quality card pieces, and More

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WIN! Limited Edition Joolz x Filling Pieces Geo3 Pushchair

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Limited Edition Geo3 Pushchair from Joolz.

Parental Control, Ep 86: Why Women Over 40 Can’t Lose Weight

Ellie Thompson welcomes over 40’s women’s personal trainer Gabrielle O’Hare to the show to discuss why it’s so hard for women to lose weight over 40.

15 Of The Coolest Ice Lolly Recipes For Summer

With temperatures set to soar this week why not try your hand at these delicious homemade ice lolly recipes!

WIN! Olivanna Skincare Routine Worth £222

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win a skincare routine worth £222 from Olivanna.

8 Delicious Doughnut Recipes For National Doughnut Week

It’s National Doughnut Week! We’ve pulled together 8 of the most mouth-watering recipes we could find for a naughty treat.

WIN! A Béaba Babycook Neo Worth £170

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Béaba Babycook Neo worth £170!

NEW: Stokke Xplory X In Cool Teal – Bringing You & Your Baby Closer

Meet the sought-after Stokke Xplory X in Cool Teal, with textiles made from 100% recycled PET bottles.

Pregnancy Grief Looks Different On Everyone – Here’s What You Need To Know

Losing a baby in the womb steals a huge chunk of our past, our present and our future and no matter how early or late in the pregnancy the loss occurs, it does not change the intensity of the pain.

Kale And Carrot Spelt Pilaf

To celebrate Vegetarian Week why not try this delicious Kale and Carrot Spelt Pilaf recipe.

WIN! An aden + anais Organic Muslin Bundle

Enter this competition for your chance to win a bundle of organic muslin goodies from aden + anais™, in their new ‘map the stars’ print.

Parental Control, Ep 85: Skincare Solutions For Teens and Tweens With My Olivanna’s Founder Janine Summers

Founder of My Olivanna Janine Summers shares advice on the best skincare products for teens and tweens, as well as expert advice on acne, blackheads and other common skin complaints in children and young adults. 

How To Exercise In Tune With Your Menstrual Cycle

Cycle syncing can help you achieve the maximum benefit from your workout.

Delivering The Placenta: What To Expect

Often referred to as the third stage of labour, after delivering the baby, the final stage is to deliver the placenta, commonly known as the ‘afterbirth.’

WIN! A £25 Voucher To Spend At Fitstraps – FOUR To Give Away

Enter this competition for your chance to win a £25 voucher to spend at Fitstraps, we have FOUR to give away.

Prawn & Kale Paella

A delicious prawn & kale paella recipe from Discover Great Veg.

Rhubarb And Raspberry Rainbow Meringue

Layers of meringue, smooth whipped cream and a sharp taste of raspberry come together to make this elegant rhubarb and raspberry rainbow meringue from Dr. Oetker.

The Doctors Guide to Hay Fever

Everything You Need To Know About Hay Fever

If you or your child are one of the many hay fever sufferers, understanding a little more about its triggers and treatments could make life a lot more pleasant this spring.

Designing A Nursery With Interior Designer Claire Totman

When it comes to designing the perfect nursery, the key is to never compromise on the pieces that really matter.

WIN! £100 Gift Voucher To Spend At Teen Skincare Brand my olivanna

We’re giving away a gift voucher worth £100 to spend at natural skincare brand my olivanna.

7 Things You Wouldn’t Think To Put In Your Hospital Bag But 100% Need

The things you haven’t thought about packing that you will 100% need.

Parental Control, Ep 84: Melissa Hemsley Talks Food, Pregnancy And ADHD

We talked about everything from her IVF journey and, in particular, the highs and lows that come with IVF to her favourite recipes and how she loves using up everything in the fridge

Coronation Quiche

A deep quiche with a crisp, light pastry case and delicate flavours of Spinach, Broad Beans and fresh Tarragon.

How To Keep Your Kids Safe Online + Advice On Choosing Safer Tech

We teamed with Samsung to bring you this comprehensive guide to staying safe online. 

WIN! A Bravado Designs Maternity And Nursing Bra Bundle

Enter for your chance to win a maternity and nursing bra bundle from Bravado Designs.

Coronation Cheesy Baked Eggs

Inspired by one of King Charles’s favourite dishes, check out this delicious Coronation dish, Cheesy Baked Eggs.

Parental Control, Ep 83: Clair Buckley Talks Inbetweeners, Impractical Jokers And Being A Mum Of Boys

Ellie quizzes Clair about everything from family life with an Inbetweener, how they met, their mutual love for The Beatles and what life is like as host of such a popular YouTube show, At Home with the Buckleys.

How To Make A Good Hedgehog Habitat In Your Garden

The RSPB Shop’s wildlife experts have put together the ultimate guide for transforming any garden or outdoor space into a haven for hedgehogs!

WIN! A Family Ticket To The Roarsome Summit

Enter this competition for your chance to win a family ticket to The Roarsome Summit, Polzeath, Cornwall from the 19th-21st May.

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Refreshing Sticky Lamb, Sesame and Watermelon Salad

A mouth watering quick to prepare sticky lamb, sesame and watermelon salad recipe.

8 Spring Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

As the days get longer and the temperatures rise, there’s no better time to plan for some outdoor spring activities for the family.

5 Steps To Planning A Sensational Street Party

Party Delights share their top tips on planning the perfect coronation street party celebration.

Rhubarb And Custard Muffins

A delicious rhubarb and custard muffin recipe from Dr. Oetker.

WIN! A Kit & Kin Hospital Bag Starter Pack

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Hospital Bag Starter Pack from Kit & Kin.

Comforting Farmhouse Chicken Thighs With Fennel, Tarragon & Thyme

A delicious and comforting recipe of farmhouse chicken thighs with fennel, tarragon & thyme taken from Daylesford’s e-Book of summer eating and recipes.

How To Manage Rosacea During Pregnancy + Recommended Products

Skincare expert Cherry Woods shares her advice for mums and mums-to-be suffering with rosacea, and My Baba editor Ellie Thompson reveals her skincare secret weapons to combat the skin condition.

WIN! A NEW Joolz Aer+ Stroller

Enter this competition for your chance to win a NEW Joolz Aer+ Stroller.

5 Easter Baking Recipes From Ocado

If you’re looking for a show-stopping cake recipe for your bank holiday get-together or an easy Easter baking recipe to make with the kids, we’ve got you sorted.

Benefits Of Play For Children With Autism

We find out how the right kind of play can have all sorts of benefits for children with autism, together with tips for parents on how to engage their children. 

WIN! A Freestyle Hands Free In Bra Double Pump From Medela!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Freestyle Hands-Free In Bra Double Pump from Medela!

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What IS Autism? Signs To Spot And Ways To Deal With Challenging Behaviour

Tuesday 2nd April is World Autism Day. We spoke to the National Autistic Society (NAS)

Top 40 Most Annoying Pieces Of Advice For New Parents

The top 40 most annoying pieces of advice given to new parents have been revealed by Ergobaby.

WIN! A Dreami Moses Basket And Stand From Shnuggle – TWO Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Dreami Moses Basket and Stand from Shnuggle. We have two to give away!

WIN! A Thomas Bundle From Yoto

Enter for your chance to win a Thomas The Tank Engine bundle from Yoto, the audio platform for kids.

Choosing A Moses Basket: The Safer Sleeping Benefits Of Keeping Baby Close

Baby’s first bed is an important choice for parents, it is the first sleeping space when you bring your baby home from the hospital. More

Stunning Peach Melba Cheesecake

A stunning peach melba cheesecake recipe that will make your mouth water, taken from ‘The Goodness of Nuts and Seeds’ by Natalie Seldon.

Parental Control, Ep 80: Does My Child Have ADHD? Signs, Symptoms And How To Get Help

Managing director and lead therapist of Headstuff ADHD Therapy Sarah Templeton joins the show to discuss ADHD in young children.

10 Of The Best Home Remedies For Chickenpox

Chickenpox is a highly contagious but very common illness that affects most children. We’ve searched the net to find the best home remedies.

Parental Control, Ep 78: Moshi Expert On Easy Ways To Introduce Mindfulness To Your Kids

If you’re new to the wonderful world of mindfulness, this podcast episode is a great place to start. 

Parental Control, Ep 79: Food, Mood And Gut Health For The Whole Family

Naturdoc’s founder and clinical lead Lucinda Miller joins Parental Control to discuss family nutrition, gut health and more.

How To Support Your Baby’s Speech Development

Make speech practice fit into life, rather than working around it. Play doesn’t need to use toys and you don’t need to spend money on toys for your child.

10 Reasons Your Newborn Needs The ClevaPure Air Purifier In Their Nursery

Parents will do anything to protect their baby’s health, but some things are just out of our control, such as toxic air.

3 Fuss-Free Family Recipes From Ciara Attwell

Ciara’s new Fuss-Free Family Cookbook includes healthy, quick ideas for breakfast, lunch and weekday dinners to snacks, salads and sides.

Parental Control, Ep 77: Let’s Talk About Sex After Childbirth

This podcast episode breaks the silence around the topic no one is talking about: how to have enjoyable sex after birth.

27 Recommended Natural Skincare Brands For Tweens

Becoming a teenager is difficult, but dealing with hormonal skin doesn’t have to be. We round up the best natural products to use on tween skin.

Coping With Allergies At School: Expert Advice For Parents

Because school life is exhausting without worrying about coping with allergies in school!

12 Best Audiobooks For Young Children

National Storytelling Week starts on 30th January, and we’re celebrating with a round-up of recommendations for the best audiobooks for children.

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Delicious Low Carb Recipes Perfect For Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes

The Low-Carb Diabetes Cookbook was written with renowned diabetes expert Dr David Cavan. These recipes are perfect for type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Strawberry And Malted Layer Cake

A stunning Strawberry and Malted Layer Cake recipe from Dr. Oetker. Fresh strawberry and a hint of malted flavour make a great combination for a delicious treat.

WIN! New DUALFIX M PLUS 360° Car Seat From Britax Römer

Enter this competition for your chance to win the NEW DUALFIX M PLUS 360° Car Seat From Britax Römer.

10 Beauty Trends Set To Be Huge In 2023

It’s the start of a new year and we all know what that means – fresh new beauty trends! 

Parental Control, Ep 76: All Things Gut Health With Nutrition Expert Rebecca Traylen

Leonora welcomes Probio7’s Nutrition Expert Rebecca Traylen to the podcast to discuss gut health. “I could talk about gut health until the cows come More

Dressing For Winter Babywearing: What You Need To Know

Avoid snowsuits, ALWAYS wear your carrier UNDER your coat, plus more must-know tips for winter babywearing.

10 Luxury Family Resorts And Destinations For Your 2023 Family Holiday

If you’re looking for the best luxury family holidays to book this year or next, you’ve come to the right place. Luxury hotels and More

5 Places To Visit During Winter Outside The UK

We’ve prepared a list of the five best places to visit during winter outside the UK – for all the family.

WIN! A smarTrike X Kelly Anna STR7 Stroller Trike

Enter for your chance to win a smarTrike x Kelly Anna STR7 Stroller Trike in either Imagine or Explore!

Delicious Smoothies And Juices To Brighten Up Dull (Or Dry) January

A delicious list of our 8 top smoothie recipes for a happy and healthy 2022.

13 London Art Classes For Kids 2023

Arts and crafts classes are a fantastic way for the kids to explore their creative talents, get messy outside of the house, and take some time off from using iPads and other gadgets.

London Attractions All Families Should Visit At Least Once

There are some London attractions that everyone ought to experience at least once. Here are our favourite ways to spend a family day out in the city.

Chocolate Torte In A Sweet Short Crust Base

Christmas would not be Christmas without a delicious chocolatey dessert. We love the easy chocolate torte recipe by Dorset Pastry. Easy Chocolate Torte recipe More

Batch Cooking Recipes & Expert Tips To Save, Time, Money, And Energy This Christmas

Beaba’s weaning ideas, recipes, tips and products to give you a helping hand in the kitchen this Christmas

8 Family Friendly Places To See The Northern Lights In Norway

If spotting the aurora borealis is top of your to-do in 2023, check out these top family holidays to experience one of nature’s greatest wonders.

11 Holly Jolly Party Recipes For Christmas

Check out these fabulous Christmas recipes guaranteed to impress your guests!

Parental Control, Ep 75: Charlotte Stirling-Reed Troubleshoots Toddler Mealtimes

Leading baby and child nutritionist Charlotte Stirling-Reed is on hand to problem shoot a whole host of questions surrounding toddlers and mealtimes.

Must-Bake Mince Pies For The Festive Season

Homemade mince pies are a must-bake during the festive season, and nothing quite compares to making them from scratch.

Parental Control, Ep 74: What To Feed Your Tweens And Teens With Gabriela Peacock

Leonora Bamford welcomes nutritionist Gabriela Peacock to the show to discuss tween and teen nutrition.

Are Anti-Ageing Skincare Products Going Out Of Fashion?

Three skincare experts share their views about anti-ageing skincare products and the best non-invasive procedures out there.

Is This The End Of The Tooth Fairy? Find Out How Storing Your Child’s Milk Teeth Could Save Their Life

Did you know that right now, parents are storing their children’s stem cells for use in potential therapies? It’s called private stem cell banking and helps families to protect the health of their little ones for years to come.

Must-Make Mocktail Recipes To Enjoy This Christmas

If you’re looking for mocktail recipes for Christmas you’ve come to the right place. Shop your mocktail ingredients before Xmas to make these tasty drinks!

Simple Steak Pie With Puff Pastry Lid

You won’t believe how easy this traditional beef steak pie recipe is to make. Ingredients 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1kg diced braising beef steak More

Easy Winter Crafts For The Kids (Using Stuff Around The Home!)

Keeping busy doesn’t have to mean buying new toys, there are lots of things around the home that can entertain everyone.

How To Make Traditional Christmas Mince Pies

Have a go at making these delicious mince pies by Crazy Jack.

Top Tips For Helping Your Dyslexic Teen With Their Revision

Dyslexia can make it difficult for your teen to concentrate and copy out text, both of which are skills needed for traditional exam preparation.

Sausage Rolls With All Butter Puff Pastry

High-quality pork sausage meat wrapped up inside delicious all-butter puff pastry.

Best Kids’ Dressing Tables

We’ve picked out the best kids’ dressing and vanity tables, ideal for a kids’ bedroom or nursery.

7 Reasons Your Baby Should Learn To Swim

If you’re thinking about ways to bond with your new arrival, or are debating on which baby classes are best to sign up to in 2020, we think a baby swim school should be top of your list.

Parental Control, Ep 73: Fisher-Price Toy Experts On The Best Gifts For Early Childhood Development PLUS Great Tips For Encouraging Play

Lisa Lohiser and Corinne Eggleston from the Fisher-Price Play Lab talk about the best developmental toys and the role they play in Early Childhood Development.

What Are The Different Forms Of Bullying And How Do They Differ Between Genders?

t is important as parents and caregivers that we can recognise these more subtle forms of bullying such as excessive “bantering” or “special friending”, as these behaviours may go unchecked and unrecognised for long enough that the victim internalises shame as a result of them.

5 Best Wines To Enjoy With Your Christmas Meal

Choosing what wines to drink with your Christmas meal can be a daunting task and choosing what to drink in the days leading up to the big celebration is often overlooked.

WIN! A Coding Critters MagiCoders – FOUR Up For Grabs!

As part of our huge Christmas giveaway, we are giving away a Coding Critter MagiCoders from Learning Resources to FOUR lucky winners!

WIN! A GIANT Bundle Of Toys From Janod

Enter this competition for your chance to win a giant bundle of toys from Janod.

WIN! £100 To Spend At John Lewis – TWO Prizes Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for your chance to win £100 to spend at John Lewis. We have two up for grabs!

WIN! A Clementoni Science And Play Build NASA Bundle

Enter for your chance to win a Clementoni Science And Play Build NASA Bundle, we have FOUR to give away!

WIN! A Sustainable Beechwood Toy Collection From MORI

Enter for your chance to win a Sustainable Beechwood Toy Collection from MORI, there are two prizes up for grabs!

WIN! An Adorable Bundle Of Toys From Kaloo

Enter this competition for your chance to win an adorable bundle of toys from Kaloo!

WIN! A BABY Born Magic Doll And BABY Born Bathtub – TWO Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a BABY born Magic Doll and BABY born Bathtub, we have TWO to give away!

WIN! A Toniebox Starter Set And Two Tonies – Two Prizes Up For Grabs!

We’re giving away a Toniebox Starter Set and TWO Tonies to two lucky winners!

WIN! A My Fairy Garden Prize Bundle

Enter this competition for your chance to win a My Fairy Garden prize bundle. We have FOUR to give away!

WIN! A Personalised Copy Of ‘It’s Super-You’ From Wonderbly – FOUR Up For Grabs!

We’re giving four lucky winners a personalised copy of It’s Super-You from Wonderbly.

WIN! A Craft Prize Bundle From FabLab, Ann Williams And Spirograph – 3 PRIZES!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a huge craft bundle from FabLab, Ann Williams And Spirograph.

WIN! A Jumbo Sensory Discovery Mat And Music & Motion Pulldown Sloth From Infantino

Enter for your chance to win a umbo Sensory Discovery Mat and Music & Motion Pulldown Sloth from Infantino, we have FOUR to give away.

WIN! A Pair Of Knitted Organic Cotton Diplodocus Dinosaur Soft Toys – FOUR PRIZES!

Win! A pair of Knitted Organic Cotton Diplodocus Dinosaur Soft Toys from Best Years. FOUR to give away in a choice of mustard or grey.

WIN! A Brand-New Chou Chou Doll From Baby Annabell – 5 To Give Away!

Enter this competition for your chance to win this adorable NEW Chou Chou Doll from Baby Annabell. We have FIVE to give away.

WIN! A Little Brian Paint Sticks Classis Art Station And Paint Stick Pots – FIVE PRIZES!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Little Brian Paint Sticks Classis Art Station and Paint Stick Pots.

WIN! A CoComelon Boo Boo JJ Doll – FIVE Up For Grabs

We are giving away a CoComelon Boo Boo JJ Doll to FIVE lucky winners just in time for Christmas!

WIN! A Superspace From Everplay

As part of our huge Christmas giveaway, we are giving away a Superspace from Everplay.

WIN! A Bobbin Bikes Gingersnap Bike

Our Christmas cheer continues with this wonderful competition in collaboration with Bobbin Bikes. Enter for your chance to win a Gingersnap Bike.

WIN! An Ickle Bubba Teepee Playtime 4 Piece Play Bundle

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Teepee Playtime 4 Piece Play bundle, we have THREE bundles to give away.

WIN! A Prize Bundle From Smart Toys And Games

Enter this competition for your chance to win a bundle of brilliantly fun games from Smart Toys And Games.

WIN! A Sensory Journey With Mizzie The Kangaroo – 4 Bundles Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a bundle of sensory toys from Mizzie The Kangaroo from Sunny Queensland, Australia.

WIN! £100 Voucher For Edx Education – TWO Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for your chance to win £100 to spend on educational toys from Edx Education, two prizes up for grabs!

WIN! A Super Soft Nuno Starter Set – FOUR Up For Grabs

Enter this competition for your chance to win a super soft Nuno Starter Set from Fuzzy Stars, we have FOUR to give away!

WIN! A PLAYMOBIL 1.2.3 My Take Along Pre School – FIVE Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a 1.2.3 My Take Along Pre School from PLAYMOBIL, we have FIVE to give away!

WIN! A Rainbow High Junior High Series 2 Doll – FIVE Up For Grabs

The first competition in our Christmas competition bonanza is a gorgeous Rainbow High Junior High Series 2 Doll and we have five random dolls to give away!

WIN! A Little Tikes Let’s Go Cozy Coupe Fire Station And Colour Change Vehicles

Enter this Christmas competition for your chance to win a Little Tikes Let’s Go Cozy Coupe Fire Station and Little Tikes 2pk Colour Change Vehicles and we have FIVE of these to give away!

WIN! A HUGE LeapFrog And VTech Toy Bundle

Enter this Christmas competition for your chance to win a HUGE bundle of toys from Leapfrog!

WIN! A Double Ameda Breast Pump, Collection Bottles Plus Dreamgenii Feeding Pillow

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Double Ameda Breast Pump with additional collection bottles plus a Dreamgenii Feeding Pillow from Baby-central!

Childhood Illness: 5 Ways To Protect Your Under 5s This Winter

As this is the first winter without pandemic restrictions in two years, you and your children may be more susceptible to the usual childhood More

No Tricks, Just Treats! Why It’s OK For Children To Overindulge This Halloween

Rather than limiting sweets and feeling guilty about how much children are eating, here is what we should be doing.

How Can The Menopause Affect My Sex Drive And What Can I Do About It?

When menopause hits, estrogen levels decrease, which can have an impact on your sexual function as it can lower desire and make it harder for you to become aroused.

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Mini Halloween Cauldron Cupcakes

These mini Halloween cupcakes by Cookie & Cups are such a fun and naughty Halloween recipe to make with your little ones.

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12 Incredibly Tempting Recipes To Celebrate National Chocolate Week

As huge sweet-toothed chocolate lovers we understand the importance of having the very best recipes to hand – so we’ve painstakingly searched the net to find the most delicious, the most luxurious, and the most naughty chocolate recipes to celebrate. You’re worth it. 

What IS The Perimenopause And What Does It Mean For My Fertility?

GP and menopause specialist, Dr. Louise Newson, answers your essential questions about perimenopause, early menopause, and Premature Ovarian Insufficiency or POI.

How To Create A Natural Nursery For Your Child

Follow these simple steps to help you create a natural nursery for your newborn, using products that are safe, organic and perfect for your baby.

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The 20-Week Ultrasound: What To Expect From The Anomaly Scan

We get many questions on the 20-week scan (especially from first-time parents), and what exactly this entails, so we wanted to offer you more information on this important mum-to-be milestone.

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Autism in Girls: Does My Daughter Have Autism?

Find out why many autistic females often miss out on an autism diagnosis or can be misdiagnosed with other conditions.

WIN! A Recyclings Bundle – Fun Eco-Friendly Toys!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Recyclings Bundle – Fun Eco-Friendly Toys from Vivid Toys and Games.

7 Ways To Support A Friend Dealing With Baby Loss

For those that are unsure of what the right thing is to say, a simple text that reads ‘I’m thinking of you’ can be of great comfort. It is better to say something than to say nothing.

Dealing With Baby Loss: A Reader’s Story

From the outside looking in you would think I had everything a girl could want: a happy marriage, an amazing son, a beautiful home and a dog. Appearances can be deceiving, I do have it all, but what I don’t have is all my children at home.

Lorraine Pascale’s Crumbly Peanut Butter Squares

Taken from Lorraine Pascale’s Fast, Fresh and Easy Food, available at Amazon.

5 Tips To Help Dyslexics Learn Tricky Spelling

Founder and CEO of global charity Made By Dyslexia Kate Griggs shares her expert tips to help dyslexics learn tricky spellings. 

Your Top 10 Babywearing Questions Answered

Which baby carrier is right for me? How do I make sure my baby is seated safely and in the hip-healthy ‘M’ position?

Baked Banana Doughnuts

Baked doughnuts are healthier than their fried friends, and this baked banana doughnut recipe will be fun to make with the kids. 

tonies® Launch September’s Star-Studded Line-Up With British Storytime Favourites Roald Dahl, Julia Donaldson, Michael Rosen And Beatrix Potter!

tonies® fans are in for a massive treat this month as the musical storybox welcomes not one, not two not three, but SEVEN spellbinding new Tonies chocka-block full of adventure

WIN! The Brand New HALO® SleepSack® Ideal Temp & The BassiNest Swivel Sleeper Premiere

We’re giving away the brand new HALO SleepSack Ideal Temp and the BassiNest Swivel Sleeper Premiere.

Fish Finger Tortillas

This is what I call a flexi-recipe – either a family meal

How To Fix Common Eyebrow Issues

With all the brow trends that have come and gone, we’ve seen how achieving these looks can sometimes leave us with serious brow woes.

Red Velvet Cake With Pistachio Frosting

To make 12 cupcakes instead, halve the cake mix but make all the frosting and bake for 20-25 mins.

3 Recipes From Rebecca Wilson’s Fast Family Food Cookbook

Three delicious recipes from Rebecca Wilson’s Fast Family Food Cookbook. Rebecca Wilson’s Banana Puffs Naturally sweet banana discs wrapped in a vanilla and cinnamon flaky More

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7 Delicious Savoury Tarts

Seven delicious savoury tart recipes including Pea, Mozzarella and Lemon Tart and Tenderstem And Spring Onion Galettes with Goat’s Cheese.

Why Pregnant Women Should Check They’ve Had The MMR Vaccine

It is important for women to get the MMR vaccine before they get pregnant, to reduce the risk of them becoming infected with measles, mumps, and rubella.

6 Gut Friendly Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Gut-friendly recipes from Dr Joan Ransley, ideal for everyday enjoyment, from breakfast and lunch, to weekend dinner parties.

How To Boost Your Immune System This Winter

Why is the immune system so important? What are the possible causes of low immunity, and which foods should I be eating and avoiding? What are the best supplements to take for improved immunity?

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8 Delicious Cupcake Recipes To Make With The Kids

8 cupcake recipes to make with the kids including Mary Berry’s Vanilla Cupcakes With Swirly Icing.

WIN! A DREAMGENII® Pregnancy, Support And Feeding Pillow With 100% Cotton Jersey Cover

Enter this competition for your chance to win a DREAMGENII® pregnancy and support pillow with a NEW 100% cotton jersey cover, we have 6 to give away.

Nasi Goreng Chicken Fried Rice

The recipe was taken from In Minutes by Clodagh Mckenna.

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Lemon And Yogurt Semifreddo

A delicious lemon and yoghurt Semifreddo recipe.

Annabel Karmel’s Fun Bake Animal Cupcakes

Annabel Karmel’s recipe for creating pups, pandas and cheeky monkeys or you can always have a go at decorating with your own favourite animals.

Organic September: The Benefits Of Organic Fabrics For Babies: They’ll Help Your Baby Sleep And Much More!

This Organic September we’re helping raise awareness about the multiple benefits of organic fabrics for babies.

4 Simple Ways To Support Your Kids’ Health

Small changes can go a long way in keeping your child well throughout the winter months.

Parental Control, Ep 67: Everything You Need To Know About The ISEB Common Pre-Test With Julia Martin

Having been through the ISEB pretest with one of my children it is still a bit of a minefield, so I called on CEO Julia Martin to answer some pretty tough questions.

Red Salmon Ramem

A homemade red salmon ramen recipe you’ll love.

Travelling To Australia With Your Baby And All About Your Visa

For many parents, travelling abroad with a baby for the first time can be a very stressful experience. And if your travel destination is More

Willy Wonka’s Revolting Recipes And The Perfect Soundtrack To Celebrate Roald Dahl Day!

Happy Roald Dahl Day! Check out our favourite “revolting” yet delicious Willy Wonka-inspired recipes and check out tonies® for the perfect soundtrack!

How To Talk To Children About The Death Of The Queen

Winston’s Wish share some useful tips on how to explain Queen Elizabeth’s death to a child or young person.

Parental Control, Ep 66: An Eye-Opening Conversation With The Naked Doula About Pregnancy & Birth

My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes Emma Armstrong aka The Naked Doula to the show

Breakfast, Lunch & Snack Ideas: Tips For A Healthy Back To School Routine

If you’re looking for breakfast, lunchbox and snack ideas for the whole family, we’ve got some simple tips for a healthy back-to-school diet.

How To Talk To Your Young Children About Dementia

Fran Vandelli, Dementia Lead for Bupa Care Services shares how best to explain a dementia diagnosis to our children and the importance of being transparent.

WIN! An Organic Sleep Bundle From Pure Earth Collection

Enter this competition for your chance to win an Organic Sleep Bundle courtesy of Pure Earth Collection.

21 Healthy Lunchbox Snacks From Ocado

We’ve gathered our favourite go-to healthy snacks that are both nutritious and delicious, to get the brand new school year off to a rip-roaring start!

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Raspberries And Cream Cake With Rose Petals

Forage for raspberries to create the perfect end-of-summer cake!

Parental Control, Ep 65: Cat Sims Chats Adulting, Common Misconceptions About Parenting And How Family Life Fuelled Her Sobriety

Influencer Cat Sims AKA Not So Smug Now talkS about her brand new book, The First Time You Smiled, common misconceptions about parenting and getting sober.

WIN! A Lascal Mini BuggyBoard In Leopard From Cheeky Rascals – Two Up For Grabs

In this competition we’re giving away a Lascal Mini BuggyBoard in Leopard from Cheeky Rascals to two lucky winners!

Plant-Based Food Recipes For The Whole Family

Some delicious plant-based food recipes for the whole family from Healthy Little Tummies by Claire Power.

Parental Control, Ep 64: Miriam Cooper’s Top Children Nutrition Tips

Leonora welcomes Miriam Cooper from Mimi’s Bowl to the show to discuss children’s nutrition and her tips on cooking for the whole family. 

Choc Chip Cookie Ice Cream Bowls

A delicious choc chip cookie ice cream bowls recipe, perfect for the summer.

Four Deliciously Easy Flatbread Recipes

Topped flatbread recipes the whole family will love.

Mother Fit’s Top 5 Core Exercises During Pregnancy

My top 5 core exercises may promote proper posture, fending off lower back pain so common during pregnancy. 

WIN! A Pair Of Back To School Shoes From Start-Rite – TWO Pairs Up For Grabs!

To get you back to school ready the right way, we have a pair of Start-Rite school shoes to giveaway to two lucky winners.

How To Adjust To The Back To School Sleep Routine

Experienced Sleep Consultant Maryanne Taylor talks to us about re-establishing a “normal” sleep routine, which starts and ends with bedtime.

5 Recipes For A Deliciously Healthy Pregnancy

For inspiration on what to eat, check out Rhiannon Lambert’s five mouth-watering recipes, taken from the book ‘Deliciously Healthy Pregnancy’.

WIN! A Stamptastic Personalised Name Stamp And Ink Pad Bundle – 6 Up For Grabs

Enter this competition for your chance to WIN a Stamptastic Personalised Name Stamps and Ink Pad Bundle, there are SIX up for grabs!

How To Talk To Your Child About Starting School: Top Tips From A Headmistress

Top tips on how to introduce the idea of a school uniform, advice on sharing, listening, toilet training and eating habits, and most importantly, how best to say goodbye at the school gate.

Light And Refreshing Rhubarb Panna Cotta

A delicious rhubarb panna cotta recipe from Dr Oetker.

Parental Control, Ep 63: Take A Break With Instagram

In this podcast episode, we discuss Instagram’s new supervision tools and how we can make better use of our time.

C-Section Pain: What Normal, What’s Not And How To Cope

Dr Deepak Ravindran on c-section pain, what to expect, what’s normal, and how to cope with Caesarean pain and complications after birth.

WIN! A Balios S Lux From Cybex

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Balios S Lux from Cybex.

14 Luxury UK Beach Huts For A Dreamy Seaside Getaway

Beach huts are a brilliant stress-free family getaway. Soak up the seaside views of the British coastline and relax in your beach hut that’s literally on the beach! Here are our favourites for families in 2022.

Is Your Child Highly Sensitive? Tips & Advice For Parents

It’s estimated that 15-20% of the population are Highly Sensitive People and it can often go hand in hand with Dyslexia, ADHD, Austim and other Neurodiverse categories.

WIN! A Charterhouse Cot Bed From Aspace Children’s Furniture

Enter this fabulous competition for your chance to win a Charterhouse Cot Bed from Aspace Children’s Furniture.

WIN! A RyRy Scallop From RyRy Compact

Enter this competition for your chance to win a RyRy Scallop from RyRy Compact.

Stir-Fried Beef, Green Beans, Thai Basil And Chilli

The recipe was taken from In Minutes by Clodagh Mckenna.

Must-Read Guide To Correctly Fitting And Buying Children’s Shoes Online

Start-Rite is on hand with some handy tips on how to measure your child’s feet and how to check correctly whether a pair of shoes fit properly.

Can You Predict Your Baby’s Sex?

There are lots of theories that profess to predict your baby’s sex in the womb, but can you really trust anything other than science? Read on to find out. 

Linguine Puttanesca

An Italian dish that dates back to mid-20th Century, Linguine Puttanesca is fabulous summer serve-up for all the family. 

WIN! The Ultimate Newborn Bundle From Little Green Sheep

Enter this competition for your chance to win the ultimate newborn bundle, including a gorgeous white knitted Moses basket, and all the added extras you could need to create the most natural start in life.

10 Tips To Keep Your Children Cool And Entertained During A Heatwave

10 tips written by Dr. Amanda Gummer on how to keep your children cool and entertained during a heatwave.

WIN! 6 Month Supply Of Limited Edition Rascal + Friends CoComelon Nappies

Enter this competition for your chance to win a six months supply of the limited edition CoComelon nappy range from Rascal + Friends.

10 Delicious National Chocolate Day Recipes to Make Your Mouth Water

10 delicious mouthwatering recipes to celebrate National Chocolate Day!

What’s On Your Summer Garden Dinner Party Menu? Zucchini Pasta With Lime Tahini Sauce

A mouth-watering Zucchini Pasta with Lime Tahini Sauce recipe from Secret Squirrel Food.

Baby Travel Essentials: The Kit You’ll Need For Your Summer Adventure

Travelling with a child can be a terrifying concept for any parent. Whether it’s a long flight or a road trip, things won’t quite ever be the same. Your packing list will now consist of new travel essentials such as travel toys and gadgets to keep them occupied, booster seats and not to forget the changing bags. 

WIN! The Landscape Collection From BABYBJÖRN

Enter this competition for your chance to win the Landscape Collection from BABYBJÖRN including the baby carrier mini landscape, and bouncer bliss landscape.

WIN! A Bluebell Babycam

This week we’re giving away a Bluebell Babycam. Bluebell is the ultimate award-winning baby monitor, monitoring more so you worry less.

Recipes: 10 One-Pot Dinners The Family Will Love

If you’re looking for a simple way to make delicious family meals, check out Leo’s favourite hassle-free one-pot dinner recipes.

How To Keep Your Kids Safe From Trolling, Bullying And Fake News

Are you a parent searching for ways to keep your kids safe from trolling? Digital Matters has been developed to teach our kids online safety and media literacy.

10 Things You Need To Know About Bowel Cancer

Mr Colin Elton, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at The Wellington Hospital, part of HCA Healthcare UK gives us the low-down on bowel cancel. 

Your Bowels After Birth: What You Need To Know If You Suffer From IBS

Are you amongst the approximately 1 in 6 women in the UK who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? It’s a common gut condition that affects the digestive system and is up to 2.5 times more common in women than it is in men.

Questions You Must Ask When Choosing A Nursery Or Pre-Prep School

Each family will have their own priorities, but over the years we have built up a list of the basic questions that parents usually ask. It’s now quite a long list, but many parents use these questions as a checklist to help them focus their search.

14 Home Remedies For Hay Fever

If you’re struggling with a runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion and sneezing, check out this round-up of 14 great home remedies worth trying. Good luck!

4 Healthy Party Recipes To Try With The Kids This Summer

Healthy alternatives to traditional party food and drinks that will satisfy kids’ rumbling tummies, without creating the all too often sugar high that sees them crashing down not long after.

Win! An Ickle Bubba Globe Travel System

Enter for your chance to win an Ickle Bubba Globe Travel System worth £389!

Parental Control, Ep 61: A Boost for Neurodiversity Research

Leonora caught up with Silvia and Michelle who are behind a brilliant project to help people understand the actual genetic basis of learning differences.

WIN! A Bespoke Little Paw Gift Box To The Value Of £100

Enter for your chance to win a bespoke Little Paw gift box worth £100.

How To Make Lorraine Pascale’s Malteser Cake

This cake is so much fun to make and you know it’s going to taste delicious.  

PRIDE 2022: Children’s Books To Celebrate Diversity

Reading to your little ones is an impactful way to teach your child about different situations that they might face as they grow up.

Keeping Safe In Hot Weather: Top 5 Tips For Summer Babywearing

Expert advice on how to keep you and baby from overheating and how best to protect your baby from the sun.

WIN! A Brand NEW Doona Infant Car Seat Limited Edition In Gold

Enter this competition for your chance to win one of the brand new limited-edition Doona Gold car seats, the world’s first and only infant car seat with integrated wheels.

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A Guide To Male Infertility: Causes, Tests And Solutions

Let’s talk about male infertility. Dr James Hopkisson, Medical Director at TFP Fertility Group is on hand to answer our questions.

How To Make Lorraine Pascale’s Choc Chip Cookies

Lorraine Pascale’s soft, chewy chocolate chip cookies are absolutely divine, and here’s how to make them.

The Best Baby & Toddler Music Sessions In London, By Area

Music sessions designed for babies and toddlers are a fantastic way to introduce them to music and the world around them. FInd a class near you now.

WIN! A Dr Brown’s GOLD BUNDLE Worth Over £200

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Dr Brown’s GOLD BUNDLE worth over £200!

Everything You Need To Know About Sciatica In Pregnancy

Sciatica can happen at any time in our adult lives, but it can be more common to get lower back and leg pain symptoms during pregnancy.

How To Stay On The Top Of Your Workload With Several Kids

It’s never easy to juggle a full-time job with your family, especially as a mother. Continue reading to learn how you can find a balance between your work and motherhood responsibilities

3 Summer Skincare Don’ts – As Explained By A Scientist

While we prepare for travel, beach days, and summer outings, it’s important to work on transitioning your skincare routine.

15 Kids’ Cooking And Baking Classes In London

These classes will help children learn the basics of cooking and baking, as well as teaching them about healthy foods.

Chickenpox And Kids: Everything You Need To Know

Chickenpox (varicella zoster virus) is a common viral infection and usually affects children – however, you can get it at any age.

Parental Control, Ep 60: Bestselling Author Milli Hill On The Realities Of Giving Birth

My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes bestselling author Milli Hill to the show to celebrate the launch of the revised edition of The Positive Birth Book and to discuss the realities of giving birth.

Does My Baby Have Colic? And Is There Anything I Can Do?

If your baby won’t stop crying for hours on end, it might be a sign of colic. Here’s what you need to know.

WIN! A One Month Subscription To Babu: The Luxury Rental Kidswear Company

Enter this competition to win a one-month subscription to Babu clothing worth £240!

WIN! A Bundle Of Products From WeTwo – Two Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a bundle of products from WeTwo. We have two bundles to give away!

Enter Start-Rite’s Walk To School Week Competition NOW!

Start-Rite would love to see your walk to school and they’re giving away three pairs of school shoes to three lucky winners.

10 Al-Fresco Dining Spots In London That Are Perfect For Brunching

Al-fresco dining in London is where it’s at this summer, and we’ve come up with the best 10 spots to have a gorgeous brunch More

Great British Vegan Meal Ideas For The Whole Family

Want to embrace a vegan lifestyle but are in need of inspiration? The Great British Vegan recipe cookbook has a whole host of delicious takes on traditional meal ideas. 

Are You Doing Enough To Protect Your Child From Sun Damage?

Experts don’t believe parents are doing enough to protect their child’s skin against sunburn and the risk of skin cancer in later life.

Why You Should Swap The School Run For A School Walk

To celebrate Walk to School Week, Living Streets have come up with five great reasons for you to walk your children to school this May…

WIN! A Bundle Of The NEW Animal Kingdom Print From aden + anais

Enter this competition for your chance to win a bundle of the new Animal Kingdom print from aden + anais.

Soursop, Mango and Passion Fruit Cheesecake

A soursop, mango and passion fruit cheesecake recipe by Jason Howard for Celebrity Cruises

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How To Make A Raw Lemon Cheesecake

Ingredients: For the base: 60g (2½ oz) soft pitted Medjool dates 165g (5½ oz) unsalted pistachio kernels 90g (3â…“ oz) blanched almonds For the More

WIN! A Béaba Babycook Neo In Eucalyptus Green

To celebrate Weaning Week, enter this competition for your chance to win a Béaba Babycook Neo in Eucalyptus Green!

Are You Confused About When To Start Weaning? Dr. Zoe Williams Explains All.

We spoke to Dr Zoe all about the challenges parents face when introducing solid foods to their babies, how best to overcome them, and the impact that modern life and social media can have on the weaning journey.

WIN! A 6 Months Supply Of The Nimble Starter Kit Plus – Two Up For Grabs!

Enter for your chance to win 6 months’ supply of the Nimble Starter Kit Plus, we have two to give away.

C-section Recovery: Everything You Need To Know

This Caesarean section Awareness Month, Lesley Gilchrist, registered midwife and co-founder of My Expert Midwife talks to My Baba about how women can plan and prioritise their recovery after a C-section.

Parental Control, Ep 56: Why We Should All Be More Eco When It Comes To Washing Our Clothes!

CEO and Founder of Oxwash, Kyle Grant joins the show to share some brilliant tips, hacks, and advice on family laundry.

WIN! A Childs Farm Oatderma™ And Mori Baby Bathtime Bundle – TWO UP FOR GRABS

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win a Childs Farm Oatderma™ and Mori Baby bathtime bundle, we have two to give away.

Children’s Bone Health: Common Fractures And Ways To Build Strong Bones

Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic and Limb Reconstruction Surgeon Mr Jonathan Wright gives us the low-down on children’s bone health

10 Great Reasons To Try Healthy Family Meals From My Little Foodie

We love how My Little Foodie is reframing our children’s relationships with food by getting kids in the kitchen.

WIN! £50 To Spend On Educational Toys From Edx Education – TWO UP FOR GRABS

Enter this competition for your chance to win £50 to spend on educational toys from Edx Education, two up for grabs!

WIN! An iCandy Peach 7 Pushchair

Enter this competition for your chance to win an iCandy Peach 7 in dark grey.

Why The SnüzPod4 Is The UK’s Best-Selling Bedside Crib

A true icon (and lifesaver), the SnüzPod Bedside Crib has already helped over a quarter of a million parents to keep their little one close to feed, soothe and settle.

Delicious Chocolate Easter Bunny Cupcakes

Make these delicious chocolate Easter bunny cupcakes from Dr. Oetker this Easter for an extra sweet treat!

5 Reasons For Tired-Looking Eyes And What You Can Do About It

Skin Aesthetics’ Medical Director Dr. Qian Xu is on hand with her recommended skincare regime, including an overview of new product AlumierMD Eyeconic and More

WIN £100 To Spend At Cuckooland.com

Enter this competition for your chance to win £100 to spend online at Cuckooland, the home of super-stylish and fun home furnishings

How To Ensure Your Baby Sleeps Safely To Reduce The Risk Of SIDS

To reduce the chance of SIDS, families should follow key safer sleep advice for baby sleep.

How To Establish A Good Bedtime Routine For Your Child With Baby Annabell And Sleep Expert Lucy Wolfe

Sleep expert Lucy Wolfe is on hand with some top tips on how to create and maintain a great bedtime routine for your children.

New Season FatFace: Kidswear For Spontaneous Adventure

FatFace has launched its spring summer kidswear’ collection, perfect for this time of year, just as the outside world is waking up, and adventure comes a-knocking.

7 Ways Mums Can Deal Positively With Mum Rage

Recognise why you are angry. Discover what, when and why you get angry.

Coping With Anxiety: Breathing Techniques For Kids

There are many ways to support a child when they are not feeling their best, including teaching them simple skills they can use when overwhelmed.

WIN! A Dry ‘n’ Snack Food Dehydrator, By Béaba

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Dry ‘n’ Snack food dehydrator, by Béaba.

WIN! A Virtual Interior Design Consultation Worth £350

Enter this competition for your chance to win a virtual interior design consultation worth £350 with Dominique Lyons from Kids Rule Interiors.

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Beauty Hack: How To Recycle Used Coffee Pods In Your Beauty Regime

Coffee has loads of health benefits and now it’s time up your recycling game and add used coffee grounds to your beauty regime.

Nursery Decor: Transitioning A Nursery Into A Toddler Room

Are you at the stage where you’re contemplating turning your child’s nursery into a toddler bedroom? Exclusive tips and ideas on how to turn your child’s nursery into a toddler bedroom.

Parental Control, Ep 49: Winter-Proof Your Skin With Aesthetic Nurse Anna Baker

Advice from leading aesthetic nurse Anna Baker on winter skincare and how best to look after your skin during the colder months.

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A Romantic Recipe For Valentine’s Day: How To Make Heart Biscuits

To make 24 Orange and Cinnamon biscuits, you’ll need – 350g plain flour 100g self-raising

Parental Control, Ep 48: What Causes Shyness? And How To Support Your Shy Child

To commemorate Children’s Mental Health Week My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes shyness expert Nadia Finer to the show to talk about shy children.

WIN! A Leclerc Baby Accessory Package

We’re giving away a Leclerc Baby accessory package including a footmuff and diaper bag in the colour of your choice.

Mindfulness for Kids

How To Practice Mindfulness Techniques With Your Children

Mindfulness boils down to whether you want to make the present moment your friend or enemy.

10 Things You Need To Know About Postpartum Anxiety

Here’s everything you need to know about postpartum anxiety, according to Bupa’s Clinical Lead for Mental Health, Glenys Jackson.

5 Ways To Plan For Your Children’s Future

From online wills and life insurance to appointing a guardian, My Baba outlines how to plan for your children’s future, in case the worst happens.

KIDZ BOP On Their New Album ‘KIDZ BOP Ultimate Playlist’

Leonora’s daughter and her friend interviewed KIDZ BOP this week, to celebrate the release of their new album. ‘KIDZ BOP Ultimate Playlist’ is packed More

8 Ways To Promote A Positive Body Image To Your Kids

Personal trainer and Crossfit Coach Carly Rowena stops by to share her advice on how to promote a positive body image to your children.  More

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The Best Fitness Classes For Pregnant Women In London

London has a wealth of prenatal and postnatal workout classes to guide you through pregnancy fitness safely, here are our recommendations.

Watercress, Halloumi, Chilli & Mango Salad

A delicious watercress, halloumi, chilli & mango salad recipe from Steves Leaves

Parental Control, Ep 47: Leo Discusses All Things Dyslexia With The Founder Of Speechify, Cliff Weitzman

Today we are chatting with Cliff Weitzman, an American entrepreneur, and the brains and the energy behind the amazing app Speechify,

School Open Days: What You Need To Know, And The Things To Look Out For

Tips and advice by experts Talk Education on school open days. What to think about, ask, and everything you need to know ahead of your visit.

Attention New Mums Returning To Work After Maternity Leave! Must-Read Support And Advice

Are you a new mum returning to work after maternity leave? Each person will feel differently about returning to work after having a baby. More

Parental Control, Ep 46: Annabel Karmel On Fussy Eaters – Are Parents To Blame?

Fussy eaters. We ask the tough question: are parents to blame for picky eating? 

Inspiration For Veganuary: 6 Super-Easy Recipes To Get You Started

Are you looking for inspiration for Veganuary? Here are six of our favourite recipes to get you started.

What IS Dyslexia? The Must-Watch Ted-Ed Video

What IS dyslexia? Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same.

Top Tips on Throwing The Perfect Baby Shower

How To Throw The Perfect Baby Shower

All expectant mamas deserve to be made a fuss off. If you’ve been tasked with organising your best friend’s baby shower, there are lots of things to consider.

London’s Best Pregnancy Yoga Classes Plus Easy At-Home And Online Options

Stay fit and active throughout your pregnancy with one of these pregnancy yoga classes in London with specialist teachers to guide your practice.

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How To Make A Delicious Leftover Christmas Turkey Green Curry

If you’ve had one too many cold turkey sandwiches in your time why not try out this super-easy recipe to add some heat into your cold winter?

Daylesford’s Must-Make Left Over Turkey, Ham And Leek Pie

Daylesford is one of our favourite go-to sites for delicious recipes, and they’ve come up trumps with this fabulous idea for leftover turkey.

How To Get That Festive Glow: Tips From A Medical & Aesthetic Professional

Dr. Paras Alizadeh from new online platform UNNDOO.com gives us the low down on Botox, and how to safely achieve that festive glow, from the comfort of your own home. 

Parental Control, Ep 45: Why We Should Stop Nagging Our Children And Consider A Different Approach To Discipline

Katherine Sellery, CEO and Founder of the Conscious Parenting Revolution joins Leo to discuss issues surrounding children and discipline and why we might need to rethink our day-to-day strategies.

Great Children’s Books For Reluctant Readers This Christmas Season

Our suggestions feature brilliant artwork, accessible lengths, fun activities and specific dyslexia-friendly titles to help make reading fun again.

Seven Ways To Spark A Meaningful Conversation With Your Child

How to have more meaningful conversations with your kids, that also build key skills like creativity, critical thinking and communication.

Make This Christmas Special: Luxury Gifts You’ll Love

From the coolest trainers to the chicest winter coats, we’ve found the hottest gifts to lust over this festive season.

10 Things To Do This Christmas In London’s Royal Parks

Go ice skating with friends, choose your Christmas tree, head to Winter Wonderland and watch the Peter Pan Cup on Christmas Day!

Parental Control, Ep 23: Children’s Winter Health: How Many Colds Are Too Many?

Paediatrician Dr Sophie Niedermaier-Patramani joins Leo to talk about children’s winter health in this latest episode of My Baba’s podcast, Parental Control.

Covid-19 Or The Common Cold? How To Tell When Your Child Needs To Self-Isolate

Dr Andrew Raffles, Consultant Paediatrician at The Portland Hospital, part of HCA and Dr Ian Hay Ltd, explains how to tell if your child is suffering from Covid-19 or the common cold, and when they need to self-isolate.

Tummy Time: What IS It And Why Is It So Important For Your Baby?

The more tummy time is incorporated into a baby’s day, the more the muscles and strength develop, directly impacting on literally everything the baby does.

Parental Control, Ep 43: Jaime Amor On The Success Of Cosmic Kids, Yoga, And Life As A YouTube Sensation

Leonora interviews Cosmic Kids star Jaime Amor in this latest episode of Parental Control.

5 Top Tips On How To Choose A Personal Tutor That Is Right For Your Child

The tutoring industry can at times appear to be a minefield, and trying to find the right tutor who can adapt sessions for the learning requirements for your child can be extremely difficult to achieve.

7 Excellent Breathing Exercises For Kids To Boost Focus And Concentration Levels

Is breathwork only for adults? Of course not! Regular breathwork leads to positive results for kids of all ages and aids physical, mental and emotional development.

Parental Control, Ep 42: How To Make New Friends, Manage Old Friendships And Know When To Say ‘Goodbye’

My Baba’s Editor Ellie Thompson welcomes life coach and boundary expert Michelle Elman to the show to talk about making friends at the school gate.

How To Prepare You And Your Child For Boarding School

Is boarding school is the right choice for your child? Expert advice on how to choose the best school together with some brilliant practical tips on preparing for boarding school life. 

WIN! A BassiNest® Swivel Sleeper Essentia In Morning Mist From HALO

Enter this competition for your chance to win a BassiNest® Swivel Sleeper Essentia in Morning Mist from HALO.

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5 Steps To Reduce Stress During Pregnancy

Stress affects us all, and although some of this is an alarming read there are some great easy steps to help you manage stress during pregnancy. 

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Routine In The Womb: How To Recognise What’s Normal For Your Baby

June marks the fourth national awareness month for the thought-provoking campaign, Routine in The Womb.

WIN! A Rainbow High Winter Break Doll – FIVE Up For Grabs

The first competition in our Christmas competition bonanza is a gorgeous Rainbow High Winter Break Doll and we have five random dolls to give away!

WIN! A Little Pikler Triangle With Slide In Eco Finish From Little Bug Co.

As part of our huge Christmas giveaway, we are giving away a Little Pikler Triangle with Slide in Eco Finish from Little Bug Co.

WIN! A BABY Born Magic Doll And BABY Born Car Seat – THREE To Give Away!

We are giving away a BABY born Magic Doll and BABY born Car Seat to three lucky winners!

WIN! A Schleich Farm World Large Farm House – Three Up For Grabs

Enter this Christmas competition for your chance to win a Farm World Large Farm House from Schleich, we have three to give away.

WIN! A Matchstick Monkey Bundle – Four Up For Grabs

Enter this competition for your chance to win a bundle of goodies from Matchstick Monkey.

WIN! £50 To Spend Online On Personalised Children’s Books With In The Book – Four Up For Grabs

In this competition, we are giving four lucky winners £50 to spend online with In The Book.

WIN! A Bundle Of Brilliantly Fun Party Games – THREE Prizes Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a bundle of brilliantly fun Party Games from McMIller Entertainment, perfect for Christmas!

WIN! An Edx Education Home Learning Bundle Worth Over £100 For TWO Winners

Enter for your chance to win an Edx Education Home Learning Bundle worth over £100 and we have two to give away.

WIN! A Glitter Babyz Doll – SIX To Give Away

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Glitter Babyz Doll. We have six to give away!

WIN! A HUGE Hape Toy Bundle!

Enter this Christmas competition for your chance to win a huge bundle of toys from Hape!

WIN! A Little Tikes Baby Bum Toy Bundle – TWO Up For Grabs

Enter for your chance to win a Little Tikes Baby Bum Toy bundle, we have two to give away!

WIN! A T-Racers Bundle From Magic Box Toys: Four Bundles For Four Winners!

We’re giving away a T-Racers Bundle from Magic Box Toys to four lucky winners on the 6th day of our Christmas Competition Bonanza!

WIN! A Magic Micro Scooter And Matching Deluxe Helmet – Two Up For Grabs

A competition to win a Magic Micro Scooter and matching Deluxe Helmet from Micro Scooters, We have two to give away!

WIN! A PlayMonster Party Pack – FIVE To Give Away

A Christmas competition to win the perfect party pack of games for Christmas and we have five to give away!

WIN! A Baby Annabell Sweet Little Princess And Little Sweet Pony

A competition to win a gorgeous Baby Annabell Sweet Little Princess and a Baby Annabell Little Sweet Pony to three lucky winners in time for Christmas!

WIN! A Clementoni STEM Bundle – Three Up For Grabs!

A Christmas competition to win a Clementoni STEM bundle of toys.

WIN! £200 To Spend On Toys At Alex and Alexa

We’re giving away £200 to spend on the gorgeous toys at AlexandAlexa in our fabulous Christmas competition.

WIN! A Toy Bundle From Casdon – TWO Up For Grabs

A competition to win a bundle of toys from Casdon including a Casdon Henry Vacuum, Casdon Deluxe Hetty Cleaning Trolley, Casdon Ironing Set and a Casdon Electronic Washing Machine.

WIN! An AMAZING Toy Bundle From Kinderkraft

A competition to win a toy bundle from Kinderkraft just in time for Christmas!

WIN! A Little Tikes First Appliances First Oven And First Appliances Fridge

Enter for your chance to win a Little Tikes’ First Fridge and First Oven, we have THREE to give away.

WIN! A 2021 Cosy Year Bear From Steiff – FOUR Up For Grabs

Enter this competition for your chance to win a gorgeous 2021 Cosy Year Bears from Steiff, we have four to give away!

WIN! A Personalised Forest Table & Chairs Set by Personalisation Boutique

Enter this Christmas competition for your chance to win a Personalised Forest Table & Chairs Set by Personalisation Boutique.

WIN! Wooden Toy Bundle From Baby MORI

Our Christmas cheer continues with this wonderful competition in collaboration with MORI. We’re giving away a bundle of Baby MORI’s first-ever playtime collection designed for hours of tactile play and learning.

WIN! £100 Voucher To Spend At Top Organic Kids’ Fashion Brand Polarn O. Pyret!

Enter this competition to win £100 to spend with sustainable clothing brand Polarn O. Pyret.

WIN! The Baylis & Harding’s Goodness Kids Collection – Ten To Give Away

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win the Baylis & Harding’s Goodness Kids Collection, we have ten to give away.

Parental Control, Ep 40: Rebecca Wilson On Family Food, Easy-To-Make Recipes And Weaning

Award-winning Sunday Times bestselling author and Instagram sensation Rebecca Wilson joins the show to talk about weaning and family food.

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How Do I Know If My Child Is Dyslexic?

Dyslexia is not the same for everyone: it can be mild or severe and it varies depending on other strengths or difficulties that person may have. More importantly, it varies depending on the kind of support and encouragement that is given at school and at home.

WIN! A Muddy Puddles Head-To-Toe Waterproof Outfit Including Wellies Worth £200

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Muddy Puddles Waterproof Outfit worth £200.

Parental Control, Ep 22: I Wonder What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic?

A must-listen. Sam Barclay, author of ‘I Wonder What It’s Like To Be Dyslexic’ joins Leo in this episode to talk about dyslexia.

Parental Control, Ep 37: Why Do So Many Women Feel Like They Lose Their Identity When They Become A Mother?

Motherkind’s Zoe Blaskey joins Leo in this latest episode of My Baba’s podcast Parental Control to talk about motherhood and identity.

WIN! An Awesome Baby Annabell Bundle Plus Family Comforts Book By Rebecca Wilson

Enter this competition for your chance to win an awesome Baby Annabell toy bundle plus Rebecca Wilson’s newly launched book- Family Comforts: Simple Heartwarming Food to Enjoy Together.

WIN! A BabyBjörn Baby Carrier Harmony

To celebrate International Babywearing Week we have teamed up with Babybjorn to give away a Baby Carrier Harmony.

What Are The Symptoms Of Bronchiolitis And Who Is Most At Risk?

Bronchiolitis is a lower respiratory tract infection that commonly affects babies and young children under 2 years old.

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How To Make The Scariest Halloween Monster Cupcakes

A Halloween party wouldn’t be complete without a batch of ghoulish cupcakes. We love this delicious Halloween monster cupcake recipe from Dr Oetker.

WIN! A Family Ticket To See Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

Enter this competition for your chance to win a family ticket to see Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever we have two sets of tickets to give away.

What Is Clubfoot? And What Does A Utero Diagnosis Of Clubfoot Mean For My Child?

Clubfoot, also known as talipes equinovarus, is a highly treatable congenital birth defect that results from abnormal development of the muscles, tendons, and bones of the foot.

Six Tips To Help Beat The Mum Burnout

It’s really important to recognise these warning signs so you can prevent burnout. Burnout is very serious and takes a long time to recover from – you don’t want to reach the point of burnout, prevention is key.

WIN! The KELO-COTE® Scar Gel 15g – Four Up For Grabs

Enter this competition for your chance to win the KELO-COTE® Scar Gel 15g, we have four up for grabs.

How To Make Baby’s Baked Potatoes From Ella’s Kitchen

Wondering how to make delicious jacket potatoes your weaning baby can enjoy? Ella’s Kitchen recipe for baby’s baked potatoes is taken from The First Foods Book.

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Drinking During Pregnancy: What Is Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder?

What effect can drinking alcohol whilst pregnant have on your baby? How is Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder diagnosed?

5 Ways To Invest In Your Child’s Future Today

What decisions are best for your child’s future? What exactly can you do today to help them grow? How can you invest in your child’s future?

WIN! A Selection Of MORI’s Brand New Maternity Line, Mama By MORI

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win a selection of MORI’s brand new maternity line, Mama by MORI worth £170!

Love Your Gut With These Six Simple Recipes Perfect For The Whole Family

To celebrate love Your Gut Week, Dr Joan Ransley has created six NEW delicious gut-friendly recipes for the whole family to enjoy.

Amy Neville On Hyperemesis Gravidarum, Becoming A Mother And Why She Loves Her New Stokke Xplory X

Model, fashion blogger and influencer Amy Neville chats openly about her pregnancy, and her subsequent diagnosis of Hyperemesis Gravidarum.

WIN! A Tripp Trapp® Stokke® In NEW Oak Brown

COMPETITION TIME! Enter this competition for your chance to WIN a Tripp Trapp® Stokke® in NEW Oak Brown. Good luck!

Preschool: How Can We Support Our Children’s Learning At Home?

Why is pre-school so good, and how can it benefit a child from starting a formal education early? Karen Clince, founder of Tigers Childcare is back with another fantastic article on how we can support our preschoolers learning at home.

WIN! A Little Tea Party Table & Chairs Set From Little Bug Co.

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Little Tea Party Table & Chairs Set from Little Bug Co.

Treasure Map

Recently I finished reading the Count of Monte Cristo (which is an incredible book if you are looking for your next read) that has More

East Finchley’s Newest Nursery Invites You To Bubbles’ Amazing Circus!

To celebrate their one-year birthday, East Finchley’s newest nursery, The Learning Experience (TLE®), is hosting Bubbles’ Amazing Circus on Saturday, 25 September, from 12pm to 5pm.

20 Babymoon Destinations in Europe

8 Best Babymoon Destinations in Europe

We’ve compiled a list of the top babymoon destinations in Europe to make your final holiday without the little one in tow memorable.

6 Hacks For Saving Money In The Home This Autumn

There are a host of ways you can save money in the home and make life more affordable. Here we offer some of the best tips and hints for keeping your costs within your control.

WIN! A Baby Activity Gym And Matching Comfort Knit Swaddle Blanket From aden + anais

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Baby Activity Gym and Matching Comfort Knit Swaddle Blanket from aden + anais.

How You Can Help Your Child Cope With Their Grief During The Covid-19 Pandemic 

If you are wondering how you can help your child cope with grief, Winston’s Wish is our recommended go-to resource. 

WIN! A Toy Bundle From Smart Toys And Games

Enter this competition for your chance to win an epic bundle from Smart Toys and Games, that will promise hours of fun.

3 Hauntingly Healthy Halloween Recipes For The Whole Family

Celebrate the spookiest day of the year with Natasha Corrett’s secretly healthy Halloween recipes.

Talia Oatway On Life With Three Children, A Lockdown Pregnancy Plus How To Style Your Bump

Talia Oatway is married to Geordie Shore’s Aaron Chalmers, and is mama to three children, Siennah, 8, Romeo, 1, and new baby Maddox, who’s about to turn three months old.

Tummy Toning: Have I left It Too Late To Tone My Stomach After Having Kids?

Pregnancy is a long-term journey where your body is changing every day – it would be unnatural and unrealistic to expect things to simply return to ‘normal’ overnight.

WIN! The Clinically Proven Silicone Scar Gel UV 15g By KELO-COTE® – FOUR Up For Grabs

We’re giving away the clinically proven Silicone Scar Gel UV 15g by KELO-COTE® to four lucky winners!

Parental Control, Ep 35: Motherhood & Mental Health: Learning To Re-Evaluate How We Speak To Ourselves

How we speak to ourselves – it matters. We welcome psychotherapist Emmy Brunner to the show to discuss how we can reevaluate the way we talk and treat ourselves and teach our children about self care.

10 Books To Boost Your Child’s Confidence

Here are ten books recommended by Toppsta, the UK’s leading children’s book review site, to help boost children’s confidence.

The Best Mother & Baby Fitness Classes In London

Looking after a newborn doesn’t mean you have to neglect an exercise routine. Postnatal fitness classes where your child comes along too are the best way to get into shape after having a baby.

Why These 5 Disney Princesses Make Great Role Models + 15% Off Tonies!

This week marks the first-ever Disney World Princess Week, and to celebrate, Tonies are offering 15% off all Tonies’ products (excluding bundles) with a discount code you’ll find inside…

How To Shape And Manage Your Young Child’s Behaviour

Children are not a blank slate, but they are not born programmed to follow modern rules, either. Parents need to guide and teach their More

15 Lip-Smacking Homemade Burger Recipes For National Burger Day

Check out our collection of favourite burger recipes to celebrate National Burger Day.

Meet East Finchley’s Newest Nursery, The Learning Experience

The curriculum programmes at The Learning Experience are developed specifically for children 12 weeks to 5 years of age.

What’s The Best Bra To Wear When Pregnant Or Breastfeeding?

If you’re looking to find the best bra to wear during pregnancy or breastfeeding, you’ve come to the right place. 

WIN! A Doona™ Infant Car Seat In Desert Green

Enter this competition for your chance to win the brand-new Desert Green Doona!

Expert Vet Advice On How Best To Introduce A Dog Into Your Family

Vet Dr Charley Gray has shared her thoughts on the benefits of having a dog in the family and how you can make sure it works for everyone.

London Model Mummy Juste J Shares Fashion Tips, Skincare Secrets And Her Essential Products For A New Arrival

London Model Mummy Juste Juozapaityte talks about life as a mama, her skincare and fashion tips, and why she loves her Stokke Xplory.

Top 10 Things To Do During Summer In London’s Royal Parks

If you’re looking for things to do in London with the kids, why not check out what’s going on in London’s Royal Parks this summer?  

Parental Control, Ep 34: How To Keep Our Kids Safe Online

Internet Matters CEO Carolyn Bunting joins the show to talk to Leo about how to keep the kids safe online. A must-listen for any parent.

WIN! An Edx Education ‘Back To School’ Educational Toy Bundle, Worth Over £100!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a bundle of the award-winning FunPlay range from EDX Education in this week’s competition.

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Review: Silk’n Infinity Home Hair Removal Kit And Everything You Need To Know About Laser

If you haven’t heard, the days of stubble are over. You can finally say goodbye to shaving on a regular basis!

Ten Reasons You Should Talk To Your Child About The Menstrual Cycle

Talking about periods to your toddler or young child might not exactly be at the top of your to-do list, but here are nine reasons why you might in fact want to consider talking with your young son or daughter about the menstrual cycle.

How To Keep Your Baby Cool At Night Time During The Summer

We’ve called on the expertise of sleep consultant, Lucy Shrimpton, Founder of The Sleep Nanny to share her words of wisdom on how you can help your little one sleep through the hottest of nights.

Shop This Selection Of Adorable Personalised Gifts For Babies

This thoughtful selection of personalised gifts for babies is a great place to start when it comes to present shopping for a new arrival. More

Easy2name’s Ultimate Guide To Labelling School Uniform & School Kit

Are you wondering how to label school uniform? It’s time to get organised. For 15% off everything at Easy2name, simply enter MYBABA at the checkout. 

WIN! A Tripp Trapp® Stokke® In Sunflower Yellow

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Tripp Trapp® Stokke® in Sunflower Yellow.

WIN! Four Friday Day Tickets To Alex James’ Big Feastival In The Cotswolds

Enter this competition for your chance to win four Friday Day Tickets to Alex James’ Big Feastival in the Cotswolds.

Going On Holiday With Children To The USA? Don’t Forget The ESTA!

In this article, we’re going to delve into some of the highlights of what makes America so special, as well as some helpful tips to plan your trip.

Everything You Need To Know About Mastitis

Mastitis is an inflammation of breast tissue, usually caused by an infection. It is a common condition which mainly affects women who are breastfeeding.

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17 Common Breastfeeding Myths Debunked

Did you know? It’s pregnancy and in particular, the hormone relaxin which loosens the ligaments in a woman’s pelvis in preparation for birth that causes some women’s breasts to sag.

WIN! The Clinically Proven Silicone Scar Gel UV 15g By KELO-COTE® – FOUR Up For Grabs

We’re giving away the clinically proven Silicone Scar Gel UV 15g by KELO-COTE® to four lucky winners!

WIN! £100 To Spend Online At Harvey Nichols Kidswear

We’re giving away £100 to spend online at Harvey Nichols Kidswear. Enter for your chance to win!

Are Your Kids Bored Already? Relax! Here’s Why Boredom Is Actually A GOOD Thing

Are your kids bored already? Have you ever stopped to think about the benefits of being bored? Child psychologist Dr. Amanada Gummer is on hand to reveal all… 

How Can Parents Manage Their Own Triggers To Toddler Tantrums?

Top tips for parents on managing their own emotions and as a result their triggers to their children’s blow-ups, meltdown and toddler tantrums. 

3 Summer Recipes Perfect For Weaning Your Baby

Three delicious batch cooking recipes perfect for summer weaning from the Organix Baby and Toddler Cookbook.

Parental Control, Ep 32: Talking Taboos Around Women’s Health

Janet Lindsay, CEO of Wellbeing of Women joins the podcast to discuss the taboos surrounding the most common women’s health issues.

Are You Mole Aware? A Guide To Moles And What To Look Out For

Although damage to the skin from the sun cannot be reversed, you can take steps to prevent yourself from further damage.

WIN! A Swing Maxi From Medela

We’re giving away a Swing Maxi from Medela, enter for a chance to win!

Reasons To Send Your Child To Camp Bonas This Summer

The social skills learned through camp life will help your child navigate their way through their teens and set them up for later life.

Binky On Life As A New Mama, Made In Chelsea And Starting Her New Business

Made in Chelsea star Binky Felstead on having a new baby and the inevitable mummy juggle and what she’s up to now.

LOVE! Everything Strawberries & Cream for Wimbledon Week

Wimbledon is here! So grab the Pimms, some strawberries and cream, and celebrate the right way! Here’s some recipes that we love.

WIN! £100 Worth Of Organic Cotton Baby Clothes By MAI

Enter this competition for your chance to win £100 worth of Organic Cotton baby clothes from MAI.

WIN! A Swing Flex Pump And Save Set From Medela

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Swing Flex Pump and Save Set from Medela.

The New Playtime Range To Help You Bond With Your Baby

Favourite muslin brand aden + anais has used its years of experience in babycare to move into the playtime space with the launch of two awesome new products.

3 Must-Read Tips To Keep Baby Cool At Night This Summer

The sleep experts at The Gro Company and Millpond Sleep Clinic share their expert guidance on keeping baby cool this summer.

Mouth-Watering Lemon Drizzle Cake

A delicious lemon drizzle cake recipe from Doves Farm.

Does My Child Have ADHD? Here’s What You Need To Know

Symptoms of ADHD typically begin between the ages of 3-7, but the average age of diagnosis is 7.

Mummy Hacks For Travelling With A Little One

Tiffany Norris, aka The Mummy Concierge, has helped the Royal Family, the social set and the A-list with their newborns, and knows every trick in the book when it comes to travelling with a little one.

WIN! A Potty Training Book Bundle By Ladybird Books – Five Bundles Up For Grabs

Enter this competition for your chance to win a potty training book bundle by Ladybird Books – five bundles up for Grabs!

Your Potty Training Questions Answered!

Potty training can seem like a daunting task, but there are some relatively simple tricks that can help to make the process much easier. We’ve put together your FAQs with some easy to follow solutions.

Parental Control, Ep 31: How To Feed Your Fussy Eater With Ciara Attwell

Ciara Attwell shares her top tips for feeding fussy eaters, fail-safe go-to meals and how to save time and money when it comes to food shopping and cooking.

Top Father’s Day Gift Experiences For Summer And Beyond!

Find the perfect gift this Father’s Day with this amazing selection of gift experiences from BuyaGift.

WIN! A Wooden Baby Gym And Play Mat From The Little Green Sheep

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Wooden Baby Gym and Play Mat from The Little Green Sheep!

Shop Kids’ Interiors With A Summer Holiday Vibe

From wallpaper murals that will stun, to themed shelf hangers, lamps, bedsets and duvets they’ll love. New kids’ interior ideas to get excited about. 

Parental Control, Ep 30: Tommy’s On Miscarriage: Why Women Are Being Let Down By A Lack Of Support

My Baba editor Ellie Thompson is joined by Tommy’s to discuss their new campaign to demand more support for women following a miscarriage and why that support is so badly needed.

WIN! To the Moon 100% Cotton Bedding Set, Co-Ordinating Space Wall Print And Stickers From Pea

Enter this great competition for your chance to win a To the Moon 100% cotton bedding set, co-ordinating space wall print and stickers from Pea.

Town Or Country? Choosing The Right Independent School For Your Child

The Independent Schools Show are on hand to help you decide which setting is best for your child – town or country?

How To Tell Your Children You Are Getting A Divorce

Are you wondering how to handle the potentially tricky conversations around children and divorce? The Divorce Surgery reveal all. 

WIN! An Eclipse Carrycot & Pushchair Bundle From Ickle Bubba

Enter this competition for a chance to win an Eclipse Carrycot & Pushchair Bundle from Ickle Bubba.

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The Breathable Summer-Ready Baby Carrier From BabyBjörn

Dropping right in time for summer, BabyBjörn has unveiled its newest babywearing design: the Baby Carrier Harmony.

What To Consider When Choosing A Nursery For Your Baby

Choosing the right nursery for your baby can be one of the biggest decisions you face as a new parent.

BBQ Food! Jersey Royal And Halloumi Rosemary Skewers

Jersey Royal and halloumi rosemary skewers from Jimmy Doherty’s recipes – his favourite farmhouse style Jersey Royal dishes.

Prepping For Potty Success: How To Prepare Your Child For Potty Training

All the tricks, tips and info you need to get your little one out of nappies in no time!

Shop Stylish (And Affordable) Sunglasses For Summer

Rock the summer sunshine with these affordable on-trend sunglasses for 2021.

It’s A Small World! 21 Wooden Dolls’ Houses We Love

There is nothing like a wooden doll’s house to bring your child’s imagination to life. To help you choose that perfect house, check out our top picks.

WIN! A Year’s Supply Of The No.1 Wipe Against Nappy Rash, WaterWipes, The World’s Purest Baby Wipes

Enter this competition for your chance to win a year’s supply of WaterWipes, the No.1 wipe against nappy rash.

WIN! A Sophiesticated Teether Set From Sophie La Girafe® – FOUR Up For Grabs

We’re giving away a Sophiesticated Teether Set From Sophie La Girafe® to four lucky winners as the iconic beauty celebrates 60 years.

Don’t Miss: KIDZ BOP Live in Concert And Interview With Twinkle

Interview with KIDZ BOP ahead of their one-hour television concert extravaganza on TX Sky One, 30 May at 9:05 am.

How To Spot The Signs Of Domestic Abuse And Where You Can Go For Help

Lisa King, Refuge shares information on how to spot the signs that you or someone you know may be experiencing domestic abuse and where to go for help.

Go Green With These Top Tips For Eco Friendlier Weaning

Top tips on eco-friendly weaning from Nuby and frugal food expert and blogger, Kayley Monaghan.

WIN! A Compact And Stylish Aqua Optima Lumi Chiller

Enter our competition this week for your chance to win a compact and stylish Aqua Optima Lumi Chiller.

Ten Easy Rituals For Healthy Social Emotional Development

Ten ideas of how to get some social/emotional learning into your everyday routine

How To Make A Delicious Superfood Salad For Summer

A delicious recipe for a Superfood Salad the whole family can enjoy, from Maggie & Rose.

WIN! Tickets To Twirlywoos Live On Tour Plus A Goody Bag

Enter this competition for your chance to win tickets to Twirlywoos Live On Tour plus a goody bag!

Parental Control, Ep 29: Help! I’m Getting Wrinkles! An Intro To Retinoids, Botox And Fillers With Expert Anna Baker

Award-winning aesthetic nurse Anna Baker tells us everything we need to know about skincare, including the low-down on botox, fillers and retinoids.

Melissa Hemsley On Food, Instagram And Her Top Tips For Cooking

Melissa’s food journey, how to make the most of your meals with her 11 great tips for cooking, and the chefs she looks up to.

14 Podcasts For Kids That Parents Will Love Too

If you’ve got a long car journey coming up or need to keep them entertained on the school run, podcasts are your new saviour.

How Singing Can Positively Affect Mental Health In New Mums

PND is more prevalent than you might think. It affects more than 1 in 10 women within the first year of giving birth, and that’s only the ones we know about.

Top 10 Tips To Get Your Kids Eating Their Fruit And Veggies

Organix’s Fussy Eating Expert Lucy Thomas is on hand with some really useful advice to encourage our kids to eat their fruit and vegetables. 

A Quick Guide To The Foods Children (And Parents!) Should Be Eating For Brain Health

Learning how food can affect the brain will help you make conscious and more deliberate choices about how you feed a child’s brain.

How To Look After Your Maternal Mental Health

Registered midwife and founder of My Expert Midwife shares her advice on maternal mental health to help new and expectant mums to understand this distinction and raise awareness of the support available to those who may be suffering with mental health issues.

Weaning Your CMPA Baby: Important Things You Need To Know

Specialist paediatric dietitian Dr Rosan Meryer talks to us about Cows’ Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) and weaning: where to start, and what to look out for.

Parental Control, Ep 28: Annabel Karmel on Weaning, Snacking & Allergies

Annabel Karmel joins Leo on the show to chat about how to wean (puree or baby-led), allergies, snacks, and how to encourage the kids to be more involved in the kitchen.  

Simple Ways To Boost Your Child’s Speech And Language Development From Birth

Speech and language therapist Nicola Lathey from The Owl Centre to give us some advice on what we can be doing to help our youngest children.

WIN! A Beaba Babycook Neo Bundle

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Babycook Neo bundle from Beaba.

Domestic Abuse: Legal Advice From A Top Barrister

We enlist the expertise of leading black female barrister Paula Rhone-Adrien for advice and help with domestic abuse.

WIN! A Toniebox Starter Set And A NEW Paw Patrol Chase Tonie!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Toniebox starter set, and brand new release Paw Patrol Chase Tonie.

Wholegrain Mustard Potato Salad With Grilled Chicken

Wholegrain mustard potato salad with grilled chicken recipe from HelloFresh

Why It’s Important For Kids To Get Active From A Young Age

Did you know young children between the ages of 3-6 should spend at least 180 minutes (3 hours) a day doing a variety of physical activities spread throughout the day, including active and outdoor play?

Dealing With Temper Tantrums? Tips On Understanding Young Children’s Behaviour Issues

How can we help our toddlers work through behavioural issues and become happier and better able to regulate their emotions, leading to a happier home all around and helping them gain skills they can use in their future?

4 Essentials To Create A Toddler-Proof Home

Do you really have to toddler-proof your home? In short, yes. Toddlers are an adventurous bunch whose curiosity can get them in all sorts of trouble — and frighten us parents.

Affordable Wireless Technology To Keep Your Home Safe

If you’re on the market for brilliant home tech to keep your household safe, look no further than Toucan’s home security products.

WIN! A Joolz Aer With The New Aer Cot

Enter for your chance to win a Jooolz Aer with the NEW Aer cot.

10 Things You Need To Know About Rose And Rosie

We’re Rose and Rosie, and we’re married to each other and going to have a baby! Read on to find out 10 Things You Need To Know About Us.

WIN! The Morning Star Gift Box By Primrose & Ginger

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win The Morning Star Gift Box by Primrose & Ginger.

Parental Control Episode 12: How To Craft Whether You’re 1 Or 100 With Nanny Anita And Maggy Woodley

This episode is about crafting, experiments and having fun with kids of all ages. We talk about fine motor skills and educational aspects to crafting and everything in between.

Twice Weekly Rapid Covid Testing: Everything You Need To Know

Free, regular Covid-19 rapid testing for adults over 18 will come into effect on Friday 9th April 2021. Here’s everything you need to know.

WIN! A Laundry Starter Bundle From ecoegg – FIVE Up For Grabs!

It’s time to get ahead with the spring-cleaning and to help, we’re giving five lucky winners the chance to each win an ecoegg laundry bundle!

WIN! A Libelle Stroller And Pallas G i-Size Car Seat From CYBEX

Enter our competition this week for your chance to win a springtime bundle from CYBEX including a Libelle stroller and a Pallas G i-Size car seat.

WIN! An KinderKraft XMOOV 3in1 Stroller In Grey

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win an XMOOV 3in1 in grey by Kinderkraft.

Parental Control, Ep 27: Why A Routine Is So Important From Day One With The Blissful Baby Expert Lisa Clegg

It’s Sleep Awareness Week this week, so I thought it would be very apt to invite maternity nurse and baby expert Lisa Clegg to the show to discuss baby routine and sleep.  

WIN! A Limited Edition GOLD Doona Car Seat

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win a Limited Edition GOLD Doona Car Seat.

False Labour Pains: What Are They? And How Do I Know If They’re Normal?

What are false labour pains? The difference between Braxton Hicks contractions and real labour contractions.

The Best Family Car Guide: Which Car Is Right For Your Family?

The research, released by Electric Ride On Cars, has analysed features that make a car suitable for families, such as boot space, dimensions, price, warranty and the vehicle’s safety rating out of five according to Euro NCAP.

How To Approach Exercise During AND After Childbirth

There are many steps that you can take during and after pregnancy that will boost your physical and mental health. Prenatal and postnatal exercise tips by Elizabeth Frost, from Mama Baba Fit.

WIN! A Collection Of Plant-Based Skin Care Products From Nuture – Two Up For Grabs

Enter this competition for your chance to win the full collection of plant-based skincare products from Nuture.

How To Save For Your Child’s Future

Saving a little from when they are young can give them an amazing head start in life, whether they want to invest the money in their first car, get onto the housing ladder or put something towards a university education.

WIN! A Hospital Bag Set By My Expert Midwife – Two Up For Grabs

Enter this giveaway for your chance to win a Hospital Bag Set by My Expert Midwife, the perfect gift for any mum-to-be this Mother’s Day.

Delicious Pot Noodle Recipes Perfect For Tomorrow’s Lunch

Are you looking for healthy lunch inspiration? Look no further.

A Day In The Life Of Designer Rachel Riley + First Look At SS21 Collections

Rachel Riley is an award-winning British designer with a children’s clothing brand of the same name. Rachel Riley’s hand-crafted, classic baby and children’s clothing in joyous prints are best known for their quality and style.

WIN! A Pamper Gift Set For Mums From Little Butterfly London – Two Up For Grabs

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Pamper Gift Set for Mums from Little Butterfly London, perfect for Mother’s Day.

Creating Our Own Pop Art

Inspiration can really come from anything. I can literally be out food shopping and see something in an interesting packaging and think “Ooo what More

My Child Will Eat At Nursery But Not At Home: Tips For Fussy Eaters

Is your preschooler a fussy eater? Are they happy to eat and explore food at nursery but not at home? We ask the experts what we can do about it as parents.

What IS Long Covid? What Are The Symptoms And When Will I Recover?

What is long Covid and when will I recover? What are the symptoms of long Covid and what can I do to get better?

Essential Winter Travel Items For Getting Outside

If you’re planning on getting outdoors this winter with your family (it’s still possible depending on where you live), then it’s important that you’re wearing the correct attire.

Coming Soon… NEW Stokke® Xplory® X – The Ultimate Luxury Pushchair

We’ve got some Xciting news for Stokke fans, with the spring launch of their new pushchair, the Stokke® Xplory® X!

Parental Control, Ep 26: It’s Okay To Rock Your Baby Back To Sleep

Dr Harvey Karp covers everything to do with baby sleep, sleeping techniques and what to expect from your newborn in those first few weeks.

Mindful Activities Parents Can Do With Children During Lockdown

Dr Megan Jones Bell, Chief Science Officer at Headspace has shared some of her top tips on mindful activities that parents can do with children during lockdown to help them stay calm, occupied and entertained.

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A Parent’s Guide On How To Talk To Your Kids About Fake News

Fake news can easily go viral via social media so we need to give our children the tools to decide what’s real and what’s fake. Its not always easy to spot but here’s some tips for helping children spot fake news:

Chocolate And California Walnut Churros

Why not have a go at whipping up this delicious recipe for a Valentine’s Day treat.

Pregnant In A Pandemic? Read The Latest Advice Here

The following article is provided in accordance with the latest advice by Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Royal College of Midwives and Public Health England.

WIN! A Portable UV Steriliser By Nuby

Enter this giveaway for your chance to win a Portable UV Steriliser from Nuby.

WIN! A Signed Copy Of Brilliant Questions About Growing Up By Amy Forbes-Robertson And Alex Fryer

We have 10 signed copies of Brilliant Questions About Growing Up By Amy Forbes-Robertson And Alex Fryer to give away!

Reasons Why Music Is Crucial For Your Child’s Development

Conductive Music is a not-for-profit organisation that promotes the STEAM approach to learning. We find out about the importance of STEM + arts within the curriculum.

Best Children’s Books For Promoting Positivity And Wellness

A children’s book list to promote positivity, emotional intelligence, and wellness for children.

Why Is Reading Your Child A Bedtime Story So Important? (Plus Top 5 Bedtime Story Books)

National Story Telling Week begins on Saturday 30th January. Which books will you be reading to your children?

CORONAVIRUS: How Will The New Strain Affect Our Children?

The good news is that despite higher transmissibility, there is no evidence yet that the new form of the virus is a greater threat to children’s health.

WIN! An Essentia BassiNest® From HALO

Enter this giveaway for your chance to win an Essentia BassiNest®? from HALO, America’s no. 1 safe sleep brand.

A Delicious Chicken with Chorizo Crumb Recipe

A delicious chicken with chorizo crumb recipe from Waitrose.

Parental Control, Ep 25: Homeschooling: Are You Coping? Expert Advice From A Child Psychologist

We invited child research psychologist Dr. Amanda Gummer to the show to answer some of our questions on homeschooling and family life in general right now. 

WIN! A Home Learning Prize Bundle From Edx Education!

Enter this giveaway for your chance to win a Home Learning prize bundle from Edx Education.

CORONAVIRUS And Mental Health: The Things You Must Remember As A Family

Psychotherapist Julia Samuels MBE shares her views on the impact the coronavirus pandemic might have on our children and our families, and how to move forward through the crisis. 

WIN! £100 To Spend On Organic Loungewear With LoveLux London

Enter this competition for a chance to win £100 to spend on organic loungewear with LoveLux London.

Parental Control, Ep 24: Why We Should Stop Praising Our Children All The Time – By Parenting Coach, Katherine Sellery

My Baba founder Leonora Bamford welcomes parent coach Katherine Sellery, the founder of the Conscious Parenting Revolution to Parental Control.

The Mum And Baby Workout To Ease You Back Into Exercise

Exercising doesn’t have to take a chunk of time out of your day. Combine childcare and fitness with this mother and baby workout.

Awesome Activities To Keep The Kids Entertained During Lockdown 3.0

Get stuck into a selection of family-fun activities from fort building to scavenger hunts that will guarantee to keep your kids covered this lockdown.

WIN! A Bundle Of CYBEX’s Winter Accessories – Four Bundles To Give Away

We’re giving away a bundle of Cybex winter accessories to four lucky winners! 

Top 5 Science Activities To Keep The Kids Entertained During Lockdown

Keep your child entertained during the lockdown with these awesome science activities!

WIN! The Birth Recovery Duo From My Expert Midwife – Three Up For Grabs

To celebrate the launch of Soak for Bits, the new arrival from My Expert Midwife, we have teamed up with the award-winning skincare brand for pregnancy, birth, new mums, and newborns to give three lucky readers the chance to win their very own Birth Recovery Duo.

Children’s Supplements: The Baby & Kids’ Range You Need For A Healthier 2021

Baba West is set to provide parents with the support they need when it comes to the development of their babies and children.

Black Bean And Butternut Squash Tacos

A black bean and butternut squash tacos recipe from The Groovy Food Company.

Best Books To Teach Your Child About Kindness

Amie Jones, self-confessed book addict, mum of three boys and founder of Kind Kids Book Club shares her top kindness book picks for your little leaders of the future.

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5 Healthy Recipes To Help You De-Stodge This January!

Happy New Year! If you’ve over-indulged (like most of us) this festive season, fear not. Enjoy these healthy recipes to help you de-stodge!

Expert Reveals Pregnancy Exercise Mistakes You’re Making

Pregnancy and postnatal fitness expert Dr. Joanna Helcké talks to us about the common mistakes we all make when exercising during pregnancy.

Dr Linda Papadopoulos: How To Ensure Your Kids Are Getting Their Emotional Five-A-Day

Internet Matters ambassador Dr Linda Papadopoulos gives her expert tips on how to ensure kids are getting their emotional five-a-day and how to reflect on 2020 to give kids a sense of control for 2021.

Festive Fruit Cavolo Nero Stuffing

Cavolo nero is a must-have ingredient this Christmas. Add a handful to seasonal favourites like these festive fruit cavolo nero stuffing balls.

How Do I Treat Melasma When I’m Pregnant?

Melasma, also called ‘chloasma’ and ‘pregnancy mask’, is a common skin condition of adults in which brown or greyish patches of pigmentation (colour) develop, usually on the face.

Cavolo Nero, Cranberry & Prawn Cocktail

A delicious cavolo nero, cranberry & prawn cocktail recipe perfect for the festive season.

Shop Traditional Hand Embroidered Outfits For Christmas

Why not choose a handmade outfit for baby’s first Christmas this year? Anything from Mini La Mode’s festive and traditional collection of hand-smocked designs would make the perfect outfit or extra special gift. 

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Gingerbread Layer Cake With Salted Honey Buttercream

Delicious gingerbread layer cake with salted honey buttercream, perfect for a Christmas get together.

Santa’s Christmas Chocolate Shard Cake

A stunning Christmas chocolate shard cake recipe from Dr. Oetker.

10 Things You Should Know About New Ground-Breaking App For Dyslexia

GoLexic’s mission to support children and their parents. The main goal of GoLexic is to support children and their parents by making it easier to improve reading and writing skills.

Chocolate Orange Breakfast Brioche

A mouth-watering Chocolate Orange Breakfast Brioche by St Pierre, perfect for a festive treat!

Mum Guilt: Does It REALLY Go Hand In Hand With Parenting?

The first thing to do with this guilt is to name what you feel guilty about. Maybe find someone to talk it over with who hasn’t got an axe to grind

Delicious Black Forest Brioche Gateaux

Check out this delicious festive Black Forest Brioche Gateaux recipe from St Pierre.

Goat’s Curd And Watercress Cheesecakes With Red Onion Marmalade Canapés

Goat’s curd and watercress cheesecakes with red onion marmalade canapés from Watercress.

5 Frozen Crafts for Kids

5 Disney’s Frozen Crafts for Kids

Let it go, Let it go! Can’t hold it back anymore! In these balmy days, we can’t help but dream about Frozen, the immaculate white scenes, More

Peanut Butter And Jam Macarons To Warm Up Winter

A delicious peanut butter and jam Macarons recipe from the Waitrose Cookery School.

How to Plan A Safe Fireworks Display

By Sheila Merrill, public health adviser at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

3, 2, 1 PUSH…! The Most Popular Songs To Give Birth To

Are you looking for a birthing playlist? Here’s a list ot the most popular songs to give birth to, including hits by Ed Sheeran and Adele.

Carrot Cake, Perfect For Afternoon Tea

Check out this delicious Carrot Cake recipe by Justine Murphy, The mymuybueno Cookbook

Sophrology: A Gentle Method to Overcome Stress

A new wellbeing buzzword has been going around for the past few years in the UK: Sophrology. The word comes from Greek SOS, PHREN, LOGOS, namely “the science of consciousness in harmony”.

7 Things You Need To Consider When Choosing A Stem Cell Bank

Have you thought about collecting your baby’s stem cells or cord blood?

WIN! An Amazing Pebble The Penguin Nursery Bundle From Nuby

We’re giving away a huge Pebble The Penguin Nursery Bundle from Nuby as part of our Christmas competitions.

WIN! A Bundle Of Toys From Kidly

Christmas magic is in the air! Next up in our fabulous 12 Days of Christmas competitions, we’re giving away a huge bundle of toys from Kidly. 

WIN! Conservation Crisis Game By Tunza Games – Seven Up For Grabs

We’re giving away the Conservation Crisis Game By Tunza Games and we have seven up for grabs!

WIN! A Workbench And My First Car Ride On From Play For Future By Clementoni – Five To Give Away

We’re giving five winners a Workbench and My First Car Ride On from Play For Future by Clementoni in this Christmas competition.

WIN! A Speed Fury And Kazoom Racer From SuperThings – Four Up For Grabs

Enter this Christmas competition for your chance to win a Speed Fury and Kazoom Racer from SuperThings, four up for grabs!

WIN! A Bundle Of Toys From Mizzie The Kangaroo

We’re giving away this bundle of toys from Mizzie The Kangaroo as part of our Christmas competitions.

WIN! A Freddie The Firefly Bundle From Lamaze – Five Up For Grabs

Today, our competition with Lamaze kicks off, and five lucky winners will be in for a chance to win this exciting Freddie the Firefly bundle from Lamaze.

WIN! £200 To Spend On Stoy At AlexandAlexa

We’re giving away £200 to spend on the gorgeous Stoy collection at AlexandAlexa in our fabulous Christmas competition.

WIN! An Edx Education Home Learning Toy Bundle Worth £200!

Enter this competition for your chance to win an Edx Education Home Learning Toy Bundle worth £200.

WIN! A 2020 Cosy Year Bear From Steiff – FIVE Up For Grabs!

We’re giving you the chance to win an adorable 2020 Cosy Year Bear from Steiff and we have 5 to give away!

WIN! A Mini Micro 3in1 Scooter And Matching Micro Children’s Classic Helmet – Two Up For Grabs

We’re giving away a Mini Micro 3in1 Classic Scooter and Matching Micro Children’s Classic Helmet and we have two up for grabs!

WIN! An Infantino Toy Bundle For Christmas

We’ve teamed up with Infantino to put together a competition to win a spectacular bundle of toys for your baby. Click through to enter!

WIN! A Bundle Of The New Scandi Range Of Organic Soft Toys From Best Years

Our Christmas competitions continue today and we’re giving two lucky winners a bundle of the NEW Scandi Range of organic soft toys from Best Years.

WIN! A Rocking Unicorn From Little Bird Told Me – Two Up For Grabs

We’re giving away a gorgeous Rocking Unicorn from Little Bird Told Me as part of our Christmas competitions and we have two up for grabs!. Have you entered?

WIN! A Silver Cross Oberon Doll’s Pram

We’re giving away this stunning Silver Cross Oberon Doll’s Pram in our Christmas competition.

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Mummies’ Revenge Haunted Gingerbread Men

Gingerbread men are coming to haunt you!  Makes 12 Preparation: 20 minutes, plus decorating Cooking: 12-15 minutes Ingredients: 1 large egg 350g plain flour More

Essentials Things You Can Do to Reduce the Risk of SIDS

This month, lots of charities will come together to raise awareness about the key issues affecting those who have experienced pregnancy loss or baby death in the UK.

WIN! A Santa Bundle And Reindeer Peekaboo Toy From Nuby – Two Up For Grabs

This week we’re giving away a Santa Bundle and Reindeer Peekaboo Toy from Nuby and we have two up for grabs.

10 Deliciously Wonderful Cake Recipes For National Baking Week

For the most part, we consider ourselves very healthy at My Baba. We have no excuse not to be – with so many healthy More

Which Bugaboo Pushchair Is Right For You?

Looking for a new pushchair? Here is a run down of the Bugaboo pushchair collection that provides you with everything you need to know!

5 Reasons To Buy The Babysense 7

The Babysense 7 includes an under-the-mattress movement sensor pad that was specifically designed to monitor your baby’s tiny movements as they breathe.

Spooky Halloween Science Recipes

Spooky Halloween science recipes from The Kitchen Science Cookbook by Dr Michelle Dickinson.

Gothic Black Velvet Halloween Cake

A delicious gothic black velvet Halloween cake recipe from Dr Oetker, perfect for a spooktacular centrepiece this Halloween.

How To Throw A Super Spooky Halloween Bash!

Looking for gory games, creepy creations and eerie extras to throw the ultimate Halloween party? Read on!

WIN! A Hip Happy Baby Carrier From Nuby – Three Up For Grabs

Enter this week’s competition to win a Hip Happy Baby Carrier from Nuby, we have three up for grabs!

Hot Smoked Salmon, Watercress And Dill Potato Cakes

A hot smoked salmon, watercress and dill potato cakes recipe taken from Milly’s Real Food by Nicola ‘Milly’ Millbank.

WIN! Little Butterfly London’s NEW Luxury Essential Skincare Collection For Babies!

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win Little Butterfly London’s NEW Luxury Essential Skincare Collection.

Six Simple Good Gut Health Recipes For Love Your Gut Week

Dr Joan Ransley has created six new gut-healthy recipes for Love Your Gut Week, each recipe is simple to make and uses gut-healthy foods.

Every Mind Matters: Tips On How To Support Your Child’s Mental Wellbeing

Dr Max Pemberton offers his top tips for supporting children and young people’s mental wellbeing as they go back out into the world.

A Very Meaty Breakfast Burrito For Kids

A very meaty breakfast burrito for kids taken from Super Food for Superchildren. If you’ve got ready-made mince, this recipe is quick to make and a real crowd-pleaser.

Want To Know How To Handle Eczema Flare Ups?

The more natural the ingredients, the better – especially if you suffer from sensitive skin. Avoid anything that mentions that it has SLS or parabens in as these can cause irritation to the skin.

A Genius Solution To Protect Your Baby’s Delicate Skin

HappySkin is a range of honest, child-friendly base layer clothing that provides you with a solution to a variety of your child’s skin concerns.

Parental Control, Ep 19: Skin Uncovered: Everything From Eczema And Sun Damage To Freckles And Moles

Founder Childs Farm Joanna Jensen and consultant dermatologist Dr. Jennifer Crawley join Leo for this latest episode of Parental Control to talk about skincare.

Fashion Blogger Laura Wills Shares Her Style Secrets, Baby Essentials & What Life Is Like With 3 Children Under Three

Congratulations to The Fashion Bug Blog founder Laura Wills, who’s now pregnant with her number four.

Banana And Salted Caramel Muffins

RECIPE: How to make eight large delicious banana and salted caramel muffins.

Best Playhouses For Kids To Make The Most Of The Outdoors This Autumn

If you’re wondering how to make the most of the outdoor weather this autumn with the benefit of a little shelter, an outdoor playhouse is a fabulous idea.

How to Make Succulent Chicken Satay Skewers

A step by step guide on how to make the most succulent chicken satay skewers.

How To Talk To Your Child About Racism

How can parents and caregivers initiate these discussions in the way which is best for young children?

A Mother’s Story: I Almost Lost My Newborn Baby To Group B Strep

After a straightforward pregnancy and extremely fast labour, Matilda was born in Scarborough Hospital on 24 April 2017, but Melissa, quickly sensed that all was not well.

What Foods Should I Be Eating During My Period?

What you eat and the exercise you do can help to reduce your PMS symptoms and leave you feeling better than ever.

Top Tips For Mums To Get Through Wine O’Clock

The key to managing this tricky time of day is to identify YOUR wine o’clock: when it is, what’s happening and how you are feeling.

Delicious Recipes From Foodies Follow Foodies

The first issue of Foodies Follow Foodies has launched! It’s packed full of great recipes, fun tips and ideas from the Foodies Follow Foodies More

WIN! Two Swaddle UP Starter Packs From Love To Dream

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win two Swaddle UP Starter Packs from Love To Dream.

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Mary Berry’s Mini Victoria Sponge Cakes To Celebrate National Sponge Cake Day!

A delicious mini victoria sponge cake recipe by Mary Berry to celebrate National Sponge Cake Day!

The Truth About Cats and Dogs

The Truth About Cats, Dogs, Babies, Children and Pregnancy

An interview with our resident vet, Nick Haley, MA VetMB MRCVS I am going to have a baby, and

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5 Top Tips On Raising Eco-Friendly Kids

Frugi, the UK’s leading ethical and organic children’s clothing brand, is on a mission to help parents continue to inspire their children to embrace nature.

WIN! £150 To Spend On The New AW20 Collection At Frugi

Enter this week’s giveaway for your chance to win £150 to spend on the new AW20 collection at Frugi.

How To Prepare Your Child For Their First Day At School During Covid-19

Many children have enjoyed spending more time with their parents over lockdown so it will be natural for very young children to feel anxious when they say goodbye to their parents.

How To Teach Your Baby To Drink From An Open Cup

We asked the experts at Babycup for some advice on how to get started. 

5 Delicious Family Kitchen Recipes By Natasha Corrett

Natasha’s latest book Family Kitchen contains 100 healthy meal ideas that are quick, easy, adaptable and accessible for families.  

Parental Control, Ep 18: How To Keep Kids Safe Online: Expert Advice & Support For Parents

Craig is the head of community insight at SuperAwesome, the company that’s drafted in to help big-name companies engage safely with kids online and so much more. 

10 Great Reasons Your Family Should Adopt A Cat

Cats are finally becoming understood by humans in ways they never were before, and more people are discovering the benefits of feline companionship.

Everything You Need To Know About Group B Strep & Pregnancy

What is group B Strep infection? How do I know if I am a carrier?

My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

From the latest baby products to school shoes and free online stories for kids, here are our latest discoveries this week. 

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WIN! We’re Giving Away £100 To Spend Online At Childs Farm

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win £100 to spend online with Childs Farm.

5 Easy Tips to Taking Better Family Photographs

5 Easy Tips For Taking Better Family Photographs

If you’re planning a DIY family photoshoot, read these tips by family photographer Coral

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4 Simple, Fresh And Nutritious Recipes Suitable For The Whole Family

4 delicious simple recipes that suitable for the whole family from What Mummy Makes by Rebecca Wilson.

Panna Cotta with Pimm’s & Strawberries

A mouth-watering Panna Cotta with Pimm’s & strawberries recipe, from Waitrose.

6 Tips For Helping Your Autistic Child Return To School

In this post, we are going to explore some useful tips for reducing stress and making going back to school less of a challenge.

Parental Control, Ep 17: Everything You Need To Know About Milk Intolerances In Babies

This is a really helpful episode for new mothers in particular, as we discuss the tell-tale signs of a dairy intolerance, what to look out for and what you should do if you suspect your baby is suffering.

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Creamy Chicken Quinoa And Broccoli Casserole

Creamy chicken quinoa and broccoli casserole recipe from Pinch of Yum.

WIN! A Postnatal/Maternity Activewear Bundle From Lily And Ribbon

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win a postnatal/maternity activewear bundle worth £120 from specialist maternity and nursing brand Lily and Ribbon.

WIN! A Pamper Gift Set From Little Butterfly London – Two Up For Grabs

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win a stunning Pamper Gift Set from Little Butterfly London, we have two to give away.

WIN! A Gorgeous Eliza Rose Changing Bag From Storksak

Enter this giveaway for your chance to win a gorgeous Eliza Rose Changing Bag From Storksak.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Bowel Cancer 

Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in the UK with an increasing number of diagnoses being made in those under the age of 50.

WIN! A BabyBjörn Travel Cot Light Worth £224.99

Enter this week’s giveaway for your chance to win a Travel Cot light from BabyBjörn.

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8 Mason Jar Recipes To Transform Your Lunchtime

We’ve been inspired and have put together a list of delicious mason jar recipes to transform your lunchtime. Simply choose your ingredients and pop them in the jar!

WIN! A Family Dual Park Season Ticket For Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve AND Howletts Wild Animal Park

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win a family dual park season ticket for Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park.

6 Of The Best Summer Shoes To Wear This Season

Whether it’s staying stylish for your Summer staycation or keeping your feet happy as you pound the city pavements, comfortable kicks are essential for anyone walking their way through lockdown.

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The Best Riding Schools In London

You might not think it, but when it comes to horse riding in London there are a lot of options. Here are the best More

WIN! A Bookshelf Of Books By Sue Hendra And Paul Linnet From Simon & Schuster

WIN! A Bookshelf Of Books By Sue Hendra And Paul Linnet From Simon & Schuster

Enter this competition for your chance to win a collection of awesome children’s picture books from Simon & Schuster by the bestselling duo Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet.

Top Five Tips For Booking Your Next Family Holiday

Top Five Tips For Booking Your Next Family Holiday

The experts at The Turquoise Holiday Company have conjured up their top five tips to help your next family holiday go as smoothly as possible…

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Tips On How To Cope With Your Newborn Baby During The Pandemic

Founder of Piccolo Organic Cat Gazzoli shares her top tips on how to cope with a newborn during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Top 12 Books For Primary School Kids To Read In The Long Summer Ahead

From the best new books to some failsafe classics, these books will keep your children occupied and, most importantly, reading in the coming months.

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Parental Control, Ep 16: Changing Your Family’s Eating Habits For A Healthy Future

Nutritionist Rhaya Jordan joins Leo in this latest podcast episode to talk about how you can change your family’s eating habits.

Top Tips On How To Trim Hair & Look After Lockdown Locks

Top Tips On How To Trim Hair & Look After Lockdown Locks

Cutting hair at home? If yours or the kids’ hair really can’t wait, follow these important tips before you begin.

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Top Tips To Help Parents Sleep During The Coronavirus Outbreak

To help guide parents through this time of uncertainty, sleep expert Colin Espie has provided his NHS-approved Top 5 Principles for improving you and your child’s sleep during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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How This New And Improved Compact Stroller Will Help Your Everyday Life

The Ergobaby Metro Compact City Stroller is back, and it’s updated for 2020. What we love about this stroller is that with its Newborn Kit (sold separately) it can be suitable from birth.

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Why You Should Never Force A Child To Eat

Don’t force a child to eat in any circumstance, for any reason whatsoever, with any method.

10 Rainbow Recipes To Make With The Kids

From pinatas to chocolate layers, birthday cakes and rocky roads, Dr. Oetker is on hand with nine fabulous rainbow recipes that represent positivity, hope and togetherness.

WIN! A Fred Safety Bundle

WIN! A Fred Safety Bundle – All You Need To Baby Proof Any Room!

Enter our competition this week to win a new Fred Safety bundle including all the essentials you need to keep little ones safe whilst spending more time indoors.

WIN! A Silver Cross Jet Special Edition Ocean And Jet Snuggle Pod Worth £395

Enter this fantastic competition for your chance to win a Silver Cross Jet Special Edition Ocean and a Jet Snuggle Pod.

20 Fruit & Vegetables To Grow With Kids This Summer

Enjoy half-term and grow some of the 20 quickest fruit & veg crops with your kids. A perfect activity to entertain them in the sunshine.

Kid’s Party Cake Pops

Cake Pops have now become an extremely popular party treat, perfect for children’s parties.

The Benefits Of Hypnobirthing For You, Your Partner And Your Baby

What to expect from a hypnobirthing class, the benefits of hypnobirthing and the key ways hypnobirthing is different to the classic antenatal class.

Help Reduce Still Birth Rates With The Aska Maternity Movement Bracelet

The Aska Maternity Movement Bracelet is an emotional and purposeful way to monitor your baby’s movement during pregnancy.

When Can I Use Childcare? Coronavirus: The Latest Childcare Information For Parents

The latest guidance on childcare information for parents during the coronavirus pandemic.

WIN! A Bundle Of Magnolia Baby Products From Blue Almonds

Enter this giveaway for your chance to win a gorgeous bundle of magnolia baby products from Blue Almonds.

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Victoria Sponge Cupcakes

A lovely and simple recipe by William Drabble that will produce the most delicious and light cupcakes possible! With his gorgeously simple icing decorated More

5 Tips For Caring For Babies Born With Clefts

Often, babies born with cleft lip or a cleft palate have difficulties with eating, breathing and speaking due to their facial difference.

How Performing Arts In Early Years Education Can Support Your Child’s Development During Lockdown

It’s no big secret anymore that getting children involved in the performing arts can have major benefits in a child’s educational life. We find out more.

WIN! A Red Castle Cocoonababy Worth £130

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Red Castle Cocoonababy worth £130.

How to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor in 5 Easy Steps

How To Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor In 5 Easy Steps

Recommended by over a thousand health professionals, the Elvie trainer is a wearable kegal trainer that works in tandem with its accompanying app.

Epidural 101: Everything Expectant Mothers Need to Know

Lesley Gilchrist, a registered midwife and co-founder of My Expert Midwife, shares her expert advice on epidurals, including the advantages, risks and complexities involved.

Join The Free Online Birth School For Parents To Be

Join moKee’s FREE online Birth School, helping mothers-to-be get ready for birth during these unusual circumstances.

Kale Packed Mac ‘N Cheese

Try your hand at this quick and simple kale packed mac ‘n cheese recipe from Discover Great Veg.

WIN! A Fred Safety Wooden Pressure Fit Stairgate!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Wooden Pressure Fit Stairgate from Fred Safety.

How To Create An Oasis of Calm In Your Baby’s Nursery

Starting from a completely blank canvas, we’ve put together our wish-list of nursery interiors to help bring your baby’s sleeping sanctuary to life.

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Hemsley + Hemsley’s Paradise Bars

Coconut and chocolate are a combo made in heaven, and here’s how you can make a healthy version of that famous chocolate bar. Hemsley More

Garlicky Prawns With Mini Roast Potatoes & Walnut Parsley Pesto

A mouth-watering recipe of garlicky prawns with mini roast potatoes & walnut parsley pesto from HelloFresh

Download This Printable Handy Homeschool Planner!

Get organised with our free printable, and don’t forget to check out our ‘Surviving Lockdown’ page for everything to keep the kids busy and you sane!

Best New Children’s Books To Read During Lockdown

If you’re bored of reading the same books at bedtime, fear not! BookTrust is on hand with this fabulous collection of new children’s books. Grouped by age for ease of browsing!

Can’t Sleep? Try This Natural Technique For Falling Asleep

By the time your head hits the pillow, the exhaustion from a full day of parenting is usually enough to send you off to dreamland. But what happens when your child wakes you up in the middle of the night and you cannot get back to sleep?

WIN! A Strolley – Stroller AND Trolley All In One From Minifili

Enter this great competition for your chance to win a Strolley – stroller and trolley all in one from Minifili.

Pregnancy Heartburn: Why It’s Happening And How To Cope

Heartburn is probably one of the most common ailments women suffer during pregnancy. While it is not threatening to your pregnancy or your baby, it sure can be uncomfortable you.

Is Now The Perfect Time To Talk To My Children About The Birds & The Bees?

We enlist the help of Amy Forbes-Robertson from It Happens Education for advice on how to broach this topic, and the detail we should be looking to include. 

How To Transition Your Newborn Seamlessly Into The Fourth Trimester

These early moments are precious, so naturally, as a parent whether it’s your first time or you’ve been here before, you’ll want to make sure the transition from womb to world is as perfect as it can be.

Letting Go Of The Dummy: Timing And Tactics For Transitioning Away

BIBS recommendations are based on the Danish Dental Association, which recommends stopping pacifier use before age 3. This guide will explore some steps to help you transition your child from the pacifier.

Classic Vanilla Sponge With Butter Icing

A classic vanilla sponge can be transformed into any number of things from a birthday cake to an impressive school cake sale masterpiece.

Delicious Raspberry and Rose Jelly Cheesecake

A raspberry and rose Jelly cheesecake recipe taken from Milly’s Real Food by Nicola ‘Milly’ Millbank.

Encourage Your Kids to Eat More Fruit & Veg with These Delicious Recipes

Delicious new child-friendly recipes developed by It’s Pepper Time, an initiative developed to encourage children to eat healthily.

Why Taking ‘10 Of Zen’ Each Day Is Key For Your Health

Stop what you’re doing and take a deep breath. Do not underestimate the power of a deep breath. These precious minutes may be the difference between losing your cool and responding calmly.

Parental Control, Ep 14: Psychotherapist Julia Samuel MBE Talks About The Effects Isolation Will Have On Every One Of Us

How to manage family life in isolation, useful coping strategies and how to adjust to your new normal. 

WIN! £50 To Spend At Elodie Details – Two Prizes Up For Grabs!

Enter this giveaway for your chance to win £50 to spend at Elodie Details, we have two prizes to give away.

Delicious Iced Easter Biscuits To Bake With The Kids

An delicious iced Easter biscuit recipe perfect for making with the kids this Easter holiday.

WIN! An Owlet Smart Sock Worth £269

Enter this amazing giveaway for your chance to win an Owlet Smart Sock worth £269.

Parental Control Episode 13: How To Nourish Our Bodies Inside & Out During The Pandemic With Jane Clarke

Dietitian and cordon bleu chef Jane Clarke shares her advice on how to keep healthy during the coronavirus outbreak in our most recent episode of Parental Control, My Baba’s new podcast.

5 Tips To Protect Your Immunity During Pregnancy

Pregnant women have been placed in a vulnerable group for coronavirus by the UK Chief Medical Officer on 16th March 2020, why is that, and what can you do to boost immunity during pregnancy?

Empowering Young Adventurers: How Children Are Influencing Family Travel Choices

In today’s family travel landscape, children are wielding more influence than ever before. Whether driven by their own adventurous ideas or encouraged by parents keen to involve them in planning, kids are becoming active participants in shaping holiday experiences.

What Is A Safe School? And How You Can Help To Keep Them Open #TogetherApart

Action Hands is a community campaign set up to support young children and families adjust to the realities of Covid19 with well-being activities and music.

My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

From things to do with your kids during ‘lockdown’ to gorgeous new fashion, safe screen time and personalised cookbooks for all the family, here are the products and services we’re loving this week.

How To Maintain Your Calm With The Family At Home (For The Foreseeable Future!)

This is an unsettling time so it’s important to explain to your child what the plan is, that being at home might be tough at times but that you’re also all going to have a lot of fun.

Personalise Your Child’s Room To Perfection With These Stunning Interior Ideas

Fantastic tips on how to personalise your child’s bedroom or create nursery of your dreams ready for your new arrival. From wall art to bespoke accessories and furniture, Blue Almonds provides gorgeous inspiration for every taste and age.

Six Ideas To Survive – Nope, ENJOY Isolation With Your Kids

This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy time together and really share wonderful experiences that will benefit not only your child’s developmental progress but also create many happy memories for you as a parent.

Effective Strategies For Parents To Aid Kids Struggling With Exam Preparation

Watching your child struggle with exam prep can be challenging. This article aims to provide practical advice for parents on aiding kids who are finding exam prep tough.

CORONAVIRUS: How To Boost Immunity & Tips On What To Do If You Catch It

Video tips by Naturedoc’s Lucinda Miller on how to boost your immunity to stay healthy during the pandemic, and important advice on what to do if you catch coronavirus.

Tips For Families Of Children With Special Education Needs #coronavirus

Families who have children with special educational needs are used to adversity and rising above significant challenges. Here are my suggestions to help cut through the noise of panic many are feeling.

7 Things You Need To Consider When Choosing An Antenatal Class

Choosing the right antenatal class is an important decision. You’ll need to think about what you’re looking to gain from the course, and what type of class you think will suit you best.

The Best Guide To Online Resources For Kids During Lockdown

Perhaps the most important thing underlying all of these points and for homeschooling is the emphasis on rewarding your children, the same as they would receive in school.

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7 Simple Steps To Secure A Love Of Early Years Learning

So when it comes to education, it’s never too early to start sowing the seeds for a fulfilling lifetime of learning. But how do you encourage, without pressuring? Guide your child in the right direction, without stifling their independence?

WIN! A Luxury Gift Box And Baby Face Cream From Little Butterfly London

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Little Butterfly London Luxury Gift Box for babies and a 50ml Wrapped in Love calming anti-pollution baby face cream, worth £115!

Six Signs Of Teething And How To Help Your Baby

While most babies begin teething around six months, the first tooth can appear anytime between three and 14 months.  Teeth usually come in pairs, starting with the bottom front two and followed by the top front two.

Expert Advice On Homeschooling Your Children

Educating a child at home is actually quite straightforward, provided two basic principles are followed…

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Wild Garlic Frittata

From late March to middling May, wild garlic is at its best and carpets many damp and shady woodland areas. With a broad, deep-green, More

How To Boost The Creativity Inside Every Child

Most schools and nurseries recognise that arts and creativity have a great effect on all areas of child development. Here are our top tips on to help you unleash your creative child in the comfort of your own home!

Super-Fun Scientific Experiments To Entertain Kids In Lockdown

Solar Cookie Oven Scientific Principle: Solar Energy Time required: 1 hour Introduction: Usually, ovens are powered using electricity or gas. This experiment uses the More

Six Must-Read Tips For Keeping Your Child Safe On TikTok

Use privacy settings at the highest level, teach your children only to communicate with those they know in real life, don’t shy away from the difficult conversations about online risks, and make sure you stay engaged and have open conversations about what they do when they are online.

6 Card Games To Play With The Kids During Self-Isolation

Card games are always a hit at times like Christmas, and in times of well, self-isolation!

Unmissable Events For Families In London This Easter

The Easter holidays are almost upon us. The days are a little brighter and a little longer. Here are the best ways to get More

Parental Control, Episode 11: How To Tackle Screen Time As A 2020 Parent

This month, we welcome back to the podcast child psychologist and parenting coach Dr Maryhan Baker. In this episode, we asked Maryhan’s advice on managing screen-time, technology and how too much of it might be affecting our children’s behaviour.

Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner so you better surprise your mum with something really delicious and sweet.

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WIN! A BabyHub SleepSpace Baby Travel Cot Worth £149

Enter this fantastic competition for your chance to win a BabyHub SleepSpace Baby Travel Cot worth £149!

Best Products To Support Your Baby As They Grow

It’s not just you who is responsible for your baby’s growth and development. The products you buy are equally as important and should support them in their youngest years.

The Essential Outdoor Clothing Checklist For All The Family This Spring

Whether you’re an active family or just like getting out and about once in a while, it’s never too late to invest in some outdoor clothing in time for an inevitable wet and windy spring. 

WIN! A Music Carousel Night Light From Nuby – Five To Give Away

Enter this competition for your chance to win a Music Carousel night light from Nuby. We have five to give away!

Amazing Gift Experiences For Mother’s Day To Book Now 

A gift is always a great idea but if like us, you can’t bear to buy another candle or pair of fluffy socks, you might want to try investing in an experience that you’ll never forget.

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Lorraine Pascale’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Zebra Cake

I’ve been meaning to make Lorraine Pascale’s Crouching Tiger Hidden Zebra Cake for ages, it was one of my new year resolutions and it’s now on top of my to-do list. A really fun cake to make with the babas.

FIVE Everyday Green Challenges For Tired Parents

If we all just think it’s perfection or nothing, then quite frankly, it’ll be nothing. My friend sent me the best message the other day. It read “the world does not need a few people doing zero waste perfectly, it needs everyone doing it imperfectly”.

WIN! A Graduate Chair From ManiMe – Three To Give Away

Enter this giveaway for your chance to win a ManiMe Graduate Chair that is crafted from beautiful sustainable bamboo. We have three to give away!

Why Improving Your Gut Health Is The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Baby – Before, During And After Pregnancy

Whether you’re trying for a baby, currently pregnant or coping with a newborn, there’s one simple thing you can do to massively improve things for both you and your baby – improve your gut health.

10 Helpful Ways To Deal With The Baby Blues

If you are aware and knowledgeable about how the mind can get affected post-birth you can better lookout for the signs and signals that you may need more support.

WIN! A nanobébé On The Go Changing Bag And Starter Set – The All-In-One Feeding System For Breastfeeding Mums

Enter this competition for your chance to win a nanobébé on the go changing bag and starter set – the all-in-one feeding system for breastfeeding mums.

What Is Newborn Screening And What Are The Benefits?

What are the reasons you should pursue newborn screening for your child?

The Dreamiest Kids’ Spring Summer Collection You Won’t Be Able To Resist

It’s never too early to think about what you’ll be dressing your little one in over the next few months – especially when Marie-Chantal has just launched a new collection. 

Egg Donation Abroad: Here’s How to Keep a Lid on Costs

Ask any UK IVF patient why they went abroad for treatment and most will say to find a cheaper clinic. Of course, the right combination of price and quality of treatment is the ideal solution, but does this really exist?

Teaching Your Child To Read The Smarter Way (Plus 5 Free Bedtime Stories)

Check out this free online children’s library to help bridge the gap between our children’s fascination with technology and our need to get them reading

Here’s How UK Childcare Risks Extinction by 2036

While the need for childcare has risen, access to affordable childcare has declined.

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How to Start a Conversation with Your Child About Mental Health

As parents know, each child is different. There isn’t a one-size fits all approach to having an open conversation about mental health but these top five tips may help.

Is THIS The Solution To The After School Childcare Dilemma?

School pickups, play at home and dinner all taken care of by when you return home. Connect with trained and vetted local nannies for the hours you need.

A Review Of The Limited Edition Bugaboo Bee 5 Coral: The Ultimate Stroller For Spring?

The Bugaboo Bee 5 is already a much-loved stroller within its diverse collection. Also referred to as the “urban pushchair”, it is notorious for its ability to keep up with city life as well as provide optimal comfort for your child.

WIN A £150 Maggie & Rose Party Gift Voucher – They Host The Very Best Parties For Little Ones

Enter this competition for your chance to win £150 Maggie & Rose party gift voucher. Maggie & Rose host the very best parties for little ones!

Parental Control: Ep 10: Influencer Sophie Stanbury On Beauty, Fitness & Interior Hacks for Mamas

My Baba founder Leo talks to Sophie Stanbury about everything from beauty and fitness to finding that perfect work-family balance.

WIN! Three Award-Winning Reusable Nappies And Matching Change Bag From Bambino Mio

This week we’re giving away three reusable nappies and a matching change bag from Bambino Mio. Enter for your chance to WIN!

10 Genius AND Stylish Storage Solutions Your Kids Will Love

Over the years we’ve learned that storage doesn’t have to be ugly, it simply needs to be cleverly incorporated into family life. Whether built-in or stand-alone, just make sure it fits aesthetically with the rest of your home.

WIN! Tickets To The Baby Show AND A Bundle Of Baby Goodies – FIVE Prize Bundles To Give Away!

Enter this fantastic giveaway for a chance to win a pair of tickets to The Baby Show this February and Bundle of Baby Goodies – 5 To Give Away!

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What Is Colic And How To Cope?

Infant colic is a common condition, affecting around 1 in 5 infants in the UK in their first month

Top Tips On How To Raise A Healthy Vegan Baby

Parents who are interested in raising a vegan family are understandably concerned that their plant-based diet should contain all the nutrients required for the demands of a growing baby or active toddler.

Things To Do With The Kids This Half Term

The countdown to February half-term has officially begun! Check out the best family-friendly events happening in London and beyond. 

WIN! A Baby Clothing Bundle From Mini La Mode In Pink Or Blue

Enter this week’s competition for your chance to win a gorgeous clothing bundle from Mini La Mode in your choice of either pink or blue.

Top 3 Tips for Babies with Eczema

Top 3 Tips for Babies with Eczema

Both my children suffer from Eczema at this time of year, and it’s something that at My Baba were often asked about. We asked More

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Valentine’s Day Recipes For A Romantic Dinner For Two

A selection of some delicious Valentine’s Day recipes perfect for a romantic dinner for two.

15 Of The Best Ethical Baby Clothes To Welcome In Spring

What we love about ARKET is that this baby clothing brand thoroughly understands that kids’ clothes need to be not only sustainable but durable too.

WIN! A Week’s Supply Of Organic Baby Food From Bellota Baby

We are giving away a week’s supply of organic baby food from Bellota Baby to two lucky winners!

Must-Read Expert Advice On How To Support A Child With ADHD

An upset mummy here in need of help. My little boy was 4 years old in December, and he’s really naughty. I mean REALLY naughty. I’m not trying to label him but I’ve done a lot of research and he has most, if not all of the symptoms in the three key areas of ADHD.

WIN! A Bundle Of Blippi Toys – Four Up For Grabs!

Enter this competition for your chance to win a bundle of Blippi toys. We have four bundles up for grabs.

Parental Control, Ep 9: Everything You Need To Know About Gut Health In Pregnancy & Babies

In this month’s episode, nutritionist Jane Clarke talks to Leonora about both gut health during pregnancy and in babies.

What Is A Gender Reveal? Warning: Includes Real Gender Reveal Video That Will Melt Hearts!

A gender reveal party is becoming a growing trend. It’s a celebration during which parents and their friends and family find out the sex of their baby.

WIN! A Babyhub NeoSpace Bedside Crib With Luxury Coir Mattress

Enter this competition for your chance to win a NeoSpace bedside crib with luxury coir mattress from Babyhub.

Magic Milk Experiment

I came across this amazing magic milk experiment on Pinterest quite a while ago and have been waiting for the perfect time to do More

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6 Delicious and Healthy Recipes To Beat Belly Bloat

Six incredibly healthy recipes for those who feel they’ve over indulged this Christmas. Recipes for January’s health kick to beat the belly bloat!

Market Hall West End Review: The High Street Pitstop For Oxford Street Shopping

The largest food hall in the UK has opened beside Oxford Circus and here’s what it has to offer.

Parental Control, Ep 8: How Can We Control What Our Children Are Eating? & What Impact Does Diet Have On Their Daily Life?

Are children born picky eaters or is it something they grow into? How does diet affect academic and mental performance? And should you ever feed your child snacks before bed?

Leonora’s Little Luxuries Column In Baby Magazine’s January 2020 Issue

Leonora Bamford shares her favourite little luxuries for January in the latest Baby magazine.

My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

From the latest baby and toddler products to hit the shelves to coding robot toys for Christmas, a 2020 adventure you won’t want to miss, and a brand new must-buy book on pregnancy, here’s what the My Baba team are loving this week.

Leonora’s Get Crafty Column In Little London’s Winter Issue

Leonora Bamford and Nanny Anita make sure the Bamford family are in the Christmas spirit in their latest Get Crafty column for Little London Magazine.

Date Night In Bermondsey: HAKATA Restaurant + Bar Review

For top-notch cocktails that deliver a mix of classic and inventive flavours, HAKATA hits the mark.

Everything You Need To Know To Potty Train Your Child

If you are about to take the plunge in the world of potty training, take a look at our top tips to get started, including our recommended shopping list of products you will need to start the journey!

Piccolo’s Christmas Dinner For All Ages & Stages – From 6 Months

Christmas dinner isn’t just for those with teeth! Baby can get in on this traditional Christmas meal thanks to Piccolo’s winning Turkey Dinner recipe More

How to Create a Stylish Home with Children (yes, it really is possible!)

People often ask me where to start when it comes to decorating a room. Here, I’ve chosen a reversible playmat from the fantastic brand Play with Pieces UK as the focal point of this nursery design.

Why You Need to Look After Your Baby’s Milk Teeth

Your baby is busy growing a grand total of 20 milk teeth, yep, TWENTY. The complete set consists of eight incisors, four canines and eight molars. They might be tiny, but every tooth has its own very important function.

Head to Hampshire for the Perfect Babymoon Winter Retreat

If you’re looking for a romantic babymoon destination in the UK this winter, why not book a one or two-night retreat at the beautiful Hampshire based Solent Hotel and Spa?

Shop Official Peppa Pig Merchandise for Christmas

If you’re looking for a Peppa Pig Christmas present this year (and let’s face it, who isn’t?) you’ve come to the right place.

How To Decorate Your Child’s Room This Christmas

Christmas is one of the most joyful occasions in the year, not only for the Christians but for all people living in all corners More

My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

From conversations about equality and supporting Tommy’s to the Owlet Cam and Newton Faulkner’s kids’ album, here’s what the My Baba team are loving this week.

WIN! Little Butterfly London’s ‘Ultimate Gift Box’ For New Mums – Worth £134

Enter this fantastic giveaway for your chance to win a Little Butterfly London ‘Ultimate Gift Box’ for new mums worth £134!

Piccolo Supports Families In Need This Christmas & Beyond

Organic baby food brand Piccolo has announced its new charity partnerships with Little Village and City Harvest this December and following into 2020. Giving More

Unmissable Christmas Events In London & Beyond

From meeting Santa and his reindeers to craft workshops and markets, here are the best things to do this holiday season in London and beyond.

My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

From carols by candlelight and the Santa Dash to smart sleeping and a sock subscription service, here’s what the My Baba team are loving More

Do You Need Vitamin D? If You’re A Mum, Mum-To-Be Or Baby, Here’s The Answer

Vitamin D is something we absorb when our skin is exposed to sunlight but during the winter months, most of us aren’t getting enough of it.

The Most Adorable Outfits To Dress Baby In This Festive Season

We’ve picked out some fabulous options for dressing baby on Christmas day.

A Delicious Cinnamon Poached Fig Tart Tatin Recipe

This week, we’re learning how to make a cinnamon poached fig tart tatin, a new fruity recipe from Crazy Jack.

These Are The UK’s Most Eco Baby Food Pouches & Here’s Why

We hear so much about baby brands becoming more eco-conscious and sustainable but hardly ever when it comes down to baby food — until now.

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Parental Control, Ep 7: How To Spot A Sleep Problem & Eliminate Bedtime Battles

Why is sleep so important? How do you calm them down after a nightmare? And is there a perfect amount of sleep for your child?

My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

From experience day gifts and supporting HIV awareness to a magical Christmas house to glittery, festive flip flops, here’s what the My Baba team are loving this week.

Get Baking with The Kids: Organic Coconut Snowmen

An organic coconut snowmen recipe from Kate Hackworthy, award winning blogger and author.

A Recipe for Delicious Gingerbread Snowflake Biscuits

A delicious gingerbread snowflake biscuit recipe from The Groovy Food Company.

Does My Baby Have Reflux? The Signs & How To Combat It

Signs of reflux are when your baby is sick, spits up or brings up milk shortly after feeding. If your baby has reflux, here’s how to combat it.

Casual, Cosy & Cool: Our One-Stop Shop For Kids’ Winterwear

With the sudden drop in temperature, it’s time to pick up some winter warmers and where better than Childrensalon? The Christmas shop has just More

Let’s Get Physical: Why Babies and Preschoolers Need as Much Activity as Possible

Daily outside play is fundamental to children’s mental health as well as their physical well-being. We find out about one London nursery’s motor skills programme designed to help physical development in every single child.

Rose Gold Is Still Bang On Trend & This Travel System Proves It

Everything looks great in rose gold, doesn’t it? Phones, watches, shoes — even rose gold hair is having a moment (and we love that More

The Best Eco-Conscious Christmas Gifts For Whole Family

From plastic-free gifts and eco baby toys to top-quality wooden toys and backpacks made from recycled materials, here are the best gifts to enjoy an eco-concious Christmas.