My Baba Measure / 19 July, 2023 / Christina Walter

The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

On the My Baba wishlist…

Four things we LOVE this week…

Tropic Tonic, MAC Matte Lipstick

BIBS Summer

Get your little one ready for a delightful summer with BIBS’ collection of baby essentials in refreshing shades of fresh mint, sunshine, and peach.

These adorable pacifiers not only provide soothing comfort but also add a stylish touch to your baby’s overall look. Don’t forget to grab matching bibs, musys, and blankets, which will undoubtedly come in handy for all your summer adventures. With these charming and functional items, you and your baby will be all set to make the most of the sunny season ahead!

 

Enterosgel Diarrhoea Relief

Enterosgel Diarrhoea Relief is the must-have essential solution for families and children, providing unmatched peace of mind during travel and protection from travellers’ diarrhoea. With back-to-school preparations around the corner, Enterosgel proves to be a game-changer, acting as a clever sponge that effectively eliminates harmful viruses and toxins from the gut. Suitable for children aged 0+ and the entire family, this powerful remedy deserves a permanent spot in your first aid kit.

Embrace worry-free adventures with Enterosgel Diarrhoea Relief, available now at Boots.

Blue Almonds open new flagship boutique

The renowned baby and nursery boutique in Chelsea has opened a flagship new boutique located at 166 Walton Street, SW3 2JL.

The new 2,000 sq ft shop spans three floors and showcases a highly curated collection of baby and toddler furniture, toys, clothing, gifts and more. In-store services include a dedicated baby changing room, on-site personalisation, a luxurious client consultation room, a dedicated area for nursery and children’s inspirational room set-ups, and a special events space for customer-focused events.

To coincide with the launch, Blue Almonds have introduced its first loyalty programme called ‘Blue Almonds VIP’. Customers taking part in the loyalty programme will be rewarded for their support with ‘Almonds’ (points) for various activities such as signing up for newsletters or sharing links with friends, and in return, they receive reward vouchers to spend in-store and online. As customers progress through the tiers, they will earn more ‘Almonds’ and other exciting benefits as they shop.

The Change Room, PUMA

PUMA is launching The Change Room with period underwear brand Modibodi, a digital platform where you can swap outdated white sports shorts for a FREE pair of PUMA x Modibodi’s NEW period-proof active shorts. The new range is the leak-proof solution to white sports uniforms.

Designed with super absorbency and built-in bike shorts for added security and comfort, this short is the perfect choice for worry-free playtime during your period. The innovative Modifier Technology lining guarantees superb absorbency, stain resistance, and leak-proof protection. Embracing the feel of your favorite workout gear, it is crafted from lightweight recycled fabrics and incorporates a moisture-wicking treatment to keep you cool and dry. Ideal for managing periods, pee, discharge, and sweat, to unlock their magic powers, make sure to wash them before use.

JoJo Maman Bébé launch ‘Helping Hands’ community grants initiative

JoJo Maman Bébé has launched their ‘Helping Hands’ Community Grants initiative for the second year. Supporting local community projects across the UK and Ireland, the company will be donating up to £10,000 each to six winners chosen by the public. Applications from registered charities, not-for-profit organisations and local community projects are welcomed, from today 18th July, until 15th August 2023.

Entries will be shortlisted by the JoJo Maman Bébé Board of Directors, and the final round to select the lucky winners will be decided by a public vote hosted on the official JoJo Maman Bébé Facebook brand page.

The winning community projects to receive the grants will be announced in September.

The purpose of the ‘Helping Hands’ Community Grants is to support causes that are in need of financial assistance and ensure the brand continues to remain at the heart of the communities in which they are based.

 

Shoe Recycling Service, Pip and Henry

Pip and Henry, the sustainable children’s footwear brand, has found a brilliant solution to assist parents in coping with their kids’ rapidly growing feet! With young children typically outgrowing shoes every 3-4 months and owning around 15 pairs in a year, keeping up can be a real challenge.

Pip and Henry have introduced a free shoe recycling service for all outgrown or retired shoes, regardless of size or brand. And here’s the best part – as a reward for participating in the initiative, you’ll receive £10 off your next Pip & Henry order. This innovative approach helps reduce shoe waste and makes it easier for parents to keep their little ones comfortably and stylishly shod as they grow.

 

Toys Of The Week

LEGO 71408 Mario Peach’s Castle Expansion Set, GAME

Expand your LEGO Super Mario universe with the Peach’s Castle Expansion Set (71408) and let kids immerse themselves in endless adventures! This exciting Super Mario construction toy offers a world of exploration and opportunities to earn digital coins with their interactive LEGO Mario, LEGO Luigi, or LEGO Peach figures (sold separately).

The castle toy is brimming with interactive features, including a throne room with a spinning wall revealing Bowser, a Peach stained-glass window, a Bob-omb painting with an Action Tag, a cake with a Goomba hiding inside, Special Pipe: Peach’s Castle, Time Block, a ‘broken’ bridge, a fruit bowl with a mysterious purple fruit, and much more.

As an added bonus, kids can engage with 5 LEGO Super Mario figures, including Bowser, Ludwig, Toadette, a Goomba, and a Bob-omb. Get ready for imaginative play and thrilling escapades as kids explore Peach’s Castle and its surprises in the LEGO Super Mario universe!

LEGO 76260 Black Widow/Captain America MC, GAME

Captain America and Black Widow ride their superpowered motorcycles with shooters, ready to take on any villains that cross their path. Join them on this high-speed adventure, where bravery and teamwork lead the way. Unleash your imagination and guide these legendary Super Heroes through an action-packed journey like no other!

POP! Movies: Adam Warlock – Marvel, GAME

Join the Marvel universe’s interstellar adventure with Pop! Adam Warlock! Prepare for an out-of-this-world experience as you complete your Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 collection with this cosmic being’s charming vinyl bobblehead, standing approximately 4.1 inches tall. Let Adam Warlock find his place to land in your collection, and let the galactic missions begin! Marvel fans, get ready to journey through the stars with this captivating and collectible addition to your Pop! collection.

What’s On

Hobbledown Heath and Gripped London’s First Birthday

Hobbledown Heath and Gripped London are turning one and throwing a joint first birthday party to celebrate! For one day only, on Friday 21st July, entry tickets to the party will be £1.

From 3:30pm – 8:30pm, guests can gain access to both sites, with the £1 ticket providing entry to all the fun of the party, including face painting, music, and live entertainment. From jugglers to costumed characters, fire acts and giant bubble-making, visitors can look forward to an extraordinary afternoon of fun and adventure!

For an extra £1 per activity (6 activities in total) valued at £10, thrill seekers can also experience the heart-pounding excitement of the adrenaline-filled high ropes, zip trek, speed slides, bag jump, net park, and power fan taster sessions at Gripped London.

Gross Nature event at Pensthorpe, Fakenham, Norfolk

22nd July to 5th September

From alien invaders and pond monsters to poo-eating insects and vampire plants, Pensthorpe’s event for summer is designed for the bravest souls who wish to learn about the grossest parts of nature. The trail begins at the Discovery Centre at the popular Norfolk attraction and takes visitors across the reserve, helping families learn about the weird, wonderful and slightly gross techniques that mammals, insects, plants and fungi use to thrive.

In addition to the main trail, Pensthorpe is collaborating with The Bug Parc for summer, a Norfolk teaching centre and zoo dedicated to the protection of rare insects, arachnids and other invertebrates.

Designing a trail for WildRootz outdoor playground, The Bug Parc trail sees little naturalists examine how different species use their tails, claws or fangs for eating, attacking or defending themselves. Once visitors have completed the trails, there are flamingo talks, pond dipping, free arts and crafts activities to enjoy across the reserve, and the five blooming gardens bursting with colour and life.

Laser Quest, Brent Cross

The UK’s leading laser-tag experience, Laser Quest, is set to launch at Brent Cross, making it one of only three locations in North London to offer this cutting-edge 5D cinema sensation. Opening on 15 July, families and thrill-seekers of all ages are invited to immerse themselves in the pulse-pounding action of the brand-new Laser Quest Arena – the capital’s hottest attraction.

Laser Quest revolutionizes the laser-tag experience with a captivating space-themed arena filled with galactic-themed labyrinths, catwalks, and mazes, enhanced by special effects, music, and dazzling lights. Suitable for children taller than 1.2m and adults, Laser Quest offers a fun-filled, competitive, and exhilarating adventure, challenging participants to zap opponents with laser precision, accumulate points, and avoid getting zapped themselves.

The Laser Quest experience also includes a thrilling 5D cinema simulation, fully immersing participants in captivating worlds that engage all of their senses. Get ready for an unforgettable and action-packed adventure at Laser Quest Brent Cross!

 

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