My Baba Measure / 10 July, 2024 / Christina Walter

The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

On the My Baba Wishlist…

Mineral Blush, Annabelle Minerals

Vitamin C Me, Hair Syrup


Capsule3, Roma

Back for Summer 2024, the award-winning Capsule has received a stunning update! The new Capsule3 is the ultimate travel stroller, now available in four chic fabric options. It boasts a sleek new chassis design with a sophisticated matte black finish. Weighing just 6.7kg and AITA-approved, the Capsule3 is the ideal travel companion.

Designed for use from birth, this versatile stroller is equipped for any adventure, featuring a travel backpack, insect net, and rain cover. Perfect for on-the-go parents, the Capsule3 ensures convenience and style without compromising on functionality. With an RRP of £200, it’s a must-have for any travelling family.

New Eco-Friendly Baby Water Toys, Splash About!

Snippets are your baby’s new favourite water toy! These super cute sea creatures have been created by baby swimwear brand Splash About from leftover neoprene that otherwise would have ended up in landfill.

Snippets are specifically designed to encourage water confidence or help build swimming skills.

Choose from the Sardines or Seahorse dive toys; they’re weighted so will sink to the bottom of the pool, encouraging children to get their heads wet or swim underwater. While the Starfish, Whale and Stingray float making them ideal for throwing and retrieving in baby swim classes or as a comforter for little ones who need more encouragement in water. The soft ergonomic shapes are easy for little fingers to hold and light enough to throw. Aftercare is simple, rinse and squeeze dry after use!

Snippets are the only swim toys that you can mix and match with your swimwear! £12 for a pack of 3.

Festoon Lights, Lights4Fun

Transform your garden this summer with festoon lights, perfect for alfresco celebrations and outdoor gatherings. Whether you’re enjoying warm summer evenings or hosting a special occasion, festoon lights are the ideal way to illuminate your outdoor space, no matter its size. These connectable festoon lights from Lights4Fun allow you to get the exact length you need for your setup.

Choose from a range of mains powered, battery festoon lights and solar festoon lights to suit all your needs or preferences. Whether you’re looking to bring some life to your garden or illuminate a summer event, you’ll find various connectable festoon lights to meet the needs and size of your home or venue.

Photo credit: Oliver Perrott

Toys Of The Week


Strider Sport 2-in-1 Rocking Bike Bundle, Strider Bikes

The Strider Sport 2-in-1 Rocking Bike is an ideal tool for teaching balance and enhancing dexterity, cognitive skills, and spatial awareness. The stable rocking base securely holds the Strider Sport, allowing your child to rock safely.

Once they are ready to transition from rocking to riding, the bike can be easily detached. The 12 Sport bike facilitates your child’s progression from initial steps to confident strides, all without the need for additional tools.



Blossom Gardening Set, Sylvanian Families

This delightful set includes Flora Rabbit girl and boy and a variety of gardening accessories including shovel, watering can and flowers. The two characters have adorable droopy ears and the flowers can be swapped between them.

Latest Books


The Dog Who Danced on the Moon, John Boyne

Jeremy dreams of journeying through space, but nobody believes in him . . . Nobody, that is, but Maxwell, his incredible dancing dog who encourages him to reach for the stars. The pair embark on an out-of-this-world adventure – but when they are faced with an incoming comet catastrophe, it takes bravery, daring and a little bit of dancing to save the day.

Heartwarming and inspirational with a touch of magic, this read-aloud rhyming picture-book story encourages children to follow their dreams.

Together We Are Stronger, Katie Piper

TV presenter and activist Katie Piper’s new children’s book, Together We Are Stronger, offers a heartwarming lesson about the beauty and power of diversity for young children aged 3-5. It’s the second book in Piper’s Teeny Mouse series, following All You Need, where Teeny Mouse overcomes fear and self-doubt to pursue her dreams.

In Together We Are Stronger, Teeny Mouse discovers a distant fruit tree and realizes she needs help from various animal friends, each with unique abilities, to reach it. With vibrant illustrations by Tilia Rand-Bell, this uplifting story teaches children to celebrate diverse talents and work together as a team.

Katie Piper hopes the book will inspire parents and children to appreciate and respect each other’s differences, uniting to create something beautiful.

What’s On

Summer Holiday Family Workshops, Foundling Museum

The summer holidays are fast approaching, and so are the Foundling Museum’s artist-led family workshops! From sculpture and printing to sewing and photography, there is something for every family to enjoy. Led by a skilled artist with all materials provided, all you have to do is bring yourselves! But remember, art is all about getting messy; we’ll provide the aprons but you should come dressed for a mess. Tickets also include free entry to the Museum so you can explore at your leisure.

Find out more and book your tickets here:

Summer Festival, Chessington World of Adventures

Chessington World of Adventures’ first-ever Summer Festival kicks off on Saturday 20th July.

Summer Festival is perfect for festival-goers of all ages, so whether it’s your first festival ever or your first one this year – don’t miss out! Get ready for a jam-packed adventure filled with live music, silent disco, circus performers, foam party and delicious bites.

Family Celebration Day: A Museum Takeover, Museum of the Home

WHEN: Sunday 28th July, 10am – 5pm 

For this special family day on the opening weekend of our new gallery, Rooms Through Time: 1878-2049, the Museum will explore the meaning of family and celebrate the diverse ways that people make home. Engage in creative workshops and enjoy open play spaces, live music, delicious food stalls, and performances for this fantastic family day out.



The Battersea Games, Battersea Power Station

Starting Saturday, 27th July, join renowned instructor Kwan Chan for exclusive breaking sessions. Learn the moves step-by-step and experience the thrill of breaking, which is set to debut at the Paris 2024 Olympics. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to improve, Kwan’s guidance will have you dancing like a pro.

Big Day Out, Eden Shopping Centre in High Wycombe

On Saturday 13th July, the ultimate one-day family event returns to Eden Shopping Centre in High Wycombe.

This year’s event brings even more family fun, from live stage shows and meet and greets with some of your favourite characters such as Bluey and Duggee, a family disco, face painting, workshops, exclusive discounts and so much more. Plus, there are 100s of prizes up for grabs including a TUI holiday voucher worth £1000!

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smarTrike Traveler

The smarTrike Traveler is the world’s first convertible stroller that transforms into a trike at the push of a button. This innovative piece of equipment is our top pick for fun and functionality on the go.

The smarTrike Traveler is more than just a stroller. It seamlessly transforms from a compact stroller to a trike, adapting as your child grows from 6 months to 4 years old. Easy to assemble, it features four stages, supporting every stage of your child’s development and making outings a breeze.



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