From compact strollers and Scandi interiors to postnatal fashion and the My Baba podcast, here’s what the My Baba team are loving this week.
The My Baba podcast: Parental Control
Join Leonora in our first ever podcast as she discusses internet safety with four teenagers to find out what they really think about being online. Each month, the podcast will discuss an issue that parents or prospective parents face and tease out a solution with the help of brilliant guest and expert speakers.
Download the first episode here.
Summer dreaming: Stella McCartney Kids
For summer suitcase staples, Stella McCartney’s latest kids’ collection has you covered. Go bananas with fruity shorts, shirts and sliders, and soak up the sunshine in funky geometric toucan prints. The swimwear pieces have us dreaming of faraway destinations with fruit necklace bikini our favourite from the exotic bunch! If you haven’t had the chance to enter our competition to win a super-cool Stella backpack, click here to enter.
Shop the collection on StellaMcCartney.com
The minimalist: Mokee’s Scandi-inspired interiors
With so much to consider when putting your nursery together, it’s hard to know where to start. “Will I need this?” and “Can I live without that?” are questions bound to run through your head. Baby furniture brand Mokee keep things simple, affordable and stylish. Shop all of the essentials from cots and mattresses to drawers and textiles.
Shop online on Mokee.eu
Father-son style: Tom & Teddy’s swim short collection
Australian swimwear brand Tom & Teddisare making mini-me fashion happen this summer with its fantastic collection of swim shorts and polo shirts for fathers and sons. With vibrant prints, chlorine and salt-water resistant fabrics, and UV protection, who could say no to this swimwear collection? The funky jungle prints with elephant and parrot patterns are our particular favourites.
Small but mighty: The Stokke® Beat™ stroller
Navigating city streets with a stroller is never anybody’s idea of fun but with a compact stroller on hand, your day as a parent just got a whole lot easier. The Stokke® Beat™ is a lightweight, smooth and sturdy stroller that slots into your on-the-go city lifestyle. Key features we like are its one-handed folding, it’s compatibility with the Stokke® travel system and the compact way it slots through the tube barriers.
Find out more on Stokke.com
Stylish and safe: The Bugaboo Turtle by Nuna car seat
Luxury stroller brand Bugaboo has unveiled a car seat in collaboration with Nuna. The Bugaboo Turtle, built with both parents and babies in mind, can be used from day one on the first ride home from the hospital to everyday rides throughout the first 15 months of your baby’s life. It’s simple and straight-forward to use and seamlessly integrates with your Bugaboo pushchair. The Bugaboo Turtle by Nuna is available from 15 August.
Find out more on Bugaboo.com
Designed with motherhood in mind: Sarka London
While maternity wear may see you through your pregnancy, we know that your body doesn’t immediately bounce back to its normal self, post birth. Enter Sarka London, the designers of postnatal fashion, here to rescue you from remaining in your maternity jeans for the foreseeable. The brand, that’s set to launch very soon, has designed a capsule collection of discreet breastfeeding tops and dresses, trousers and athleisure pants optimised for post-pregnancy comfort without compromising on style.
Under the sea: Chelsea in Bloom
With breath-taking flower displays cropping up across London, everyone wants to be part of Chelsea in Bloom flower festival. For the full bloom display, head to Sloane Square, Pavilion Road, Duke of York Square and the King’s Road to truly experience the spectacle. Under The Sea is this year’s theme, so look out for the coral reef complete with a giant dolphin and a 4-metre orca on Pavilion Road. The show takes place between 20th-25th May.
New opening alert: Maggie & Rose Family Members’ Club
The world-renowned family destination Maggie & Rosie are unveiling another London location this summer in Islington. The hip hangout, which you can now find in Hong Kong, Singapore and China, will be calling north London home come September 2019. Memberships are limited to be sure to register your interest as soon as you can.