Kids Style, NEXT

NEXT’s brilliant new kidswear campaign aims to put kids well and truly in the driving seat when it comes to dressing. Kids Style encourages our little fashionistas to style up their outfits and dress themselves, inspiring creativity AND independence.

Kids Style sets out to document the creative journey of our little ones, in discovering their own style. It’s time to make a fashion statement in a fun, light-hearted and creative way! Kids outfit inspiration often comes from a number of sources, such as favourite movies, animals, sports and daily lockdown activities such as baking and playing dress-ups!

The campaign is a testament to NEXT’s high-quality, affordable kidswear range, which is beloved by families across the globe. And with a wardrobe jam-packed full of NEXT’s threads, you need never worry about what they might come down the stairs in!

Natural Nail Polish, Nail Kind

New nail polish brand Nail Kind is  100% vegan and cruelty free, with 85% of ingredients being biosourced, containing mineral and plant-based ingredients such as potato, corn, manioc and wheat.

We’re so pleased to see another low-chemical cosmetics brand join the market, especially as their products are fabulous. It’s easy to apply, quick to dry and gentle on the nails. Check out their summer shades – our favourites are Popsicle Party and Play Date.

Silver winner of the Global Makeup Awards 2021 for Best Vegan Beauty Brand.

Flip Flops, FoamLife

Soak up the summer sun in style with the hottest new brand FoamLife. Their new range of flip flops are purpose-built for the beach and boardwalk making them the perfect partner for sunsets and shades. With sustainability at the core, FoamLife is built on a mantra that ‘a life lived in flip flops is a life better lived’ and we couldn’t agree more.

These hot coral FoamLife LIXI’s are comfy, vibrant and perfect for a staycation this summer!

Available at www.thefoamlife.com rrp: £24.99

Boardroom Babies, Bugaboo

Bugaboo has assembled a gang of mini doppelgangers of some of the biggest names in business to launch the search for the specially created new CMO ‘role’ – that’s Chief Mischief Officer to you and me.  What’s the catch? We hear your cry… Well, simply that you must be between the ages of three and five to be in with a chance of being chosen.

Bringing the launch of the search to life is a series of photos showing C-Suite CEOs as you have never seen them before. Mini versions of Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Whitney Wolfe (Bumble), Bozoma Saint John (Netflix), Elon Musk (Tesla) and Jack Dorsey (Twitter), gaze mischievously at the camera as they ‘test out’ the quick and nimble Bugaboo Bee.

The ‘mini-me’s pose up a storm, with each CEO’s nuanced interests being showcased throughout the images, including bitcoins, rockets, superyachts, bumblebees and colourful prints. To apply your child for Bugboo’s CMO, head here to upload some of their best mischievous work!

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#6. Guest Ep: PCOS, Clomid, Treating A Tight Cervix, Endometrial Scratch + Egg Donors Abroad, The JelliePod

Jamie and Ellie welcome couple Catherine and Paul to the show to talk about their IVF journey which dates back to 2011.

From an initial diagnosis of PCOS and a course of Clomid to a failed HSG due to a tight cervix, Catherine and Paul go private to find out what’s going on. Previous treatment for precancerous cells had caused scarring and with one blocked fallopian tube, IVF was advised as the way forward together with a range of procedures including an endometrial scratch and another to attempt to stretch her tight cervix to be able to transfer an embryo.

After four failed IVF attempts, they find out how their tumultuous journey ended in travelling abroad to seek out an egg donor. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Acast.

New Variety 3 Pack, Little Dish

Award-winning, nutritionist-approved children’s food brand, Little Dish has launched a NEW Variety 3 Pack, containing a trio of its much-loved classic meals for kids. The new Little Dish Variety 3 Pack has launched nationwide at both Sainsbury’s and Tesco, RRP £6.

Containing three of its bestselling dishes: British Beef & Veg Cottage Pie, Chicken & Veg Pie and British Beef & Pasta Bolognese, this product offers parents a solution to quick, comforting meals that can be prepared quickly. Each hand-made dish includes at least one, but typically two, of a child’s recommended five-a-day and absolutely no additives or preservatives. Little Dish meals are sold individually at £2.50 RRP, meaning the new Variety 3 Pack offers parents exceptional value for money.

Maternity Athleisure and Activewear, Mammarelli

If you’re busy sporting a bump this season and are looking for maternity activewear, look no further.

From high-end leggings to clever nursing jumpers and quality cycling shorts, all Mammarelli products have been technically designed with sophisticated versatility in mind. All pieces promise to support women’s bodies transitioning through pregnancy, nursing and beyond, with effortless elegance and comfort. Mammarelli know motherhood is an extreme sport, which is why they’ve developed the right activewear so you can perform at your best.

Limited Edition Labels, Seedlip Drinks

Seedlip Drinks and Edward Bulmer Natural Paint are excited to announce the launch of three exclusive limited-edition labels, ‘Perfect Palette Painting Set’ dropping 14th June.

The beautifully illustrated limited-edition bottles designed by Edward Bulmer and Ben Branson include a paintbrush, a selection of Edward Bulmer Natural Paints and two art canvases.

RRP £30.

Toy Of The Week

L.O.L Surprise Colour Change Range

The L.O.L Surprise Colour Change range is here!  The ideal first introduction to collectable toys, the range is available from £4.99 from Smyths toys.

The Dolls, Pets, and Lil Sisters undergo colour change surprises when placed in water, and what’s more, the ball does a colour change reveal too! With these ace new collectables, you’ll unbox a few surprises on the way.

Books Of The Week

Still Awake, by Lyndsey Hookway

Many parents struggle with sleep when their children are babies, and there are hundreds of books on the subject, but what happens to night-time parenting when you have a toddler or older child and the strategies that may have worked for your baby no longer seem to be helping?

Older children’s sleep is often complicated by factors that cannot be addressed simply by optimising a nap or tweaking the bedtime routine, and parents can feel frustrated and confused when their older children continue to wake at night or find it hard to settle.

Still Awake is a relatable and non-judgemental book for parents of children aged 18 months to 12 years old, and those that work with them, which explains the science of children’s sleep and provides a multitude of practical and creative tools to support sleep, reduce conflict at bedtime and improve relationships. Firmly rooted in gentle and respectful parenting, it is an essential tool for improving night-times for the whole family.

Winning@Books, Snow Tiger Media

Winnings@Books is a series of children’s educational activity books by Snow Tiger Media intended to support learning based around the two main academic subjects of English and Maths. Produced and written with educational consultants and teachers, this collection is created in line with the new 2021 national curriculum. The titles are separated into subjects and colour coded age groups based upon the school year.

These are the first books in the series and they focus on the early year’s foundation stage, the age group that came last in line for home learning during the lockdown in the pandemic.

Each book is vibrant, exciting and jam-packed full of colourful, unique and diverse representative illustrations and they are available to order direct from the publisher Snow Tiger Media and in a growing number of independent bookshops in London.

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Baby Carrier Harmony, BabyBjörn

BabyBjörn has unveiled its newest babywearing design. the Baby Carrier Harmony. Designed to deliver the ultimate in comfort for both parent and baby, it offers an ergonomic and pressure-relieving waist belt, padded lumbar support for back relief, and wide padded shoulder straps. For your little one, it has airy mesh which hugs the baby and provides proper support for their back, neck and hips.

The Baby Carrier Harmony is made from a breathable, soft mesh fabric that’s ideal when you’re out in the summer heat. The functional fabric is 3D mesh which dries quickly after washing and works to keep you and baby cool. The Baby Carrier Harmony can be used from birth up to approximately three years old.

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