Celebrating Pride Month with tonies®

We’re celebrating Pride month with leading audio player tonies® and their new Pride Tonie and its inspiring collection of LGBTQ+ stories, poems and music.

tonies® has collaborated with a range of talent from within the LGBTQ+ community to help young children explore and understand the LGBTQ+ community and its diversity. The content explores a range of family dynamics and teaches children the importance of always being respectful to others.

Narrated by television favourite and professional dancer Johannes Radebe, the Pride Tales Tonie takes the shape of the famous Pride Rainbow. Johannes’ colourful and fun personality provides the perfect backdrop to the content, complemented by the addition of his own context and commentary to each of the tales.

New Bathroom Launch, BabyBjorn

Swedish family company BabyBjörn is launching its popular range of bathroom products in a stylish and timeless colour combination – black and white.

The bathroom series in new colours presents a striking and classic addition to any bathroom as well as being super practical and comfy for little ones too.

‘Feel the shield’ with FUSION Allergy Nasal Spray for children (and adults too!)

Hay fever season is in full swing (don’t we know it!), but luckily there are some great, natural and effective solutions out there that are safe for small noses.

New FUSION Allergy Nasal Spray (£9.99 Boots) is a natural and preservative-free hay fever spray that’s suitable for all ages, and provides immediate relief from symptoms like sneezing, nasal congestion and a runny, itchy nose.

How to cope with hay fever

Containing sea salt, water and Ectoin, a natural anti-inflammatory, the nasal spray forms a moisturising protective “shield” for the eyes, nose, mouth and throat, blocking out pollen and other allergens such as dust or animal hair, whilst soothing and relieving those relentless symptoms. Being preservative-free limits any possible side effects too. It’s a win win!

 

 

Dr Edel Duffy is Head of Medical for FUSION Allergy Nasal Spray: “We know that warm sunny days can cause havoc for children and adults suffering with hay fever symptoms. Using a natural and preservative-free hay fever product that gets to work instantly is key to giving you and your family fast relief this summer.”

Babu Clothing

Babu is a luxury rental subscription box service offering a personal shopping experience for your child with monthly curated capsule collections delivered to your doorstep.

Curated for you by some of the UK’s most stylish women, including Gayle Rinkoff, Laura Wills, Mary Charteris and Louise Roe, Babu’s collections are made up of envy-worthy pieces sourced directly from their exclusive roster of brand partners.

Babu’s brand partners include Balmain, Caramel, Emilio Pucci, Il Gufo, Patachou, RaspberryPlum, Roberto Cavalli, Stella McCartney, Tartine et Chocolat, Tommy Hilfiger and many more, with partnerships founded on shared quality and sustainability values.

Flexi-Brush, Cheeky Chompers

Cheeky Chompers is thrilled to unveil its first product to support the next stage after teething; introducing the Flexi-Brush, the ideal first toothbrush to look after baby teeth!

Perfect for babies 0+ to hold, explore and get used to teeth-cleaning, the soft Flexi-Brush is thoughtfully designed with different textures on the handle to gently massage teething gums to provide much needed relief. Thanks to the small head it provides an ideal applicator to add teething gels and toothpaste.

FoldLite Travel Cot, Graco

We’re so excited to share news of Graco’s all new, lightweight, yet function-loaded, pop-up travel cot perfect for using at home and just in time for our summer trips away.

At just 6.78kg the new FoldLite travel cot is 30% lighter than traditional travel cots, and yet offers unrivalled functionality with a competitive price tag.

With a super-clever design, the travel cot has a dual fold function ability:

Home Fold – a quick up and down fold. Extra fast and extra flat at only 26cm wide, there are two wheels for easy manoeuvrability so it’ll tuck into any space in your home in seconds and can pop back up just as fast!

Travel Fold – the FoldLite can collapsed down even further so it’s incredibly compact, and with a convenient carry bag this will be your go-to for every adventure.

Whether it’s used for a quiet nap, a safe place to pop baby when you need both hands, or for playtime, the comfy mattress and easy-view mesh means the baby is always safe and secure.


Credit: Graco
Toys Of The Week

2-in-1 Gears in Motion Activity Boat, Infantino

Take playtime up a notch this summer with Infantino’s brand new 2-in-1 Gears in Motion Activity Boat. Supporting happy parenting 24/7, the brand sure is sticking to its mission statement with this new addition, ensuring to put big smiles on any face!

With groovy gears, busy beads, vibrant colours and a ginormous mirror for giggles galore, babies are sure to stay engaged for endless play. Flip it over to find three peek and play crinkle flaps with animals, numbers and first objects hiding underneath – adding the ultimate excitement for little minds.

The cute and engaging toy can be propped up to aid the development of head and neck muscles through tummy time play, in addition the 2-in-1 Gears in Motion Activity Boat supports visual tracking, grabbing and reaching, with a variety of features to refine motor skills.

Latest Books

 

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth Book, Oliver Jeffers,

In the book Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth, author and father Oliver Jeffers offers a personal insight into his own hopes and wishes for his child and the planet we call home.

What’s On

Connaught Village Garden Festival

Connaught Village is hosting their first-ever Garden Festival, a day-long family-friendly celebration with free craft workshops, alfresco feasting, pony grooming, plant sales, outdoor art installations, exclusive in-store promotions and more. The event coincides with the National Garden Scheme’s (NGS) annual charity event where members of the public are able to enter a number of private residential gardens for a small donation of £6.

A pop-up ice lolly cart by the legendary PoppingLicks will be on hand to keep everyone refreshed with iced refreshments laced with edible petals!

For the full Garden Festival lineup, please visit Connaught Village.

Babies go GaGa, FIRST ever Titch’elin restaurant for babies and toddlers

As a nation of foodies, we love delighting in the finest, freshest ingredients and what’s to say we can’t do the same for our kids? Swap whine dining for fine dining this summer, as V&Me, the only company delivering fresh, hot food daily for your tots and babies, is welcoming families across London to dine at the UK’s first-ever ‘titch’elin star, silver spoon restaurant; V.I.T’s By V&Me!

V.I.T’s (Very Important Tummies) is open for one day on Thursday 30th June, so parents will have to be quick to book their child a spot. And kids need not worry about forking out or dipping into their pocket money, as the new foodie hot spot is absolutely free!

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT THIS WEEK

How To Outsmart Sleeping Bag Tog Ratings

Confused about which tog sleeping bag to choose with every changing season?

The unique natural fabrics inside Pure Earth Collection’s Sleeping Bags give unrivalled temperature control. Meaning safer, better quality sleep across all four seasons, they’re perfect from 13-27°C room temperatures, offering the biggest temperature range on the market.

Cleverly designed to fit babies to 3-year-olds and 100% organic inside and out. And the best part? They offer free returns and a no-quibble money-back guarantee.

The Best Eco Kids Camp Bed

FINALLY, a plastic-free camp bed made from totally natural materials. Traditional camp beds are made using plastic-based and often toxic materials like PVC and synthetic foams, which give off harmful chemicals into the air our little one’s breath. Pure Earth Collection has recently launched its pioneering, all-natural Kids Travel Bed. It transforms into a floor chair for a super chilled reading zone by day (no storage space required!) and comes with a removable and washable organic cotton cover.

Use the handy travel bag provided to take it on all your sleepovers and staycations this summer! They also offer free shipping and a 60 day no quibble returns policy.

How To Help Babies Sleep In A Heatwave

Worried about your baby overheating on hot summer evenings? Pure Earth Collection’s Tropical Nights sleeping bags are here to help. They’re officially THE LOWEST TOG ON THE MARKET at just 0.2. What’s more, they’re made from 100% plant-based sustainable modal fabric, so they’re naturally cooling too.

Cleverly designed to fit babies from 3 months to 3 years old, they’ll last each child three whole summers. And the best part? They offer free returns and a no-quibble money-back guarantee.

Better Sleep & Cleaner Air For Your Baby

The days are getting lighter! But that can also make it a bit more challenging to get little ones to sleep and keep them asleep after the sun comes up in the morning. Pure Earth Collection’s super sticky, quick to put up organic blackout blinds are the perfect solution.

The 100% organic fabric is totally natural and free from PVC, phthalates, formaldehyde, pfas and other nasty chemicals which are usually found in standard PVC blinds. Meaning they’re safe to leave up in direct sunlight and won’t leach chemicals into the air. They also offer free shipping and free, no quibble 60-day returns.

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