Getting you and your little ones ready for the new school term, with new finds from the parenting world. Latest skincare for tweens and adults, the best new book and toy releases, you’ll find what’s hot this week in our round-up below!

Love Note Iron On Patches, Olive & Pip

Olive & Pip is an independent brand specialising in playful personalised gifts from kids’ own artwork, based in Newport Pagnell. This week, until Sunday, they’re giving parents the chance to create a super-cute Love Note Iron On Patch perfect for little ones starting school, or older kids with separation anxiety. Made with their parents’ own handwritten message they can be popped inside their school uniform, book bags or coat so they have a little message of comfort with them all day long.

Teddy & Minou, Il Gufo

Il Gufo has just dropped their brand new collection, Teddy & Minou. Made in Italy, Teddy & Minou garments are designed for babies from 0 to 36 months. The symbol of the brand is a small cat, with cute silhouettes with pointed ears that appear throughout the collection.

Each of the pieces that make up the first drop of this new range is unique. Made from certified organic cotton or upcycled fabrics, the range has a timeless value. The dyes used are toxic-free and biodegradable. Every part of the process has been carefully thought through to minimise the environmental impact of the garments without compromising the desired modern, polished finish.

Clarks x Next’s high-quality & affordable schoolwear range

In an exciting and exclusive collection, Clarks and Next have partnered to create a high-quality yet affordable schoolwear range. The collection has been designed with a wide variety of features to keep uniforms looking newer for longer.

From pinafores and skirts with cute pendant details to knitwear and trousers with a Teflon finish to combat water-based stains. Clarks at Next is set to tick the style, quality, and practicality box for the term-time wardrobe.

Jasper, KEEN Footwear

The Jasper from award-winning outdoor brand KEEN Footwear has been a fan-favourite for over ten years. Loved for its fun colours and play-anywhere comfort. kids love the roomy fit, flexible feel, grippy rubber outsole and sporty, climbing shoe look.

Consciously created, KEEN’s pesticide-free Eco Anti-Odour helps keep trainers smelling fresh naturally whilst the use of environmentally preferred leather keeps the footprint even lighter. A padded collar cradles the ankle with a mesh lining adding breathability great for year-round use. A quick cinch bungee and hook and loop closure makes fit easy and secure, whilst the contoured arch support and PU cushioning helps to support growing feet.

 

My Olivanna Tween Skincare, Strawberry Seed Oil Moisturiser

Suitable for ages 11+, Strawberry Seed Oil Moisturiser is a lightweight face moisturiser with a luscious creamy texture that’s perfect for everyday use.

Rich in essential fatty acids and packed with free radical-fighting antioxidants, keep skin super-hydrated thanks to the formula’s inclusion of Hyaluronic Acid and White Willow Bark Extract, known to have pore purifying properties.

Original Natural Deodorant Balm

Combat sweat and odour naturally with FFS Fresh’s natural deodorant balm.

Free from nasties, kind to your skin and the planet, the uplifting scent of peppermint and grapefruit will leave you feeling fresh and smelling great all day long, while effectively absorbing sweat and controlling body odour. Sustainable, paraben-free, cruelty-free and vegan friendly, so you can stay fresh whilst saving the planet!

Toys Of The Week

 

Metro Police Dept Playset, Hape

Hands up if you want to have hours of cops and robbers fun! This detailed set comes with plenty of accessories, including a helicopter, a police car, a police officer, a prisoner and even a police dog. It’s perfect for encouraging kids to invent their own pretend-play cops and robbers stories and teaching them about right and wrong.

Includes multiple accessories to help create in-depth imaginary stories.

Gabby’s Purrfect Dollhouse, Smyths

Play inside your own dollhouse world with DreamWorks Gabby’s Purrfect Dollhouse. Standing at over 61cm tall, this fantastical kids’ dollhouse is packed full of exciting features to find, including a Dollhouse Delivery tower, a working Cat-A-Vator, sounds and so much more.

With an 8.9cm Gabby Girl collectible figure, Pandy Paws figure, furniture for each room, three accessories and two Dollhouse Deliveries, you can get right to the fun straight out of the box. Just like in the show, drop a delivery in the tower and press the button to retrieve it – unbox it to find a surprise accessory inside.

Latest Books

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, by Rebel Girls

The fifth volume of the best-selling Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, 100 Inspiring Young Changemakers, shines a spotlight on extraordinary young women who are making their mark on the world today.

Readers will celebrate well-known women, like Greta Thunberg, Bethany Hamilton, Bindi Irwin, Zendaya, and the Linda Lindas, and meet up-and-coming powerhouses like inventor Vinisha Umashankar, fashion designer Marine Serre, stuntwoman Sadiqua Bynum, filmmaker Taegen Yardley, poet Alexandra Huynh, and environmental activist Helena Gualinga.

The girls and women in the book come from different countries and backgrounds and have a wide array of interests and accomplishments.

Due to be published on the 6th October 2022

 

 

 

On the My Baba wish list…

Headphones, tonies®

Organic Kids Robe, Pure Earth Collection

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Graco’s Side-By-Side Bedside Bassinet

The new and contemporary Side-By-Side bedside crib from Graco offers your baby a seriously snug sleep environment that can be used all around the home, from bedside to sofa-side.

Set the optimum height to keep your new baby beside you at night, with vented easy-view mesh panels for improved airflow and peace of mind that your baby is in sight. With a carry bag for no-fuss travel and storage, the Side-By-Side is designed to be portable. The instant one-handed, one-action fold can be activated from either side of the crib – making it quick and easy to pop up and collapse time after time. Its compact, lie-flat fold makes the Side-By-Side easier than ever to manoeuvre around the home, when travelling and stowing away.

The Side-By-Side can transform into a travel-sized infant bed by simply removing the lower legs to become a portable cot that packs up perfectly. What’s more, you can keep your essential supplies within easy reach within the large storage basket.

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