From bio-degradable packed lunches and half-term holiday camps to family days out and a festival for mums, here’s what the My Baba team are loving this week.

A festival by mums for mums (and mums-to-be)

Being Mum Festival is a brand new festival taking place in London this October, celebrating and advising on all things mum. From trying to conceive to journeying through pregnancy and beyond, this festival has experts and wellness workshops that cover all aspects of your life pre and post pregnancy. From fitness and childcare to mindfulness and going back to work, Being Fest will deliver the support you need throughout mumhood.

Find out more on BeingFest.com

Stylish and safety-proofed

Having a family doesn’t mean your house has to look like a kids’ play barn nor does it have to compromise on safety. Fred Safety is our go-to for home safety essentials, including safety gates, corner protectors and slam stoppers.

Shop the range on FredSafety.co.uk

Maggie & Rose half-term holiday camps

Sign up for half-day and full-day sessions full of half-term and Halloween fun. The Kensington and Chiswick clubs are open to members and non-members alike for these exciting holiday sessions. In Kensington, the kids can find out what it takes to be the scariest witch in town at School of the Witch and cook up some dastardly delights in the Creepy Kitchen. Chiswick will have your little ones preparing some petrifying pumpkins and exploring the haunted houses where things go bump in the night.

Book now on MaggieAndRose.com

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Bio-degradable packed lunches

Awareness around the importance of recycling is certainly on the up, but the sheer amount of rubbish we’re sending to landfill every day is still a huge cause for concern. Little Eco Eats is doing a small but significant bit to help cut your carbon footprint. The innovative catering company provide lunches for parties and school trips that are packaged in 100% compostable or biodegradable materials. Then, rather than throwing anything away, Little Eco Eats will collect everything from you and make sure it’s disposed of responsibly.

Find out more on LittleEcoEats.co.uk

The Old Spitalfields Market Family Social

Creative workshops for kids, a pop-up market filled with kids’ brands, and a whole stack of street food is what to expect from FAM EAST, the one-day East London social for families. Get hands-on creating interactive sculptures and shop some of our favourite up-and-coming kids’ brands, including Tobias & the Bear and Indikidual. FAM EAST runs throughout the day on Sun 29 Sept.

Find out more on OldSpitalFieldsMarket.com

The Omega oil for soothing skin and healing scars

Botanico Vida’s Omega Oil is one that’s suited for all the family without the worry of irritation, this is going to become your bathroom cupboard essential. It’s a blend of 15 plant oils, including argan, rosehip, avocado that helps to soothe skin, balance uneven skin and reduce the chance of you developing stretch marks. For baby, it can help to relieve rashes and keep skin healthy and hydrated.

Shop now on Amazon.co.uk

The must-have tie-dye kids’ tracksuit

This eye-catching (and adorable!) cashmere tracksuit from Zoë Jordan is a super special Christmas gift you won’t find anywhere else. Preorder before 20th September.

Soft and sustainable baby wraps

Kura has unveiled its range of environmentally-friendly baby wraps that are made from organic and temperature-regulating materials. The wraps, that come in a range of stylish colours, are a simple solution for keeping baby warm and cosy in car seats and pushchairs. With an eye on sustainability, KURA has ensured that their cotton production is more sustainable than conventional cotton production and that all packing is recyclable.

Shop now on Kura-Organics.com

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