This week’s discoveries include some very important dates for your diary, new shop openings, and a couple of fantastic subscription services.

Wellbeing of Women – dates for your diary

Looking after your mental health is as important as ever during these times – especially if you’re expecting or you are a new mum. On Tuesday 16th June perinatal psychiatrist, Dr Roch Cantwell and mum-of-three, Luisa Zissman, will provide expert tips and share personal stories about maternal mental health at Wellbeing of Women’s webinar. If you’d like to attend, simply click the link to register your attendance

If lockdown has brought out your inner bookworm, the brilliant Marian Keyes will discuss her new book, Grown-Ups, in a thought-provoking and uplifting discussion with Wellbeing of Women’s Vice Chair, Eve Pollard OBE in an online event on Friday 19th June. Get your tickets here.

 

Baby Meals, Little Tummy

Little Tummy delivers organic, cold-pressed baby meals directly to your doorstep. The meals are developed by paediatricians and they contain no added sugar. As they are cold-pressed, the natural goodness and freshness is locked in, making these a delicious choice for your baby.

Just subscribe to your baby’s preferred meal plan and wait for them to arrive. You can then serve them warmed up or cold depending on your baby’s preference.

‘Parents to Be’ service, Mamas & Papas

Mamas & Papas has launched the UK’s first virtual personal shopping service for new and expectant parents. Even as shops are starting to open pregnant women are classed as vulnerable so should still be shielding. Mamas & Papas want to make sure that new parents can get much-needed advice and inspiration without having to leave the house.

Customers will be offered video calls by expert personal shoppers in Mamas & Papas stores across the UK, they’ll be answering questions and providing live demonstrations on everything from car seats to pushchairs.

SPF 50, Skinnies Kids

Developed by New Zealand parents Olly and Martha Van Arts to solve the problem people have with white and sticky sunscreen, Skinnies is a new, non-comedogenic, waterless sun protection gel for kids, aged 3 months and up.

Skinnies SPF50 creates a barrier on top of the skin, it’s made up of a cosmetic clay and oil base which is great for its efficient delivery mechanism for UV filters. There’s also added vitamin E to keep the skin hydrated.

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Geomag Gravity Tracks, Amazon

Get your child’s science mind working hard with the Geomag Gravity Tracks. A STEM product that can stimulate scientific learning, as your child explores the magical invisible forces of magnetism and gravity.

Hand Sanitiser, Puritx

Hand sanitisers are now something we’re all are using more regularly nowadays.

The hand sanitiser by Puritx is a rejuvenating hybrid hand balm in a gel. Every sanitiser in the range is 100% vegan, using plant-based alcohol and certified organic aloe vera. Reported to kill 99.9% bacteria and microbes this product great for keeping hands clean and soft.

Subscription Box, Our Little Globe

Family adventures across the globe might be on standstill at the moment for 2020 but kids can still learn about the joys and education of travel. This new subscription box from Our Little Globe is a great way to educate and entertain children all about different parts of the world all from the comfort or your own home.

Starting from just £11 a month for ages 4-8 years old, the packs include recipe cards, arts and crafts kits, posters, pen pal letters and maps all themed around the chosen month’s country and personalised to each child.

Marie-Chantal

Marie-Chantal is re-opening their Motcomb Street store on Tuesday 16th June, with opening times of Tuesday to Saturday 11am-4pm.

They’re following government advice on social distancing and hygiene to keep customers and staff safe and will also be offering a ‘By Appointment’ service if you prefer to shop alone or with family members. To book a private appointment please email motcomb@mariechantal.com.

They’ve also set up an MC Collect service for collection of orders made online or by email. Simply email customersupport@mariechantal.com to arrange a collection during our store opening hours.

 

On the My Baba wishlist…

Organic Calm Tummy, Nipper & Co

Cleansing Hand Gel, Mama Mio

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Ergobaby Metro

The newly redesigned Ergobaby Metro is compact and light enough to take you everywhere you need to go, and tenderly designed for the ultimate in cosiness and care, ticking all the boxes for modern parents.

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