Inspiration

12 Ways You Can Add Pink to Your Child's Room

So your child likes pink. That's okay! It'll all be fine. Let's think practically about this. This obsession will likely last until teenage years, when they'll want to plaster their walls with posters of their favourite musicians, films, love-lusts. Realistically that's, what, 10 years of their life? We've put together some ideas on how to add pink and avoid going overboard.

2017-03-18 00:00:04By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

Fuss-Free Ideas to Keep Children Entertained at Weddings

Ceremony and speeches are the most difficult things to sit through if you are a child. Similarly, weddings where children are present can be tricky to navigate, especially if they are small but mobile. There are loads of great ideas out there on how to keep children entertained on your wedding. Here are our favourites.

2017-03-11 00:00:45By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

Thinking of Buying a Pram? Read our 5 Top Tips First!

Buying a pram is like buying a car…well…sort of. Both markets are overcrowded and over-priced, which makes decision making very difficult. Rachel has extensive experience when it comes to researching the baby products market.

2017-02-09 00:00:24By Rachel Savage

Inspiration

11 Ways To Repurpose a Crib

Cribs are one of those items of furniture that serves its purpose for a limited amount of time. Once your children have outgrown them, they generally cannot fulfil another function; cue the repurposed crib.

2016-12-30 00:00:18By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

Boxing Day - A Day to Reuse Your Boxes!

Rachael tells us about the origins of Boxing Day and shares some ideas on what to do with the surplus of boxes that you will likely end up with the day after Christmas.

2016-12-24 00:00:35By Rachael McLaughlin

Inspiration

Play kitchens and alternatives to plastic play food

Children love role play. They especially like to carry out activities that happen in the home. With mum and dad carrying out an equal amount of chores at home, it is no wonder that play kitchens are a hit both with girls and boys. Keep reading for some fun ideas to create a play kitchen and how to steer away from plastic food.

2016-12-19 00:00:10By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

11 DIY Toys You Can Make This Christmas

While Christmas is the time of gift giving, it does not necessarily mean gift new, gift plastic, gift expensive. Resourceful parents have populated the internet with an array of DIY toys that keep children entertained. Keep on reading to find out how to make them!

2016-11-30 00:00:01By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

Consider Eco-friendly and Sustainable Gifts This Christmas

This year has seen a raise in minimalism, zero waste, and a strive towards a more environmentally aware way of life. As we move away from consumerism and get on board with charities, nothing quite beats the excitement of opening a present on Christmas morning. Check out 10 gifts for the environmentally conscious.

2016-11-20 00:00:54By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

Be Safe This Bonfire Night

The anticipation of sparklers, fireworks and the warmth of the pyre are intertwined with safety announcements to make the event run as smoothly as possible. Here is what you need to know, and some ideas for an alternative to Bonfire Night.

2016-11-03 00:00:45By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

6 Unthreatening Pranks for Halloween

In the spirit of pranking people, but not destroying private or public property, nor making them feel threatened to the point of a fight or flight reaction, here are some pranks you can play on people this Halloween.

2016-10-29 00:00:29By Natalie Reynolds