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

Quick Reads

Neutral 0% - The Solution to Your Baby's Sensitive Skin

Keeping on top of all the products that claim they are good for our child's skincare is tricky. Neutral 0% has over 25 years of experience in offering you solutions to your baby's sensitive skin. Keep on reading for its 10 tips on caring for sensitive or allergy prone skin.

2016-10-24 00:00:56By Neutral 0%

Local & Community

Choosing Second Hand Items for Our Baby

When you find out you’re expecting, the first thing you start to notice is just how much baby stuff is in shops. And then when you’ve noticed that, you start to notice how much is on TV, in magazines, billboards… And, especially when it’s your first, you want everything new. Rachael tells us how they decided to buy second hand for their daughter.

2016-10-22 00:00:00By Rachael McLaughin

Local & Community

Preloved Member - Restoring a Rocking Horse

Beth has quite the interesting hobby; she restores rocking horses. Today she tells us how this niche interest came about and showcases some of her latest work.

2016-08-16 00:00:45By Beth Pritchard

Inspiration

Inspiration: 13 Gender Neutral Nurseries

Nowadays, more and more couples are turning away from traditional pink and blue to decorate their baby girl or boy’s room. We have found some truly inspiring gender neutral nurseries that we want to share with you today.

2016-08-13 00:00:32By Natalie Reynolds

Inspiration

10 Things to Do with Your Child This Summer

Here are some amazingly creative activities and games with which to play and entertain the little ones this summer.

2016-07-10 15:20:55By Natalie Reynolds

Hints & Tips

Reduce the Cost of Raising a Child

The cost of raising a child in the UK is the highest it’s ever been, and it’s only going one way… up! There are plenty of savings to be made on Preloved. Read on to find out more!

2016-05-10 16:22:09By Tina Hidderley