The problem with gender stereotyping and toys – and what to do about it

It is one of the many dichotomies of our day and age that the more vocal the LGBTQ+ movement becomes, the more unicorns and whales and dinosaurs we seem to see in children’s clothes shops. It wouldn’t matter so much if they weren’t completely separated from each other and one side was standing out in pink … Continue reading The problem with gender stereotyping and toys – and what to do about it

Two Ideas for a Natural Baby Bath Time

In the winter, when we need to cover up in many layers of clothing and the cold weather can make our skin feel dry and itchy.  A good soak in warm water without any unnecessary additives can do wonders. The best thing is to probably not smother your baby's skin in too many products if … Continue reading Two Ideas for a Natural Baby Bath Time

Some thoughts on getting breastfeeding off to a good start

If you have been to buy a new pair of trainers in a Sports Direct store somewhere in England, chances are you have bumped into a group of protesters sitting on the floor (and quite deliberately in the way) while openly breastfeeding their babies. We can only congratulate these ladies on making a stance that … Continue reading Some thoughts on getting breastfeeding off to a good start

Caring for your baby’s skin the green way

Let's be honest: you won't need a whole battery of products that are enough to stock a wellness and beauty studio in order to keep your little one's skin soft, supple and sweet smelling. As we walk through the aisles at the local supermarket we come to realise, that a baby has about as many … Continue reading Caring for your baby’s skin the green way

On Cloth Nappies

I was usually met with either horrified looks or on the other end of the scale almost roaring applause when I announced that I was planning to use cloth nappies instead of disposables on my new baby. My daughter is now 7 weeks old and I have been using them right from the start. To … Continue reading On Cloth Nappies