Monthly Archives August 2017

Safety First – The Problem With Beaded Teething Jewellery

So you may have noticed over the last few years we have totally stopped developing anything that is a beaded line of jewellery and I wanted to explain why. It basically comes down to when we grew and got a presence in Australia, we discovered their standards are stricter than the UK and once we knew this, we felt it important to follow the most rigorous standards around. And that meant no beads and that all our items had to be large enough in their own right not to pass through a choke tube. This is currently not a UK
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2 years since we left the Den

Wow... that's 730 days since our episode shared.... 17,520 hours since we walked out with no investment... to be honest it feels FAR longer! In many ways it feels like a total out of body experience, like something we never did, but only dreamt. It only becomes real when I consider how MUCH has happened and how much we have learnt. And if I really focus I can still make my stomach churn the way it did during the process... a churning like no other. I remain incredibly proud of our performance, it was my maths that messed it up,
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The many uses of the Bath Bag

It is no wonder our bath bag is one of our most popular products... it is truly awesome! Why? I hear you cry... its just a bath toy... but oh no... it is so so much more! Let me tell you... - The bag comes with 4 brightly coloured toys - but what makes these different to other bath toys is they are solid. So they sink! This means baby learns about spatial awareness and depth and has to put their hands under the water to get them. - Babies LOVE putting things in and out of a bag... so
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Why I didn’t want a home birth

This is us I have 2 boys, and both were born by c section, scheduled c sections, due to severe SPD (a pregnancy related hip condition) and a couple of giant babies. With my first, my husband and I discussed home birth. Here’s how that conversation went… Me: What do you think of home birth? Steve: I’m not sure. What do you think? Me: Couldn’t want anything less. Steve: Okay, hospital birth it is. That was it. That was the whole conversation.   Our story¬† It was, at this point, nearly 4 years since we began trying to start a
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5 signs that your baby is teething

  There are lots of questions that will punctuate your early parenting years. Should I/Shouldn’t I? Will they/Won’t they? Are they/Are they not? Well, if the latest question on your lips is about whether or not your little one is teething, these signs might help you answer it…     Strong, toned arms So long, bingo wings. Hello, uppers arms that Michelle Obama herself would be proud of. If those arms of yours haven’t been empty for a while as your wiggling, no longer giggling, offspring has claimed squatters rights, you might just have…a teething baby.     Tired eyes
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