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Average parent uses enough emollient to paint an entire house twice on their child’s eczema

New research1, conducted by Epaderm, finds parents will use a staggering 65 litres of emollient over the course of their child’s eczema - enough to paint a house twice! Epaderm has released the resu…

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Laura Loves….iCandy Peach Double

Your pushchair is one of the most costly items you will need to buy for your baby – a bed, chariot and a statement piece all in one. There’s a market flooded with choice ranging from cheap pop-up stro…

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Laura Loves…LittleLife Arc 2

Sleep is so important to a little one’s development, and along with eating and pooping, it forms the main element’s of a baby’s day.  It’s also a much-needed respite for parents that can take the oppo…

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Mother Who Still Breastfeeds Her Five-Year-Old Wants To Show Parents It's 'Normal' To Nurse Children Until They Wean Themselves

A mother who still breastfeeds her five-year-old son wants to show other people that it is normal for a child to breastfeed for as long as possible because nursing an older child is easier as she can …

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Why toddlers have temper tantrums - and how to deal with them

They can start for seemingly any reason at all; maybe they've spotted a toy they want or perhaps you're taking them somewhere they don't want to go. Before you know it you have a gale-force tantrum on…

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Laura Loves…Frugi AW18 Lost Kingdom range

As the weather cools and season notably moves away from the sun-soaked days to a chill in the air with darker evenings drawing in, one thing I take great pleasure in is turning over the kids’ wardrobe…

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Laura Loves…Britax MAX-WAY PLUS

Britax Romer is second to none when it comes to safety and is a favoured brand by the experts and parents alike. They continue to invest heavily into research and technology leading the way in safety …

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Study reveals the best time to have sex to MASSIVELY increase your chances of getting pregnant!

Are you trying to get pregnant? you probably think having sex whenever possible is the best way to up your chances but you could be wrong! Of course it obviously helps, there ways to boost your odds. …

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New Glow Dreaming Lamp Sends Babies To Sleep In Ten Minutes, Claim Parents

Getting your baby to fall asleep at a reasonable hour can seem like an impossible to task to some parents. However, there now seems to be a solution that boasts a staggering 98% success rate when it…

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Everything you need for the most beautiful Peter Rabbit themed nursery

Are you looking for inspiration on a themed nursery for your new arrival? Look no further! Not only have we found the most lovely Peter Rabbit items for your room but we have also been looking into th…

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Postpartum Exercise: Tips for New Mums

Welcoming a baby into the world is a life-changing experience both mentally and physically. You’ve spent 9 months growing and nurturing a life inside of you while watching your body change as a result…

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Are there benefits to breastfeeding until the age of five?

We've just read this article on the BBC and we wanted to see what your experience has been? Are there benefits to breastfeeding children up until the age they start school? A mum who breastfeeds her f…

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Hay Fever? An Ingenious Way for Parents and Children to Avoid the Problem

If you or your child is allergic to nuts, you avoid them. If you are allergic to pollen, it’s not so easy to avoid it. (Not that it's so easy to avoid nuts!) HayMax organic drug-free allergen barrier …

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Laura Loves…Baby Sleeping Bags

Baby sleeping bags have been one of my go-to products since having baby Grace. They provide the safety and security for covering little ones during their sleep, when, let’s be honest, you cannot have …

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Laura Loves…Britax Römer DUALFIX i-SIZE

A few months back, Britax Römer decided to update their Dualfix car seat in the form of the Dualfix i-Size. I hadn’t actually reviewed the Dualfix before, so can’t really testify to the updates from a…

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Mum warns pregnant women about the dangers of ignoring itchy skin…

Having just read this article, we wanted to pass it on to you! MIND THE BUMP Mum warns pregnant women about the dangers of ignoring itchy skin… and her advice could save your unborn child’s life. Chri…

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Baby car seat recalled over safety fears

A popular baby car seat manufacturer has announced it is recalling a type of seat because it may contain a faulty component which could affect its safety. Britax Römer warned that anyone who purchase…

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The Lullaby Trust issues warning about some popular baby sleeping products sold in high street stores

More than 1 in 3 parents have, or intend to buy baby sleep nests & pods which go against safer sleep guidelines. We wanted to pass on this warning from the Lullaby trust: The Lullaby Trust has wa…

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Peter Rabbit nursery inspiration!

I couldn't resist it but put together a list of our top ten favourite Peter Rabbit items. Have you thought about your nursery yet, or do you have a little person who is as in love with the Beatrix pot…

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Bumbo Multi Seat... What did we think?

What is the Bumbo Multi Seat? In a nut shell, the Multi Seat is a three stage seat for babies who can support their neck and back unaided in a seated position.  It has adjustable height settings and a…

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Laura Loves…Lansinoh 2 in 1 Double Electric Breastpump

I’ve always been pro-breastfeeding. I can’t help it, I had it drilled in to me that breast is best and following on from that I have done extended breastfeeding with my three children. However, over t…

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Laura Loves…Baby Dove

Dove is a brand I have grown up with and come to respect over the years, it plays on it’s ‘kind to skin’ ethos and they have embraced the human body in all its natural forms within its advertising.   …

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Laura Loves…Joie i-Level

Joie has recently introduced the i-Level car seat, a rearward facing baby car seat suitable from birth up to 13kg /85cm in length. There’s definitely more choice coming to the market in terms of Group…

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Bedtime advice from Norland

Creating calm and supportive bedtimes. If you don't read anything else about how to get your baby to sleep, read this. Supporting your child to have a good bedtime routine is key in having a calmer an…

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Head Lice

The mere mention of these little creatures is probably enough to get you scratching, but the chances are that if you’ve got children in nursery or primary school you’ll probably end up with a case of …

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Laura Loves…smarTrike Folding Trike 700

Kiddie biking life in the Mason household started off with a SmarTrike. I still have it somewhere in the garage, a beautiful blue leaf print, and in its prime I thought it was pretty hot stuff. Roll o…

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Shopping with your baby has never been so easy!

What can I say, finally there is an answer to being able to shop with a little one... or two in tow! The Binxy is a fantastic little bit of kit which is comfy and versatile. You can either pop your li…

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When does teething start?

Most babies start teething at around six months. Every baby is different, some are born with teeth or start teething at four months. Some babies experience teething as late as 12 months, when their fi…

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Boots issue urgent product recall for airflow dummy products

BOOTS has published a product recall for some of its airflow soothers.   The two products affected by the recall notice are: Boots Baby Airflow Soother 0-6 months 62-69-044 Boots Baby Airflow Soother …

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Do twins have the same DNA?

Identical twins share the same DNA as they come from the same egg. Fraternal twins are born from two separate eggs so, although they are siblings, they have separate DNA. Even though identical twins h…

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Laura Loves…Angel’s Face

Angel’s Face is one of those go to places for girls wear when you are in need of something a little extra special – whether it be a party, Christmas, family occasion – you get the idea! With Christmas…

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Laura Loves… Smarter iKettle

We’ve all been there, without even realising it we have somehow bypassed feeling thirsty and are now gasping for a drink. It always seem to come at the most inconvenient of times – mid breastfeeding o…

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What Is IVF? In Vitro Fertilization Explained

Trying to conceive can become overwhelming and frustrating, especially if you and your partner are facing infertility issues. Luckily, there are options like in vitro fertilization (IVF) that can assi…

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How much sugar is in your food?

You will be surprised at just how much sugar there is in some of your favourite foods.   Babies should never have sugar added to their food. Children aged between 4-6 should have no more than 5 teaspo…

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Top 10 Myths About Vaccinations

The Top 10 Myths About Vaccinations, written by Dr Emma Scott   Over recent years the number of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children has been rising. Many parents are worried about the saf…

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Laura Loves…Elvie Trainer

When Elvie approached me about doing a review of their kegel trainer, I must admit that I had to do a bit of research, as I hadn’t previously heard of it and wondered what I might be letting myself in…

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Virgin Holidays launches packages for single parents - and it could save families up to £1000

Richard Branson's firm is offering up the holidays in a very glamorous location... Virgin holidays is launching a new initiative that could help single parents save money on their family holidays. The…

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Hospital Bag Checklist: What Should I Pack In My Hospital Bag?

With such an exciting chapter about to begin for you and your baby, it is always a good idea to prepare in advance. It is recommended that you start packing for your due date about two weeks before. Y…

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Midwife deciphers what your newborn baby's cries mean

This article has got us thinking. Does it give you the answers you are looking for?   One midwife has explained what makes your newborn baby cry - and what you don't need to worry about. It's a sound …

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PRESS RELEASE: Babymoov Statement: FDA Guidelines on Sleep Positioners

Babymoov have released a Statement: FDA Guidelines on Sleep Positioners Further to the recent news relating to re-issued advice from the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) concerning sleep positi…

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Baby sleep positioners dropped by shops after deaths warning

Some UK retailers have stopped selling baby sleep positioners amid concerns over their safety. A US health regulator said they "can cause suffocation that can lead to death" and have been linked to 12…

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BABY WARNING: Tesco, Mothercare and eBay ban baby sleep positioners...

Having just read this article, we wanted to pass it on to you.  MOTHERCARE are among three retailers to ban baby sleep positioners following the deaths of 12 newborns in the US linked to the products.…

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Laura Loves…Britax Holiday

I adore the name of this pushchair – it makes me smile and brings to mind an image of fun family breaks away. Other than the obvious nice name, it sets the theme for the pushchair. It’s no accident it…

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Mum catches nanny drinking her breast milk

The headline reads: Mum catches nanny drinking her breast milk - who accuses her of being 'stingy and not sharing' Apparently the nanny's old employers allowed her to drink whatever was left over! Wow…

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Laura Loves…Medela Swing Single Electric Breast Pump

I am very near the end of my breastfeeding journey. Over the past six years I feel like I have been breastfeeding non-stop – on and off is probably more accurate. It’s been a journey of incredible low…

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Gas And Air: The Advantages And Disadvantages (Pain Relief in Labor)

Gas and air, also known as “laughing gas” or Entonox, is often used by women for pain relief during labour. Although it won’t get rid of labour pains completely, it will certainly reduce the pain and …

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