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Laura Loves…Ella’s Kitchen BIG KIDS

Ella’s Kitchen was always one of my go to brands for baby food.  Combining home made with the convenience of shop bought pouches, I trusted Ella’s Kitchen for the goodness and the kids loved, them, an…

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Who's ready for CRAFT TIME? Great ideas right here!

The winter is a really tricky time to be able to entertain eager little minds at home so we have scoured the internet for the top craft ideas for you so you don't have to! 1. Paper plate Dinosaurs! D…

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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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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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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…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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Laura Loves…Gousto Ten to Table

If you aren’t familiar with Gousto then let me introduce you – they are one of the original founders of the recipe boxes.  Recipe boxes?  Yes, the boxes that magically appear on your front door step (…

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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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Laura Loves….Las Iguanas

Schools out for summer…and everything is super pricey! Yay to no wraparound school clubs, nursery fees and even party season has quietened down a little; however the real mission appears to keeping th…

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Laura Loves…Paultons Park

Paultons Park, located in Hampshire, has to be one of my absolute favourite family theme parks in the UK. We have previously visited a couple of times and it’s definitely one park that brings reason t…

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Laura Loves… RCA by Venturer Tablets

It’s amazing how quickly little hands become so au fait with technology – whether it’s watching their favourite recorded film on the Sky remote or navigating their way to their favourite game on my ph…

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Laura Loves…Frugi Globetrotter Collection

Frugi is really fun, vibrant and ethical clothing brand that I have been fast falling in love with. The garments are so colourful and bright, so yes, it looks fab on the kids, but it’s also really, re…

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Why using 'baby-talk' improves our bond with dogs

It turns out, using "dog-speak" is important in building a bond between a dog and their owner. This has come from the scientists from the University of York. Throughout a series of tests, dogs were sp…

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Dogs and Babies

Are you thinking about getting a dog when you already have a baby in the house? Or do you already have a dog and now there’s a baby on the way? The most important things to consider are Do you have t…

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streetsmartkids

In 2017, there were 16090 child road casualties in the UK. 2290 (14%) of these casualties were killed or seriously injured. The Green Cross Code is still taught in schools but needs to be reinforced f…

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Primark and B&Q urgently recalling potentially dangerous products

If you have either of these products, return them to the shop immediately! Primark and B&Q are the latest major retailers to issue a product due to possible health and safety risks to the public. …

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Poundland recalls Heated Hugs pouches amid overheating danger due to ‘incorrect instructions’

POUNDLAND has recalled its Heated Hugs pouches after incorrect heating instructions led to customer safety concerns. The £5 pouches have been on sale since the end of November but include incorrect in…

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Prince Harry to marry girlfriend Meghan Markle

Here it is, hot off the press!   Prince Harry is to marry his American actress girlfriend Meghan Markle, Prince Charles has announced. The prince, fifth in line to the throne, will marry Ms Markle nex…

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Laura Loves...Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World

It’s not often when super luxury comes with a hefty dose of child-friendliness. We wouldn’t have given it a thought (other than maybe the bank manager) to book a five star hotel pre kids, but now we a…

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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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Fireworks Safety

Fireworks, sparklers and bonfires safety tips With Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas coming up, here's how you can keep your home safe. There are more than 40,000 house fires in the UK every year…

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Laura Loves…Ollie & Leila Bean Bags

For a focal piece in any youngster’s bedroom, Ollie & Leila is a great online retailer that easily brings a bedroom to life with lots of furniture and accessories that are not only stylish but sup…

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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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Old £1 coin deadline looming in one week

Having just read this on the BBC site we needed to pass it on. Do you have a change jar or a deep sofa that you need to check?  Read the story below...   People have just one week remaining to spend t…

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Mum adapts dolls to have disabilities so that ALL children can have toys that are 'just like them'

Having just read this story, we had to pass it on!   Thanks to Rebecca Atkinson many iconic and instantly recognisable toys are getting an important make-over. Many of us had a toy we still remember, …

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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…Bobux Boots

When it’s that time of year when the weather changes, and we slowly give in to the cooler wet weather, it’s usually time to switch over the wardrobes and then start panicking about winter footwear. Sh…

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The Sneaky Ways to Get Fruit and Vegetables Into your Child's Diet

Are you one of those people who lovingly creates meals for your child only to find they end up on the floor? If you are, we have teamed up with mums Meriel and Lucy from Claudi & Fin to come up wi…

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The Father's Survival Guide to Mothers' Day

Who doesn't struggle to find the perfect gift for their mother each Mother's Day? Imagine how much harder it gets when you not only have to find an original gift for your mum but also for the mother o…

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Little Tikes Milano Single Swing

Little Tikes are brilliant. I'm going to start off by saying that I want to make it perfectly clear that the few problems we had installing one of their swings were absolutely nothing to do with them.…

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