Aren’t kangaroos the most brilliant animals? – Keeping their babies safe and snug in mum’s pouch until ready to face the great Australian wild. The idea of nurturing by closeness is a philosophy that Etsy brand Go Future With Love has used to inspire the creation of the ‘Kangaroo Jacket’ – a 4in1, multifunctional baby-wearing hoody!
Handmade from quality-certified fleece and cotton, the Kangaroo Jacket is a ‘baby carrier accessory’ that features a spacious inner pocket that folds up snugly around babies from 0 to 2.5 years (dependent on size and weight) who are being worn by their parents. The jacket can also be worn as a normal hoody for everyday leisure use or as a maternity jacket. Continue reading
Are the pressures of work robbing you of all enjoyment when it comes to precious family holidays? New research has shown that only 11 per cent of parents felt totally relaxed after their family holiday and a worrying 89 per cent felt moderately relaxed to not relaxed at all.
The primary reason is that mums and dads just can’t leave work at the office. Wi-Fi is simply a click away these days and sometimes it takes a conscious decision to limit work whilst away, and to make a plan to keep it to an absolute minimum so as not to ruin their valuable family holiday. Continue reading
A new poll by family-friendly holiday experts Tots to Travel (https://totstotravel.co.uk/) has revealed that almost 60 per cent of parents work whilst on their family holiday.
Of these, 81 per cent either tolerated or were annoyed at their partner working on holiday, leaving a meagre 19 per cent in support of their partner working. Continue reading
Mums! Listen up! If you haven’t already heard, there’s a new food brand on the horizon that is set to take the ready meal market by storm.
Mini nom nom’s is a healthy world food brand for kids and grown-ups. It’s just launched and its range of food is inspired by exotic locations and authentic cuisines from around the world. If you’re looking for a way to diversify your tot’s palate, this could be it! Continue reading
It’s at the ages of 5 and 6 that reading takes on a whole new dimension. It’s at these ages that not only are children learning to read but they are beginning to pay attention to the complexities of storytelling – character development and the underlying emotions that drive words and text. It’s an amazing thing to be a part of!
In ode to this beautiful stage f literary development, Melissa Taylor – a teacher, mama, and writer from Colorado (whose goal in childhood was to read every book in the children’s section of the library) – has put together a list of 50 top books for this age group; we’re sharing 2 with you (in no particular order): Continue reading