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How to set a bedtime routine for your baby

Sleep is vital to your baby’s development, but setting a bedtime routine can be difficult for parents to introduce. After all, for someone so tiny, a baby will cause major upheaval! For the first few months of their life, your baby will sleep – and wake – at any time during the day or night. Newborns don’t develop their circadian rhythms (or internal timing mechanisms) until around 2-3 months old. In fact, it is believed that for the first 6-8… Read more

Posted 30th July 2018  Tags

 

Baby-friendly staycation inspiration!

For some parents, the idea of going abroad with small children just feels too daunting. Luckily, the UK is home to beautiful beaches, idyllic countryside and cosmopolitan cities; you don’t have to travel far to recreate the foreign holiday mood closer to home. From short breaks to fortnight-long getaways, feel inspired by Blighty with our at-home holiday guide. Wherever you’re off to, be sure to check out our tips on how to holiday with your baby beforehand. UK… Read more

Posted 4th July 2018  Tags

 

How to keep your baby safe in the sun

Summer is the perfect season to spend quality time outdoors with your little one, but it’s important to make sure that they stay safe in the sun. A baby’s skin is much more sensitive than an adult’s, so protecting them from harmful UV rays is crucial for their health and wellbeing. In fact, evidence suggests that sun exposure and sunburns during childhood can multiply the risk of developing skin cancer later in life. In the UK, we’re not quite used… Read more

Posted 29th June 2018  Tags

 

Baby swimming safety tips whilst on holiday

No family holiday is complete without taking a dip in the water, and for many families, having a pool on-site or within walking distance is a must when thinking about a summer getaway. Whilst it’s likely that your baby will have gained confidence in the water if they’re having swimming lessons, you may still be feeling a bit anxious about how they’ll fare in an unfamiliar setting. Whether you’re at a resort pool, picnicking at a lake or paddling in… Read more

Posted 21st May 2018  Tags

 

Our guide to the UK’s best family-friendly festivals

With a growing presence and popularity across the UK, it’s not surprising that many festivals now cater to families, as well as young party-goers - visitors of all kinds expect more than just a music stage and a field these days, so it’s unlikely you’ll find a festival that doesn’t have a range of activities on offer. Indeed, the creative mood that’s synonymous with festivals is one reason why they’ve become so popular with families - they’re a great way… Read more

Posted 15th May 2018  Tags