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Our first ever Petite Partner Search

Munchkin & Bear Small business

Our first ever Petite Partner Search

We are on the lookout for 10 little ones to join team @munchkinandbearuk & @munchkinandbear in our first ever Petite Partnership!⠀⠀​We are on a mission to celebrate diversity and make sure that our brand images are as inclusive and representative as the beautiful world around us. ⠀​Also photoshoots in person are tricky right now (thanks to Covid), so we are reaching out to our wonderfully kind tribe to help partner with us instead, in the comfort of your home!⠀⠀​Our Petite Partnership is open to any proud parent who genuinely loves Munchkin & Bear’s products and our values, plus is willing to...

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Material matters: how to choose the perfect play mat

Play mat material Play mat safety

Material matters: how to choose the perfect play mat

Material matters: how to choose the perfect play mat

When we first launched Munchkin and Bear in Australia in 2016, we had spent the 2 years prior working on our designs and sourcing manufacturers.

We looked at so many materials before settling on our current play mat which not only was safe enough to use for newborn babies but also durable for the older kids too!   Read more about the choices here

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Nurseries and childminders re-opening

Nurseries and childminders re-opening

It is no small task for nurseries, child minders and primary schools to get ready for re-opening their doors next week. The new protective measures published by the Government are lengthy and intricate. I applaud each and every one of them for their huge efforts to create an environment which is safe and secure for all the children. Just one of the hundreds of pieces of guidance asks them to “remove soft furnishings, soft toys and toys that are hard to clean (such as those with intricate parts)”. While vital to reduce the potential for the virus to spread it...

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Six Steps to Better Sleep: Laying the foundations for healthy sleep habits

Routine Sleep Support

Six Steps to Better Sleep:  Laying the foundations for healthy sleep habits

After 2 years of interrupted sleep I was seriously struggling - working with Natalie was a game changer.  I finally could reliably get more than 5 hours of sleep even if I chose to go to bed at midnight!  Here are her key steps to help you get things sorted before you are on your knees x

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Come and meet us at The Baby Show

Come and meet us at The Baby Show

Want to check out the range before you buy one?  Walk over them to test the padded memory foam for yourself?  See the different sizes in person or even spill some milk and see how easy it is to wipeclean?  Come and join us at the Baby Show in May

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