Munchkin and Bear news & tips

Why you’ll never regret buying a Munchkin & Bear play mat

Award-winning Munchkin & Bear Play mat material

Why you’ll never regret buying a Munchkin & Bear play mat

If you’ve fallen in love with one of our mats but are a bit nervous about whether you can justify the cost, we completely understand. Having a baby is not cheap, and deciding what you do and don’t need can be truly overwhelming.  So, we’ve put together a little list of some of the reasons why we - and our customers - believe you’ll never regret buying a Munchkin & Bear play mat.  They’re comfy and great for tummy time “The floor is your baby’s playground” - @tummytimemethod Not only are our prints beautiful to look at but our mats...

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Planning on getting out and about over the summer this year? 

Planning on getting out and about over the summer this year? 

Summer is officially here and after the last few years of uncertainty and stress, everyone deserves to have some fun. But we know it can feel overwhelming planning events and activities when you’ve got a new baby in tow. It’s really common to feel out of your comfort zone when you go to new places - what if there’s nowhere to feed the baby, or what if they do a poonami in the car or in a field? We’ve been there, babies always seem to have a great sense of timing!  But if you’re feeling up for it and want...

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Staying safe on holiday - and at home

4th trimester New baby Parenting support or tips Travel with children and babies

Staying safe on holiday - and at home

We hope no one has to deal with any accidents or illnesses on holiday but it’s always best to be prepared so here are a few suggestions so you can feel prepared and relaxed. Ahead of time Before you leave make sure you have checked if your baby needs to have any vaccinations for the country you are visiting. Speak to your GP or practice nurse who will be able to advise you.  Or Public Health Scotland have this super useful website, Fit for Travel to get you started.       We recommend your pack list includes: your thermometer Calpol Ibuprofen...

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Planning a road trip with your little one?

Parenting support or tips Travel with children and babies

Planning a road trip with your little one?

Gearing up for a long car journey with babies or small children can feel like a Herculean task. Packing up the car and getting out of the house on time is just the start. From whining and travel sickness, to toilet stops every 15 minutes, it’s not surprising that even the most cool, calm and collected of us can feel stressed.

If you’re looking to make your next journey as smooth as possible, here are a few things you can prepare in advance. 

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Coping with children and travel delays

New baby Support Travel with children and babies

Coping with children and travel delays

We all deserve a holiday right now but the current issues with airport delays and flight cancellations don’t make travelling with children any easier. In fact, it can make it really stressful and exhausting.   Obviously, we hope your holiday travel goes as smoothly as possible and you have a wonderful, relaxing time away with your family or friends. But we’re also realistic about the current situation so wanted to give you some tips on how to make the best of a bad situation, if it happens. Fingers crossed it won’t! Our first bit of advice is to prepare for the...

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