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Tips for throwing your own baby shower at home

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Tips for throwing your own baby shower at home

If you’re having a baby it’s safe to assume the people who love you will want to spoil you a bit before life becomes all about your little one. And you definitely deserve to be spoilt! A baby shower might not be everyone’s cup of tea but it’s a lovely excuse to get your friends and family together and to eat some cake! Social media and baby websites are great places to get inspiration for your baby shower. You could set up a Pinterest board of ideas or ask friends who’ve already had babies what they liked most. Obviously, there...

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The benefits of bath time for your baby

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The benefits of bath time for your baby

Bath time doesn’t just get your baby squeaky clean, it’s also hugely beneficial for bonding and development – and it can end up being a really special part of your day.  So let us tell you why we love bath time - and it’s not just because it comes right before bed time!!  It creates a routine  There’s no reason why a bath time routine can’t be established from quite early on in your baby’s life. Our babies spent nine months growing and developing in water and having a bath can have a very calming effect on them. (Remember, always...

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Food diaries can be really useful when weaning

Allergies Parenting support or tips Weaning

An estimated 40% of children in the UK have an allergy and we’re sure most of you have friends or family affected by this. The last week (20-25th April) has been Allergy Awareness Week so we thought it might be useful if we shared some information on allergies, especially if you’re just starting to wean your baby. While weaning can be a really fun phase - watching your baby grimace and delight at new textures and flavours - we know it can also be a bit of a nerve-wracking time. Plus, it requires being a bit organised, and a lot...

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Beat the price rise!

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Beat the price rise!

We held off as loooong as we possibly could .... but the time has come. In the past 4 years the cost of making and delivering our gorgeous Luxe Play Mats has increased significantly and whilst we tried to absorb those increases for as long as possible and maintain our original launch pricing, we simply can't continue that forever.

So if you have your eye on a gorgeous Luxe Play Mat for your little ones, simply place your order before April 30th to beat the price rise!

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Choosing your Play Mat

Choosing your Play Mat

We know when it comes to choosing something special for your baby and family you want to be sure that you've made the right choice - we've put together a guide to help you to navigate the wide range in relation to your home style, space and how or where you plan to use your play mat.  Click on the image and you can either download or flick through the guide on your screen.    If you want to know a little more about why we chose the material (TPU) that we did rather than other foams or fabrics you...

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