5 Helpful Little Hacks on how to use your Etta Loves Muslins

Etta Loves make the most beautiful muslins, blankets and playmats that use science to support the development of our little ones vision, through scientifically scaled patterns. We share some amazing hacks directly from Etta Loves to help with day-to-day tasks promoting calm and intrigue from little ones.

Etta loves 3 piece drawing pack … from ettaloves.com | Blanket from thewhitecompany.com

Are car journeys not fun for you and little ones? My little one tends to love a snooze… but if yours doesn’t – Hang a sensory muslin over the backseat that baby faces for cooing car rides!

Do you have a tiny escapee at change time? Suspend one of these amazing prints (try the eye print drawn by Jen’s daughter Etta herself) in your baby’s eyeline for lots of staring and less squirming!

Need to encourage more tummy time? Lay a muslin across your chest whilst lying back. This will encourage little ones to lift their heads and practice on you! Move the muslin up to your shoulder during a feed to keep babies focused and awake whilst catching dribbles!

Finally… Are you longing for five minutes peace to enjoy your shower? Pop baby in a bouncer (or in your choice of seat or mat for when you shower) and hang your favourite Etta Loves muslin over the side of the bath or on a radiator (out of reach) for a lingering hot shower!

Buy this 3 piece drawing print set of muslins online now for just £27 online at Etta Loves

Did you know? Etta Loves have recently formed a partnership with the world renowned Sussex Baby Lab … Read more here!

Get super soft and snuggly clothes…

Super soft and snuggly clothing is what we all look for especially for our little ones!

Fairy Non Bio Pods & Fabric Softener

We’ve been putting #fairynonbio pods and fabric softener from @joyofclean to the test and we love it… in all honesty we always have. It leaves all our little divas clothes huggably soft and smelling divine! #softnessateverystep

Buy your Fairy Non Bio products from all major supermarkets, and retailers such as HomeBargains nationwide!

Trait tee from @Badabing Babies

Safety – Always make sure to store your washing essentials out of reach of little hands, making sure you close the box with a click clack! ad #gifted #savvycircle @supersavvymeofficial

✨ Mama love yourself!✨

L-R: The Natural Birthing Co. – Cool it Mama, Bottoms Up, Relax & Breathe and Sleepy Mama Spray

Say hello to Mamas moments birthing essentials kit! Packed with the @naturalbirthingco bestselling midwife developed formulas that we cannot wait to make the most of in a matter of weeks!

Spritz yourself from head to toe with the 5* rated ‘cool it mama’ for a quick cool down and pick me up. With a combination of Neroli, Ylang Ylang, Menthol, and Grapefruit it cools hot flushes, calms mood swings, eases headaches, and soothes sore and swollen aches and pains. Perfect for the incoming warmer weather! The scent is magical and just helps you take a minute and relax.

Or try the rest of the set – ‘Sleepy mama’ for a good nights sleep – when you need to catch up, or simply get yourself off to sleep after a busy day…

‘Bottoms Up’ To soothe post birth soreness and ‘Relax & Breathe’ for a moment of massage for those load bearing body parts – get your partner to put some work in, and give you even just a few minutes of relaxation and rest!

Buy yours kit or individual bottles with @Bootsuk @feelunique @hollandandbarrett or thenaturalbirthingco.com from just £8.99
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Isn’t this set beautiful? We love it! Perfect for the upcoming weather – this set is only £11.99 from rubywears.co.uk and fits so well!

Get yours using code George10 for an extra discount too!
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Shop our top picks from Bonds Baby UK

Spring is in full swing over at BondsBaby with brand new floral prints, new rompers in Bonds famous prints, and trait word prints too!

Bonds Newest romper collection is perfect for crawlers and movers alike!

Your little one will stand out in the crowd in their BondsBaby wondersuit, romper or leggings… with bright bold prints, along with their renowned comfort and double ended zip on the wonder suits, these are our go to sleepsuit, day in day out!

Bonds spring legging collection are just gorgeous!

Shop your favourite Bonds Baby wear nationwide at John Lewis & NEXT

One way to help little ones want to brush their teeth…

🦷 Brush like a superhero 🦷

The tooth brushing routine is a struggle for many in particular with little ones as they simply don’t understand why we are doing it!
Let your little one feel like a superhero whilst brushing with the new Colgate Batman battery brush for 3+. It’s a great way to make the routine fun without having to use a phone or video each morning and evening.

The brush has a small oscillating head, is slim and lightweight – perfect for little hands, and comes in Minion, Barbie and Trolls design too!

Available from Boots for just £7! In either Batman, Minion, Barbie or Trolls styles.

(Shop this week for half price here)

Alternatively for older children, why not try The Colgate Magik brush (5+ years) – the first manual toothbrush (you pop the device over your little ones normal manual brush) with Augmented Reality and will help teach children how to brush their teeth properly.

Connect the brush to an app on your phone and, as your child brushes, they will be able to travel through augmented reality games, fighting cavity monsters. Afterwards the app will provide you with a personalised mouth map to show you where your child has brushed and where they have missed, so they can improve their technique over time. – It will give them a challenge and a reason to want to brush their teeth too! Available from Amazon for £15.00

But yours online and in-store now!

All wrapped up for cosy days in

With the chillier weather upon us, we’ve been wrapping up and playing inside in the warm, with our @little_stories_uk (little-stories.co.uk) wooden blocks and pastel car collection!

These toys are such great quality, and are great for little ones ranging from baby to primary age! – They even stock baby gyms and storage playmats too! What’s not to love?

Finish up your Christmas shopping at (little-stories.co.uk) using code GEORGE15 for a huge 15% discount!

Loungewear from Ruby Wears – Use CODE GEORGE10 for a discount here too!
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Make me blush with Lord&Berry

This Lord and Berry cheek blush in amazing shade in dusty rose (Shop Here) just £22, looks scary but is a subtle buildable and blendable colour! Even better, it’s easy to blend and not greasy. With colour staying put all day!  (it’s filtered here to hide my mid healing brows 🙈try out the cream bronzer too  (We’re wearing shade amber medium!)  Shop online here for £25. This is just as buildable and they both smell AMMMAZING too!

Find it online at multiple make-up outlets such as LookFantastic, Boots and more! 

The transformation begins

We’ve been long in the process of actually getting around to transforming rooms in the house and its finally starting to take off and actually beginning to transform.

Finally the entrance hall is nearly there… All i need now is a good coat rack for the wall and I think we may e done albeit a little bit of electrical work! I once hated this mirror – the other half got it in a bulk deal with endless furniture, a shed a lawnmower and more when he moved in 10 years ago, for a barg price of £150 all in… I’ve forever hated it – maybe it just needed dressing… now turn it 90 degrees and it’s growing on me… how?! 🙈 I shouldn’t complain as this means one less thing to replace for now – and the money can go on another detail for somewhere else in the house!

Plant is from Tesco, bowl Parlane & shoe cabinet £89, Ikea.

Fun, practical hoisery for every season from Jonathan Aston London

Want to prepare for the chill but don’t want to whip out the black opaque tights yet? Then choose Jonathan Aston London for fun practical tights in endless designs! These cute little polka dots are one of my faves… they also have tights which have a knee high sock integrated into them perfect for your those new winter boots!

Head online for your tight fix at uktights.com/jonathan-aston starting from £6.99 

Keep your eyes peeled for Jonathan Aston Anklets appearing soon!!

Bring your fire with Becca Cosmetics

Bring your fire and burn bright for party season and all year round with the @beccacosmetics #volcanogoddess palette packed full of pigment rich shimmers and glitters… it’s the perfect gift for a #beauty babe! We absolutely love the Gold guilded shade, and day to day haze with a smoke of crater too!

Becca Cosmetics Volcano Goddess Palette, £35 — 46 now £21, available online at amazon.co.uk

Go green and reduce your carbon footprint with Dantoy Toys!

Check out this brand-new “I’m Green” line of bioplastic toys from Dantoy. Made of at least 90% sugarcane, a sustainable raw material, Dantoy’s bioplastic is 100% recyclable.

Dantoy’s range of bio toys includes this popular 22-piece, pretend play dinner set which can be used for garden picnics. Ideal for playing it is safe, durable and toxin free. It encourages social skills, interaction and helps children to learn whilst having fun. We were kindly #gifted a set for George to try out and he loves them. They are made well, and can sustain any banging and crashing around (just like any other plastic) that little ones absolutely love doing! They’re also a lovely muted green colour too, rather than the common rainbow brights you get in most children’s toys.

Dantoy leads the way with their bioplastics. The manufacture of bioplastics reduces carbon emissions. The sugarcane is cultivated on controlled, pesticide-free plantations in central and southern Brazil and is harvested every 6 – 12 months. Bioplastic made of sugarcane is a 100% sustainable raw material. Making the sets a green planet friendly option which essentially makes way for a healthier planet for our little ones to live on in their futures!

Sugarcane can be harvested several times a year and new plants are planted every five to seven years. The fields are harvested every six to twelve months enabling them to be classified as a sustainable raw material too. Another great bonus is that Sugarcane absorbs carbon dioxide from the air, thereby minimising the greenhouse effect. For the manufacture of bioplastic, the carbon emissions accounts are positive from the budding of the plant until it is manufactured into bioplastic. For each kilo of manufactured bioplastic, 3.09 kg of carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere.

An added bonus is that Dantoy’s packaging is all made from recycled cardboard. Their toys are made to last and are approved for contact with foods, microwave safe, dishwasher safe, frost-proof and contains no toxins. – More green and eco credentials which we believe is great, creating an all round eco green product!

Dantoy believe that people should buy less & buy well. That is why their toys are only made with sustainable products. We can all be eco-friendly and by choosing brands who care will make a little difference.

Get your Dantoy play sets online and reduce your footprint on the world… The Dantoy Bio-Toy Pretend Play Dinner Set 22-Piece set costs £18.73 from Amazon