Families Magazine, available locally in print, now has a FREE digital version jam-packed with lots of fab content!
This “must-read” magazine is for parents wanting to get the best out of family life. In this issue, you’ll find 18 best kids’ books for autumn, an A-Z of Early Years’ activities, clever ways to get your child eating healthily, autumn crafts from our very own Nanny Anita and Halloween cooking and game ideas!
Plus, there’s the chance to win a family holiday to Santa’s Lapland for 2021 and £50 National Book Tokens! Read here.
We were so excited to see family nature skincare brand Bloom and Blossom launch with a fresh new look. They’ve added some new and exciting products to their baby and kids’ collection, featuring characters from Roald Dahl and Eric Carle’s beloved stories.
Check out their body washes, shampoos and bubble baths for sensitive skin. 100% vegan, Bloom & Blossom’s range is suitable for sensitive and eczema-prone skin. Their baby range is suitable for newborns.
For any primary school-aged children looking for a bee keeping adventure this autumn, Little Eco Eats is offering 20% off The Bee Keeper Activity Box. Discount code MYBABA valid until September 20th 2020. Here’s what you’ll get:
- One year bee adoption.
- Personalised bumble bee adoption certificate with the name of your bee.
- Monthly email update on the hive & your bee.
- Biodegradable plant pot and compost in which to plant your very own bumble bee seed bombs.
- Beeswax and instructions to make your own beeswax wraps.
- Beeswax candle at Christmas.
- Jar of honey from your hive.
Nothing in the box goes to waste, the bumblebee seed bombs are wrapped in cloth which is then used to make the bee wax wraps.
Mamas & Papas are excited to announce the launch of a new limited-edition design to their multi-award-winning pushchair, the Ocarro Iconic.
Ideal for style-forward parents looking for something luxuriously practical for AW, the Ocarro Iconic is perfect for autumn winter strolling.
The pushchair comes with a luxurious stroller mitt and sheepskin liner to keep both you and your little one warm and snug.
These black and white prints by British design brand HAM will make the perfect addition to any nursery.
Strong black and white patterns provide stimulation for babies within their first year, as well as looking fabulous within a monochrome or even gender-neutral themed space.
The Worries, Rachel Taranaki, Babyopathy
Starting school can be a worrying time for little ones as it is but add a global pandemic to the mix and it’s got the potential to be a very anxious situation for small minds! This charming picture book is thoughtfully designed to encourage little ones to talk about their concerns.
Perfect for a bedtime story in their first few weeks of school, ‘The Worries’ is a colourful book with beautiful illustrations, featuring different monsters that represent a number of ‘worries’ including those that are Big and those that are Small.
The new Munchkin Sharky & Pals™ Nesting Bath Toy consists of not one, not two, but THREE new bath toys for toddlers to enjoy.
We love it because it’s easy for little hands to hold, and the friendly shark, penguin, and fish toys can all squeeze, strain and squirt water. Three times the fun for a curious toddler!
Tomorrow I’ll Be Kind is a new children’s book that uses beautiful hand-lettered words and illustrations to show children how each small act of kindness has the potential to change the world. The story packs a powerful message presented in a beautiful and engaging way.
Author Jessica Hische is known for her best selling book Tomorrow I’ll Be Brave, another must-read.
Suitable for children aged two to five years.
Combining the high shine of a gloss and the moisture of a lip balm, ICONIC London’s new Lustre Lip Oil provides a gorgeous glazed finish for a fresh and instantly fuller-looking pout. The new statement product contains a luxurious combination of Vitamin C and Hyaluronic Acid, which hydrates and nourishes the lips, leaving them feeling ultra-soft and conditioned.
The Lustre Lip Oil uses a non-sticky vegan formula that is comfortable and easy to wear. The unique roller applicator provides a generous and even layer of product that glides over the lips to create a flawless finish.
Introduce your little ones to the magic and beauty of the African bushveld with an enchanting story of a troop of adorable Bush Babies and their home, the magical Mazimba-Berry Tree.
The book ‘The Mazimba Berry Tree: Best Friends’ is made up of hundreds of real photographs from one family’s years in the game reserve. There are over 40 species of animals to be found and a checklist at the back to make it a real animal safari!
Proceeds from the sale of the book go to support two incredible wildlife charities ‘Helping Rhinos’ and ‘The Wilderness Foundation’. Follow Mazimba Berry Tree’s Instagram account here.
Fender’s learning app Fender Play has teamed up with #DisneyMusicSummerCamp to bring SEVEN new Disney tunes to the platform. Your little one can now learn classic Disney hits including Let It Go (Frozen), The Bare Necessities (Jungle Book), Beauty and the Beast (Beauty and the Beast), How Far I’ll Go (Moana), Try Everything (Zootopia) and more!
A perfect choice for beginners, the Fender Seaside Ukulele Pack has everything you need to begin playing right out of the box. Compact, comfortable and easily portable, this easy to handle, lightweight soprano uke is perfect for children.
The Fender Seaside Ukulele Pack comes with a padded gig bag, ukulele strings AND a clip-on tuner—everything you need to start playing right away. What’s more, they’re also including a free 3-month subscription to Fender Play®—the easiest way to learn ukulele.
Perfect for school bags and pockets, Childs Farm has launched 50ml versions of their grapefruit and organic tea tree oil handwash and moisturiser.
The handwash and moisturiser duo are dermatologist and paediatrician approved for sensitive skin and safe for people who may be prone to eczema.
TOY OF THE WEEK
Meet Bailey, the Speak & Learn Puppy™ suitable for little ones 12 months+.
Bailey is an interactive toy that engages with little ones learning to talk by repeating what they say, having conversations, and creating short stories with the child. Bailey will keep the conversation going to teach your little one as they discover and grow
There are three different modes and learning levels. Your little one will love learning their ABCS, first words, phrases, and numbers with Bailey.
On the My Baba wishlist this week…
IN THE SPOTLIGHT THIS WEEK
New Pura flushable and non-flushable baby wipes are 100% biodegradable, 100% compostable and made from natural plant fibres. Best of all they’re totally plastic free.
Each Pura wipe contains 99% water and organic aloe vera and no perfume, alcohol or chlorine.
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