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  • 25 Nov 2013

    Win £100 to spend on ethical winter-weight merino

    Truly ethical merino baby clothing is hard to come by, but we've got a £100 e-voucher for one lucky reader to spend at Give your loved little one the gift of adventure this winter by layering them up with the best mother nature can offer. The autumn/winter collection from Superlove is made with toasty-warm 235gsm superfine merino wool, specifically designed for the British climate. […] more

  • 11 Nov 2013


    Steering clear of the fickle world of children’s mass-produced ‘throwaway’ fashion, Lana Bambini is a family-run business offering high quality clothing and underwear for children which is all made from natural and organic fibres. We are passionate about sourcing beautiful, good quality clothing and on our site you will only find products that have been made in an ethical and environmentally responsible way. No sweatshop labour, no nasty chemicals and no synthetic fabrics that will never break down. […] more

  • 28 Oct 2013

    5 Easy Halloween Costume Ideas

    Whether you’re planning to take your little ones trick or treating, school is asking them to dress up or your children are just wanting to get into the spirit of things Halloween costumes can be time consuming to create or expensive to purchase. So we’ve put together 5 easy, imaginative, ideas that are simple enough to achieve for even the least craft-handy amongst you. Better still, they’re so simple even the children can get involved in making their own costumes. […] more

  • 22 Oct 2013

    Barefoot Babies

    When babies take their first tentative steps, it isn’t long before parents begin the search for their very first shoes. In fact, many purchase cruisers as soon their little ones begin to crawl, if not before with the idea being that young children require support for their developing feet. Whilst parents often spend a great deal of time researching the correct shoes and taking their children for fittings, the idea that children need shoes at all at such a young age has, in fact, become a harmful myth that is taking its toll on their overall development. But, many experts believe that the best thing for a child’s foot is no shoes at all. […] more

  • 23 Sep 2013

    New children’s knitwear

    New children’s knitwear brand Picaloulou is quietly building a loyal fanbase who love its slouchy, soft handknits made entirely in the UK from natural British farmed wool. Catering for babies and children from newborn to ten years, the brand was founded in 2011 by mother of two Shireen Cunliffe following two snowy winters and she couldn’t find anything natural, warm and sustainable for her children to wear. […] more

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