Stuff Babies Need

New radio station uses white noise to help babies sleep

A new digital radio station has launched in Portsmouth (UK) which is using white noise to help babies sleep. The project is a collaboration between LittleSleepyHead.co.uk, NCT, Angel Radio and Solent Wireless. The station will run for the next few weeks and plays a variety of household noises which have been selected to help babies drift off into a relaxing…

Slightly random new baby items you didn’t know you needed!

Tonight we’re going to look at a few slightly random new baby items we’ve found almost essential for coping with a new baby! Whilst the everyday items are obvious (and if you need pointers, check out our new baby checklist!) here are a few new baby items you might not have thought about which you will surely find essential! A…

What makes a good baby change table?

As sure as night follows day, poop comes out of a baby. Making the inevitable change as quick as possible is a worthwhile investment. You want everything neat and in order, easily to hand. To help with that, we’d recommend getting a baby changing table – so what makes a good baby changing table? Read on for our top tips!

Fun games to play with toddlers – fruit frenzy review

Finding games to play with a toddler can be a bit tricky. If they’re too tricky, they lose interest quickly. Getting a good grounding in game playing will set them up for many years of fun and enjoyable games. We’ve spent a few days playing a new game from Orchard Toys – Fruit Frenzy. Read our Fruit Frenzy review to…

“I do but I don’t” and other annoying things toddlers say

Babies are great, they are cute, they are quiet and their needs are simple to fulfil. Toddlers, on the other hand… Whilst the ability to have a conversation with your little one is obviously wonderful, there are times when it can be infuriating. Here are a few of the most annoying things we hear on an almost hourly basis! I…

Suffolk sunsets

We have just got back from a short break in Suffolk, UK. We stayed at the Shipwreck Pub near Shotley. The rooms were fantastic and staying with our 4 month old baby was very easy. it was so nice to have a break. The pub is part of a marina, and serves food throughout the day. The rooms have obviously…

Plum Climbing Pyramid Review – best climbing frame for kids

A trip to the play park is always welcome, but sometimes there just isn’t time! And having recently enjoyed (or not) the ordeal of potty training, too many trips have been cut short due to unforeseen brown events. We’re lucky to have a garden that can accommodate a climbing frame. Having our own climbing area adds a little more fun…

Glo-clock review – bringing a sunny smile to the mornings!

The other day we finally got round to going through the mountain of paperwork that seems to just appear out of nowhere. Now having two little monsters to keep us busy, sorting through pointless statements, notifications of bills we pay automatically and those special credit card offers that I’m apparently so lucky to have been selected for is simply a…

Autumn conker picking

Out and about for a lovely walk today looking for conkers. Carrying the baby is always exciting. Seems like we picked the perfect day, they were literally falling out of the trees to our feet as we walked! We needed helmets!

I’m not sure what age you can start playing conkers with children, I think it will have to wait for a few more years. For now, they are just happy to find and collect them! Though now we have to work out where we are going to keep them all…