#MumBoss – exclusive interview with Emma Watson, founder of cool kidswear brand Little Hotdog Watson

Today, for our first in a series of exclusive interviews with inspiring entrepreneurs who are making waves in the parenting world, I’m pleased to introduce you to mum boss extraordinaire, the lovely Emma Watson. Not to be mistaken for her Harry Potter namesake, Emma is the incredibly talented founder of Little Hotdog Watson, the innovative new kidswear brand that’s taking the children’s fashion world by storm. So without further ado, here she is to tell us more about why technology and fashion are perfect bedfellows, the trials and… View Post

The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide – insider tips for dads, plus exclusive discounts! Major brownie points guaranteed…

Calling all dads and expectant papas…this is urgent. A very important date is fast approaching, and it’s time to start preparing right now (if you haven’t done so already). Because on Sunday 26th March 2017, it’s Mother’s Day in the UK. And while you might not think this is important for you (or in any way your responsibility), think again. For mums across the country, this is one of the most important days of the year. Far bigger than Valentine’s Day (too cheesy), their birthday (too much focus on… View Post

Weaning – everything you’ll possibly need to start your baby on solids

There’s no denying the signs. He’s no longer fully satisfied by a bottle. He shoves anything and everything he can get his little hands on into his mouth. He gazes longingly at you anytime you dare to eat in his vicinity. It can only mean one thing…it’s time to start our weaning journey and introduce this baba to big boy food! It’s Sod’s law really. Just as you get used to one new routine, it all changes. No longer can you just get by with two boobs, a… View Post

The Perfect Stroller for Travel Loving Parents, Space Savers and City Dwellers

We have some rather exciting news…we’ve just booked our first proper family holiday! 10 days in sunny Greece this summer, and the preparations are all going well. The hotel’s booked. We’ve figured out how to assemble our ace new travel cot. Teddy’s passport application is all sorted and has been sent off for processing. We’ve even managed to find a flight that doesn’t leave at three in the morning. But the one thing still playing on our minds is; how the hell are we going to bring our big stroller… View Post

Merino wool: the wonder fabric all new parents need to know about

As an adult, I’ve long been aware of the amazing comfort and luxury of merino wool. But it was only after becoming a parent that I discovered all the truly magical and varied benefits that merino also offers for our babies. Let me explain… As you’ve probably heard, temperature control is seriously important when it comes to newborns. You see, tiny babies are unable to regulate their body temperature in the same way that adults do, and can lose heat as much as four times quicker than grown… View Post

VLOG EXCLUSIVE: The Ultimate Parenting Challenge – Mum Vlogger vs Dad Blogger

As a new dad, every day brings new unexpected parenting challenges that complicate your usual routine. From changing nappies in the most unusual of places to trying to find time to shower, eat or just get some essential dad downtime in the bathroom, parenting is by no means a simple job! So when an old friend – the ace mummy vlogger Emma from Mamalina – convinced me to step out from behind the keyboard and move in front of the camera to record my first ever vlog, it… View Post

Ones to Watch: A list of the most exciting & innovative new baby brands set for greatness in 2017!

As a new dad, parent blogger and social media junkie, I come into contact with countless baby brands as part of my regular blogging and daily scrolling activity. But every so often online, you discover an absolute gem of a small business, that not only solves a problem but that, crucially, creates something truly unique that grabs your attention (and gets a flurry of likes in the process). And so, to kick off the New Year in style, I thought I’d give a shout out to six of… View Post

Fantastic cold remedies and where to find them

The last thing any parent wants at the start of January (easily the most depressing month of the year) is a debilitating winter cold. Take it from me. As the father of a tiny snot monster, who sports a constant blocked nose, every day is a challenge. Not only am I forced daily to remove bogies from his tiny nose with a weird sucky contraption that any ‘non-parent’ would mistake for a miniature beer bong. But every day is also a constant battle to ensure I don’t contract said… View Post