March 2016

Family Trees

My children adore looking at photos of themselves, particularly their baby album or shots taken on memorable holidays. I’m forever looking for stylish and fun ways of displaying family photos and in my search came across this stunning family photo tree made by Famille Summerbelle. Set up by French designer Julie Marabell and her husband Simon, Famille Summerbelle have created a beautiful range of children’s decorations and accessories. As a

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Top Tips For Flying With Tots

 There’s no getting away from it, flying with tots can be a challenge but, having travelled so much with Erin in tow, I’ve found some strategies that can help make it a pleasurable experience. Here are my top tips: 1. Get an Airmiles Credit Card – My American Express British Airways has been a revelation. I whack everything I possibly can on to it, as well as exchanging my Tesco Clubcard points for

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Car Travel Tips: How to Avoid Squeals on Wheels

Long car journeys with small children can be a challenge so we have put together some tried and tested car travel tips to help. There are plenty of advantages to taking your car on holiday. You’ve no check-in airport dramas, no car rental bills and plenty of space for holiday packing and for bringing goodies home. But the downside is the temptation to pack half the house, the actual driving and

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Summer Sizzler – What To Pack For The Beach

As the summer holiday season begins long lazy days on the beach lie ahead. Be the hottest family on the sand with our guide to beach essentials. 1. Swim Suits – Mini Boden is the one-stop shop for all your colourful beachwear. Stocking everything from Rash suits, to trunks and comfy towelling ponchos. We particularly love this printed swimsuit for girls. Age 18months plus. Mini Boden, £18. 2. Swim Nappy

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Space-Saving Holiday Essentials

It’s tempting to pack half the house for a family holiday, but with excess baggage charges higher than ever, never has there been a bigger incentive to travel light. Here’s our BFB guide to things to the holiday essentials not to leave home without. 1. Snoozeshade – Say goodbye to pegged muslins and coats draped over hot buggies. The Snoozeshade is a brilliant new invention for babies on the move. Made from

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