• And the winner is…

    Thank you so much for all your entries in our World Book Day competition with Quarto Kids to win a set of all eleven Little People, Big Dreams books. We have to say that your efforts were so absolutely amazing that we couldn’t possibly pick the best one ourselves, so we gave each picture a number and used a random… READ MORE

    And the winner is…
  • Wild & Gorgeous Dress Edit

    I often get asked where to get really fabulous children’s dresses and my first answer is usually Wild & Gorgeous (formerly ilovegorgeous). True, it’s not cheap, but the clothing is beautiful quality and will easily withstand being handed down to multiple children. This season’s crop of frocks is particularly divine – from boho cotton sundresses, to full-on sequins – here’s… READ MORE

    Wild & Gorgeous Dress Edit
  • Curly Ellie haircare

      Regular readers will know the saga of Kitty’s hair. Don’t get me wrong, her curls are completely glorious and much coveted (and commented on when we’re out and about), but taming them and keeping tangles at bay is hard work. I’m forever trying shampoos, conditioners and detangling sprays that promise so much, but fail to deliver, either having zero… READ MORE

    Curly Ellie haircare
  • Hirameki doodle placemats

    Fidgety (= all) children often need a little extra incentive to stay sitting at the dinner table. Peng + Hu’s Hirameki placemats (Thames & Hudson, RRP £9.95) provide just that. The tear-off pad comprises 36 placemats (four each of nine designs) featuring paint blots and blobs, just waiting to be transformed into creatures, vehicles, people, landscapes. Just draw what you… READ MORE

    Hirameki doodle placemats
  • Vintage vowel teaching cards in box

    Hot buy for all the word nerds and/or vintage lovers spotted at Magpie & Hen. It’s a set of vintage vowel teaching cards in original box. A beautiful set of flash cards that are categorised by vowels ‘a, e, i, o, u’. Inside the box is a clear tray that separates the different vowel sounds and each letter is printed on a… READ MORE

    Vintage vowel teaching cards in box


Hirameki doodle placemats


Wild & Gorgeous Dress Edit


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Cuddledry Baby & Me washbag