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The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

12 June, 2024

Here’s a quick round-up of our new discoveries in the parenting world this week.


Top Creative Toys To Set Imaginations Free This Summer

3 June, 2024

Set imaginations free with this great selection of creative toys.


Family-Friendly Festivals To Book This Summer Hols

17 May, 2024

The hottest tickets around! We’ve got the low-down on all the best family friendly festivals this summer.


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

15 May, 2024

Here’s a quick round-up of our new discoveries in the parenting world this week.


Top 10 Easter Treats To Make With The Kids

27 March, 2024

Ten of the most delicious recipes to bake with the kids this Easter holidays.


Easter Extravaganza: Top 8 Egg Hunts In London You Can’t Miss!

The Easter holidays have arrived! If you’re busy planning things to do, why not book an Easter Egg Hunt in London and beyond? We’ve More


Non-Chocolate Easter Gift Ideas For Kids

19 March, 2024

Year on year it seems that mums are busy looking for alternatives to the classic chocolate go-to egg, so we’ve lent a helping hand and pulled together some fantastic ideas for alternative Easter gifts.


Easter Crafts, Arts And Activities To Keep The Kids Amused

18 March, 2024

Celebrate the Easter holidays with the kids with this gorgeous selection of craft and activity kits.


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

13 March, 2024

Jam-packed full of our latest discoveries, here are the new products the My Baba team are loving this week.


Best Summer Camps And Clubs For London Kids To Book NOW

We’ve pulled together a list of recommended summer camps and clubs to keep your kids amused during the summer holidays. 


Alpine Elegance: A Review Of Four Seasons, Megève

27 February, 2024

Kate Freud, and her husband Jack visit the Four Seasons, Megève for an alpine adventure with their three children, Jago, Georgia and Willow.


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

7 February, 2024

Jam-packed full of our latest discoveries, here are the new products the My Baba team are loving this week.


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

31 January, 2024

We’re talking about the hottest new products and services in parenting, beauty, fashion, the coolest new toys, and the hottest happenings in town!


TRENDING: A Guide To The Best Selling Kids Toys This Christmas

23 November, 2023

If you’re searching for the best toys for Christmas, you’ve just found the hottest list for 2022.


16 Brilliant Subscription Boxes For The Kids This Christmas

10 November, 2023

If you’re looking to get the kids offline this Christmas, why not consider investing in a subscription box for kids?


18 Of The Best Baby Friendly Cafes In London

17 October, 2023

Wondering where to go in the capital? Check out My Baba’s 2023 updated guide to the best baby friendly cafes in London.


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

10 October, 2023

We’re talking about the hottest new products and services in parenting, beauty, fashion, the coolest new toys, and the hottest happenings in town!


Nanny Anita’s Loo Roll Unicorn Marionette

17 September, 2023

YC has taken it upon herself to bring me every finished loo roll that she finds, as a result have an incredible large collection More


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

16 August, 2023

We bring you the latest discoveries in the parenting world in this week’s My Baba Measure. Find out what’s hot inside…


Are Your Kids Reaching For Their Screens This Summer? Expert Guidelines For Ages 2-17

8 August, 2023

The experts at OutdoorToys have to put together a guide on UK screen time recommendations by age, taking into consideration the risks of excessive time spent on electronic devices per day. 


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

26 July, 2023

Check out our latest discoveries in the wonderful world of parenting.


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

19 July, 2023

We bring you the latest discoveries in the parenting world in this week’s My Baba Measure. Find out what’s hot inside…


Budget-Friendly Ways To Keep The Kids Entertained This Summer!

17 July, 2023

The experts at OutdoorToys have come up with a whole host of budget-friendly activities to keep your kids entertained this summer!


Keep The Kids Happy: Europe’s Top 10 Kids’ Clubs For An Unforgettable Family Holiday

26 June, 2023

Check out F&P’s recommendations for the best kids’ clubs in Europe, so you can strike that all-important balance between family bonding and personal downtime. 


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

7 June, 2023

Excitingly Delicious New Snacks, Organix Leading children’s food brand Organix has launched THREE excitingly delicious new snacks for little ones – expected to cause More


60+ Summer Crafts, Games And Activities To Do With The Kids

31 May, 2023

I’ve rounded up all my favourite summer crafts and activities so that you wont hear you’re little ones say they’re bored all summer long.


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

18 May, 2023

Here’s a quick round-up of our new discoveries in the parenting world this week.


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

26 April, 2023

We bring you the latest discoveries in the parenting world in this week’s My Baba Measure. Find out what’s hot inside…


Paper Plate Threaded Hearts

13 February, 2023

Time to get started on some Valentines crafts. Our first one of the year, paper plate threaded hearts, is a nice simple, but sweet More


The Measure: What’s Hot For Parents & Kids

25 January, 2023

Wondering what’s hot? Look no further. Check out the latest discoveries by the team at My Baba.


10 Luxury Family Resorts And Destinations For Your 2023 Family Holiday

16 January, 2023

If you’re looking for the best luxury family holidays to book this year or next, you’ve come to the right place. Luxury hotels and More


13 London Art Classes For Kids 2023

1 January, 2023

Arts and crafts classes are a fantastic way for the kids to explore their creative talents, get messy outside of the house, and take some time off from using iPads and other gadgets.


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot

7 December, 2022

Jam-packed full of our latest discoveries, here are the new products and services the My Baba team are loving this week.


Gemma Atkinson On Tackling Mum Guilt, Christmas Traditions And Wrapping Up Toys For Charity

22 November, 2022

Actress, radio presenter and celebrity mum Gemma Atkinson has teamed up with her three-year-old daughter, Mia, to help support Family Action’s annual Christmas campaign, Make Theirs Magic.


Hogwarts Noughts and Crosses Busy Bag

21 November, 2022

Yes, I know noughts and crosses can be played with just a pencil and paper, but it is still fun to make up a More


Nanny Anita’s Ghost Leaves & Hanging Bats

4 October, 2022

Here are two great Halloween arts and crafts posts, perfect for half term. Make sure you follow my Halloween board on Pinterest for more More


Autumn Watercolour Painting

21 September, 2022

Although there are many things wrong with social media, one thing I do love is that there are tutorials on how to do just More


5 Awesome Disney Crafts To Do While Listening To Your Toniebox

28 July, 2022

We challenged our resident craft expert Nanny Anita to come up with five fun things to bake, make and do, all while listening to our top five Disney Tonies.


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot

22 June, 2022

Wondering what’s hot? Look no further. Check out the latest discoveries by the team at My Baba.


10 Jubilee Events In London For The Whole Family

17 May, 2022

What’s on in London: A round-up of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations happening across the capital.


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot

13 April, 2022

Here’s a quick round-up of our new discoveries in the parenting world this week.


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot

30 March, 2022

A collection of new finds this week from the wonderful world of parenting.


Mini Felt Hearts for Mother’s Day

25 March, 2022

The other week my boss came into the playroom while BB and I were doing an Easter craft and she commented that after 9 More


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot

16 March, 2022

Check out our latest discoveries in the wonderful world of parenting.


Which Tonie Character Will You Be On World Book Day?

24 February, 2022

Here’s our guide to the best audiobook characters as well our recommendations on where to find your perfect costume for World Book Day.


A Toy Zip Wire

12 January, 2022

The other day while coming home from school pick up, BB was talking about an arts and crafts he wanted to do on my More


Great Children’s Books For Reluctant Readers This Christmas Season

14 December, 2021

Our suggestions feature brilliant artwork, accessible lengths, fun activities and specific dyslexia-friendly titles to help make reading fun again.


10+ Tips For A Very Merry And Bright (AND Stress-Free) Christmas

29 November, 2021

We’ve been busy curating gift guides galore this past few weeks, but without further ado, here are our 10+ expert tips for a brilliant family Christmas.


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

18 November, 2021

Jam-packed full of our latest discoveries, here are the new products and services the My Baba team are loving this week.


How To Make An Animal Seed Collage

27 September, 2021

Autumn always feels like a good time to make animal seed collages, obviously you can make them at any time, but it feels like More


Pressed Flower Cookies

20 September, 2021

One thing that YC and I love to do during the spring and summer is to pick flowers and leaves, then press them.  Generally, More


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

15 September, 2021

We bring you the latest discoveries in the parenting world in this week’s My Baba Measure. Find out what’s hot inside…


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

9 September, 2021

Jam-packed full of our latest discoveries, here are the new products and services the My Baba team are loving this week.


Multicoloured Fishtail Friendship Bracelet

25 August, 2021

It is summertime, which means that it is friendship bracelet making time!  At the beginning of the holidays EC and I were cleaning up More


Acrylic Sun Print T-Shirts

11 August, 2021

Have you ever done sun printing?  We have done it with sugar paper in the past, this time however, we have been making some More


How To Make A Sea Glass Wind Chime

4 August, 2021

Over the summer we went to the coast for a week. One of our favourite past times (especially for YC and myself) was to More


Laura Brand’s Peter Rabbit Nature Crafts + Tips For Exploring The Great Outdoors

22 July, 2021

Laura Brand is on hand with Peter Rabbit inspired nature crafts and her top tips on enjoying nature and the great outdoors with the kids.


Ten Easy Rituals For Healthy Social Emotional Development

17 May, 2021

Ten ideas of how to get some social/emotional learning into your everyday routine


GLTC’s Sustainable Wooden Toys For A Better Planet

22 April, 2021

Great Little Trading Company is leading the way when it comes to sustainable wooden toys and wooden alternatives to single-use products for kids.


Parental Control Episode 12: How To Craft Whether You’re 1 Or 100 With Nanny Anita And Maggy Woodley

9 April, 2021

This episode is about crafting, experiments and having fun with kids of all ages. We talk about fine motor skills and educational aspects to crafting and everything in between.


Positive and Negative Easter Pictures

3 March, 2021

For one of our Halloween crafts, we made some positive and negative pictures.  They turned out so nicely, we made some positive and negative More


Fun Family Lockdown Activities & Toys For Half Term

12 February, 2021

Check out this round-up of family lockdown activities for half term. Watch this space, the list of things to do is growing!


Awesome Activities To Keep The Kids Entertained During Lockdown 3.0

13 January, 2021

Get stuck into a selection of family-fun activities from fort building to scavenger hunts that will guarantee to keep your kids covered this lockdown.


Owl Pine Cone Decorations

22 December, 2020

Make sure that you follow my Christmas board on Pinterest for more ideas, and don’t forget to save the pin for later. Last year More


Colour mixing using kitchen towels

25 November, 2020

Make sure you follow my craft and activity boards on Pinterest for more ideas. Early in the year YC and I were tie-dyeing Easter eggs (yes this is More


Salt Painting

27 September, 2020

Make sure you follow our craft board on Pinterest for more ideas, and don’t forget to pin the Pin at the bottom of the More


Make Your Own Worry Dolls

7 September, 2020

Worry Dolls come from Guatemala and were created as a remedy for worrying. According to Mayan legends, when someone is kept awake worrying, they More


Tape Painting with Kids

1 September, 2020

Make sure that you follow our craft board on Pinterest for more ideas, and don’t forget to pin the Pin at the bottom of More


How To Sew a Simple Teddy

23 August, 2020

Make sure you follow our craft board on Pinterest for more ideas, and don’t forget to pin the Pin at the bottom of the More


Pet Rocks: The Easiest Pets To Look After

20 August, 2020

Make sure you follow our crafts board on Pinterest for more ideas, and don’t forget to pin the Pin at the bottom of the More


Painted Autumn Leaves

19 August, 2020

 Make sure you follow my craft board on Pinterest, and don’t forget to pin the Pin at the bottom. This craft was totally done More


Sand Mandalas For Kids

16 August, 2020

We decided to create some sand mandalas on a very grey and wet summer’s day as a way of adding a little brightness and More


3D Autumn Tree Craft

14 August, 2020

This year’s autumn tree craft was a little different from are previous years ones (which you can find here and here). It was originally More


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

11 June, 2020

This week’s discoveries include some very important dates for your diary, new shop openings, and a couple of fantastic subscription services. 


Best New Children’s Books To Read During Lockdown

21 April, 2020

If you’re bored of reading the same books at bedtime, fear not! BookTrust is on hand with this fabulous collection of new children’s books. Grouped by age for ease of browsing!


Shop The Coolest Denim For Kids This Summer

17 April, 2020

Let your little one dazzle in denim this summer! Denim is the fabric that never goes out of fashion and we have pulled together some our favourites pieces from this season for you, available to shop now. 


How To Maintain Your Calm With The Family At Home (For The Foreseeable Future!)

31 March, 2020

This is an unsettling time so it’s important to explain to your child what the plan is, that being at home might be tough at times but that you’re also all going to have a lot of fun.


Six Ideas To Survive – Nope, ENJOY Isolation With Your Kids

30 March, 2020

This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy time together and really share wonderful experiences that will benefit not only your child’s developmental progress but also create many happy memories for you as a parent.


The Best Guide To Online Resources For Kids During Lockdown

24 March, 2020

Perhaps the most important thing underlying all of these points and for homeschooling is the emphasis on rewarding your children, the same as they would receive in school.


Expert Advice On Homeschooling Your Children

20 March, 2020

Educating a child at home is actually quite straightforward, provided two basic principles are followed…


Keep Little Kids Entertained: Learning Through Imaginary Play

19 March, 2020

Imaginary play gives kids the chance to experiment and identify with the adult world around them, and it’s also really important for cognitive and social skills. Imaginary play is always a great solution for boredom and can keep kids of all ages amused for hours.


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

From the latest LEGO toys and toilet roll alternatives to fantastic new sustainable packaging from Mama Mio, here is a list of the products the team at My Baba are loving this week.


How To Boost The Creativity Inside Every Child

18 March, 2020

Most schools and nurseries recognise that arts and creativity have a great effect on all areas of child development. Here are our top tips on to help you unleash your creative child in the comfort of your own home!


Super-Fun Scientific Experiments To Entertain Kids In Lockdown

Solar Cookie Oven Scientific Principle: Solar Energy Time required: 1 hour Introduction: Usually, ovens are powered using electricity or gas. This experiment uses the More


Posy of Paper Flowers For Mothering Sunday

1 March, 2020

For this years Mothering Sunday gift I thought I would go back to the tradition of giving flowers. At my church we always get More


Things To Do With The Kids This Half Term

5 February, 2020

The countdown to February half-term has officially begun! Check out the best family-friendly events happening in London and beyond. 


3 Simple Friendship Bracelets

22 January, 2020

This brings back so many memories. I first started making them when I was a camper at Camp Beaumont. Just simple friendship bracelets, mainly More


The 10 Best Things To Do This October Half Term

21 October, 2019

From rebuilding the city with LEGO bricks to half-term Halloween raves, here are the best ways to spend the October holiday with your children.


Crafts & Activities

10 October, 2019

Meet Nanny Anita Nanny Anita is our resident Super Nanny. Having trained at the famous Norland College, in Bath, she has over 15 years’ More


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

From boho maternity wear and supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month to Sharky & George in the sunshine and potty training essentials, here’s what the More


Review: Boomtown Festival – ‘An Incredible Immersive Experience For The Whole Family’

27 August, 2019

Forget the outside world for a weekend and immerse yourself in the Boomtown experience. With eight districts to explore and over 100 artists on More


How To Host The Ultimate (Baby-Friendly!) Family Picnic

31 July, 2019

Picnics are one of the easiest (and most inexpensive) ways to get everyone outside enjoying the summer weather and spending some quality family time together.


Water Gun Painting

Summertime is the perfect time to take the arts and crafts outside. We have been having lots of fun with this water gun painting More


Top 15 Arts and Crafts Sets for Kids This Summer

18 July, 2019

Get crafty! There’s so much here to keep the kids busy this summer holiday. With prices starting at just £4.99 there’s something for every budget too.


13 Best Ways To Entertain The Kids In London This Summer

15 July, 2019

School’s (almost) out! Here are the best things to book around the city this summer break.


Celebrate The Release of The Lion King Movie with This Roar-some Merch!

To celebrate the release of the upcoming American drama directed by Jon Favreau, we have compiled a list of some fantastic lion-themed products.


How to Create Shade in Your Garden and Protect Your Kids from the Sun

25 June, 2019

Online Horticultural Expert Nicky Roeber is here to tell you how you can create some much-needed shade in your garden this summer.


Lots Of Lovely Art! Reviewing The Art Subscription Box For Little Picassos

4 June, 2019

When two boxes of art supplies arrived from Lots of Lovely Art, we couldn’t wait to get stuck in. Here’s our verdict on the art subscription.


Parental Control – The My Baba Podcast

13 May, 2019

Parental Control is a monthly parenting and lifestyle podcast created by My Baba and hosted by the website’s founder Leonora Bamford. The first episode More


14 Cool Kids’ Storage Solutions For Small Spaces

1 May, 2019

It’s time to invest in some storage solutions to keep your place clutter-free and kid-friendly.


Children’s Bedtime Stories Perfect for Spring Reading

11 April, 2019

Our recommendations for the best bedtimes stories to read to your child this spring.


BOOK NOW! Easter Holiday Big Kids’ Camps at Maggie & Rose

4 April, 2019

Make the most of the Easter holidays by booking your child a place at a Maggie & Rose Big Kids’ Camp in Chiswick and Kensington. Day camps designed for children aged 3 years plus.


My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

20 March, 2019

From 100% biodegradable wipes and yummy sugar-free treats to stress-free kids’ style and an alternative Mother’s Day gift, here’s what the My Baba team are loving this week.


Unmissable Events In London This March

28 February, 2019

From theatre shows and family raves to science shows and storytime in Kew Gardens, we’ve got March in London covered.


Easy-to-Make Marbled Hearts Valentine’s Day Cards

10 February, 2019

One of the final Valentine’s crafts I wanted to do with the little ones was to make marbled heart gift tags for some special More


22 Valentine’s Crafts and Activities

9 February, 2019

Here are all my Valentine’s crafts and activities in one place for you: Crafts Marbled hearts Melted crayon hearts Heart pattern pictures Paper plate More


Get Festive at Maggie & Rose’s Big Kids’ Camps This Christmas!

29 November, 2018

London’s favourite family members’ club and nursery Maggie & Rose are back with their Big Kids’ Camps this holiday season.


The My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

23 November, 2018

From Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland and Maitre Choux’s new opening to getting crafty with Nanny Anita and knitting kits from Stitch & Story, here’s what the My Baba team are loving this week.


Rainbow Paper Plate Craft

21 November, 2018

You will need: paper plates paint and ribbon for each colour double sided sticky tape


Make Your Own Mickey Mouse Puppets with Printable Download

14 November, 2018

For my youngest charge’s birthday party we did a Minnie Mouse theme and rather than have one entertainer come, we had a few stations More


My Baba Magazine September

20 September, 2018

This season’s magazine is a brilliant mix of all the things we’re loving this month, some helpful nursery design advice, our Christmas top toy predictions and an interview with ex-Girls Aloud star Kimberley Walsh. 


The Latest Arts and Crafts, Books and Learning Games for Kids

17 September, 2018

Check out this fabulous collection of the latest books, learning games and arts and crafts for kids. What are you waiting for? Time to get crafty!


The Coolest Things To Do This July

10 July, 2018

We’ve well and truly hit summertime. Festival season is in full swing, the summer holidays have hit (or just about!) and we can’t wait to get out and about. Here’s how to make the most of London and beyond this month.


How Common People Kicked Off The Family Festival Season In Style

5 June, 2018

Oxford’s Common People was a fantastic weekend filled with music, activities, street food, acrobatics and much more!


The Coolest Things To Book This June

4 June, 2018

Let’s get you and your family out and about in London and beyond on the lead up to the long summer break.


The Cambridge Club: The Perfect Treat for Father’s Day

31 May, 2018

If you’re looking for something extra special to do with the family this Father’s Day then look no further. The Cambridge Club’s music and food festival is set to take place at Haggis Farm in the heart of picturesque Cambridge on Sunday 17th June. 


The Coolest Things To Do In London & Beyond This Half Term

25 May, 2018

This half term is filled with family festivals, as well as fun days out around London and plenty of arts and crafts opportunities to get creative and make something special.


Love Rocks: Spreading the Love this Valentine’s

14 February, 2018

Instead of giving Valentine’s gift this year (we did make Cupid’s arrow cards) we have decided to spread the love a little further this More


Family Sunday Lunch: The Sipping Room Review

7 February, 2018

Swallowing up the 5pm office crowd throughout the week, the Canary Wharf bar-resto opens its doors to everyone throughout the day and across the weekend.


10 Tips for Throwing a Children’s Summer Garden Party

3 July, 2017

I’m always thinking about good ideas for children’s birthday parties, and Kasimira always come to the rescue with brilliant themes and ideas. They’ve set More


Children’s Art Week: Nanny Anita’s Top 15 Arts And Crafts Posts

14 June, 2017

We recall some of Nanny Anita’s best arts and crafts posts for Children’s Art Week 2017


15 Great Kids Crafts to Celebrate Children’s Art Week

10 June, 2017

It’s Children’s art week, and what better way to celebrate than getting crafty at home with the kids. We have compiled a list of some More


Hama Bead Heart Mobile for The Most Romantic Day of The Year

14 February, 2017

I loved Hama (or fuse) beads when I was younger. I spent hours making designs, finding the colours and carefully placing them onto the More


Nanny Anita

5 May, 2015

Meet Nanny Anita Nanny Anita is our resident Super Nanny. Having trained at the famous Norland College in Bath, she has over 15 years’ More