May 14, 2019
When a new baby is on its way mothers are often inundated with thoughtful gifts for the little one, but what about mum? The magnificent woman who is putting all of her energy into bringing new life into the world.
Baby showers are notoriously gift heavy for the baby, but expecting mothers need just as much love and attention as the imminent newborn.
If you’re looking to buy a truly thoughtful gift that will make the expectant mother’s day, we’ve listed some alternative gift ideas that will make the new mum feel special.
Gift vouchers for a pregnancy photo shoot can be a wonderful way to mark the incredible experience of pregnancy.
Celebrating the miracle of her body and giving her something to treasure forever is a wonderful way to show the expecting mum what an experience it is, and how much her body has transformed to create this new life.
Many celebrities have marked their pregnancies with a portrait. From Demi Moore’s classic black and white shot to Beyonce’s flower crown Instagram post. Make the expectant mother feel like a goddess.
Mum-to-Be Spa Day
Carrying around a tiny human is hard work, so why not spoil your friend or relative with a mum-to-be spa day.
While the usual pampering can be quite limited due to the precautions that new mothers have to take, many luxury spas now create pregnancy packages to support mothers in relaxing and easing those aches and pains.
Besides, an experience of getting away from it all for a day can help the expecting mum come away feeling rejuvenated.
From a foot massage and a mani-pedi to floating in a warm pool surrounded by incense. Help the mum-to-be escape for a while and enjoy some peaceful time to herself before the newborn arrives.
If your friend or relative has just found out she’s expecting purchasing sessions of pregnancy yoga can be a practical gift that can support her throughout the pregnancy.
As pregnancy yoga is often a little more expensive than traditional yoga classes, this gift could be a real treat to the expecting mother and can help keep her health and wellbeing in top condition during the pregnancy.
Pregnancy yoga comes with many benefits, from easing aches and pains, as well as improving breathing and stamina during the birth itself.
Post Baby Makeover
While many people buy expecting mothers beauty or skincare products before the birth of the baby, getting a pamper session post-baby could support mum in getting back to feeling herself after the birth.
Whether you purchase vouchers from a local spa or salon, or take her for a girls day out, giving the new mum something to look forward to after she’s been through the trials of labour and weeks of sleepless nights could make her feel more human.
January 03, 2019
With the winter chill in the air and the perpetual greyness now here, it’s time to look at the winter trends that will take over our tiny tots wardrobe.
Whether you enjoy dressing them like the little dolls that they are, or transforming them into a mini you, there is a trend for every taste and style, so you can find them an outfit they won’t refuse to wear.
Despite the season, you’ll find a variety of children’s winter trends to help add some colour into their days.
December 11, 2018
If the festive season didn’t feel exciting and filled with wonder already, along comes your little one and gives you a fresh perspective on what the Christmas season truly means.
Making that first Christmas special can feel overwhelming, you want everything to be picture perfect but you know they’re not going to remember all the fuss.
Gift giving for your newborn is the easy part, after all, you want to spoil them. But we’ve listed below some thoughtful first Christmas presents that will last well beyond this Christmas and go on to be treasured keepsakes in their lives.
November 27, 2018
It’s true what they say - children are the ones that make Christmas special.
With festivities fast approaching, you may be getting overwhelmed in the planning of your baby’s first Christmas. And that’s completely understandable.
After all, as parents, we want to make it perfect for them and create memories that can be looked on in many years to come.
Although your little one will not remember their first Christmas, traditions are a great thing to begin to establish during Christmas, as they can continue year-after-year, and become something that your child cherishes about the festive season when they are older.
To help inspire you, we’ve listed some of the thoughtful traditions you can begin to help your baby’s first Christmas to be magical, in the hope they will last far longer than the real fir tree.
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