It’s a new year, so last month was a flurry of inspiration and new ideas buzzing about at Babyology HQ. We were right back into showing you the latest and greatest for your children – and you were right onto the hot new products and helpful tips, judging by our top five posts for January.
You went crazy for the fabulous new Bagrider from Mountain Buggy. It’s going to make your next family holiday with a toddler, well, a lot less crazy by switching the frantic airport scene to something more serene. It’s due to be released in the middle of the year.
The simple task of writing is a life skill that all children should master in their own way. We decided it’s time to get the kids to put down their devices, and help teach them why the pen is mightier than the screen with some great writing activities. Experts say just 15 minutes a day is all it takes for children to improve not only their handwriting, but reading, mental recall and hand/eye co-ordination.
From the classic, to the cutting-edge and everything in between, you’ve loved the hundreds of swoon-worthy products we’ve discovered to adorn your baby’s nursery. The top 10 nursery finds of the previous year were beauties indeed, so it’s no wonder our readers couldn’t get enough.
Styling the next generation, Plae shoes have been specifically engineered for little feet. Not only are they flexible, durable and supportive for growing feet, they are also proudly made with breathable, washable and eco-friendly materials. Sitting happily in our top five, these cool kicks will be helping kids stay on the front foot in the playground.
No room for human error and its perfect positioning saw the self-installing car seat from 4moms round out our top five – because it is nothing short of brilliant. The self-installing car seat base, combined with its very own app on your smart phone, automatically levels upon being latched into ISOFIX points, as well as pinpointing the perfect tension by tightening the latch straps. We want it and we want it now!
So for more must-haves – and to hear about it first – make sure you keep reading as our team bring you the best buys and best advice to help your family have a happy 2016.