Category Archive: Featured

May 23

It Happened To Me: I’ve Been Judged For Not Wanting Babies

  Here, Louise, 38, tells Pink Parcel about her decision not to have children… “My mum was a childminder so I grew up in a house full of babies. A travel cot sat permanently in my bedroom for their daytime nap, I’d sit and eat breakfast with a toddler or two at the table, and …

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May 22

Hape Discovery Spaceship Review

My son has far too many toys so I try to resist doing reviews. Unfortunately I am a soft touch and when I see something amazing that I know he will love I cannot help myself. Which is how we came to review the Hape Discovery Spaceship. First of all, it has everything you expect …

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May 19

Frost Loves: Gender Neutral Baby Grows From Twisted Twee

Frost loves these gender neutral baby grows. They are not only gorgeous, but also super soft. The material feels divine: perfect for delicate baby skin. They are climate neutral ‘FairWear’ product made from 100% organic cotton. Twisted Twee are the leading UK producer of sustainable, carbon neutral, organic, fair trade, energy saving stuff and have a fireplace of awards …

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May 17

Business of Books: Jane Cable interviews designer and digital marketing specialist Aimee Coveney

BUSINESS OF BOOKS: BETTER BY DESIGN Jane Cable interviews designer and digital marketing specialist Aimee Coveney What is your book-related job or business? I started out by opening my own freelance design consultancy after finding my niche of working with industry professionals and directly with authors themselves. I am now co-founder of Bookollective and run …

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May 16

The Restory: To Be Fashion Thou Shalt Restore Not Replace

Our consumption of fashion is evolving. The throwaway days of ‘new season, new wardrobe’ seem to be numbered as we seek a more sustainable approach to all aspects of our lives, not just the fashionable ones. This evolution is fuelled for some by pragmatism, for others by altruism, but for the majority by a desire …

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May 15

Screening programme reduced life-threatening infection in newborn babies by over 80%

A leading London hospital dramatically reduced the rates of a life-threatening infection in newborn babies thanks to a simple screening test. New research published today from a pilot study[1] at Northwick Park Hospital reports that screening pregnant women for group B Strep (GBS) reduced the rate of these potentially deadly infections in their newborn babies by 83%. The …

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May 12

Humanitas Announces A New Season Of Diddy Rascals Fun

The Family Friendly Raves Return To Raise the Roof AND Raise Money for Family, Healthcare and Education   Big beats for tiny feet are back, as a new season of Diddy Rascals events are launched for 2017, with the exciting addition of Diddy Rascals Movies, and a festival. Launched in 2016 by former Ministry of Sound alumni and now …

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May 11

Funding Initiative aims to Provide all UK Neonatal Units With Personalised Video

Personalised video specialists, vCreate, today announce a new funding initiative aimed at ensuring that all 200 UK neonatal networks are equipped with personalised video by 2018. According to Bliss, the UK’s special care baby charity; over 90,000 babies are admitted to neonatal care in the UK because they have either been born prematurely, or full term …

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