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4 tips for buying your first stroller from Toby & Roo :: daily inspiration for stylish parents and their kids.

Buying a stroller when you have been used to a big travel system can be mind boggling! It’s one of the few things that people really struggle with when Baby & Toddler shopping!

When I was working in retail selling pushchairs and strollers we had a few questions that helped people out, and helped us… Continue reading

Five ways to involve your children in your pregnancy via Toby & Roo :: daily inspiration for stylish parents and their kids.

This is one of my most amusing pictures from this pregnancy… I was innocently bouncing on my ball when I was invaded!

Being pregnant is a wonderful, sometimes challenging, time. To know that you have this new life growing inside you is something that you can’t explain or comprehend until you have been through it.… Continue reading

8 lies about inducing labour via Toby & Roo :: daily inspiration for stylish parents and their kids.

This is one of my favourite pregnancy memes – I just love it. It epitomises how I feel, huge and grumpy!

Recently all I am hearing is ‘Oooh when is baby due? Oh try *insert random bullshit here* to bring on labour*’ or similar and it is something that really bugs me.

I have two children already, one of which is old enough to be a bit unsettled about his impending sister, despite being extremely excited, neither of which seem to sleep in their own beds for a significant period of time each night and both of which view their days as an opportunity to see who can send the other into the biggest fit of hysteria. I’ll give you a hint, neither of them manage to go as crazy as I do. So I am doing all that is humanly possible to encourage my little bundle of joy to get a shift on into the world as soon as she is ready, predominantly for a good rest on the maternity ward!

I thought I would put together a little list of the most common suggestions of how to induce labour and explain the reasons they are TOTAL rubbish. For fun. Continue reading

This is the Hot Milk moments nursing bra, its ideal for day to day, still attractive enough that you aren't being made to feel like a frump just because you've had a baby!

This is the Hot Milk moments nursing bra, its ideal for day to day, still attractive enough that you aren’t being made to feel like a frump just because you’ve had a baby!

Recently I wrote a post about fitting yourself for a maternity bra (you can read it here, its very useful!) and… Continue reading

Toby has a Maxi-cosi tobi car seat, one of the safest belted car seats, and impossible to buckle crunch!

Toby has a Maxi-cosi tobi car seat, one of the safest belted car seats, and impossible to buckle crunch!

Did you know that around 80% of car seats are fitted wrong or not suitable for the car they are in?

Well, one of my biggest parenting niggles is car seats. I just don’t understand why… Continue reading

The bugaboo cameleon was my pushchair of choice when I had Reuben.

The bugaboo cameleon was my pushchair of choice when I had Reuben.

It is a bit of a minefield when it comes to shopping for a first pushchair for your ever growing bump, and I know a lot of people are doing this at the moment with all the fantastic offers that are going on… Continue reading

Reuben holding his jars when he had just moved his last marble across and knew he was going to get Mack!

Reuben holding his jars when he had just moved his last marble across and knew he was going to get Mack!

When I first started potty training Roo I was filled with dread at the thought of how difficult it was going to be! Fortunately, I was given a lot of advice by his brilliant… Continue reading

Tips for buying your first infant car seat via Toby & Roo :: daily inspiration for stylish parents and their kids.

Buying your first car seat can be mega scary – here’s a few tips that you need to read.

Buying your first car seat can be a minefield.

There is so much choice and the prices range so vastly that it can be overwhelming and a real challenge. Your friends will all have different ideas,… Continue reading