Valentine’s gift guide for mums & babies

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your family how much you love them. Spending time together, relaxing and having fun is one of life’s most treasured gifts.

Looking after babies and children often means romance is put on the back burner. Juggling family life, work, household chores and bills means quality romantic time is rarely scheduled into our busy days.

So with Valentine’s Day just around the corner let’s show our partners how much we appreciate them and spread some love.

Here are a few simple ideas on how to celebrate the special day for parents and babies.

Breakfast in bed hamper

1.) Have gourmet breakfast in bed – Can you even remember the last time you had a lazy, morning in bed? Nothing says “I Love You” like enjoying breakfast in bed.  This Forman & Field luxury hamper is the perfect start to Valentines Day for all tired mums looking for romance. Completely hassle free (even the box is disposable).  Indulge yourself with Forman Smoked Salmon, Peter’s Yard Crispbreads, Pear & Lemon Conserve, Paddy & Scott’s Coffee and a bottle of bubbly Chapel Down Brut – £44.95

JoJo Maman Bebe heart sleepsuit

2. Dress your baby for the day – Make your baby an instant Valentine’s heartthrob in this super cute embroidered pink heart sleepsuit from Jo Jo Maman Bebe. Guaranteed to make all babies look adorable covered head to toe in little pink hearts. Super soft, made of 100% cotton – £16. It also has a matching baby hat – £5. 


3. Make a traditional gesture – The whole family gets a present with this rose bouquet from GettingPersonal.  Columbian red roses for mum, a teddy bear for baby and a box of Lily O’Brien milk chocolate hearts for dad. You can write a unique love letter down the red ribbon and personalise a gift card inside – £36.99


scented candle by willow and honey4. Fragrance your home – Candles are always a thoughtful gift for mums to help them de-stress and pamper themselves. These beautiful Willow and Honey gift boxes contain three mini soy wax candles inspired by nature. Floral boxes include English Rose, Peony & Lily and Himalayan Cedar & Jasmine. Fruity boxes includes Sweet Orange & Chilli, French Pear & Freesia and Fig & Cassis. They smell amazing, perfect to kick start romance – £30.


Chocolate Fondue

5. Have a fun family fondue meal – This stylish Silver Mushroom Fondue Set is a great way to involve your children in a naughty but delicious family treat. We all know it wouldn’t be Valentines Day without chocolate and stacks of it! Grab strawberries, marshmallows, grapes, pineapple and tuck in together.  A great way to have family fun this Valentines, the messier the better. – £59.95

Do you have any Valentine’s gift suggestions? Or any ideas on making the day special? Let us know in the comments!

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About Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown is mum to three-year-old daughter Alannah and one-year-old son Barnaby. She was the showbiz editor at the Daily Star newspaper but now blogs at Jessica Loves . She is a freelance journalist who lives in Solihull and is on Twitter @_jessica_loves and Instagram @jessicalovesblog.