6 cool toys to stimulate minds & inspire creativity

Research shows that there is tremendous value in learning through play. As parents we not only want to delight our little cherubs as they rip off the wrapping paper on Christmas morning, we also want to inspire them to be creative and help stimulate their brains. With that in mind, BritMums blog editor Roni Dutta…

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Christmas toys: TV’s Kirsty McCabe reveals her family wish list

Snow and ice aren’t the only things keeping weather presenter Kirsty McCabe busy this Christmas. With three little ones and a festive birthday in the family it’s time to get their wish list to Santa. Here she exclusively reveals to BritMums the toys that will be making an appearance under the tree this year.  It’s…

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Styling head doll: Parents and kids review I’m a Stylist toy #ad

Good hair day? That’s a question that anyone with the new I’m a Stylist styling head can enjoy. This is the styling head from the folks behind I’m a Girly, the Swiss fashion doll creators who are all about hip dolls for younger girls you can dress up in truly fashionable clothes (the new season…

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Do we need to rethink the word ‘girly’?

Is there such a thing as ‘too girly’?  That’s the question we were asking ourselves when some people took issue with the name of a Swiss fashion doll being launched in the UK, which we’re working with. The brand is called I’M A GIRLY. It’s this word ‘girly’ that’s triggered responses, rather than the dolls…

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Special Needs Round-up: Christmas gifts and tips

Happy Christmas to you all! Here’s a quick round-up of the festive season, from gifts, to crafts, tips, books and films in case you need a little last minute inspiration. Have fun! Crafts Joy at Pink Oddy has got us in the festive spirit whilst improving our fine motor skills with these Salt Dough Star Gift…

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