Friday finds 3/08/12

Friday again and time to wrap up another week of posts here on Great British family with our friday finds. We can’t believe it is a week already since the amazing opening ceremony of the olympic games which celebrated all that was great about Great Britain. We’ve got a few items for you inspired by yesterday nursery as well as articles related to pregnancy, newborns and older children. So if you have time between watching the olympics and your regular commitments, why not check out some of the links below. See you back here on Monday with another week of features.

1. Film buff babygrows, £18, Not on the high street (organic cotton baby grows in sizes from 6 months to 18 months, also available as t-shirts for older children and adults)

2.Glass fairytale toad stool door knob,£9, Shineon2 via etsy, UK handmade

3. Mothercare’s new nursery furniture range – puzzle, Modern and stylish design with educational features. The cot bed has spindles with different textures and some rotate making clinking sounds. Once it converts to a toddler bed there is a black board on one end.

4. Tummy time activity toy, £18.50, Mamas and Papas

5. Dinosaur cushion, £16.51, Two bird textiles via etsy, UK handmade

Looking for activities to keep the little ones entertained this summer – DIY pick up sticks

Mums spend more money on their children’s clothes than their own

Fashion for kids, great article especially if you do not want to dress your little ones in gender specific baby blue and pink

Advice for new mums – what do you really need to take out with you?

Breastfeeding? find tips here, find out the cost of breastfeeding  and read all about the big latch on here (taking place today and tomorrow)

Going to the olympic games? Find tips on how to save money here and tips on taking babies here.

Did anyone catch the new series on BBC2 this week? Midwives: Delivering under pressure (find it here on iplayer and catch the next episode Tuesday 9pm BBC2)

Just for fun – The 5 olympic challenges of pregnancy

Don’t forget we would love to hear your feedback on this weeks posts, either leave a comment on the blog, email us or interact with us on twitter on our facebook page.

We would also like to hear from you if you have a nursery or children’s bedroom worth sharing, if you are a photographer with a photo shoot you would like to share on the blog or if you are a UK designer/brand/handmade artist that has products aimed at families.


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