Why Every Child Should Learn How to Knit

Why Every Child Should Learn How to Knit

26 April, 2017

"This is my Knitting Auntie."  

That's how my eight year old nephew proudly introduced me to his friends recently. He's almost right.  I'm his Great Auntie and knitting is my superpower.

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The best easy egg activities for kids this Easter

The best easy egg activities for kids this Easter

11 April, 2017

Let's face it, being an auntie is all about making and giving treats at this time of year.

I want to show you three fun things you can do with just one box of eggs.

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How to be the favourite auntie when you live far away

How to be the favourite auntie when you live far away

05 April, 2017

Here are some ideas you might find helpful for keeping up with your nieces / nephews / grandchildren if you are not able to see them as often as you would like either

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5 reasons your baby gift is focused on the wrong sibling

5 reasons your baby gift is focused on the wrong sibling

22 March, 2017

A new baby in the family can feel unsettling for an older sibling.  Used to being the centre of their parents' universe, suddenly they find themselves having to share their space, and fight for attention from mum and dad.  Here are five great reasons to buy an older sibling gift when a new baby is born.

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Five questions to ask a child’s parents before you buy a gift

Five questions to ask a child’s parents before you buy a gift

10 March, 2017

Just asking a few simple questions can help you to get the right gift for your nephews and nieces, making you the popular aunt / uncle you want to be!

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How to buy the perfect gift for a five year old

How to buy the perfect gift for a five year old

07 March, 2017

By this age children tend to really know what they want and like.  In theory this should make them easier to buy for, right?  But of course, if you buy them exactly what they say they want, there is a high chance someone else will have got them the same gift too.

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How to buy the perfect gift for a four year old

How to buy the perfect gift for a four year old

01 March, 2017

Four is a big year of change. New skills and abilities are still developing at an astonishing rate, but the days when he/she was just a toddler are long gone. 

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How to buy the perfect gift for a three year old

How to buy the perfect gift for a three year old

22 February, 2017

No idea what to buy for that three year old?  Check out this handy guide all about three year olds.  What they can do, what they want to do, and what gift you should buy for them!

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How to buy the perfect gift for a two year old

How to buy the perfect gift for a two year old

15 February, 2017

If you don't have little kids of your own, the chances are you don't really know where to start with finding a gift that you know will go down well.  

Luckily, I have spent a lot of time since we started Be So Baby asking everyone I know about what sort of things work for their kids, and have also researched more blogs and parenting magazines than any normal auntie.

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4 Current Trends in Kids' Gifts

4 Current Trends in Kids' Gifts

02 February, 2017

Alongside word-of-mouth, visiting markets and trade shows, and having a nosy through toy shops and local markets whenever we travel, we also like to do a round-up of Christmas Gift Guides each year.  We look through lists from newspapers, magazines and blogs to see what is new and different and what might be interesting for us to follow-up.  

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It's here at last... NEW BABY BOX!

It's here at last... NEW BABY BOX!

22 November, 2016

We are really excited to introduce our latest box.  With products that are beautiful, useful and memorable, this is the perfect gift for anyone you know who is having / has recently had a new baby.

This box includes our very own Be So Babygrow, which as regular blog readers will know, we are incredibly excited about.  We have chosen to offer these in two sizes, neither of which is newborn.. are we mad?  We don't think so!  

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New Mini Baby GiftBox Launch!

New Mini Baby GiftBox Launch!

21 November, 2016

We're so excited to announce that our mini baby box has gone live on the website!

Dreary winter weather has rendered me incapable of taking any photos that do our products justice at all - but take my word for it, new parents will love receiving this gift!

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