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When you’re pregnant, it’s only natural that your waking moments (and maybe your dreams, too!) are consumed by thoughts of tiny shoes and snuggly growsuits. But, before the little one arrives, it’s good to think ahead and make some initial preparations so you aren’t constantly playing catch-up once they arrive.

Mum’s reveal their top tips for expectant Mums

Mum’s reveal their top tips for expectant Mums

FRIDAYS CHILD 17/03/2014 0
When you’re pregnant, it’s only natural that your waking moments (and maybe your dreams, too!) are consumed by thoughts of tiny shoes and snuggly growsuits. But, before the little one arrives, it’s good to think ahead and make some initial preparations so you aren’t constantly playing catch-up once they arrive. It’s important that those first few months are relaxed and as enjoyable as possible for your new little family. This is not the time to stress about your to-do list!  As sent in by our fantastic panel of mums, here are the top tips for getting life in order before baby arrives.  1. Take...
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Elegant Pregnancy Photo Ideas

Elegant Pregnancy Photo Ideas

FRIDAYS CHILD 25/01/2014 0
I was pregnant at the same time as Kim Kardashian, and I still felt huge! I heard that during pregnancy some women feel beautiful, even like sex-goddesses. I certainly didn’t. Don’t get me wrong, I loved my huge round tummy. It was the swollen other bits and pieces that drove me to shower by candle-light. Well, here I am 6 months post- birth, back into my every-day human clothes, tummy is not what it once was but it will do, and I wonder what all the fuss was about. My fuss that is. I feel so sad that I wasn’t able to love my glorious temporary shell and capture it in all its glory in photogra...
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A Dynamic Cervix Good News Story

A Dynamic Cervix Good News Story

FRIDAYS CHILD 27/11/2013 2
Apologies for the delay in updating this blog for some time. I’ve just had a baby you see, and what I’m finding these days is that it really is a plausible excuse for just about any short coming! And justifiably so, apparently babies don’t just sleep all the time allowing you to get around to your chores!  Not something I’d normally write about given this blog is purely about celebrating the frivolous, but having just been through my first pregnancy,  I’ve spent the last 9 months as a slave to doctor Google. I don’t know what it is about pregnancy but suddenly you become the most cautious, hyp...
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Purebaby: Beautifully Organic

Purebaby: Beautifully Organic

FRIDAYS CHILD 17/09/2012 0
Organic, making the world a better place. We received such positive feedback on our last blog post about our most recent supplier, Pebble kids. It’s so wonderful to hear that our customers share our passion in trying, where possible, to make environmentally and socially conscious decisions about where they spend their money. With this in mind, I thought it would be appropriate to share a bit about Purebaby – supplier of the baby bibs, suits and baby booties used in our Friday’s Child baby hampers.  Purebaby are proud to use only organically grown and harvested cotton – they share an unwaveri...
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Mothers Day Reflection

Mothers Day Reflection

FRIDAYS CHILD 08/05/2012 1
 As we approach Mother’s Day and reflect on the precious bond between a Mother and her child,  we are reminded that there are families out there who are not as fortunate as we are.At Friday’s Child Baby Gifts my wish has always been to source unique, beautiful products that would in turn create special baby gifts that you would want to gift.  Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I could achieve this AND make a positive contribution to the world at the same time.We are so proud to be a new stockist of the Pebble brand. These beautiful baby toys are blankets are both organic and fair trade b...
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Top 5 Divinely Decorative Nursery Details

Top 5 Divinely Decorative Nursery Details

FRIDAYS CHILD 18/04/2012 0
We love imaginative little details that make a room individual and unique. The nursery is the one place where you can unleash your creativity and go to town with clever little details and touches (where the hubby doesn’t have a say) and design a bright and beautiful space for the gorgeous little baby you’ve been waiting for. These are our top 5 nursery decorating ideas: Nursery Idea no. 1 – Recycled EleganceIf you're not the IKEA type and you're looking for something vintage and romantic. Upcycling a vintage piece of furniture could just be for you. I'm not particularly 'handy' as such, but I ...
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When Pink or Blue Just Won’t Do

When Pink or Blue Just Won’t Do

FRIDAYS CHILD 12/04/2012 0
Gone are the days of a safe white or pale lemon for a surprise sex baby! Today we’re feeling so inspired and excited by all the amazingly creative people out there showing us colour combos that we’d have never dreamed of. These pictures prove that a nursery doesn’t have to be the place where style stops – as a matter of fact – we reckon it can actually be quite the feature room.The nursery is the place where you’ll spend the most of amount of time in those early years, so you want to surround yourself in a beautiful space that will bring you pleasure…no matter what time of day or night.Our top...
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When My Baby Sleeps

When My Baby Sleeps

FRIDAYS CHILD 02/04/2012 1
It’s instances like these that I find myself absolutely mesmerised, not to mention crazy jealous, of how imaginative some people are. ‘When my baby sleeps’ is a captivating picture book by mum Adele Enerson that she created as she imagined the dreams of her new born baby Mila.    Throughout the book we’re transported on an imaginative journey through the irresistible dreamscapes of Mila as a butterfly, book worm, mermaid and astronaut. Adele actually set up these scenes around Mila as she slept to photograph them for the book!    The creativity and uniqueness of this book truly inspired me tod...
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We love pretty things

We love pretty things

FRIDAYS CHILD 25/03/2012 0
“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful” – William Moriss    Beautiful things make me happy – it doesn’t need to be anything fancy or expensive, just something, a little interesting detail that catches the eye and gives a moment of inspiration. Life just seems to get busier, corners get cut, and I feel like there’s so little time left to indulge ourselves in those unimportant, frivolous things that give us pleasure simply by being beautiful or fanciful. I think we all need a little corner of the world to escape to, a space to surround ourselves...
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Welcome to Friday’s Child Baby Gifts

Welcome to Friday’s Child Baby Gifts

FRIDAYS CHILD 25/03/2012 0
I am a Friday’s Child. I was born on Good Friday and Friday is my absolute favourite day of the week. I used to wish every day was Friday until I realised that, unfortunately, you couldn’t have that ‘Friday feeling’ without having had experienced a Monday.    As the old rhyme goes…Friday’s Child is loving and giving…so, we thought it made a cute name for a baby gifting company.This is me at 2 years 8 months old with my most treasured possessions – an umbrella and my hatbox. At the time, I bet even If you’d offered me all the ‘paper money’ in the world in exchange for these two items, I wouldn’...
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