Real Talk Blog

24/11/2020
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OUR NEWBORN SLEEP SECRETS (SHHHH!)

When any new parent brings baby home for the first time, it’s natural to feel nervous. You can read all of the books in the world, but there’s nothing quite like living it for yourself – magical, unknown, filled with joy and exhausting – often all at the same time. Sleep (or lack of) is a topic on every new parent’s mind, which makes choosing the right sleeping arrangements for you and your family, one of the most important early decisions. Remember that this is your individual experience to shape... Read More

16/11/2020
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Top 2020 Christmas gifts for baby

Thanks to COVID-19, Christmas is going to be a little different for all of us this year.  Living through a global pandemic (well done to us) we’ve all realised just how important it is to cherish our nearest and dearest, show them how much we care and create special moments at home. If there’s an amazing new parent or baby in your life and you want to give them the best Christmas present this year, then you’ve come to the right place. With 40 years of experience under our festive... Read More

15/10/2020
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HALLOWEEN WEANING FUN

Feeding children can be a bit of a challenge at times especially if children are going through a fussy eating stage. One of the things that helped my children, was to make food fun and exciting. As adults we are very guilty of repetitive meals and I know how easy it is to fall into that cycle especially given the time challenges that many of us face. I want to share some really easy ways you can create fun food for your children without it taking up loads of extra... Read More

10/09/2020
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10 Baby Travel Bag Essentials

When you are expecting, you suddenly have a very long list of things you are going to need. It is pretty crazy the amount that is needed for such a tiny human being, but you will soon find yourself getting prepared and buying all the essentials. So I am here to help you tick off your list all those things that are handy, which firstly starts with a decent travel change bag and essential extras. I haven’t even used this bag yet, and I am already so impressed. If I... Read More

18/08/2020
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Why should I use UV sterilisation for my baby’s bottles?

The sterilising of baby feeding equipment and accessories is one of the most important, and time consuming, tasks for parents to undertake. As we move through difficult times together, parents have arguably become more aware of the importance of sterilising baby equipment. Traditionally, sterilising is carried out using water; either by creating steam through electric or microwave heating, or by popping sterilising tablets in cold water and leaving overnight. It’s typically a complex and time-consuming procedure. Sterilising before every feed and then of course drying and cooling them takes time... Read More

18/06/2020
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WHICH TYPE OF STERILISER SHOULD I USE?

If there’s one baby item I couldn’t be without it’s a steriliser. It’s so important to keep baby items such as Bottles, Dummies, Breast Feeding Equipment and Teething Rings sterile. The Nuby Electric SteriDryer is absolutely one of my favourite sterilisers. Gone are the days I burn myself on water when getting the bottles out as this steriliser actually dries bottles too. I remember when my eldest was a baby and in those rush moments when he needed feeding I would just pop my hand in to get the bottles... Read More

18/06/2020
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PREPARING TO BECOME A MUM OF TWO AFTER LOSS

Around a year and a half ago, just before Ollie was 1, my partner and I decided we were ready to try for another bundle of love. I got pregnant with Ollie pretty quickly but this time it took almost 6 months. I think when you actively try it usually takes that little bit longer. At around 8 weeks pregnant we were told our baby wasn’t in the right place and unfortunately I was suffering an ectopic pregnancy which resulted in emergency surgery. The pain and suffering and felt was... Read More

21/05/2020
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MY BABY BEST BUYS…

WE’RE HAVING ANOTHER BABY! I cannot believe that in our last Nuby Blog, which was in January, I spoke about us having another baby in the future if we were lucky enough and little did we know, I was already carrying baby number two! This is a super exciting time for us and we cannot wait to see our little Hugo, just turned two, become a big brother.  New baby, means all things new right? I feel confident this time around what to not waste our money on and what... Read More

30/04/2020
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INTRODUCING SPICES TO BABIES & TODDLERS

Baby and toddler food shouldn’t be bland! Experimenting with a range of spices can help to expand their palettes and cultivate adventurous eaters who enjoy a range of flavours, textures and are excited by food! Introducing bold flavours early on is essential as babies receptiveness to new tastes narrows as they get older. Broadening their palettes at a young age will hopefully result in appreciation of wholesome, unprocessed and flavoursome food. Furthermore, as salt should be avoided for under 1’s adding spices is a fantastic way to add flavour. Did... Read More