“Nice To Meet You” is a collective project by New York-based designers Teasy Shiruo Sun and Friszi Tianyang Jin. Comprised of handmade interactive garments, the timeless pieces are inspired by an original children’s story written by the designers themselves. The collection aims to educate adolescent life values and encourage imagination through its innovative, playful and earth-friendly textile design. The collection features high craftsmanship such as felting, knitting and natural dying.
We chatted to Teasy and Friszi about working together and what the collection is about.Read More
Small Stories are bounding into SS19 with a collection of kids clothing with bold prints like camo, ladybugs, dots and flowers in punches of oranges, blues and greens and pastel yellows and blues. Deigned in the UK and manufactured in Europe, the Small Stories ethos is to create timeless collections inspired by a child’s artistic approach to self expression.Read More
Amy from I Should B has written a heartfelt blog especially for Little Flea about her experiences with bullying and how it led her to starting her business. Having been bullied myself at school and it having a massive affect on my life, this blog has really resonated with me. Read on to hear Amy’s story.Read More
Newly launched, Small Stories creates ethically produced, artistically inspired clothing from children aged 0-6 years. There are sweaters, quilted jackets, shirts, dresses, rompers and joggers all in fun, contemporary prints including fish, checks, spots and clouds.Read More
We all know the importance of good product shots when you own a brand. They bring life to your products and showcase them at their very best. Selena from Iggy Mint, is a freelance product stylist and brand photographer, based in London who loves working with independent lifestyle businesses, breathing magic into their brands.Read More
How many times have you told the kids to get off their screens this summer? For me it's been about 8,967,450 times!
The allure of YouTube or 'Fortnite' is like a magnet to them! Getting them to take a step outside is like asking them to go back to school for the summer!
So this is why I have booked my youngest in to Camp Wilderness for a few days. They are offering 3-day and 5-day residential summer camps for children aged 6 to 15 at locations all over the country and are bringing their magical outdoor adventures just in time for the school holidays.Read More
With Sainsbury's Bank
Summer is officially upon us, with many families looking to take their little ones abroad for the first time. While the holiday itself is a great opportunity to spend quality time together as a family, the process of actually getting there can be quite daunting - Am I limited to 100ml of
expressed milk or formula on board? How many nappies should I pack?
If this sounds like you, it’s key to plan for all eventualities. For example, it's a good idea to bring one nappy for each hour that you're travelling, plus extra for delays. Also, packing a blanket will help comfort your little one, especially if it's cold on the plane. If your child is slightly older, you might want to pass the time by introducing them to the language and culture of your destination. You can do this by using an offline app on a tablet or buying a book to distract them during the
Finally, remember that most travellers around you will be sympathetic towards any upsets and will be impressed if you’ve brought a variety of distractions to ease the situation. To give you a more detailed rundown of what you should pack in your hand luggage, how to deal with travel-
related issues, and how to keep children of all ages entertained on board, take a look at the fun animated guide below by Sainsbury’s Bank.
I have to say, I'm not a camper. Ever since my dad dragged my sister and I on a camping weekend in the Lake District and the heavens opened (and didn't close) the whole time we were there, I have hated the thought of camping.
But when Ready Camp got in touch and offered us a stay in one of their luxurious glamping tents, how could I resist. It was a chance to fall in love with camping again.Read More
Brown Betty Blue
by Donna Tweedale