Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about how you don’t need to wait until your kids are old enough to have a reasoned debate about what it means to be a feminist  to teach them a thing or two. I’ve been looking at a few different ways to create a culture of equality in our home and expand the mind of my mini feminist. We all know that famous quote “Dismantling the patriarchy begins at home”, right? Okay maybe it’s not quite timeless but one day, with a bit of luck. As you might expect we’re very much a ‘let clothes…

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It’s Luisas first Easter and we’re excited for some fun family days out over the next week or so. In typical new parent fashion we want to mark the occasion even though she hasn’t a clue what’s going on. I’ve had a look around the virtual shopping aisles of the internet and come up with my picks for non-chocolate Easter gifts for baby. Matt & I have decided not to buy L any sweets or Easter eggs as she is only 10 months old and we really don’t want to encourage a sweet tooth. That being said I know that…

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This Books for Baby offering is a double whammy featuring two striking books by Jane Foster. If you aren’t familair with my mini series please check out Books for Baby – August 2015 to see what it’s all about. Jane Foster is a very talented designer and illustrator living in Devon. She has a quirky scandi come 60s style that she uses to create a range of homewares, craft projects and childrens books. If you’re a fan of scandi style or indeed Miffy you should head to Janes’ website for a mooch.     Her first two children’s titles are ABC…

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If you’re bookish or live in Edinburgh you probably know that the Edinburgh International Book Festival runs in August and is a pretty big deal for authors, illustrators and book lovers alike. It’s an amazing opportunity to attend talks and events by hundreds of people within the industry. This year I sadly didn’t see any of the big names as I just wasn’t organised enough. I did pop along and soak up the atmosphere though and made a few purchases from the on site bookshop.     I also had a bit of a brain wave whilst I was browsing…

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