Baba+Boo Blog

Wasting less and living more

Wasting less and living more

One of the most common myths about reusables is that they are hard work and that they are will take up precious hours of the already time poor pare...

Baby vests and sunsets

Baby vests and sunsets

I remember the day when my son went up from a newborn size vest to 0-3m like it was yesterday. I didn't know that was the very beginning of experie...

You Gave Us Hope - A Poem

You Gave Us Hope - A Poem

We commissioned a poem to launch our Hope Collection. We wanted to thank our community for the hope they gave us and we hope this poem gives you ho...

There is no such thing as perfect. That includes sustainability.

There is no such thing as perfect. That includes sustainability.

We know the language around sustainability and reusables can be confusing, but it doesn’t need to be. Here are our top tips for parents who are looking to start their sustainability journey...

Celebrating Reusable Nappy Week by reducing waste and increasing kindness

Celebrating Reusable Nappy Week by reducing waste and increasing kindness

This week we will raising awareness of reusable nappies and showing parents the small steps that they can take to begin using them. We will also be raising awareness of the plight of families who live and work on rubbish dumps, who are supported by a fantastic charity called The Small Steps Project.

The power of community

The power of community

  This week on the blog, we welcome Nicola, a cloth bum mum who talks about the power of the cloth nappy community. For the past 6 years I have wo...

Climbing mountains is hard. Washing nappies is not.

Climbing mountains is hard. Washing nappies is not.

This week in our Facebook group, we talked about the objections you faced from friends and family when you talked about you wanting to try reusable nappies. It was a fascinating chat and astounding at the myths out there. You'd think you have said you want to climb Everest without oxygen and not that you want to try washing some nappies.

Can you help with our newest collection?

Can you help with our newest collection?

This time last year when we were doing our first doorstep photo shoots, we never would have guessed that we would be doing another one a year ...

A sustainable swap for every week of the year

A sustainable swap for every week of the year

Big journeys happen through small steps. Sometimes 'The Environment’ seems like such a huge problem that it's impossible to know where start - or what to do. We've got your back. There's enough ideas here to help you make just one small change a week  - every single one of which will help you live more sustainably.

You are enough

You are enough

When I became a mum, I always had other mums I knew to turn to for advice when my babies didn't sleep or when I just needed to know that I wasn't losing my mind. My good friend Helen, who is a qualified family and play therapist always makes me feel calm and gives me advice that always makes sense.  And always makes me cry. Because she sees me and understands. I asked her to write something for you.

Becoming a parent in the middle of a pandemic

Becoming a parent in the middle of a pandemic

After 11 years helping Eve with Baba+Boo, it’s easy to forget what it feels like to be new to both parenting and also going against the current gra...

Memories in the making

Memories in the making

Over the past year I think we have all now pretty much experienced a birthday in the various stages of lockdown.  With a couple of birthdays close ...