Messy Me Blog

Messy Summer Outdoor Fun

We love mess!  In fact, we firmly believe that more mess equals more fun – and think most pre-schoolers would agree with this.  My three, now aged 12, 10 and 7 still love to make a mess – and there’s no better place to make a mess than the great outdoors…  With the summer holidays […]

Rainy Day Ideas for Little Ones

Inspired by the rainy weather we’ve had here over half term, we’ve come up with a few ideas to help keep little ones entertained when the weather is rubbish outside… Unless, there’s a torrential downpour, kids are often happy to go out as long as they dressed up properly in waterproofs and wellies.  I can […]

Five things we love about our new High Chair Inserts

We’re really excited about our new High Chair Inserts which have arrived and are now in stock… Lots of people have been asking for these, so we’re delighted they are now available – in two of our favourite colours, with more colours and designs coming soon… Here are the five main reasons why we love […]

Removing Stains from Oilcloth

What’s the best way to get rid of stains on oilcloth is a question I get asked a lot.  As a company making oilcloth products for messy little ones, this isn’t really surprising.   Our oilcloth is resistent to most stains and a simple wipe with some soapy water or a quick spray with a kitchen surface […]

High Chair Cushions & Clutch Bags shortlisted by Prima Baby Awards

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We are thrilled that both our High Chair Cushions and Clutch Bags were shortlisted in the Prima Baby Awards.    Both products were in competitive categories featuring a really wide range of products.  Our cushions were entered into the Feeding Equipment category – up against weaning kits, bibs and sterilisers – and big brand names too.  Our Clutch […]

Sugar and Sugary Snacks for Little Ones

With sugar and sugary drinks featuring in the news so much this week, here are some thoughts on the sugar debate and some tips and advice on how to keep sugar levels under control.   Whilst fizzy drinks are a key player in this debate, and have been the focus of this week’s publicity, there […]

Baby Led Weaning – Staying Relaxed in the Early Months

I have recently listened to a really great podcast interview with Tracey Murkett, co-author of Baby Led Weaning – Helping Your Baby to Love Good Food.  One thing which really struck me was how stressed we, as mums can get about the whole weaning process.  She strongly recommends taking a very relaxed approach to weaning […]