I love bright clothes for my children; bright coloured clothing just seems to match the innocence, joy and excitement children have of living life. As adults, most of us dress in dull neutral colours which make us appear to be dressed “like adults”. Picking our clothes as adults is generally about feeling excepted in society, whereas pure minds should be guided to find themselves, not to “fit in”.
I absolutely have a thing for foxes and love the fact that they seem to be everywhere again this Autumn, but it was actually M herself who chose this jumper – she pointed to it and squealed as we were browsing in H&M kids, then refused to let go of it until we reached the till to pay… At seventeen months, she definitely already knows what she likes!
Having three boys followed by a girl has made me glad that I invested in some unisex pieces as I love seeing clothes that were my favourites being worn again. One of our favourite brands for unisex kidswear is Tootsa McGinty. Their classic and timeless styles are designed for boys and girls and they are made so well that they are easy to reuse for multiple children. Cora has plenty of her brothers’ old Tootsa but I loved choosing this little jacket cardigan for her (with the idea of passing it down to her little boy cousin once it is outgrown).
With winter on its way, I have been preparing the kid’s wardrobes from the bottom layers up and nothing beats natural fibres when it comes to what goes next to their skin. Merino wool, bamboo, and hemp are all perfect for keeping kids warm in the winter and cool in the summer and we always Continue Reading
One of the best pieces of advice I was given was that there is no such thing as bad weather only bad clothing. Something that has been replayed in my head time and time again as we have prepared for our family adventures. With Piglet now confident on her feet she wants to be out exploring Continue Reading