Short this Christmas? 5 tips to bring extra $ your way... I'm guessing that Google's estimation of 2,210,000,000 results from typing in "work from home" isn't just because of this year's hit from The Saturdays.  Although, it does say something that's on a lot of people's minds. (and I must add, a very clever marketing tactic from the band's producers, genius!) As...

Tricks and Treats
10 Spooky Halloween Tricks & Treats! Monsters, witches, pumpkins and ghosts What part of Halloween do you love the most? Is it the chocolate coffins, candy spider webs and licorice lace Bobbing apples, scary eyes, slithering snakes? Step foot in our castle, we’ll let you decide, What tricks and treats you wish on all Hallow’s night! Booooooooooooooooooooo! Treats 1. Ghost Pretzels www.dessertnowdinnerlater.com2. Ghosts in the Graveyard www.sugarspunrun.com 3. Bloody Cups www.elephantasticvegan.com 4. Witch's Hat...

Autumn...it’s good to see you again Autumn is the seasonal version of a just baked bread -golden, crisp and with a delightful olfactory scent of comfort :) A time when the world delights in ambient colours of red, gold and brown, reminiscent of beautiful sunsets and dazzling gemstones. When harvest is at its peak and the fruit so delectably ripe, ready to...

Business trips away from the kids -how to cope? Some time ago we compiled a Top 10 Travel Entertainment Ideas For Kids, to ease the boredom of a family journey.  But what about when they’re not with you?  When travelling for business trips, how can a parent deal with the unwanted travel baggage, the suitcase of guilt? It’s a daunting prospect for...

Childrenswear Fashion- A journey of 100 years Take a walk with us through an inspirational collage of photographs detailing children's fashion through the decades....

The Top 5 Apps For Parents! App or no app, you're already doing a great job :) Why not elevate your superhero activities to another level with these time-saving Top 5 Apps for Parents?   1)Cozi Family Organizer -Cozi is the must-have organizer for families. It helps coordinate and communicate everyone’s schedules and activities, track grocery lists, manage to do lists, plan ahead for dinner, and...

A-Z of Kidster A -APP.  Download the KIDSTER APP at the Apple store now! B -BUY adorable kids clothes, new or pre-loved C -COMMUNITY of friendly, like-minded parents D -DISCOUNTS.  Get lightly-worn garments for much less than in the shops E -ENVIRONMENT.  Reduce, reuse, recycle.  Support sustainability through Kidster! F -FILTER, FIND and discover amazing kids' stuff G -GLOBAL DESIGNERS showcase their own ranges H -HANDMADE....

Father’s Day Letter Dear Dad, This Sunday 19th June is Father’s Day.  I don’t think I tell you often enough how much I appreciate and love you.  It’s true, sometimes dads get forgotten, but I know you’re only too happy to remain a strong and silent presence without the praise and fanfare, as my happiness and security are all that matter...

Kids Fashion Trends -Summer 2016 GIRLS BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL! Summer 2016 for girls sees trends showcasing large, brightly-coloured prints and applique inspired by nature and travel. Instantly ‘relax’  this trend with key sky-blue pieces for a softer look. BOYS FRESH, FUN AND FULL OF ADVENTURE! Summer 2016 for boys is all about travel-inspired garments. Based on durable and functional denim, kaleidoscopic blues are offset with strong graphics...

Fast Fashion- It's Time To Slow Down! It has been some time coming, but finally the world’s attention is turning to one of the biggest eco-problems of our time-  the fashion industry. At this year's Met Gala, a yearly themed fashion parade of the rich and famous, Emma Watson stood out wearing a sustainable outfit made in collaboration with Calvin Klein and...

5 Makeup Tips For The Everyday Busy Mum As a mother, I admit, sometimes I can’t be bothered with my appearance. In fact, I don’t mind going about my daily business without a scrap of makeup on and my hair resembling an artsy mess of eccentric wayward curls. I’m on a mission, which involves providing for and taking care...

A Picnic To Remember! A quick guide to creating an easy and memorable picnic Now that picnic season is upon us, it’s time to get the cog-works going with a few inspirational ideas to make memories to remember and treasure :) To start with, here is a handy list for all picnic essentials; Food & Drinks With the important things checked off, you can go...

5 Party Bag Essentials Goody Bags. Party Bags. Swag. Booty. Free Stuff.  Whatever you decide to call it, everyone loves receiving a gift or memento from an event, in particular kids’ birthdays where it’s expected!  You can choose to be as simple or as creative as you like, depending on needs and budget.  To get started, bear in mind the typical...

  5 Reasons Why Grandparents Rule! Grandparents.  You gotta love 'em.  That's why we've dedicated this post to our awesome, unpaid babysitters and advice givers -Hurrah! :) Always ready to babysit.  To a fault.  Complain when you come to collect your kids.  Not that you mind! They're full of wisdom and advice.  Ready to explain in detail anything you need and offer help.  The only...

What is it about Spring that transforms mere thoughts into beautiful poems?   Is it the renewed feeling of hope on a sunny day, the joy at seeing green buds peep from the grey, twiggy trees? The longer days, kaleidoscope sunsets, leaping lambs, the birds that tweet? We’re feeling your presence Spring and to honour you, here is a dedicated collection...

 Easter outfit mood board...get inspired! Girls Boys Shoes Accessories For more gorgeous ideas and credits, see our Pinterest Board: Cute Easter Outfits  

If you’re planning a journey or have one already planned with the kids, chances are that you are most likely feeling anxious about how to provide entertainment and comfort for X amount of hours. It’s no fun dealing with stressed and bored kids, so to remove some of the burden we’ve trawled the internet to find the Top 10 Travel...

At Kidster, we champion the idea of making the best of our resources to invent, create and transform unwanted items!  Why throw something away, when it can be re-fashioned for a new purpose? The term ‘upcycling’ is used to describe the transformation of an unwanted item to a better version or something else entirely.  Living in times of economic pressures,...

With Mother’s Day just round the corner and budgets ever so squeezed, we still want to find a way to celebrate the most important women in our lives!   The best gifts to receive are the ones that take the most thought and effort.  Crafting is the perfect way to pour your soul into a meaningful gift, whilst also saving...

Do you remember when you were first told about 29th February?   Many of us would have received this fascinating bit of information whilst sitting on an itchy carpet, cross-legged in a small classroom waiting for storytime.  You learned about Leap Day.  A mysterious day that suddenly appears and then is lost for the next 4 years.  If you’re born on...