Posted 15 June 2019
This week we’re going to talk about, men! Specifically, men and their health. It’s Men’s health week 2019 so we’re raising awareness for all the husbands and dads out there. Men’s Health Week was created to shine the spotlight on men’s health and address some of the reasons why sometimes, men don’t seek help as often as they could. This year, they’re focussing on the key numbers that paint a bigger picture of men’s health.
Posted 08 June 2019
There’s a myth that healthy newborn babies have to stay inside for a certain period of time. Don’t listen to it! It’s safe for babies to be outside very soon after they’re born, as long as there are no other issues (or doctors advice) that would prevent this.
Posted 01 June 2019
Motherhood Minis: Bitesize Interviews with Real Mums - Take a Bow for Proud Mum, Nikki from @cassie.and.rio
Welcome to the second interview in our series, Motherhood Minis featuring bite-size interviews with real mums. Short and sweet but packed full of tips and insight into the lives of our Matchstick Monkey parents and their little ones!
Posted 25 May 2019
It has been wonderful to watch Matchstick Monkey grow over the years, from the initial concept drawing I did back in 2015, to us now becoming an award-winning brand. Now Matchstick Monkey’s are flying out across the globe, we often get asked if we’re going to make any more colours. This is why we’re so excited to welcome our new Matchstick Monkey colour range in Airforce Blue, Claret, Dusty Pink & Mint Green!
Posted 18 May 2019
Ah, tantrums… It’s very humbling to have a child. All of those smug judgements you made about other people’s children having tantrums. Your child would never be like that, of course. And then all of a sudden, you’re the one getting the sideways glances as you realise it wasn’t as simple as you thought.
Posted 11 May 2019
The Duke and Dutchess of Sussex have finally welcomed their son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world! Many new parents will recognise their pride and excitement at showing off their new baby for the first time. Even if most of us look considerably more bedraggled at the time of doing so (if only we all had a private makeup artist and hairdresser, damn it).
Posted 07 May 2019
Welcome to the start of our interview series, Motherhood Minis, featuring bitesize interviews with real mums. Short and sweet but packed full of tips and insight into the lives of our Matchstick Monkey parents and their little ones!
Posted 27 April 2019
Many parents will recognise this scenario. Your little one is teething and is clearly uncomfortable. As well as the usual discomfort and niggling, you’re sure they’re feeling a little warmer than usual and have noticed an irritated, pink patch on their cheeks. Should you be worried? Is this just another symptom of teething or is it something else?