A few things to note when launching a baby product (revised)

A few things to note when launching a baby product (revised)
While this was originally written a while ago, it's as pertinent in 2019 as it ever was. So for all those seeking an entrepreneurial start to the New Year ... here are four key questions to ponder when starting up in the baby industry. I don’t pretend this is an...

Well, it's been a while

Well, it's been a while
Happy New Year one and all ... May it bring health, prosperity, peace and hilarity in all the right measures.  We're back ... supplying the Totseat directly to our friends and fans around the world. Thank you for your patience ... 

Stay alert for counterfeit medicines!

Stay alert for counterfeit medicines!
Following on from our piece on counterfeits in the toy and nursery sector, we are shifting our focus to fake medicines. These dangerous products affect the lives of individuals across the world – and the victims are often children. ‘Drug counterfeiting is not a problem of intellectual property. […] The...

The perks of simply walking and listening

The perks of simply walking and listening
Today is glorious in Edinburgh. Blue skies, not a cloud to be seen and, incredibly, it's almost warm. It's the season to walk. And listen. Don't get me wrong I love my podcasts and I love the odd songstress whom my daughter would know better than me, to say nothing of my...

Totseat's guide to holidaying with your baby

Totseat's guide to holidaying with your baby
Taking a baby on holiday can be easier said than done. Popping out for a coffee or visiting granny can be difficult enough as it is. Now you dream of going further afield; dare we say it, via an airport or train station.  But fear not! The mums and dads at Totseat...

Top 10 things every travelling parent needs

Top 10 things every travelling parent needs
Food, food, glorious food. Always be prepared to feed your little one when you're on the go. A few things to think about might be: 1: Feeding cup As your little one approaches 4-6 months, the time will come to start encouraging your baby to use a cup. There are...

Beware of counterfeits

Beware of counterfeits
Totseat invited guest blogger, Jet Doran of SnapDragon Monitoring Ltd, to discuss the danger counterfeit baby products pose in our industry. Poor quality and potentially unsafe counterfeit goods are putting consumers at risk. Counterfeit goods are fake items deliberately made to look genuine. The issue of their prevalence within the...

The many different kinds of weaning

The many different kinds of weaning
Our first weaning experience involved pulverised, unappetising-looking rice on an orange plastic spoon. And too much of it, too, apparently. It seemed such a small portion, yet, unsurprisingly, we were blocked from every direction. So I learnt my lesson on day one! When she-for-whom-the-Totseat-was-invented moved on to cheese on toast some...

The importance of small things

The importance of small things
When the chips are down, it's the small things that keep us sane. The new life of a budding tree, or a vertically bouncing lamb.  Primroses amongst bluebells, a wet dog in a cheerful coat (with an even wetter, more bedraggled owner), a bird song, children laughing, sunrise... Small things can...