Integra Lives

Babywearing: great for older siblings too

The summer holidays can be a challenging time for parents, not least because of the need to keep children of different ages happy and entertained. Babywearing can be a brilliant way to achieve this, meeting the needs of the tiniest member of the household whilst...

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Exploring St Michael’s Mount

The summer holidays are in full swing, and apart from a bit of a blip last weekend the weather in the UK is truly glorious – the perfect conditions for family adventures! Living in the South West we are surrounded by beautiful places to explore, and recently we...

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Integra: the perfect travelling companion

What are your go-to items when travelling with kids? For me, the most important one has always been a baby carrier – and the Integra is the perfect piece of kit to make travelling with young children as enjoyable and enriching as possible for all concerned. It’s...

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Baby’s first festival

There’s no mistaking that summer is here, this year bringing with it long balmy evenings and scorching hot days that we normally can only dream of in the UK. It also means that festival season is in full swing! And thanks to Integra there is no reason why you can’t...

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Breastfeeding and babywearing: the perfect match

For something that has been such a natural part of motherhood for so many generations, establishing breastfeeding is a disproportionate source of distress and disappointment for too many women. The UK has some of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world - despite...

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How babywearing nurtures infant mental health

From the 11th to 16th of June the Association of Infant Mental Health is hosting Infant Mental Health Awareness Week. In a time where our collective consciousness of the importance of mental health is at an all time high it is interesting to consider how rarely we...

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30 days wild

There are lots of reasons to love June: the seemingly endless evenings, the explosion of life all around, the knowledge that summer is just round the corner with even grey days finally shaking off the winter chill. It is a time to cherish being outdoors and to immerse...

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The way home

We slowed right down, the last week or so of our trip.These were days to be savoured: the long walks on newly discovered beaches, the mission to find a lake to cool us down in the heat of the sun.Locations that were to become some of our very favourites were saved...

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Connecting with Culture

As we near the end of our campervan adventure, I am struck by what an incredibly varied couple of months it's been. We only had a vague idea when we set out of what our days would actually involve: we had booked some campsites, and some connecting ferries, and...

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