6 Things That Prove Babies Are Purposefully Annoying

I have a lot of theories. Granted, most of them probably aren’t worth the paper they are written on, but I’d at least like to think that a few have some merit. One of the theories that appears to be gaining more traction every day is that babies are actually really clever and know what they are […]

Superbaby Revisited And Gendered Kids Stuff

Back in May, I wrote a post which makes me cringe a bit when I read it back. It reflected my concern at the time, so I guess I shouldn’t be embarrassed about it, but it does feel very narrow minded and stereotypical which was not my intention at all. I guess the fact that […]

Starting Our Family Christmas Traditions

As a kid, Christmas is a magical and exciting time. Family, food, presents – what’s not to love? But the older you get, the more Christmas becomes a bit of a chore and loses that wonder it once held. Buying presents is a ball ache, as is travelling the length of the country to see family […]

Review: Box Upon A Time Designer Clothes Monthly Box

One of the things I’ve discovered about having a baby is how fun it is to dress them up. The cute trousers, the funky baby grows, the little hats with ears. What’s not to love? Perhaps I missed my calling in life when I asked for WWF wresting figures for Christmas rather than the 1995 Happy Holidays […]

A Dodgy Pair Of Genes

When it sunk in that the missus was pregnant, I had a slight fear in the back of my mind about what would happen if she gave birth to an ugly kid. I know it sounds awful to say when pregnancy and birth is such a miracle, but let’s be honest, who dreams of having a […]

Review: Routes To Reading’s Baby Book Club – Month 3

November marks the final month of our three-month trial and review of the excellent Routes to Reading’s Baby Book Club. *sobs* This is a subscription service from Education Umbrella which sends two expertly chosen books to your door each month which are tailored to the age and development of your baby. We have now received six books as […]

Review: Munchkin Designer Nappy Change Kit

Preparing for all eventualities when out and about with the little one is always a difficult task. You can pack loads of stuff and think you’re ready until you’re in the middle of a shopping centre and a double poonami strikes followed by an explosion of half digested breastmilk. I recently wrote about what I […]