I made a toy and I liked it (well, I say ‘made’ – does threading buttons on to string count?)

I need to declare something: I'm not a fan of garish plastic toys that are a.) gender specific, and b.) garishly plastic and tacky-looking. Ada has lots of toys (her current favourite being a wooden spoon and some simple stacking cups from IKEA). Recently, she's been showing more interest in fiddly things like zips, shoelaces, … Continue reading I made a toy and I liked it (well, I say ‘made’ – does threading buttons on to string count?)

“Baby shoes are pointless until the baby can walk,” I said… until I got a pair for my definitely-not-close-to-walking baby.

I am currently eating my words as I watch my 5 month old daughter bounce up and down in her Jolly Jumper, each time receiving a delightfully soft landing courtesy of her faux-fur lined Toms Cuna booties (buy them from Kidly at £26), which I was sent by Kidly to review. These are the the … Continue reading “Baby shoes are pointless until the baby can walk,” I said… until I got a pair for my definitely-not-close-to-walking baby.