If Janet the Cat was able to dish out high fives, she definitely would have given me one last week as I bundled her into her carrier and took her to the cattery (AKA: The Respite Centre for Felines Harassed by Crawling Babies). For one week only, Ada's favourite sport - Racing Janet to the … Continue reading Poo roulette: flying with a baby.
I reckon a car seat is one of the first 'baby things' parents-to-be consider. Let's face it - you can find one to suit any budget and any style. We had three requirements: It needs to be as safe as possible (duh!) It needs to be suitable from birth; It needs to look good in … Continue reading Safe and stylish: the Recaro Zero.1 car seat
As I mentioned in my previous blog post, Ada just wasn't feeling the love for our pram system (we soon got the message after failing to console her around many a supermarket and town centre). Thank goodness for slings! For the spring months, I wore Ada in a stretchy wrap, which we both adored. Then … Continue reading It’s a sling thing (or to be precise, it’s a Connecta Baby Carrier thing).
You know the drill - you're pregnant; you're excited; you want to buy everything and more right NOW. A pram was one of those items that we thought was as essential as nappies and clothes. We spent a long time visiting different shops, looking online, trying out an array of wheels for our unborn bundle … Continue reading The Mutsy Evo Urban Nomad: an incredible pram system, but a waste of our money.
As one of a group of 6 - or more - friends who have holidayed (read: got lost in the Scottish wilderness) together annually throughout their 20s, I found myself packing an extra load of luggage in the shape of a 5 month-old for this year's Welsh adventure. My husband and I are the first … Continue reading Holidaying with friends, a baby, and the Joie Commuter travel cot.