Mind, Uncategorized

“Baby Will Cost You €15k Before 1st Birthday”… Some Tips to Avoid That Mammoth Price Tag

"Travel Systems" costing in excess of a grand... Mattresses for the pram, the Moses basket, followed by the crib, and the cotbed. Applicable bedding for all the aforementioned... The avalanche of baby toys... Baby clothes they grow out of in the space of two weeks... the mountain of nappies... We've not even addressed the issue of… Continue reading “Baby Will Cost You €15k Before 1st Birthday”… Some Tips to Avoid That Mammoth Price Tag

Baby, Body, Reviews, Uncategorized

Baby Got Nappy Rash? Here’s a Surprising Revelation…

WARNING: This article contacts graphic images of an abominable poo-bomb - hence why your eyes are presently being treated to this pristine pink flurry of (wildly unrealistic) loveliness ... Drink it in. What follows isn't pretty. So, the baby is teething. Badly. For the last 4 weeks running, our morning alarm involves a wailing baby,… Continue reading Baby Got Nappy Rash? Here’s a Surprising Revelation…

Home, Mind

5 Aims for This Week: Leftovers, Laments and Laziness

As the learned people at CBeebies say every week: "Give it up for Monday, OOOHWOAH-HOHO-OOH, Clap your hands for Monday, OOOHWOAH-HOHO-OOH!" And so on. In other words, Monday is a new start. True, it can be a major pain in the hole - and it usually is - but let's seize it as an opportunity to start… Continue reading 5 Aims for This Week: Leftovers, Laments and Laziness

Home, Mealtimes

Baby-Led Weaning: A How-To Guide

What you will need... 1) A baby aged approximately six months. 2) Appropriately sized pieces of food, raw (avocado, banana,) or cooked (steamed carrots, chicken etc). 3) A rake load of kitchen roll. 4) A daycent pair of knees on ye. And that's about it. Deliberate flippancy aside, that is all you need. It's so simple… Continue reading Baby-Led Weaning: A How-To Guide

Reviews

Self Catering? You’ll Be Wanting One of These, So…

If you're expecting reviews of products, you've (sort of) come to the right place. We might also throw in the odd TV review (makes sense as I never leave the house / used to do it in a previous life) and I can only dream of attending restaurants and hotels to review, so expect some… Continue reading Self Catering? You’ll Be Wanting One of These, So…