Month: January 2012

New fun iPhone app – Pimp my Ultrasound

Pregnancy involves waiting.  Nine months of waiting to be exact… but more precisely: waiting rooms – many, many waiting rooms – at midwife, GP and scan appointments – which are dull to say the least. To spice up hours of W.A.I.T.I.N.G, download Pimp my Ultrasound – a new fun iPhone app that allows you to […]

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Which colours for boys?

Blue is for boys, pink is for girls. And I guess that yellow and green are neutral? Boring! Is it just me or are other mums tired of peaches and pastels for babies? Okay… so did you know that you can ‘own a colour’? Yup, it’s true (roll with me here, I have a point). […]

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Retro-style breastfeeding range

Breastfeeding is cool. Except for the way in which it limits one’s wardrobe. When I was breastfeeding my baby girl, practicality ensured that more than half the clothes I own were off limits. And I am not a fan of practical dressing. Neither am I a fan of ‘breastfeeding attire’ – nothing ever suits my […]

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The Pregnancy Planner

Baby brain: it happens when you’re pregnant and continues for the next 18 years (possibly ever – children are permanent after all) in the form of ‘mummy mush brain’. It’s a disease of the mind that is rooted in preoccupation, and unless you are really good at compartmentalising thoughts ‘baby brain’ will take over at […]

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So long, Santa – it’s birthday time!

For the last few months, in my house, we have been using Father Christmas’s influence to keep our little ones on the straight and narrow. Since about October, we were telling stories of how Santa can see and hear everything they are doing and saying, and will take a present off the list for every […]

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