A bedtime book with a difference has topped the Amazon bestseller chart a month before its publication. Forget lullabyes and cuddles, this one’s entitled, ‘Go the F*ck to Sleep’ and comes with the publisher’s warning that it’s, thankfully, ‘definitely not a book to read to your child’. Read More
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It’s happened, the buggy has broken the £1,000 price barrier with the anticipated UK launch of the Bugaboo Donkey. It’s predicted to be the latest ‘yummy mummy’ status symbol in parks and coffee shops around the country. But are the smug parents and carers going to be the ones who have found out the delights of baby slings and carriers rather than those who have broken the bank while purchasing a pram? Read More
An innocent, proud dad comment from Labour leader Ed Miliband on the BBC news last week triggered alarm bells. I just knew he was going to get slated for casually pointing to shelves of formula milk and commenting on which one his baby Samuel has.
In the following days he’s been branded as ‘naive’ and his parenting decisions have been questioned.
‘If the nursery is going to let dd have such a big nap so late then they should babysit her so I can have a glass of wine in peace!’…’It pisses me off to have to pay someone to look after a sleeping child’…’My daughter is still going to bed later than normal and I don’t have a life.’ Read More
I read last month that a group of Essex mums have created a ‘Breast of Essex’ calendar to promote breastfeeding.
Apparently the four mums from Witham and five mums from Braintree in Essex became calendar girls after agreeing to feature in the calendar designed by a group of trained volunteers who support breastfeeding mums in Essex called the Bosom Buddies.