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
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This week came the announcement of yet another Government review that will look at the commercialisation and sexualisation of children.
The latest review, announced on Monday by children’s minister Sarah Teather, will build on from earlier reports published by Professor David Buckingham on the impact of the commercial world on children’s wellbeing, by Dr Linda Papadopoulos on the sexualisation on young people, and by Professor Tanya Byron on child safety in a digital world.
‘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.