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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The nanny state strikes again with the news that a Hampshire children’s centre has banned parents from drinking tea or coffee because of the threat it poses to toddlers.
Apparently mums and dads attending Mill Hill Children’s centre in Waterlooville are restricted to drinking only cold drinks at the weekly sessions. The centre’s co-ordinator was quoted saying that they felt it was a sensible way of keeping children safe.
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.
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.