Last winter they had skated here: his hand wrapped around hers – wool on wool. They had slept late, breakfasted on herring and milk, dumping the dishes in the sink before he filled the tartan flask. The sun streaked ice was busy with school children and workers on their lunch breaks, slicing blades and giddy… Continue reading Friday Fiction #1
I was going to post this over on another blog I have (I am clearly a blog hoarder – I have THREE, man) but thought that actually, while it’s not about mothering, it is about me and as I’m a geriatric mother, I should put it here. No-one wants to read about mothering all the… Continue reading Friday Fiction Challenge
I found these lovely British nappies via a post on Ghostwritermummy’s blog during my intense research phase. I was originally looking for information on the new TotsBots Peenut (which she liked but had a ‘poor’ rating for absorbency on thenappylady so I decided to skip) and she referenced her favourite nappies as Baba & Boo. So of COURSE,… Continue reading Baba & Boo
Every time I say Charlie Banana I hear ‘you put a banana in the tailpipe*’ in my head. BaNAna. Not like how us Brits say it: Banarrrna. BaNAna. *Ten points if you can identify the film that quote’s from 🙂 Anyhoo. I’ve always had my eye on the BaNAnas – ever since I saw that stack… Continue reading Charlie Banana
Of COURSE you do. Because you haven’t had enough people ramming their ‘oh you must’s down your throat since you announced your pregnancy, right? So here goes: things I’ve learnt in these first four gripping months of motherhood: You can NEVER have too many places for a baby to sleep. We have: the cocoonababy, the… Continue reading Hey! Want some more advice?
Claire Witt – the vlogger whose YouTube video gave me the confidence to start fluffing Baby Bee’s butt – really raved about FuzziBunz on her vlog. They were one of her favourites so I was excited to try them out too. I ordered a FuzziBunz One Size pocket nappy in FlyBoy. It comes with a single soaker insert… Continue reading FuzziBunz One Size
So – all the nappies have been tried, kinks ironed out and they’re all washed and ready for round two. I think it’s fairer to review them on the second go rather than first when my ineptitude will surely be the main cause of the poo down the leg (we didn’t have that but we… Continue reading Bambino Mio Solo