Stuff Babies Need


Keeping fit as a new parent – no contract gym memberships

In the early stages of parenthood, a lot of your pre-baby regular activities take a back seat. For us, one of these was exercise, which we found neither the time nor energy to do! Paired with the significant increase in biscuits that we were consuming just to survive, this was not good. Life with a baby over the age of one…

Building a Raspberry Pi Baby Monitor – Part one

As an expectant Dad, I was searching for helpful things to do in preparation for the arrival of our little one. Once I had all the essential items ready, hospital bag packed and nursery painted I set about a little hobby project. I bought a when they first came out – a tiny, cheap low power computer. Until this point,…

Invoicegate: would you charge a child for non-attendance?

So I was browsing my favourite news website today whilst the baby napped, and I was instantly drawn to the story about the parents who have been invoiced for the cost of their son’s place at a birthday party they failed to attend. You know the one. At least 5 of my Facebook friends have shared it and commented, most…

What I wish for 2015

As we approach the end of 2014, it’s time to start thinking about what I want to achieve in 2015. As our little one is growing into a toddler, I’m really looking forward to spending more and more time with him, playing games and helping him explore the world.

Gifts for pregnant women

Finding gifts for pregnant women be can be a little challenging, especially for those who have never been pregnant (e.g. men). See our top five gifts for pregnant women to get some ideas for presents that she will enjoy.

We’re live!

Welcome to! Our new site is now live, although a little empty! We’ll be spending the next few days writing our first reviews and suggestions for things babies need. Whilst we’re getting things up and ready, we’ve written a quick list of stuff babies need. It’s just a start! Keep in touch and follow us on Twitter for more…