Stuff Babies Need

Suffolk sunsets

We have just got back from a short break in Suffolk, UK. We stayed at the Shipwreck Pub near Shotley. The rooms were fantastic and staying with our 4 month old baby was very easy. it was so nice to have a break. The pub is part of a marina, and serves food throughout the day. The rooms have obviously…

Plum Climbing Pyramid Review – best climbing frame for kids

A trip to the play park is always welcome, but sometimes there just isn’t time! And having recently enjoyed (or not) the ordeal of potty training, too many trips have been cut short due to unforeseen brown events. We’re lucky to have a garden that can accommodate a climbing frame. Having our own climbing area adds a little more fun…

Glo-clock review – bringing a sunny smile to the mornings!

The other day we finally got round to going through the mountain of paperwork that seems to just appear out of nowhere. Now having two little monsters to keep us busy, sorting through pointless statements, notifications of bills we pay automatically and those special credit card offers that I’m apparently so lucky to have been selected for is simply a…

Autumn conker picking

Out and about for a lovely walk today looking for conkers. Carrying the baby is always exciting. Seems like we picked the perfect day, they were literally falling out of the trees to our feet as we walked! We needed helmets!

I’m not sure what age you can start playing conkers with children, I think it will have to wait for a few more years. For now, they are just happy to find and collect them! Though now we have to work out where we are going to keep them all…

Baby monitors with wifi

Wireless baby monitors are a brilliant convienience and make modern parenting simpler and safer. They are packed full of features that help make looking after our little ones easier. A growing trend is for wireless monitors to utilise your homes wireless network to share the video feed. A typical wireless monitor may have a range of, at best, a few…

Amazon Dash Review – a great time saver for new parents

Amazon have just launched their Dash buttons in the UK. Now, at first glance, the idea is simple, but perhaps a little far fetched – I mean, do we really need to order items off Amazon with a single button click? Read our Amazon Dash Review to find out! That, simply, is what Amazon Dash does. It is a single…

Wooden toys for babies

Wooden toys are a timeless classic. We’ve been given so many plasticy toys which all have the same common flaws – they are garish, they break easily and most annoyingly they tend to be noisy! So today, we’re going to look at a few of the lovely wooden toys for babies that are available. Batteries not included, and not needed!…

Motorola MBP36s review – video baby monitor

We’ve reviewed a number of baby monitors on our blog, we even show you how to make one! So we know finding the right monitor can be a bit of a nightmare, without having had a baby, or used a monitor it can be hard to work out what features are essential and what are just fluff! Well, having tried…

Sleep success! Finding the perfect bedtime story?

Bedtime. It is the best of times, it is the worst of times. A central part of most bedtime routines is the bedtime story. But finding the right story is tricky – too boring and they lose interest, to exciting and they don’t sleep. So what makes a good bedtime story? To help us uncover the formula for the perfect…