My Top 4 Kiddy Products of the Moment (Sep 2014)

I have found that at different stages of my baby or child’s growing years, I tend to have a favourite or a few favourite products/ items that make both Joel and my life that much easier. Over the years, we have had things like baby carrier (we love/ loved baby wearing), nasal aspirator for clearing little blocked noses, the ‘special’ milk bottles that either child chose to use (yes they rejected all other brands) and the list goes on. (Oh yes if you are interested to know more about any of the above or the brands that worked for us, feel free to shout)

So what are some of our top items of the moment, well here’s the list and why. Continue reading

Grocery Shopping Online – A Busy Mum’s Solution

As a newly-wed couple, grocery shopping on weekends used to be quite therapeutic and it was our way of ‘playing house’. However grocery shopping as a parent/ mum is a whole different ball game. It sort of reminds me of those supermarket game shows where you get 5 minutes to run in and grab everything you want!  Except the contestants do not have a 3 year old child trying to buy everything from the chocolate/ snacks section or a 1 year old toddler who attempts to grab everything off the shelves. In fact I often find myself carefully ensuring that my trolley maintains that fine balance in the middle of the aisle where the left and right shelves are just out of reach from those little nimble fingers. Don’t even get me started on the task that lies ahead after payment is done! As if regular groceries are not heavy enough, you now also have diapers and tins of milk powder to juggle with.

Therefore very early on in my career as a first time mummy, I decided to let someone else do the heavy lifting when it comes to groceries. Continue reading