Becoming mum

So, you’ve just found out your pregnant? Your trying for a baby? Simply wondering what this Mum malarkey is all about? Or one of my friends just having a snoop? Whatever the reason may be – Hi!!!!

I have been doing this ‘mum thing’ for almost a whole year now. I’m winging it, I’m learning  and I don’t think I am doing half a bad job at it so I thought I would share some tips and tricks I have picked up along the way!

Since having Joseph, a couple of my friends have decided to jump on board the baby train (yay) and have asked me tips on the purchases I made in prep for the little guy. As a first time parent, we done the inevitable and probably went a bit more overboard than we probably should have, but people can tell you until they are blue in the face and you just wont listen. It is YOUR first baby and you want to get it PERFECT! So, for that very reason I am not here to tell you what you shouldn’t get – it is personal preference after all – but I shall give you my tips on stuff that I would really recommend.

Lets start on the wheels! It is fair to say you are going to get your wear out of this bad boy so you want to ensure it is a goodun! It is a good idea to first get a feel for the different buggies on offer I think! We took a trip to John Lewis in Bluewater to have a look what was available. I will say though, we did go on to buy ours from Mothercare because we wasn’t impressed with the customer service there and wasn’t confident when they were showing us demos of the buggies. Anyway after much deliberation we opted for the ‘Silvercross Pioneer’ in Sand (can you tell we are first time parents – looks good, not the most practical )