Now that M is walking more, sometimes we don’t want to go out with a double pushchair taking up all of our boot space. B is still tiny though, so we need still need something to transport her in! We never really used a carrier with M, so when we were sent the BabyBjörn Baby Carrier One, I was interested to try it out. Sometimes I wonder whether this should… View Post

As she approaches the grand old age of two, M is becoming increasingly aware of her clothing. In fact, she is rapidly becoming a fashionista and her latest habit is to announce her attire to any room we enter (slightly embarrassing when we’re late to Bookbears and M is shouting, “new shoes!” and holding up each foot in turn as the class leader is desperately trying to continue reading the… View Post

Welcome to my new guest post series, Ponderings on Two, where I ask a different blogger and parent of more than one child, to share their experience of having a second child. This week, we hear from Vicki from Mummy to my Little Cheeky Monkey. Tell me a bit about yourself, your family and your blog. I’m Vicki and I’m 32. We live in Newcastle upon Tyne and have lived here… View Post

Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up to the previous week. I’m… View Post

We are big fans of Cuddledry in the Pondering Parenthood household. It took us a little while to discover them, though. When M was a newborn, we used those little square towels with the hood at the corner. An absolute bargain from Aldi, but after a couple of washes they were a bit rough on her delicate little skin, and too small to really wrap her in once she was… View Post