Legging love

I’ve gotten a little bored with jogging bottom style trousers for Fig, so started to shop around for something reasonably priced but a little more funky. Jojo Maman Bebe offered me the perfect alternative: leggings.

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Toy shopping

Today, we went out with a short list of things we specifically wanted to get for Fig, and, amazingly, we found all of them!

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Baby Box

Without even planning to do it, I have a small (note to self: buy bigger) box of baby memories already.  It started with simply the cards we got when Fig was born, and inevitably his hospital name tags, but then I couldn’t help myself adding little mementos that have come to symbolise a time in his life so far.

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Unbunging up baby

It’s winter, colds abound, and I guess we’ve been lucky that Fig hasn’t had one until now. The younger a baby is, the more poorly they seem when they get ill, I think; that didn’t stop me panicking like crazy about our robust little four-month-old when he started really struggling to breath on the way back from the Trafford Centre today.

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Baby beads

Fig has gone, in a matter of days, from watching me playing with his toys to actually starting to play with a few choice things himself. His favourite toy is still a muslin, which he finds endlessly entertaining until he pulls it over his face and can’t get it off, at which point the screaming starts.  But his new fave rave are these Manhattan baby beads.

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Baby room

I hesitate to call it a nursery, as there is far more ‘design’ implied in that word than we actually applied to Fig’s little room.  However, it’s still a sweet, cosy place to keep all his things, and one day (far too soon), he’ll move in there properly.

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