Tag Archives: NCT

Nearly new – more hard work, bargains and fun

Yesterday saw me again doing a volunteering stint at our local NCT nearly new sale.  Even though it means a knackering day of hard work, and missing N while he gets looked after (this time by Grandma), I enjoy doing … Continue reading

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What makes one group work and another not?

Over the past year and a half Nathaniel & I have been to lots of different baby & toddler groups.  We were lucky at the beginning having had a group of good NCT friends where we could all agree to … Continue reading

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Natural mum or be prepared?

I was astounded yesterday as a work colleague (we’ve only been working together since I was back after maternity leave) asked me if I was ever going to have more kids.  Her reasoning was “you seem like the type to … Continue reading

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Rainbow cake & stripy jelly

Ok so Nathaniel’s first birthday was a week or so ago, but our NCT group of mums & babies decided to do one of our regular celebration get togethers in honour of all the first birthdays.  We were hosting it … Continue reading

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Birthday preparations

Well, I say birthday preparations, but actually I’ve not started thinking about them, other to agree that our NCT joint 1st birthday party can be held at our house, and to debate whether we need to have a specific 1st … Continue reading

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Published blog

Whoop, another tick (kind of, but I’m claiming it) on my Day Zero list.  One point was get a letter published (thinking of a magazine or newspaper).  But thanks to my advertising my jewellery website in our NCT sale goody bags, … Continue reading

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Spooky Halloween babies

Or just cute? It seems having a baby lets you dress them up (poor them, although great photos & comeback for when they’re older and being horrible teens).  I hate fancy dress, so wanted something relatively tame for Nathaniel’s first … Continue reading

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Bargains galore

Not many posts recently as I’ve been trying to get my jewellery website up and running which is now is, so hopefully will have more opportunities to do my Day Zero tasks as well as make jewellery, and update things … Continue reading

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