• Motherhood

    My List of Newborn Essentials (and some nice-to-haves)

    It wasn’t until the 20-week scan that we started to think about buying things for our baby. The truth is, I began thinking about it way sooner, but my husband and I had decided to wait until this milestone to start planning and preparing. Like many parents, the main challenge we faced was figuring out where to begin. Information overload. We walked into Mothercare, had a cognitive overload and walked straight back out again. So much stuff. Where to begin? I then did what no-one should ever do. I googled it. It’s confirmed then. I have to amputate my leg and sell a kidney. It’s the only way to afford…