Scotland’s Baby Boxes

2 months ago I shared a fantastic Independent News article about the Scottish Government following the 80 year Finnish tradition of giving all babies born (from 1st January 2017 onwards) in Scotland a ‘Baby Box’.

As a first time mum, I thought this was a fantastic idea.  Yes, the 3 ‘Bounty Bags’ are great and full of useful products, vouchers and booklets but the ‘Baby Box’ is more than a material incentive – Finland, once an impoverished nation of poor health is now known for having one of the best maternity care systems in the world.

So, you could imagine my pessimism about the future of Scotland’s ‘Baby Boxes’ when I read yesterday’s STV news report . . . .
Read more here: https://stv.tv/news/politics/1380619-baby-boxes-may-be-vastly-more-expensive-than-first-thought/



Daddy Milestone Cards

Mummy’s aren’t the only ones that need a giggle when it comes to looking after our new little bundles of joy!  Dios Designs have ‘Daddy Milestone Cards’ which look at the funny side of being a Daddy. 

From ‘Today the baby didn’t cry when I held them’ to ‘First taste of Daddy’s beer’, there are plenty cards in the pack to capture those special moments, making fun photographs for the family album.

As well as capturing those special ‘Daddy’ milestones, Dios Designs also specialise in ‘Alternative Milestone Cards’, ‘Mummy Milestone Cards’, ‘Toddler Milestone Cards’, ‘Alternative Pregnancy & Reality Cards’ and ‘Premature Baby Milestone Cards’.

At £8.99p, these are excellent value for money!

To see the full Dios Design’s range, please visit: