I just don't have much energy. Sat around yesterday reading which has been nice and ended up watching CI (Crime & Investigation) on digital last night so I have learnt all about Flashers and how to treat them. (It was actually very interesting).
So I thought I'd post about babies. Yes, these little things seem to cost quite a lot! I don't know WHAT we were thinking (I guess the old fashioned 'stick them in a drawer of your open cupboard' like the old days).
I have been starting to watch out for cots, prams, change tables, car seats, etc to work out how much it's all going to cost. I keep getting told to 'wait' as I will be given all this stuff... just not sure by whom!
Anyway, I looked at the IKEA website - and I am in love. The baby stuff there is reasonably priced, good looking and Steven can assemble it! I'm sure he will be pleased about that.
Sniglar cot $149 (and meets Australian standards - I checked that out). The mattress is only $49. So $200 for the cot - done.
Then there is all this cute stuff that is reasonable! Of course, we won't be getting quilts and that sort of stuff (as babies are not meant to be under that kind of thing), plus I have one gorgeous 1950's barkcloth quilt that I had specially kept for a baby. But, after going to these massive and expensive baby supermarkets in Penrith, which was a scary experience including the loud Britney Spears trash music piped rather loudly throughout (do babies like it or just bogans?), this is more my style.
Of course, there is nothing I can do about prams/strollers. We don't even have footpaths around my way. It's very steep and unwieldy so will be forking out for an 'all terrain' pram. (Hee hee, I have to laugh about that but that is what they really are called). Looking at prices AT LEAST $800-$1000. Crazy... we could buy a little car for that!