Month: January 2015

Toddler sent to nursery with bag of drugs

A man has been jailed after he sent his toddler to nursery with a bag containing Class A and B drugs instead of a packed lunch. Rather than leaving his three-year-old son with a lunchbox full of sandwiches and fruit at his nursery in Folkestone, Kent, Lee Webb, 23, gave the little boy a bag containing cocaine, mephedrone, weighing scales and two knives. Realising his mistake later that day, Webb returned to the nursery to ask for the bag back, but staff phoned the police. Police investigators that the bag contained an estimated £12,000 worth of drugs. When officers...

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Man builds ‘Jaws’-themed crib

Lots of parents have imagined designing their ideal nursery furniture, but how many would choose a ‘Jaws’-themed crib? Joseph Reginella, from Staten Island, has a toy line called Toxic Teddies and works for a sculpture studio called Themendous. As well as making sets and sculptures for theatre groups, retail displays, and musicians such as Lady Gaga, Reginella also helps to build imaginative children’s furniture. After creating an airplane bed for a client, the sculptor decided it would be funny if someone ordered a more alarming piece of furniture, rather than the usual mainstream designs. While working on an idea...

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Bambino Mio Nappies

Essex Baby Review These award-winning Bambino Mio nappies look simple and stylish. Are they really as easy to use as a disposable? Description Bambino Mio offer the miosoft two-piece nappy and the miosolo all-in-one nappy. The miosoft consists of a soft and highly absorbent cotton nappy, which is used with a water resistant cover. The miosolo is a super nappy which is designed to be as easy to use as a disposable. Both nappy styles are available in a variety of colourful patterns. Miosoft Two-Piece Reviewer’s Opinion This is the first time I have tried out reusable nappies. My...

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bumGenius Stay Dry 4.0

Essex Baby Review The bumGenius Stay Dry 4.0 is a one-size nappy that promises to keep your baby dry and comforatable. Will it meet the mark? Description The bumGenius Stay Dry is a one-size, pocket-style nappy that come with a two-piece insert for absorbancy. It is available in a variety of colours and designs. Reviewer’s Opinion I have decided to review the bumGenius Stay Dry 4.0 nappy as it seemed like the best all round nappy in their range. They are a one size nappy for 8-35 + lbs babies, and I started using them when my daughter was...

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Wonderoos V3

Essex Baby Review The Wonderoos V3 are a highly adjustable pocket-style nappy that promise to last from birth to potty. Could the Wonderoos be our wonder-nappy? Description Wonderoos are the original one-size pocket nappy, designed to fit babies from birth to potty training. The Wonderoos V3 nappies have a fully updated colour range in both supersoft PUL and cuddly minky outers, plus a popular three-stage microterry/bamboo insert. Reviewer’s Opinion To start with I love the array of colours they come in, dirty nappies are never a chore anymore! The nappies have been very user friendly. They use a fantastic...

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