Still Boycotting Nestlé

In Misc

As my post on my decision to boycott NestlĂ© is doing the rounds on Facebook again (and I mentioned it on twitter this week) I thought I’d write an update on where I am with it. Firstly, it’s important to note that I’m not just… read full entry →

ThinkGeek Advocate Letting Your Baby Cry

In Interwebs, Parenting

ThinkGeek — “stuff for smart masses” — are selling a baby ‘sleep trainer’ in their Newborn/Infant category. The promise is to get your baby “sleeping through the night in two weeks”. Now, personally, when I signed up (metaphorically) to being a parent, I knew I… read full entry →

jemjabella is a Nestle Free Zone

In Parenting

When I was in school, my drama teacher told the class a story about women in Africa who’d been given Nestle formula milk samples shortly after they’d had a baby. They used the samples, believing that formula was superior to their breast milk, which led… read full entry →

You Are a Fucking Twat

In Interwebs, WTF

Yes, you. Firstly, for this: …and then for the “I Don’t Support Breast Feeding in Public” Facebook group. But, let’s assume for one second that you’re simply an ill-educated fool who doesn’t have a clue about babies feeding, and break down every single word of… read full entry →

HiPP Baby Club Aggressive Marketing

In Interwebs

I signed up to HiPP Baby Club a while back to vote for a friend’s picture in a competition they were holding. When signing up, you’re asked to specify details of your children such as how you’re feeding them (I specified breastfed), their age, etc.… read full entry →

Never buy a car from Dream Car Sales, Telford

In WTF

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Dream Car Sales are now Redland Car Sales At the end of October last year, I wrote an entry in which I mentioned a local car dealer: Dream Car Sales, Telford. We bought a car from Dream Car Sales to tide us over… read full entry →

Letter to Fisher Price

In Interwebs

I wasn’t going to post this, but it was requested. To whom it may concern, I have recently become aware of a page on your website titled “Breast or Bottlefeed? How to Decide” (URL: http://www.fisher-price.com/fp.aspx?st=665&e=expertadvice&catparcode=ps_nttfd&ccat=PS_NttFeeding&content=38918 ) I think this page unfairly represents the choice between… read full entry →

I’m a Whiny Cow

In WTF

I’ve just sent in a complaint email to the Mars company/customer care people, because every Malteser I’ve had so far from a bag I bought today has tasted like plastic. I just wanted some tasty, crispy chocolate, jeez. :(