A Wee Blether

 

WITH LAURA DRAPER AKA GRANNY GOOSEBERRY


Supporting Her During Pregnancy, from Afar – #3 Sharing The Pregnancy News

In the early weeks, it is unlikely that the expectant parents will be sharing the pregnancy news far and wide. If you are one of the lucky few to be told of the pregnancy, at this early stage, what an honour that is.

Supporting Her During Pregnancy, from Afar – #2 Create A Virtual Group

Are you apart from a loved one during her pregnancy? Your daughter, or daughter-in-law?  Or perhaps it’s your sister, or a close friend? It’s not easy if you can’t be there by her side, but there are countless ways you can go about supporting her during pregnancy from a distance…

Supporting Her During Pregnancy, from Afar – #1 Be There To Listen

Are you apart from a loved one during her pregnancy? Your daughter, or daughter-in-law?  Or perhaps it’s your sister, or a close friend? It’s not easy if you can’t be there by her side, but there are countless ways you can go about supporting her during pregnancy from a distance…

7 Shades of Green – Time for Solid Food!

My grandson started weaning this week.  He is six months old, and it is time for solid food. Poor wee lamb! Each day he has been served up one or two teaspoonfuls of…

Why should I buy organic cotton?

To best understand why you should choose to buy organic cotton, it is perhaps easier to start by looking at what is wrong with conventional cotton. When you think of the word ‘cotton’, what does that conjure up for you?  Do words like natural, clean and soft come to mind? But, what if I were to tell you that conventional cotton growing, and production, is the second biggest cause of pollution on the planet!  

It’s a ? …. holding a gender reveal party

There is nothing more important to prospective parents than having a strong, healthy baby. However, this doesn’t mean that they aren’t eager to know whether they are going to have a little girl or boy. The moment when new parents find out the gender of their child is awaited with great anticipation and …

#Springwatch – Mother Nature knows best

Springtime!  A magical time full of fresh beginnings and new life.  Fields filled with playful lambs and cute calves. I don’t think there are many creatures whose young are not simply adorable – babies are just so lovable and endearing. 

Hi, I'm Laura
 
Welcome to my blog.
 
For anyone who doesn't know what a 'blether' is, it's a Scottish word which means 'a lengthy chat between friends'.
 
I hope you will find these blethers interesting and entertaining.

Laura x