Place Your Bets, It’s the Baby Derby!

Our son, Rikuto, spends most of his time flat on his back. At less than three months old, he can’t yet roll onto his sides, let alone crawl along the floor. However, by the time he’s 10 months old he might be competing in the Baby Derby, a crawling race with other Japanese babies, all gunning for the highly acclaimed Swarovski dumbells! Thanks to Japan Visitor for the video. Can’t […]

Baby Department Store

Across from where they are building the new shopping center is a four-storey department store for baby stuff. Although I’ve passed it everyday on the way to work for the past two years, I never realized just how great it was! I was kicking myself after spending loads on teaching toys at Toys-R-Us, when I could have got them here much cheaper! They’ve got everything from diapers, milk products, maternity […]