You know when you get invited to a birthday, or christening, or other milestone event where you need to buy a gift for a child and you end up just going to Kmart and picking a cool yet insignificant toy from the millions on offer? And you know that that toy, no matter how cool, will probably get played with for all of five minutes before ending up in another pile of toys and forgotten?
Every time one of these occasions pops up I really, truly endeavour to source a meaningful gift, something that will be memorable and something that the child in question will hopefully treasure. But when you’re a young Mum of two spirited girls, these good intentions – along with any creativity and organisational skills – go straight out the window.
But thankfully, I have now found the most perfect gift… Enter tot books.