Momfession: I Swore I'd Never Do The Character Thing

You know what I’m talking about.

Hands up those of you who pre-baby(ies) vowed to only have wooden toys, fresh air, sunshine and nature walks as forms of entertainment for our babies. Organic clothing sans logos, labels and characters. Ixnay on anything loud, bright slash border-line obnoxious.

Here’s the thing. That whole ideal lasted about 10 minutes into my 1st baby shower. My distaste for any and all characterization of toys and clothing for babies and toddlers has gradually flown out the window, because for all other intense purposes… LOOK >>>Minnie Mouse Housecoat Slash Cover-up
I know right? Baby girl can have all of the Minnie Mouse, Toy Story and Monster’s Inc. (current faves) her heart desires. (Well, within reason). What was my problem in the first place? Abby absolutely loves her Minnie Mouse Bathing Suit Cover-up and she insists on wearing it as often as she can. It’s turned into her favourite play outfit, she’ll wear it over her clothes, she’s actually slept with it like one would a blankie.

I’m tellin’ ya, the love affair is hard-core, that in which our babies and toddlers have for their characterized gear. We are but pawns in the whole charade and after all is said and done, a baby has put me in my place, showing me what’s really cool, and pleasing to the eye.

Selena is a crafty, culinary mom. Creative Director. Social Media & Branding Consultant. Part-time big-mouth & frequent foot-eater. Daily contributor. Proud of her Anishinaabe roots.

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