10 Things To Do With Kids On New Year’s Eve

  • December 18, 2017

Long gone are the days of going ‘out out’ on New Year’s Eve, when you’re a parent it’s all about family nights unless you’re lucky enough to have a babysitter. We used to go out every year with friends, but haven’t since Little H was born. If I’m honest I can’t think of anything worse than going out in town now, I would much rather spend time my family and >>

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12 Alternative Advent Calendar Ideas

  • November 17, 2017

I’ve always just bought the traditional chocolate advent calendars from the supermarket but alternative advent calendars are becoming really popular now. I’m thinking about buying something a bit different this year, especially as Little H is old enough to appreciate it, and there are loads to choose from. If you’re also thinking about ditching the standard chocolate advent calendar this Christmas, here’s a list of my favourite alternative advent calendar >>


10 Christmas Gift Ideas For Minecraft Fans

  • November 10, 2017

Little H has become a little bit Minecraft obsessed and so I’ve been trawling the internet for some ideas for Christmas presents. To be perfectly honest, half the time I have no idea what she’s talking about so just smile and nod, but Minecraft presents will get me a lot of brownie points! I’ve found some quite good suggestions, so thought I’d share these with you all in case you’re >>


Win A Letter From Santa (5 to give away)

  • October 20, 2017

I don’t really like to use the “C word” in October, but I know that many mums are already thinking about Christmas. I asked on my Facebook page if it was too early for a Christmas competition and the resounding answer was no, so here you go… The best bit about Christmas when you’re a parent is definitely seeing the look of excitement on your kids’ faces. And for those >>

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Staying Safe And Seen With Reflective Accessories From Pogu

  • October 10, 2017

That’s it, the darker evenings and mornings are well on their way. It’s all downhill from now on! Walking anywhere near roads with kids is frightening enough as it is, even more so when the days are getting shorter. I’m not really out with Little H much after dark, but on the days she has after school club until almost 6 pm it can be very dark as we get nearer the >>

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October Book Recommendation – The Princess and The Giant

  • October 9, 2017

You may have seen last month that I’m recommending a book we’ve been reading each month. If you missed it, here is September’s book recommendation. This month our favourite book has been The Princess and The Giant – another great book with a lot of girl power! October’s Book Recommendation The Princess and The Giant is about a girl called Sophie who has a beanstalk in her garden. The giant >>

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Whizz Bang Pop – A Magazine For Science Mad Kids!

  • October 6, 2017

Little H loves science – apparently, she wants to be a scientist when she grows up – so we were excited to review the fab Whizz Pop Bang kids’ science magazine. Whizz Pop Bang is an award-winning children’s science magazine making science fun and engaging for 6-11 year old’s. Each magazine is packed full of hands-on experiments, fascinating facts, science news and discoveries, as well as interviews with real scientists. The issue we >>


3 Easy Autumn Crafts To Do With Kids

  • September 26, 2017

Well, it’s officially Autumn. Soon it’ll be time for Halloween and Bonfire night, two of the few good things about Autumn if you ask me! I do like the colours of Autumn though and we went out at the weekend to collect some leaves. We were also looking for conkers but didn’t find any. After our walk, we had a big pile of leaves and I headed to Pinterest to >>


6 Things You Need To Know About 6 Year Olds

  • September 19, 2017

I’ve written before about things you need to know about 4 year olds and things you need to know about 5 year olds and now I’ve had a 6 year old for a few months I thought it was time I shared what life with a 6 year old is like. Some parts aren’t that different – they still don’t listen, and they’re still bossy. But there are also some >>

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5 Great Books For School Starters

  • August 25, 2017

It seems like just yesterday my little one was getting ready to start school. It was 2 years ago now though and she’s just about to go into her last year of infant school. If your child is starting school in a few weeks and you they are a bit worried or apprehensive try reading a few books together to give them an idea of what to expect. Here are 5 >>