Best Baby Walkers for Carpet

Best Baby Walkers for Carpet
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With our third baby on the way, it’s back to thinking about all the things we might need to re-buy (no, we did not keep everything we should have kept from our previous two). We’re…

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Alternatives to the Sleepyhead

Alternatives to the Sleepyhead
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I’ve made no secret of the fact I’m a big fan of the Sleepyhead. And with number 3 on the way, we’ll almost certainly be buying another (we gave the last one away and now…

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Phonics and Spelling Resources for Reception Class Children

Phonics and Spelling Resources for Reception Class Children
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The Coronavirus crisis means we’re homeschooling. Well, we’re trying desperately to homeschool while we also try to work from home, manage our pandemic related anxiety, keep our homes looking like something vaguely passable as a…

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Legoland Windsor in February Half Term – Our Review

Legoland Windsor in February Half Term – Our Review
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My eldest started school back in September last year and perhaps one of the things he’s missed the most is the random days out at theme parks we would do to take advantage of term…

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Alternatives to Fresh Cut Flowers this Valentine’s Day

Alternatives to Fresh Cut Flowers this Valentine’s Day
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I LOVE a bunch of flowers 🌹 and there’s very little lovelier than someone sending some. But the more small eco-friendly changes I try to make in my life, the more difficult it becomes to…

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Afternoon Tea with Children at the Midland Hotel, Manchester

Afternoon Tea with Children at the Midland Hotel, Manchester
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I do love a good afternoon tea. Who doesn’t love sandwiches and cake?! And my two sons, currently aged 2 and 4, like sandwiches and cake too. So we figured one way to spend a…

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The Best Toy Advent Calendars of Christmas 2019

The Best Toy Advent Calendars of Christmas 2019
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I know that the last thing kids need in the run up to Christmas is more toys. But I do love a good Advent Calendar. The rise in non-chocolate advent calendars has been significant over…

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The First Morning of School

The First Morning of School
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Oliver started school today. School. Like proper school. The 9 – 3:15, 5 days a week event he’ll know for the next 14 years of his life and I’m still not quite sure how it…

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The Best Paddling Pools for Toddlers and Young Children

The Best Paddling Pools for Toddlers and Young Children
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Some of my favourite childhood memories are of paddling pool days in the garden. And it’s the same for my sons. They both just LOVE playing with water in the garden. And when we tell…

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Studfold Adventure Trail – A Magical Day Out with the Kids

Studfold Adventure Trail – A Magical Day Out with the Kids
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We go on a lot of days out with our children. And we’re specifically keen on getting them out and about outside. They love running around outside regardless of the weather (though I can confirm…

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I’m Done with Cling Film – Plastic Free Cling Film Alternatives

I’m Done with Cling Film – Plastic Free Cling Film Alternatives
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Nobody can possibly be unaware of the plastic problem. We’ve all seen the horrifying images of plastic in the ocean, in rivers, killing our wildlife and generally proving itself a particularly stubborn and dangerous menace…

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Hipp Organic Baby Food Review

Hipp Organic Baby Food Review
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Ethan is 9 months old now and we feed him a combination of homemade meals (where they’re suitable to be blended and fed) as well as jars/sachets. Over the past month or so, he’s become…

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Winter Wonderland at Whinfell Forest

Winter Wonderland at Whinfell Forest
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We visited Whinfell Forest back in May this year and had a lovely Springtime break with amazing weather. We always try and sneak a few days away in November and decided to return for the…

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The Best Electric Cars for Kids

The Best Electric Cars for Kids
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We bought our son an electric ride on car last Christmas. We wanted one that would be suitable for a toddler but that would last – so we wanted a parental controls remote that could…

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Nostell Priory – A Day Out with a Toddler and Baby

Nostell Priory – A Day Out with a Toddler and Baby
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We’re really making the most of our National Trust memberships recently. Our oldest is 2 and a half and loves exploring halls and gardens. And our youngest? Well, at 7 months he just goes along…

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Counting Down to Christmas

Counting Down to Christmas
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Yes, it’s only October. But I’m already getting excited for Christmas. It’ll be Oliver’s 3rd Christmas and the first time he’s properly been excited about it. And it’s Ethan’s first Christmas. So we’ve a lot…

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Feeling Sleepy with the Fisher-Price® Butterfly Dreams™ 2-in-1 Soother

Feeling Sleepy with the Fisher-Price® Butterfly Dreams™ 2-in-1 Soother
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Our youngest, Ethan, is generally a great little sleeper. But where we definitely have had bad nights is getting him down to sleep in the first place. We’ve never nursed him off to sleep or…

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Fisher Price Think and Learn Teach n Tag Movi – Christmas 2017’s Top Toy?

Fisher Price Think and Learn Teach n Tag Movi – Christmas 2017’s Top Toy?
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I’m shamelessly a Christmas fanatic. And the second September hits I start planning for the big day! I’m always interested in what the top toys at Christmas are. I have two boys, so that’s one…

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