Product Reviews

Here’s where I’ll share product reviews of any family/baby/child related products we use and love.

Any product reviews I write are based completely on my family’s experience of them.

LittleLife Freedom S4 Baby and Toddler Carrier Review

LittleLife Freedom S4 Baby and Toddler Carrier Review
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Our third baby is 6 months old now. Our middle son is 3 years, so before the youngest was born, we’d just become accustomed to not lugging a pram around. As soon as the little…

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Lego Advent Calendars 2020

Lego Advent Calendars 2020
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Generally, I treat my sons to toy advent calendars each Christmas. I like to think of it as something of an early Christmas present. Amongst the best advent calendars we’ve ever bought our sons were…

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Our Honest Review of the Perfect Prep Machine by Tommee Tippee

Our Honest Review of the Perfect Prep Machine by Tommee Tippee
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There’s nothing quite as soul destroying as listening to your baby scream while you stare longingly at a 95 degree bottle of milk standing in a sink of cold water and beg it to cool…

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Is this the best hands free breast pumping bra?

Is this the best hands free breast pumping bra?
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Our newest arrival is 5 weeks old now and as we start to get some routine, I’m doing more expressing so he can be bottle fed breastmilk. We’ve hired a Medela hospital grade pump (so…

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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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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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The Best Toy Advent Calendars of Christmas 2020

The Best Toy Advent Calendars of Christmas 2020
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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 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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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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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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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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Mud Kitchens: Who’d Have Thought There was so Much Choice?

Mud Kitchens: Who’d Have Thought There was so Much Choice?
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The first time we visited East Riddlesden Hall, we ended up spending absolutely ages in the amazing little “Discovery Garden,” there. That’s because there’s an amazing mud kitchen there and our toddler just couldn’t get…

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The Best Toys for 2 Year Old Boys

The Best Toys for 2 Year Old Boys
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Our house often feels like one giant playroom. We have a room at the back of the house which is designated as a playroom, but it doesn’t stop the toys, clutter and general mess that…

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The Best Tablets for Young Children – My Shortlist

The Best Tablets for Young Children – My Shortlist
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[Updated August 2020] We all know toddlers and young children shouldn’t have a lot of screen time. But I’m way beyond trying to stop mine from using a tablet altogether. And, in fact, my children…

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Sleepyhead Deluxe Pod Review – Does it Help Baby to Sleep Better?

Sleepyhead Deluxe Pod Review – Does it Help Baby to Sleep Better?
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Our youngest son is, at the time of writing, 2 months old. We didn’t use a Sleepyhead with our first. He just slept in the Moses basket both during the day and night (not that he…

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Y Volution Y Velo Junior Review – A Balance Bike for a 2 Year Old Toddler

Y Volution Y Velo Junior Review – A Balance Bike for a 2 Year Old Toddler
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At about 19 months, our eldest son was clearly too big for his Scuttlebug. It looked uncomfortable for him to ride it, but he was happy enough continuing to do so. By 23 months, he…

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