Mermaid Charm Jewellery Review

With half term upon us, I was grateful to have recently been sent this mermaid charm jewellery set to review. Available for £9.99 this super cute set includes everything your children will need to help them make some pretty cool mermaid jewellery. There are plenty of beads and charms of all different shapes, sizes and colours. There’s enough thread for children to make a number of necklaces and bracelets, plus there are also 5 clasps. Included in this set you’ll find: • 75 Bicone Beads – blue, green and purple • 45 Faceted Beads – pink, blue and turquoise •… [Read More]

6 Easy Ways to Keep Children Content When on Holiday

Heading off on your travels is always a barrel of laughs, but sometimes you have to take the needs of your children into account. Here are six ways to keep your children content when on holiday. Healthy snacks  Hungry tummies mean grumbly kids. Make sure you prevent them from becoming agitated by bringing along a selection of healthy snacks which keep their stomachs satisfied. While they might be craving sugary goodness ahead of vegetable and fruit options, a healthy option is your best bet for ensuring they don’t experience something of a sugar rush. Give them a say Avoid giving… [Read More]

Mila & Pheebs Spring Box Review

My girls and I absolutely love craft activities. It can be something as simple as colouring in or making something out of card boxes and tissue paper! There’s something quite therapeutic about sitting down and spending a few hours getting creative. Our girls were recently sent a box full of crafty goodness from Mila & Pheebs to review. The box was addressed to our girls which they loved! There’s something magical to them about having post delivered with their names on it! The team at Mila & Pheebs are obsessed with all things stationary! From sparkly pens, new shiny paperclips,… [Read More]

Fun-filled Half-Term Ideas to Keep Kids Busy

With half term almost upon us, parents are getting panicky about what to do during the break.  I’m sure we’d all love to just stay home, build blanket dens and eat pizza all week, but unfortunately, employers aren’t so liberal when it comes to doling out week-long holidays.  So what to do with the kids?  It’s important to find them something that will keep them busy, but not anything so nonsensical that it will deter them from the inevitable stack of homework (or destroy the house!).  As a compromise, I’ve thought up a list of fun and educational activities to… [Read More]

Magical Gardens For Kids That Don’t Cost The Earth

The thing about gardening is that no matter how good you are at it, or how much time you devote to it, it can be a pretty expensive endeavour. The price of plants, tools, soil and decorations can all add up. Especially if you have a specific vision of what you want to create for your little ones in mind. But there are some ways to ensure that you get the most fun out for your garden without breaking the bank. Read on to find out more. Getting the basics right The first thing that you need to get sorted… [Read More]

Car Safety Tips for Travelling with Kids

With new changes in the laws regarding car seats for children I thought now would be a good time to address this, along with some other car safety tips when travelling with children. The new child car seat laws mean that manufacturers aren’t allowed to introduce new models of backless booster seats for children shorter than 125cm or weighing less than 22kg. This means companies will only be able to manufacture new backless booster products for children over 125cm tall or heavier than 22kg, which ever comes first. The reason behind this is because backless car seats offer less protection in the event… [Read More]

Traveling With A Timid Child

Image source For children, traveling should be an exciting time. It should be an opportunity to explore new horizons, see the world outside of their own and gain experiences that you can only learn through doing rather than seeing. It makes sense that, as parents, you want your children to be able to travel and enjoy the time you spend away. Of course, there are some children for whom the idea might be more difficult. Whether it be because of special needs or just a general timidity about the world around them, for some children, they need their comfort zone…. [Read More]

Subliminal messages to help kids tidy up?

Come on now! Everybody sing to the tune of ‘I wish I was a punk rocker’ by Sandi Thom… Oh I wish I was a funky fairy with powers in my glare In 2017 revolution was in the air You were born to me, but now I know my powers are not there! Oh I give up! It’s hard for me to say this, but I totally understand how my parents felt when I was a kid. If I was a fairy, my magical power would be to stare at my kids with a ‘glare’ so menacing they’d know instantly… [Read More]

The Easy way to give your kids bedroom a quick makeover!

Wall stickers

Creating a bedroom that is truly unique to your child can take a lot of thought, time and effort. As your child grows, their likes and dislikes change, which can often mean the theme your child once had for their bedroom is no longer fitting with both their age and their likes. When I was growing up I asked my parents if they could paint my bedroom green and if they could paint a cactus on the wall. In fairness to them, they took my random request and carried it out for me. I had lovely lime green walls and… [Read More]

Cool Knits for Cool Kids

Being a mum to twin girls who have the complete opposite taste in clothes is pretty interesting. Some may say that it’d be hard to find them both clothes that they love, but that’s not the case at all. I’ve said this numerous times on my blog, but M is really into her girly clothes. When we’re out shopping for her we’re looking for clothes that are pastel colours such as pink, white, lavender, soft greys and purples etc. If it’s fluffy and has a picture of an animal or ballerina on then even better! M loves to wear dresses… [Read More]