#PerfectNightIn with Mattress Online

A good night’s sleep is something that many parents long for. Thankfully, my husband and I have many a good nights sleep, but that hasn’t always been the case. With twin girls, we’ve had our fair share of sleepless nights! However, our twins are now six years old and thankfully for the most they’re pretty good sleepers.  Sometimes though, I find the business of life can be overwhelming and this has an effect on my sleep. This is why having a good bedtime routine can help you to drift off to sleep quickly, and help you to stay asleep for… [Read More]

The Busy Parents Guide to Surviving Christmas

Christmas is one of the most wonderful times of the year, yet it can also be one of the most stressful times too. I love buying gifts for my family. The excitement of choosing the perfect gift for each recipient gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling. However, the cost of the Christmas gives me an together completely different feeling! Here are some tips that will hopefully make the Christmas season a little less stressful. Save money throughout the year. This is possibly easier said than done, but small, regular amounts can soon add up. It’s also worth looking to your… [Read More]

Review: Playmobil Children’s Playground

When I look back at my childhood, I always have this one memory of my sister and I playing with a children’s playground set. I can’t remember what make it was, but I do remember we had so much fun playing with it. Quite often when my girls and I go shopping they like to look at the toys, and Playmobil is one brand they’re always drawn towards. We’ve never owned any Playmobil toys before so when Smyths Toys kindly sent us a Playmobil Children’s Playground to review I was keen to see what it was like, as were our twin… [Read More]

PJ Masks Mission Control HQ Playset Review

PJ Masks is an animated TV series which follows three main characters, Catboy, Owlette and Gekko, as they become a superhero team at night fall to fight bad guys, Romeo, Luna Girl and Night Ninja. Our twin girls are six years old and they really enjoy watching PJ Masks on TV. That’s why I thought they’d love this playset! I think that the PJ Masks Mission Control HQ Playset is the perfect toy for PJ Masks fans. The PJ Masks Mission Control HQ Playset is available from Smyths online here for £49.99, as well as other good toy stores and amazon…. [Read More]

Top Tips When Going Camping With Children

Camping should be fun and exciting, and rightly so. Children go to summer camps in most Western countries. Adults and teenagers also want to participate in such activities. Many interesting and fun activities are organized for these camp trips. In hot climates, camping usually takes place in the cooler months, and summer riverbank campsites are a popular choice for schools. Children always look up to going camping and they expect to have a lot of fun. They value happy memories of these camping activities. Here are tips you need to incorporate when going camping with children: First, make sure you… [Read More]

Review: Santa Safari at West Midland Safari Park

One of the most anticipated events in the year for us is our annual trip to West Midland Safari Park. We first went in September 2017. You can read all about our first trip here. We then returned in November 2017 for their Santa Safari which you can read about here, and then we were lucky enough to return again earlier this year for their Ice Age Exhibition which you can read about here. Last Saturday we returned again for their Santa Safari. The Santa Safari is a magical festive day out for all the family. It combines a 4-mile… [Read More]

What to do if you experience Cyber Bullying

Yesterday I wrote about a post sharing other bloggers experiences of cyber bullying. You can read it here. Following on from this post, I wanted to share with you some help and advice on what you can do if you, or someone you know has experienced cyber bullying. What is Cyber Bullying? Cyberbullying or cyberharassment is a form of bullying or harassment using electronic means. Cyberbullying and Cyberharassment are also known as online bullying. It has become increasingly common, especially among teenagers. Cyberbullying is when someone, typically teens, bully or harass others on social media sites. (Source) What to do… [Read More]

Cyber Bullying Stories: Make It Stop

Having been the victim of cyber bullying myself, I was curious to find out how many other people have been affected by it. My husband has recently been on the end of cyber bullying, read more about this here, so I was curious to hear from other bloggers about their experiences and what they think we can do to #makeitstop. Tune into the blog tomorrow for help and advice if you’ve experienced Cyber Bullying. Your Experiences Anon So a few years ago I was subject to what would be the modern day equivalent of a witch hunt. People who I… [Read More]

6 ways parents should deal with cellular children

Pxhere Kids are as advanced as ever before. Ask them to pick up a phone and teach you the ins and outs of an IP address and they’ll do it in a flash. While most parents will think “why can’t you do that with the dishes?” the point is kids are surrounded by technology. Mums and dads want them to have fun and enjoy themselves, yet it’s also important to get a healthy balance. There is nothing more annoying than your son or daughter ignoring you for their friends on FB or the ‘Gram. Taking away their mobiles isn’t a… [Read More]

Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland Review

On Thursday evening my family and I were invited to review Cardiff’s Winter Winterland. We’ve been taking our twin girls ice skating there every year for the past year, so we were very excited to have the chance to go again. In return for this review we were gifted food, ride tokens and an ice skating session. The ice skating is usually one of the main attractions for us, but this year the funfair really stood out. There seemed to be a lot more rides this year, and the big wheel that’s usually there was replaced with an epic 90ft… [Read More]