5 Weekend Activities to Keep the Kids Entertained

Knowing how to keep children entertained at weekends and during the holidays can be a tricky task for many parents, especially when many kids are bored staying at home. According to the Daily Mail, a recent poll revealed that grumpy children say ‘I’m bored’ more than 200 times over the summer holidays. If you’re running out of ways to entertain your children over the weekend or during the holidays, below are some simple ways to keep them busy. Get crafty with card Children love a craft project, especially if they know it’s going to be seen by a lot of… [Read More]

#RealMumsAllBran 5-Day Challenge

This post is an entry for the Real Mums of All-Bran Linky Challenge, sponsored by Kelloggs. We’ve all heard the saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but how many of us are actually eating a healthy breakfast? Most mornings I skip breakfast because by the time the kids have had breakfast, showered and got dressed I’ve simply forgotten to eat. When Kelloggs challenged us with the #RealMumsAllBran 5-Day Challenge I was keen to hear more and take part. The challenge was to try their All Bran cereal for five consecutive days. The challenge is all about getting a… [Read More]

5* Cork and Dry Wipe Board: A Crafty Review

As a Shoplet blogger I was recently sent this cork and dry wipe board to review. I’m the type of person that has to write things down either on my phone or on a scrap of paper somewhere so that I remember to do things. This doesn’t always help me though, especially if I lose the piece of paper with my reminder on it! This board is perfect for me to scribble down my shopping or to do lists on and the cork board side of it is great for me to pin my hair appointment cards and recipes to…. [Read More]

Top 5 Ways To Get Your Child to Sleep

1. Choose a good mattress. Choosing the right mattress for your child can make the difference between a good nights sleep or a bad night’s sleep. Making sure your childs mattress provides enough comfort and support is important, therefore it is a good idea to have a look around and see what types are available. 2. Develop a bedtime routine and stick to it. Having a regular bedtime routine will help to make the transition from day to night easier for your child. A good bedtime routine should be calm and relaxing. You could start with a gentle massage followed by a… [Read More]