Barbie launches three new body shapes!

Barbie has launched three new body shapes, curvy, petite and tall. As a mum of twin girls who are soon to be four years old, I think this is a great step in the right direction. They both love their Barbie dolls, but I have to be honest I have worried about how they perceive the appearance of the dolls. I wrote about it before, but I think in all honestly at their age they probably don’t notice their appearance as much as an older child would.  I think an older child would start to notice Barbie’s slim figure, long… [Read More]

Christmas Toy Gift Guide 2014

Another year, another Christmas toy gift guide! With only a few weeks to go until Christmas I thought I would share with you my top Christmas toys for 2014 to suit all budgets! Budget £5-£50 Shape Snap. £7.50 Available from Orchard Toys.     My twins are two and a half and they absolutely love this game. It’s fun, educational and a great way to learn through play. Recommended age is 3-6 years. With the Shape Snap cards children can learn about shapes. There are lots of games you can use these cards for. As the name suggests Snap is… [Read More]

Our Favourite Toddler Toys

As I’m always on the lookout for toys to entertain and educate our twins, I thought I would write a post about their favourite toys. I would like to stress that this is not a sponsored post. I haven’t been asked to write this by anyone nor have I been paid or accepted anything for writing this post. I haven’t included links to these toys in this post as I’m posting from my mobile but a quick online search should bring them up. Enjoy! 1.  Fisher Price Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks. It’s only in the past few months that… [Read More]

What do you buy 1 year old Twins for their birthday?

I thought I would share with you what I have bought our twins for their first birthday, without recommending specific brands or products. Here goes: * Blocks. Our girls have blocks already but the ones I have bought for them are a little different to ones I have seen before. They have these blocks at baby group and the girls really enjoy playing with them. They are little plastic blocks that click together, but the top of the blocks all have something different in them. For example, one has sequins in under a clear plastic window. M, particularly liked this one. Another,… [Read More]