Christmas gift ideas for children

December 4, 2017 admin 0

This year I have decided to do a children’s gift guide instead of a girls and then a boys because quite frankly, it really annoys me when toys are aimed primarily at one gender than another and my boys are made to feel they shouldn’t choose a particular toy, book or hobby. So I have compiled a list of some of the things my boys will be receiving this year. Smiggle back pack Christmas is […]

What the boys are reading

November 29, 2017 admin 0

I love to read, always have and I imagine I always will. When I was little I remember my nana would read fairy stories to me when she babysat, our favourite book was about flower children that I absolutely loved and when we weren’t reading that she would make stories up for me. Once I was old enough to read by myself I would devour books, loosing myself in the twists and turns and as […]

Our book advent activity

November 30, 2016 admin 0

One of the activities on my Christmas activity wish list was to do the book advent for the boys and at 9:30pm on the 30th November we were finally ready. Despite me organising the books in advance and trying my best to be organised this year, me and the other half were still frantically wrapping books the night before. No activity in our house is ever complete without a little drama and true to form […]