kookoo but kind

KooKoo But Kind | Eco friendly clothing for kids | Review

March 18, 2021 admin 0

Like a lot of people I have recently been paying more attention to our contribution to the planet. I have started to look at how we can be more eco friendly by doing simple things that can make a big difference, such as recycling properly, reducing our waste and buying sustainable products more often. On this journey I have come across a number of sustainable and eco friendly brands that have really impressed me, one […]

Colour in your own pillowcase with Eat Sleep Doodle | Review

March 10, 2021 admin 0

March is National Bed Month, a month aimed at raising awareness of how important a good comfortable bed is for achieving a good nights sleep and we all know how important one of those is. As a mum I have found that a good nights sleep is something I will never take for granted again. There are new-borns that wake every couple of hours, toddlers that wont go to bed in the first place and […]

book advent

What is a book advent and how do you make one?

November 29, 2020 admin 0

Every year for the past 7 years I have created a book advent in December and it has now become one of our families favourite traditions. When I first started doing it the concept wasn’t very common and lots of friends and family were intrigued as to what I was doing and why but now the idea is definitely catching on more and more and I hope to be able to continue doing it for […]

ToucanBox – A children’s craft subscription box

November 9, 2020 admin 0

I am a sucker for an educational activity. Anything that can get my kids learning whilst having fun is an absolute win for me. I am also a sucker for a subscription box and have tried out a few over the years, some for the kids, some for me and even one for the dog! So when I discovered ToucanBox craft subscription boxes for children I knew we just had to give them a try. […]

lost my name book - front cover of the book

Personalised children’s books by Lost My Name

October 29, 2020 admin 3

Are you looking for the perfect keepsake gift? If so then personalised children’s books are where you need to start. Personalised children’s book make brilliant gifts as they can be bought for babies and grow with them as they start to learn their name or bought for older children who will be amazed at how they have been featured in a real book. These types of personalised gifts are the ones that children will cherish […]

Good bubble, a bath time review

October 7, 2020 admin 0

Bath time is an important part of the bedtime routine,  it helps to calm and soothe a child before going to bed……… ha believe that you will believe anything. Bath time is a time to splash proof the floor, walls and ceiling as you try and convince your child that your bath is not an Olympic size pool and “no you don’t want to see how big the waves are”. It is a time when […]

studio creator video maker kit

Studio creator video maker kit – a review

September 18, 2020 admin 0

#gifted A couple of weeks ago we were very kindly sent the Studio Creator video maker kit to try out. Now normally we are sent things that either excite me, like books, beauty products or coffee or items that excite the kids like games, toys and chocolate but the studio creator perked the interest of both the boys and I and I have a feeling I am going to have to either share this one […]

Through others' eyes

Through Others’ Eyes by Brainstorm Toys

June 7, 2020 admin 0

We love nothing more than a good games night in this house and often try out new board games on the weekends but since lockdown I have been trying to incorporate a few more educational based games to help instil a bit of learning along side the fun for the kids. This week we tried out Through Others’ Eyes by Brainstorm Toys. Through Others’ Eyes is aimed at children over 6, although personally I think […]

bunch o balloons

Fun in the sun with Bunch O Balloons by Zuru

June 6, 2020 admin 0

What unprecedented weather we are having this year! I have no idea if it is simply coincidental or if the changes forced upon the world by lockdown have had some sort of impact on our weather but I am certainty not complaining and I am most definitely trying to make the most of all this sunshine whilst it lasts. One of the ways we have been enjoying the sun is by playing in the paddling […]

weaning your baby

Everything you need to start weaning your baby

May 8, 2020 admin 2

This week is national weaning week (4th May – 8th May) and it just so happens to fall the week before Layla turns six months old which is when we plan to start winding down our breastfeeding journey and start our very own weaning journey. Despite having done this twice before with the boys I still feel very nervous, as well as a tad excited, about the whole weaning process and so I’m trying to […]