Dear Midwife….

Dec 18, 2012 17 Comments by

In my 11 years of experience of midwives, antenatal and post natal care, I have never met anyone as unsympathetic as you. From the time you walked into my room on delivery suite, you had no time for me or my unborn child. You told me straight you were busy and had a million things to do, […]

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Fantastic part time jobs for the busy parent.

Dec 16, 2012 No Comments by

Lots of people ask me how I managed to find a job that fits in so well with children, and the answer is that I never went out with the intention of doing so. I started working in an office when I had just my eldest two children who were both in school at the […]

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A few tips on keeping your skin looking young.

Dec 16, 2012 No Comments by

I may only be 28, but I started going grey at just 18 years old. I knew no one would believe me, so when I plucked that first ever grey hair out of my head, I saved it to show my mother. She was shocked, but told me it runs in the family as she […]

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Great theatre shows to take the kids to this winter

Dec 16, 2012 No Comments

I love the Christmas spirit, and a visit to London is always pretty special at this time of the year. The kids adore the lights on Oxford Street and seeing Father Christmas is always a special treat as part of a day out. Walking past the chestnut stalls with the divine smell wafting out, and a cheeky […]

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Molehill Mania Review

Dec 16, 2012 No Comments

We were sent a sample of Molehill Manic through to review from Mattel. Molehill Mania is suitable for ages 4+ and is or two players. Opening up the box, the actual molehill is complete and requires no assembly. The two plastic mallets that come included also are complete and require no assembly. There is a […]

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The Gruffalo Hide and Seek Mini Game Review

Dec 16, 2012 No Comments

Marky is a massive Gruffalo fan, and he knows the words off by heart to the books and the DVDs. But it is always lovely to see Gruffalo merchandise with the cute illustrations that we have all fallen in love with. When I was asked if we would like to review a Hide and Seek […]

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Christmas Gift Guide: Little People (2-5)

Dec 16, 2012 No Comments

My 1st JCB Charlie Crane Playset The best of the best, this JCB playset is robust, provides loads of play factor and is loved by toddlers. We gave it a whopping 5 out of 5. Read our full review here. Available to buy from Argos and Tescos with a RRP of £29.99. Charlie and Lola […]

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Oh no, it’s a Gruffalo! Gorgeous Brier’s products!

Dec 16, 2012 No Comments

Gruffalo Mark is a massive Gruffalo fan, just like many others his age. I have to admit I am quite partial to the film myself, with the cute illustrations I don’t mind indulging him in some merchandise. The children’s Gruffalo® range by Briers is an exclusive collection of outdoor clothing and gardening accessories for children. Based on […]

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My 1st JCB Charlie Crane Playset Review

Dec 15, 2012 1 Comment

My children are a consumers dream, and Charlie Crane has been featured heavily on the TV ad breaks over the past month. So it was no surprise when my toddler declared that he wanted Santa to bring him Charlie Crane. Christmas came early in our house, and the look on my sons face when he […]

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