This year will see Roo make the transition from primary school to high school.  Given that we live in a technology-driven world, it will come as no surprise that a large proportion of her work will be carried out electronically.  Whilst accessing the computers at home and school are all well and good, they are not portable.  With assessments and projects to be completed in groups alongside completing homework with friends, she is going to need something that is portable and functional.… View Post

This letterbox-sized activity box is posted to the homes of subscribers across the country. Every fortnight, a colourful new box arrives, containing fun and engaging activities that can be enjoyed by children… but, crucially, with support from an adult.

The Weekend Box is designed to encourage quality time between parents and their little ones, something many parents say they struggle to fit in…… View Post

Over Christmas Piglet discovered the wonderful world of tutus. To which you can find her most days trotting around the living room wearing one of her tutus (or all of them) she is slowly gathering (as you can never have too many tutus in your life!).  Whilst she loves twirling around the room you’ll also find her with a book in her hand. … View Post

Hello sunshine, where have you been hiding? Midweek we managed 26C here, which was so beautiful.  I joked that the weather gods were attempting to make up for all the miserable weather we’d had with some scorching days.… View Post

Now that Piglet is approaching two and a half years old she is still very much in her cot.  Whilst the thought of when we should transition her to a toddler bed is there.  I’m not in any particular hurry to complete this milestone.  However, having been through this process twice before I am keen to do this in steps rather than all at once – that is, unless she decides to make a bid for freedom and climb out of her cot.… View Post

The characters from In The Night Garden have been part of children’s bedtime hour for the past 10 years.  Whilst the initial intention for the show was to provide a calm, soothing, yet engaging story… View Post

A lot of people have plenty of stereotypes in their minds when they think about video games. They imagine the lonely nerd, shut away in their basement, hiding from the world while staring at a screen. And sure, there are probably people like that in the world today, and there really isn’t anything wrong with that, but gaming is far more popular than ever before. Pretty much everyone is gaming in some way these days, whether it’s on their computer, a console, or their phones.… View Post

Putting up a perfect nursery before a baby arrives can be a little bit stressful, particularly if you lack experience in design. Whilst it can be an exciting time the task at hand can be overwhelming as you want to create the perfect space for the new arrival. The following tips can help put you on the right track when it comes to decorating a nursery. … View Post

As a huge fan of Gavin and Stacey, you can imagine how delighted I was at being able to visit Barry Island and walk in their footsteps… Where to you go? … View Post