As a mum and as a blogger I take 100s of photos. It’s something I like doing and a way to help document our family life. However, once I’ve taken these photos, looked through them and plucked out a couple that I choose to share on social media. The rest of them are simply moved to a file within my Google Drive. Where they might get a quick search through when I am looking for a particular photo or a snapshot from a place that we visited.… View Post

Nintendo Switch | Carnival Games [AD-GIFTED] + #Giveaway

Nintendo Switch | Carnival Games [AD-GIFTED] + #Giveaway

With the children getting older and computer games being introduced to our family gaming time. We are always on the look out for ways we can all join in and have fun together. Carnival Games from 2K is the perfect way to enjoy all the fun of the fair with 20 different mini games that will not only bring on the laughs but a slice of competitive spirit too!… View Post

A Different Look at Children and Technology: 4 Ways …

A Different Look at Children and Technology: 4 Ways Video Games Can Actually Benefit Your Kid

Video games weren’t designed with your child’s brain development in mind, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t helping your child learn and grow. Gaming has a bad reputation for being a waste of time and a brain cell-killer. However, recent studies show this to be far from the truth. Here are four ways video games can actually benefit your kid.… View Post

Seeking reassurance from the Family Link App [AD]

Seeking reassurance from the Family Link App [AD]

Parents want reassurance that their children are safe and they can keep in touch when not with them. Likewise, children want the security of having a phone, to keep in touch in an emergency, when lost or for a specific need and ultimately to not feel left out amongst peers. However, parents are concerned about how much screen time their kids are getting, what they’re doing while they’re on their devices, and how that can interfere with their education. The Family Link app from Google helps to address all of the above.… View Post

Stampy the Wizard and the Lost Wand

Stampy the Wizard and the Lost Wand

Today we want to introduce you to a wonderful new interactive picture book app for kids with an amusing and heartwarming story. In “Stampy the Wizard and the Lost Wand”, Stampy must search for his missing wand, in his house and around the village in which he lives.… View Post

Sky Kids App | A world of entertainment for …

Sky Kids App | A world of entertainment for children

Parenting is a juggling act and sometimes we need a helping hand to get through the multitude of activities that must be completed that day.  From playing taxi service to sitting on the sidelines during activities.  I have an ace up my sleeve for these moments and it comes in the form of the Sky Kids App. … View Post

A Social Network: Creating A Family-Friendly Gaming Experience

A Social Network: Creating A Family-Friendly Gaming Experience

As our children get older, they’re not so interested in the toy kitchen as a worthwhile Christmas present anymore, they go towards the dreaded video game. Now, if you’re a parent that’s a bit reticent towards the idea of your kids playing video games this is understandable. You may think that they will barricade themselves away in their room, playing violent games for hours, if not days on end. But, you could use your kids’ interest in video games to actually bond with them a bit more. And in fact, the whole family can get in on the act! Let’s find ways to create a family-friendly gaming experience.… View Post

Sky Kids App | The one stop app for …

Sky Kids App | The one stop app for fun, games and quizzes

When it comes to finding age-appropriate apps for my children to access.  I have to confess that they only have a handful of them downloaded to their tablets.  This is because, apps like the Sky Kids app houses both games and TV content which they love – so why download anything else?  We’ve been using Sky Kids for around 3-4 years and it has been utilised by both Roo and Tigger. … View Post

Win with VQ and Bohemian Rhapsody: The Movie

Win with VQ and Bohemian Rhapsody: The Movie

There’s a new film release on the block this month, and it’s a kind of magic, to say the very least. Yes, on Wednesday 24 October this year, in just a week’s time, Bohemian Rhapsody: The Movie hits the flicks. It’s time for us parents to break free, grab some popcorn, and arrange a child-free evening out to celebrate a cinematic expression of the hottest thing that ever happened to British rock.… View Post

O2 FAMILY PLAN – WHAT’S THE BENEFITS OF …

O2 FAMILY PLAN – WHAT’S THE BENEFITS OF JOINING?

The O2 Family Plan offers a range of tariffs, services and perks to help family life run a little more smoothly (if that is even possible?).  Making family time count with advanced parental controls, exclusive Priority offers and one simple bill for all the connections plus discounts on each connection added (saving up to 50% on tariffs).… View Post