Early memories


What are your earliest memories as a child? I always struggle with this one as I think it can be hard to work out what you remember and what you remember being told sometimes. I used to think that one of my earliest memories was stepping out of my parents’ camper bus and into a […]

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Superheros rule


There has been a superhero phase going on in our house for what seems like years now. It is years if I think about it. Our big boy went from all things Toy Story to all things superhero practically overnight and, not only is he still in that phase four years on, but now he’s […]

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Developing individual style

Are your daughters, or sons even, starting to become interested in style? Do they like to pick out what they wear? Do they have an opinion on what they think looks good and what doesn’t? Do they have a preference for certain colours or fabrics even? Do they prefer to wear their hair a certain […]

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Teletubbies Takeover

If you are a regular reader of the blog you might have read our Teletubbies Teaser recently. If you didn’t catch it you can read it here. On Christmas Eve we received a very special parcel from Character Options. When we finally got around to opening it, there were some very excited little people on hand to […]

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Family-friendly days out: part fourteen

Welcome to part fourteen of our series on family-friendly days out. Spending quality time together is really important to us, as are spending fun days out with friends and making memories. With children spanning a wide age range, it can be a challenge sometimes to find things that appeal to everyone. We recently visited Legoland […]

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How to be…

“When I grow up, I want to be…” What would you fill this in with? What would each of your children fill this in with? I tell the children that when I grow up I want to be a spy. They have told me all sorts over the years including: A superhero A ballet dancer […]

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