The benefits of character toys

Does your child have a favourite TV character? Who is it? Peppa? Dora? One of the Teletubbies? Fireman Sam? Or something else? Do they have toys that match these preferences? How educational do you think these toys are? I wrote recently about encouraging creativity in children and how character toys that already have personalities and names […]

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Top tips for decorating a child’s bedroom

Your children’s bedrooms should always be a wonderful place for them to escape and explore. Not only that, but they should be somewhere that reflects your child’s personality. The trouble is, their personality tends to shift so much in these developmental phases that it’s hard to keep track. That’s why choosing how to decorate their […]

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Win a family ticket to Peppa Pig Live

BRAND NEW SHOW FROM FIERY LIGHT FOURTH PEPPA PIG TOURING PRODUCTION UK & IRELAND TOUR 2015 – 2106 A new Peppa Pig live stage show, PEPPA PIG’S SURPRISE, will tour the UK & Ireland from autumn 2015 with dates currently being booked for 2016. Produced by leading children’s theatre team Fiery Light, in partnership with […]

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Family Fun with Peppa Pig

You might have seen a recent article I wrote on ‘parental rip offs‘ , where I discussed my frustration at the overly inflated prices charged for foil balloons and plastic toys at theatre performances for children. Whilst this is a real pet hate of mine, the theatre itself is something I have always enjoyed, and […]

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Parental rip offs

When you become a parent you also need to be prepared to be ripped off over and over again. My pet hate is the price of balloons and associated plastic merchandise you see at family theatre performances or events. This just really makes me cross. You will find balloons and rubbish plastic toys at every […]

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