Bubble Mania

bubble mainia

Lots of children love bubbles. Sometimes children go crazy for them, constantly trying to pop them and other times they have quite a hypnotising effect. Bubbles are great at parties, but you really need a bubble machine to avoid one of the adults having to constantly produce them. One bubble machine you could try is […]

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In search of a decent travel cot

the best travel cot

Travel cots are something that have always grated on me since becoming a parent. I’ve just never found a good one. One that ticks all the boxes. For me, a good travel cot should: Be suitable from birth to three Be lightweight Be easy and quick to assemble and put away Pack away compactly Be as hard […]

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Protecting precious enamel

We all know how important it is to protect our children’s teeth. Putting this into practice isn’t always easy. Each of the children has gone through a period when brushing their teeth has become a bit of a battle but fortunately this hasn’t lasted too long. We know that regular trips to the dentist are […]

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Boys in leggings?

Leggings for boys

So, boys and leggings – what is your view? Cool or catastrophic? My first experience of boys in leggings or tights was when my brother was very small and we used to go on skiing holidays. My grandmother had this brain wave that rather than try to battle with thermal trousers and socks that thermal […]

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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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A double act

Having children close together in age can be hard work but mostly it makes for lots of fun, and a tight sibling bond. It’s like having your best friend over to play the whole time! With 21 months between the oldest two and fifteen months between the youngest two I’ve seen some beautiful sibling bonds […]

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