Bathtime rituals

Bathtime is one of my favourite parts of the day. All the children in one room at the same time and all loving the water. It doesn’t matter if they are in the bath or the shower, they just love the chance to play and splash about together. You might have read our articles recently […]

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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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Family-friendly theatre

We love the theatre. We love watching the children’s faces during a live performance. This can be especially magical if the production is based on characters they recognise from television. The characters are brought to life on stage and that can be mesmerising for small children. I love it when I hear a child say […]

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Alternatives to chocolate

As much as I don’t mind the children having some chocolate and as much as I love Easter, I have to admit to having a stomach churning feeling having seen some photos on Facebook over the weekend of all the chocolate some children have had. Honestly, some photos looked like a chocolate shop. When did […]

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Better with cake

Cake is not something I am personally big on as I don’t eat wheat but I enjoy making them with the children and buying them for everyone else. With it being the Easter school holidays we kick started it with lots of baking…mostly Easter related. The children all love cooking in general but they especially […]

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Family Fun with an Easter Panto

Do you love a good Panto? Were you sorry when traditional Panto season was over? There are a number of Easter Pantos around this year so whilst the children are off school it might be worth seeing what is on in your local area and having some fun family time together. A good Panto never […]

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Choosing a scooter

We love scooters in our house and were out on them this weekend as the weather was lovely. Cold but clear skies and sunny, just lovely. We have always been big fans of the micro scooters range as they are so durable and suitable for the entire family. My biggest boy will be 7 soon […]

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