Home Learning

Specifically Home Education and not Home Schooling, because we’re not being academic about it

Understanding The Four Learning Styles To Better Support Education

Whether you are a teacher, a home educator or a parent who simply wants to understand your child’s learning, familiarising…

3 Questions Frequently Asked About Longterm Homeschooling

One of the questions I frequently face now that Ameli is almost 9 and heading speedily out of the learning…

Fairtrade VR Viewer

Fairtrade Educational Resources And Free Lapbook Printable

We are halfway through Fairtrade Fortnight in the UK – with World Fairtrade Day being in May – and the…

Shopkins & Shoppies Party Food Ideas

Shoppies And Shopkins Party Food Ideas

We love parties here and plan for them months in advance. Aviya’s 6th birthday party was a Shoppies and Shopkins…

Almost Free Father's Day Ideas

Almost Free Father's Day Gift Ideas

You know how nothing is ever free? Well that’s mostly true here too – but here are a bunch of…

Key Financial Tips for the 30-Something Mother

As a mother, you have a number of responsibilities each and every day. You are caring for all of the…

Tips For Choosing The Best Children’s Products

Whether shopping for new clothing, supplies for the nursery or safety products for the car as a new parent you…

Reviews

Things we’ve used and what we thought of them

Unicorn Charm Jewellery Making Set

Unicorn Charm Jewellery Making Kit Review

My girls have a real fascination with unicorns and fairies, much like most little girls  and boys (and many big…

Unicorn Garden Kit

Unicorn Garden Grow & Play Kit {Toy Review}

Summer is in the air, and that means it’s time to get our green fingers out and get things growing.…

Moj Moj Collectables Review

The latest in the world of collectables are Moj Moj from MGA – the same people who brought us NumNoms and LOL…

Projects & Series

Things I undertake for a short amount of time

Tour De France Themed Slime {Bostik Bloggers}

Like loom bandz and whoopy cushions before them, slime is the it thing of the season, and like those things, the…

Paper Fairy Houses {Bostik Bloggers}

This month’s Botik blogger theme is creatures and we were so excited to make some fairy houses we got a…

5 Best Pregnancy Apps

As the old saying goes, there’s an app for everything! When you’re expecting, there are plenty apps to help you…

Coping Skills: Age by Age Tips For Supporting Children

It is important for children to know how to cope with whatever life brings them, and we can start doing this…

From Drinking Bottles To Nursing Slings: Making Up The Perfect Nursing Baskets

There’s a huge difference between having your first baby, and having your second, third or fourth. I’ve only done it…

Goodbye To Breastfeeding – 8 Years A Breastfeeder

Ameli was born in October 2009 and aside from a single prenatal class on breastfeeding, the sum total of my thought…

The Causes of Miscarriage During First Trimester

There are several reasons for miscarriage during the first trimester of a pregnancy; unfortunately, they cannot always identified. A miscarriage…

What Happened When We Got Rid Of All The Toys

A few months ago, we had a good look at our lives, and came to the conclusion that we weren’t…