Laser Pegs – light up building fun…

*We were kindly sent some Laser Pegs products to try, to share for this blog post, all thoughts are our own* We love building, learning and exploring, through play. As a home educating parent I am always on the look out for toys or games that encourage imagination use but also creativity. Laser Pegs are […]

NERF BUNKR Battle Zone System

*We were kindly sent a NERF BUNKR Battle Zone System to review. All opinions are our own* If you, like us are Nerf gun fans then you will love this Nerf kit. Well, ok, our cats are not fond of Nerf guns but that doesn’t stop kiddo and the husband from having a lot of […]

Gift ideas for tricky to buy for kids

If you have tricky to buy for kids, then Christmas and birthdays can be a bit of a minefield. Hopefully this sponsored post with Wicked Uncle is helpful and gives you some new ideas to ease the stress. Tricky to buy for kids can be challenging. It might be they are teenagers who aren’t really […]

Keeping kids organised in the car

*This is a collaborative post with Dreambaby sharing how keeping kids organised in the car isn’t as hard as you think* Travelling with kids or being in the car with kids can be fun but also hard work. It can take planning and thinking ahead of time to make sure the kids are happy and […]

Kids Against Maturity – being the worst is best

*We were kindly sent Kids Against Maturity to try. All opinions are our own* I think even the name of this game makes it appealing, don’t you? Kids Against Maturity is a brilliantly fun family game where being the worst is actually the best. Are your kids bored with Apples to Apples and too young […]

Mental Health – Anxiety, PTSD & Me

I write about mental health, from my own perspective and more generally. My journey is very personal but other people have chosen to take it very personally too and because there are people who would use what I write in a negative way, I feel the need for a layer of protection and for the […]

Camp Beaumont Camps – happy kids & happy parents

We were kindly asked by Camp Beaumont to share about them and why we love their daycare camps for our kids. All opinions are our own. Camp Beaumont Day Camps have been caring for children for 40 years and part and parcel of the school holiday calendar. Much-loved by parents, guardians and grandparents, we provide […]

Fun with Stomp Rocket Junior Glow

*We were kindly sent some Stomp Rocket kits to try, all opinions are our own* We are always big fans of toys or games that kids outside and Stomp Rocket are a firm favourite for us. Their Junior Glow Fun 100% Kid Powered rockets that can have to be blown to be flown are a […]

Dating and romance when life isn’t quite normal.

*This is a collaborative post sharing some tips for dating and romance during lockdown life* I don’t write a lot about dating and romance on our blog, but we have been married for nearly twenty years, and still quite like each other, and there are things we have learned that work for us. During this […]

Have yourself better mental health this Christmas

It is possible to have better mental health this Christmas or at least around Christmas. If you find Christmas challenging and stressful, you CAN make changes to look after yourself and it’s not wrong to want to feel ok around the season that everyone seems to think is endlessly jolly, but in fact for many […]