Life in Lockdown, round 2, or is it 3, who knows?

It’s been a while since I wrote a life in lockdown post. We ended off in the summer, with life vaguely doing some sort of normal, then the children went back to school, the boy started ballet school classes, and we sort of breathed. In early January of this year, I happened to pick up […]

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Do you clean your phone regularly? Why not?

Do you clean your phone regularly? I do. I know that sounds strange. I hate cleaning. I am no Mrs Hinch and it’s not something I enjoy or love, but cleaning is a task that has to be done. *This post does contain an affiliate link that if you click on, and make a purchase, […]

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Things to think about before getting a family pet

*This is a collaborative post sharing some things to think about before getting a family pet to your life and the things you need to think about before you embark on the rewarding journey it can be* A pet is a wonderful addition to a family as your kids will always have someone to play […]

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Be more unicorn with Fiesta Crafts

*Fiesta crafts kindly sent us a fun mask making kit that meant we could be more unicorn* If you are looking for something fun and easy for kids to do, with a little adult help, for dressing up or just to add some fun creativity then a mask from Fiesta crafts might be just what […]

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3 Awesome Card Games for Kids

This is a collaborative post sharing why trading card games are a great idea to get your kids into* There are lots of amazing trading card games available for kids that are both fun, developmentally appropriate and worthwhile experience. Not only can children learn a lot from these amazing games, but they’re also a brilliant […]

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Thinking about buying a house? Our plans for the future.

*If you are thinking about buying a house, then this is a collaborative post that might be helpful* Buying a house is a topic we as a family have discussed often. We currently rent, but as we all know, life changes and plans made sometimes don’t happen. In the past few months the financial markets, […]

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Wooden flooring to stand the family test

*this is a collaborative post sharing the benefits of wooden flooring, which we hope will be helpful* Our house is our home, and we want to feel safe, comfortable and happy there. We also want it to reflect our styles and tastes and to enjoy spending time there. We live, raise our families and survive […]

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How Kids Can Spend Quality Time with Grandparents

*This is a collaborative post sharing some tips on how kids can spend quality time with Grandparents that we hope is helpful* Ensuring that your kids are able to have quality time with their grandparents can be difficult when life gets in the way, but the stark reality is that their time with their grandparents […]

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How we use coconut oil in our home and why

We use coconut oil for lots of things in our house, these are the ten I can think of, off the top of my head, every day uses for it. We buy a jar or two of cold-pressed, virgin oil from our local health food shop, and each jar lasts about two months or so, […]

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Maths-Whizz – challenging and learning maths

* We were kindly asked to review Maths-Whizz and share our thoughts* I am always on the lookout for resources, apps and websites to use as part of our homeschooling resources and curriculum and maths is a favorite topic for my son. It wasn’t and still isn’t my strongest subject but I am learning as […]

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