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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Life in the time of Corona – the rules change again…

We haven’t done a Corona update for a while, and now the rules have changed again, we face what seems like a long winter ahead. Lockdown hit, we all brought our children home from school, everyone switched to working from home, and lots of stress and chaos were dealt with. We all adapted or not, […]

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Staycation Hotspots with Our Famed Writers

If you can’t go abroad this year, there are some fantastic UK Staycation Hotspots that you may not have realized were an option but are well worth exploring. Our collaborative post has some inspirational ideas that might appeal. 2020 has proved a difficult year for travel. As a family, we usually like to plan and […]

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Gross Science – Revoltingly educational.

*We were kindly sent a Gross Science kit to try out and have some gruesome fun with at home* Stumpy the Odious Ogre; welcomes you to Gross Science, the totally awesome kit that will take you on a voyage of discovery of just how disgusting the human body can be. You can perform 12 horrid, […]

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Encouraging hobbies and creativity in my children

As a parent, I have always felt it was one of my “jobs” to be encouraging hobbies and creativity in my children. My children are products of the 21st Century. They are very adept at using technology, that I would never have dreamed existed, as a child, the stuff of what science fiction programmes I […]

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