EatSleepDoodle – colour & create fun & practical things

*We were kindly sent a kit from EatSleepDoodle to try* I am always on the lookout for fun and creative things for the kids to do, and I am not naturally a crafty parent, in fact, I would say I was the least crafty creative person I know, so when I find things that work. […]

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Kids DO NOT need a mobile phone in school

Kids do not need a mobile phone in school. I have some fairly strong parenting opinions, mostly I try to keep them to myself because I don’t want to be one of those bloggers who tells other parents what to do, but I do feel strongly about this one, and it’s my blog and sometimes […]

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Smart pet feeding peace of mind with PetSafe

*We were kindly sent some pet feeding kit to try, from PetSafe, all opinions are our own* Pet feeding is a topic we are very familiar with in this house. With two cats, two giant snails, a hamster, fish AND a leopard gecko, a fair bit of my life revolves around keeping everyone fed, happy […]

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Our summer holiday routine – making it work.

We don’t do the summer holidays like other families. We have a summer holiday routine to keep us all sane and functioning. I have shared in previous posts about my struggles with the summer holiday. 6 weeks for us, as a family with a child who thrives on routine is a long time to break, […]

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Why I dread summer holidays & how we fix it.

The school summer holidays. Most people embrace them with delight. A break from routine, a break from the normal grind and time off. Time to go away. Time to relax. No school, no mad rushing every day, no long list of extra curricular activities to keep up with, no homework, no packed lunches. Lazy mornings, […]

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Cat treats that make cats happy…

*This is a review post. Hi Life kindly sent Jasper and Layla some cat treats to try* If you know us, you know we have two cats. One of them is older and grumpy and rules the house and the other, the younger one, who is the reason our blog exists (that’s a tail for […]

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5 top tips on how to naturally sleep better

This is a guest post sharing some helpful tips on how to naturally get better sleep, by Caroline from travel website Breaks.com. On here she writes travel guides, finds great deals, gives lifestyle tips and lots more. Caroline spends most of her spare time on UK ‘staycations’ with dog Monty, getting inspiration for her travel […]

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Screen time limits, what works for us…

This is a post talking about screen time limits and what works for us as a family. As always, what works for us, doesn’t always work or apply to someone else, and as I always say, if it works for you and your family that is best, so if you want to follow our advice […]

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Orchid care – tips & tricks from a nongreen fingered me

*This post about Orchid care does contain an affiliate link, that if you click through to will earn me some income if you make a purchase. The link is marked with (*) If anyone asks me, what my favorite plant or flower I have in my home, my repsonse is always “an orchid plant” and […]

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WASup. Gentle to skin & effective on wasp stings.

*This is a review post and we were kindly sent some WASup Wasp stings relief to try* Wasp stings – fun fact, I am allergic to them. Ok, that isn’t so fun. Oddly enough though, I don’t mind wasps themselves, and I tend to think that like most creatures if you leave them alone, they […]

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