Childrens Christmas gift guide

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Every year the choice of what to buy your kids gets wider and wider. There seem to be an endless variety of products and it can be hard to choose what to buy. I’ve tried to take some of the stress out of your shopping and compiled my Children’s Christmas gift guide. With my favourite picks of this year to …

Encouraging Development through Play

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Ad As a child, play, creativity and imagination are some of the most important parts of life. Toys are fun and entertaining, but alongside that enjoyment, active and creative play can provide a stimulating environment within which our children can learn, grow and develop. The importance of play is no secret, yet it can be easy to overlook the subtler …

DIY Monster Mason Jars

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Ad. Looking for a fun Halloween themed activity to do with the kids? The weather has led us to be indoors more than normal and the boys were bored with their usual activities. So we gathered together our craft supplies and grabbed two jars to make these fun DIY monster mason jars.

School uniform Life Hacks

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#Ad Life is too short to spend time on boring tasks. So I love a good hack when I find one. Having two boys in school, getting them ready and myself out of the door by 7:45 is no easy task. So over the years I’ve gathered a few good school uniform life hacks I thought I’d share.

Baby Gifts Hamper Review

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The post contains Sponsored links. To find out more please read my advertising and disclosure policy. It’s seems there is something in the water again and I have got an influx of babies due to be born and Baby gifts to buy. I often find it difficult to buy gifts for babies and make them look like a good gift. …

Legoland Windsor Review

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If you’re a regular reader you will know we are big fans of the brick in our house. So when we were offered the chance to visit Legoland Windsor to Review it for 365 Tickets we jumped at the chance. This is our very honest opinion about what we loved and loathed about our day out.

Back to School Essentials

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The post contains Sponsored and affiliate links. To find out more please read my advertising and disclosure policy. September is rapidly approaching. July and the whole stretch of the six weeks holiday ahead of you seem so long ago. Now is the time you inevitably have to think about early mornings, PE kits and what to feed them in their …

9 Great Outdoor Games

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The post contains affiliate links. To find out more please read my advertising and disclosure policy. The summer holidays are nearly upon us and I for one hope this warm weather lasts. It’s so much easier to make the days pass enjoyably when you get can outside with the kids. What I don’t want is rain and their endless requests …