Reviews

National Geographic Kids Magazine Giveaway!

We have teamed up with the fantastic National Geographic Kids to tell you about their great new FREE resource – the Home is Good hub.  Available on the National Geographic Kids website, the free online portal is packed full of exciting activities for families and is perfect for lockdown and beyond and offers children the opportunity to explore the world …

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A Book To Talk About The Situation With Young Children

Without a doubt life has been crazy over the past few months. It has been an incredibly tough journey for everybody. Like most parents, we’ve tried our best to shield our children from the sheer scariness of what’s happening beyond the safety of our home. I caught Elsa, my five year old, playing an imaginative game. I listened in and …

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We Are Cherishing #LittleBigMoments With Ladybird Books

Over the past nearly nine weeks of our family being in isolation, we have started a cute tradition at bedtime. My girls will video call their Grandparents at bedtime when they’re all in the pyjamas (let’s face it, they haven’t got out of their pyjamas most days) and about to get into their beds. My Mum or my Mother-In-Law have been reading …

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Splashing Around With BABY Born My First Swim Girl

My youngest daughter has a big obsession with dolls. I genuinely thought that she may outgrow this phase as she got older but her love is stronger than ever. At times I feel like I’m being followed by eyes, we have that many lying around the house! The latest in her collection arrived a few weeks ago, the BABY Born …

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Planting Bee Wild Seedbombs

When we moved to our home two years ago, I was so excited to have such a big garden. We’d gone from having no garden at all, just a simple concreted walk way between houses to a long open grassy, very overgrown garden. My husband and I had similar yet different visions for our garden. He wanted to fill it …

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Celebrating National Pets Day With L.O.L Surprise Lights Pets

National celebrate something day’s are a big thing right now aren’t they. We have special months for Autism, even a Winnie the Pooh day, there’s Father’s and Mother’s Day and I’m pretty sure there’s a day for anything you might imagine. These are all created to celebrate something awesome, and it’s a nice way to say thank you. One of …

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Snuggliest Squad 3 Squishmallows Ever

A couple of years ago, my mother-in-law brought back from Canada a giant Squishmallow Cat for Eva. I had never seen anything like it before and we instantly fell in love with the squishy pillow. In fact, I use it to rest my back on every bedtime! We’ve since gifted the girls the smaller versions for Christmas and birthdays. There’s …

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The Importance Of Reading With Your Children

Books have always been an important part of my own childhood. I loved learning through books and had a large collection. I remember my Grandad reading to me snuggled in his armchair and that’s something he then went and did with Freya too. There so many reasons to read with your child. I thought with us all embarking on a …

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Taste Testing Shaken Udder Milkshakes

I’m not a milkshake drinker so it is not very common for me to pop it into my basket when we go shopping. Our girls were pleased to receive a wonderful hamper of the Shaken Udder milkshake range. There are six flavours in their range which we were excited to try. 330ml Milkshakes We had been sent one of each flavour of …

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At Home With Playmobil EverDreamerz

As we all embark on home learning and being isolated from the outside world for the foreseeable future, I thought I’d share a fun new range from Playmobil. The EverDreamerz range was released in March and they feature five friends; Starleen, Viona, Rosalee, Edwina and Clare. We had kindly been gifted these to play with and review. They arrived on …

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Marsh Farm Fairies & Dragons 2020

It’s time for another Marsh Farm post. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you will know this is probably one of our favourite places to visit in the UK. Our first adventure for 2020 was a Fairies & Dragons day. It ran over the February half term and although it isn’t on anymore, an exciting Easter Grotto …

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Andy & The Odd Socks Live In London

At the weekend we headed into London to be part of something exciting. It was the launch party of Andy and the Odd Socks brand new TV show, Andy and the Band, and we had the pleasure of being in the audience. We arrived early as always to find a spread of pastries, juice and hot drinks awaiting us. It …

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Birthday Party At Jump In Trampoline Park Tonbridge

I’m still pinching myself that Eva is now seven years of age. It feels like yesterday that our chunky, cone-head baby arrived into the world. But it happened and each year we celebrate.  This year we had the pleasure of hosting a joint party at Jump In with Eva’s friend from school. Both girls were so excited about taking their …

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Dolittle Movie Premiere In London

The girls have been asking us to take them to the cinema for ages and what better way to fulfil that request than a trip to London for a film premiere! We had been invited to Cineworld in Leicester Square for the UK Premiere of Dolittle last weekend and we had to dress up as animals. The invitation didn’t specify …

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Baking Cake Pops At Google HQ

This blog post has been a little while in the making this specific day happened back in October 2018 and I’m only just getting the chance to complete it. Sorry! I bet you can imagine the girlies faces when I told them we were heading to London on a train to go to the Google Head Quarters. They were pretty …

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