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5 Teaching Methods Used In Pre-Schools

Although all pre-schools aim to lay the foundation for kids to be better prepared for future education, they have slightly different approaches and techniques in teaching. All these have a great impact on the students’ mindset, thinking, social and cognitive development.  Getting to know the significant differences is vital before selecting the right pre-school for your child. Play-Way method The Playway …

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Car Maintenance and Tyre Safety Tips

Whether you are heading to pick your kids up from school or going out to get groceries, it is important that you make sure your car is in a roadworthy condition. For your vehicle to be in a roadworthy condition one of the important things you can do is to make a habit of frequently looking after your car and …

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Must Do and See Things in Iceland

It was announced that from mid-March, Iceland will welcome vaccinated travelers from the UK, and things are starting to look up for those who are wanting to travel! For most of us, it’s our first trip outside of the UK since the pandemic started, so this comes as great news. So if you’re planning a trip to Iceland and especially …

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How to Prepare Your Kids for Dog Ownership

Getting a dog can be a fantastic way to expand your family, but it’s important to ensure your kids know what to expect. Whether your children have been begging you for a dog for years or they’re still too young to really comprehend what getting a dog means, you’ll want to take age-appropriate steps to prepare them for the new …

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Being #TogetherThisChristmas

This blog post feels even more bittersweet now considering the current Christmas circumstances but I now cherish this more than I realised at the time. Chums got in touch with me to ask if we wanted to get a bit creative with how we could be together this Christmas with loved ones. They kindly sent a gingerbread house directly to …

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Trying Bunlimited Hot Dogs – The Last Of The Summer

This last bout of summer has been extremely welcome. I am not a cold kind of person and would much rather lay outside in the sunshine all afternoon. We’ve had the perfect bundle of ingredients in our cupboards for a while and Sunday afternoon seemed like the perfect opportunity to put them together and have an easy Sunday in the …

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Visiting Groombridge Place After Lockdown 2020

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of adjusting going on. This new world is a strange one that we are navigating slowly as a global community. Since Freya and Elsa returned to school, we have been venturing out more and doing so in the safest way we can. Making sure we stay in outdoor places that …

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Talking About Rail Safety With Kids

Some of my earliest memories of adventures include train trips to Scotland with my Grandparents. As a child getting to travel by train brought so much joy and excitement. We are very lucky to have such a wonderful train system in the UK and it’s a mode of transport that I use myself regularly. My daughters have enjoyed their adventures …

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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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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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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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Hubby’s 30th Birthday

As a pair, Hubby and I are notorious for being pretty lame at celebrating birthdays. For us, it always feels like any other day of the week and nothing too special. Today, it’s Hubby’s 30th birthday. It’s a big milestone that I wanted to make special for him to remember forever. I wanted to put in the effort that our …

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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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