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Making memories with I’m a Girly’s new styling head Lola #ad

Meet Lola. She’s got purple hair, real earrings, magnetic eyelashes and is causing a bit of a stir at Crummy [...]

By |December 11th, 2019|Parenting, Reviews|2 Comments

Our review of Stick Man Live – magic, music & mayhem!

'Wonderfully exuberant and imaginative'. That's just one of the rave reviews for Stick Man Live, which has enjoyed 10 years [...]

By |December 10th, 2019|Family days out, Reviews|1 Comment

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from our kitchen window sill, where our Christmas amaryllis has put in an early appearance. As [...]

By |December 8th, 2019|Family life|8 Comments

Surviving Christmas & New Year when everyone else is drinking & you’re not

Six billion. That’s how many units of alcohol we consume between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day if the latest [...]

By |December 6th, 2019|Parenting, Pregnancy|6 Comments

Meeting Father Christmas at Portsmouth’s Tower Toymaker’s Workshop

Looking for a Santa’s Grotto experience with a difference? Live within travelling distance of Portsmouth? Then I’ve got a treat [...]

By |December 4th, 2019|Family days out, Parenting, Reviews|3 Comments

A first timer’s guide to Elf on the Shelf – hints, tips & how to stay sane!

Twelve million. That's how many elves on the shelves there are currently dangling from doorknobs and living it up in [...]

By |December 2nd, 2019|Parenting|8 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, where we were invited on a press trip to see what's [...]

By |December 1st, 2019|Family days out, Parenting, Reviews|5 Comments

Is it ok to spend more money on one child at Christmas?

Do you spend equal amounts on your kids at Christmas? I ask after one in four British parents admits to [...]

By |November 29th, 2019|Parenting|9 Comments

What to expect at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland in 2019

It's dubbed the Christmas extravaganza event in London and the lights are so bright it can be seen from aircraft [...]

By |November 27th, 2019|Family days out, Parenting, Reviews|1 Comment

5 simple ways to be a good role model for your kids

We’re all familiar with the phrase ‘do as I say, not as I do’. And we also know that kids [...]

By |November 25th, 2019|Parenting|1 Comment

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from our allotment, where I spent Saturday afternoon planting about 100 spring bulbs in the rain. [...]

By |November 24th, 2019|Allotment|6 Comments

What it’s REALLY like being 20 weeks pregnant with baby number four!

‘You must be mad’. I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve heard that since revealing we’re expecting baby [...]

By |November 22nd, 2019|Parenting, Pregnancy|10 Comments

5 simple ways to avoid overspending at Christmas

More than £800. That’s how much extra the average UK household spends in December if the Bank of England is [...]

By |November 20th, 2019|Family life|1 Comment

Win a family ticket to see Stick Man at Theatre Royal Brighton!

Got a Stick Man fan in the house? Fancy winning tickets to see Stick Man live on stage at the [...]

By |November 18th, 2019|Competitions, Parenting|3 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot pretty much sums up the weather in our neck of the woods this week: sunny one minute, chucking it [...]

By |November 17th, 2019|Family life|7 Comments