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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

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

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

How much does it REALLY cost to raise a child?

I ask after new research has revealed life for people with children is an average of £400 a month more [...]

By |November 11th, 2019|Parenting|10 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week is another little plug for Smiggle and ITV This Morning's new #BEKIND anti-bullying campaign. I shared this [...]

By |November 10th, 2019|Parenting|5 Comments

Why I’m sorry to say goodbye to Mothercare

‘A sad moment for a well-known high street name’. Those are the words of administrators appointed to oversee the closure [...]

By |November 8th, 2019|Parenting|11 Comments

How to make a Lego cake in 7 easy steps

Got a little one who loves Lego? Would you like to make a homemade Lego birthday cake but don’t know [...]

By |November 6th, 2019|Food, Parenting|1 Comment

WIN one of 2 InfaCare baby bath bundles!

Fancy winning one of two InfaCare baby bath bundles? Then you've come to the right place! With the temperature dropping [...]

By |November 4th, 2019|Competitions, Parenting, Reviews, Uncategorised|15 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

Hands up who's glad half term's over and it's back to school this week?! We had a busy week with [...]

By |November 3rd, 2019|Parenting|6 Comments

5 easy ways to cut the cost of car insurance

Ever wondered what makes your car insurance so expensive? We’ve both been driving for more than 20 years now, but [...]

By |October 31st, 2019|Family life, Parenting|1 Comment