A closer look at the new kids range of glasses from Specsavers

This weekend Emmy, my niece Emma and I attended an event with Specsavers which was held at Disney HQ in Hammersmith. This is a venue we have been to once before and it really is a wonderful place – on arrival you are greeted by a giant Mickey statue and the magic really does begin,Read more

Peppa Pig Holiday Mumbassadors – Easter Activities

Both Emmy and Harry are big Peppa Pig fans, we’ve been to Peppa Pig World twice now and I’m sure we will return again this year, they have some of the play sets and both still request to watch it on TV and loved the stage show. We were recently asked to become Peppa PigRead more

Duplo Adventures on a Rainy Day

Duplo is a toy which is much loved in our house, a toy which both Emmy and Harry both adore.   We have a few sets already and a few mismatched boxes of oddment’s which I purchased from eBay.  What I love about these toys is there are no restrictions on play and your child’s imaginationRead more

How to keep our children safe online – Internet Matters

I know Emmy is only 5 and a half but she is getting to that age where she is beginning to spend a little time online now, she has IT lessons at school and can navigate her way around the school computers quite well now – they use drawing and maths programmes currently and asRead more

Design it your way – Have your say and help design a new Baby Changing Bag

As parents we know what works for us, this is best done through experience. If you are like me then when pregnant you may have gone with a pretty option over a practical one.  Not having to use a changing bag daily I didn’t know what I needed in a bag – and seeing asRead more

Cheese and Onion Risotto with Escalope Fingers

With Harry now in Pre-School and Emmy in School by the end of the day they are very tired and very hungry.   I need to make nutritious meals but quick ones too – now I do love my slow cooker and it is perfect for these times but I’m not always that organised andRead more

Increasing my Protein intake with the #UpbeatChallenge

You’ll know that I’ve been being careful with what I eat recently, my junk food intake has decreased and my portion sizes are smaller and snacking is almost a thing of the past – this is all thanks to the help of my Slimpod – listening to this for 10 minutes a day before bedtimeRead more

Lelli Kelly Shoe Envy

We’ve all seen the adverts, the sparkly shoes and the must have mobile make-up cases.   Ask any School age girl what Lelli Kelly’s are and she will most likely sing you the song and tell you which she is desperate to have.  Emmy certainly has been for ages.   Infact it happened again a fewRead more


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