Going on an adventure with Sammi

Going on an adventure with Sammi

You may recall that Monkey got to make friends with Finn from the Lottie dolls range back in 2014, how times flies! My son may be a few years older than when Finn first arrived, but he still features in Monkey’s play time and I thought it was about time… Continue reading »

The Boss Baby – DVD review and giveaway

The Boss Baby DVD

31st July saw the release of The Boss Baby DVD, Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D and 4K Ultra HD versions of this funny family friendly film from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Created by DreamWorks this animated comedy film is going to be hit in homes across the country this summer. When his new… Continue reading »

Strange, Unusual, Gross and Cool Animals – review and giveaway

Strange, Unusual, Gross and Cool Animals

If your children are anything like my 7 year old son, then they are fascinated by the weirdest of creatures.  When we started to look through Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals recently, Monkey was hooked from the first page. The title alone, Strange, Unusual, Gross and Cool Animals was enough to… Continue reading »

Getting organised with the Doodle Collection – review and giveaway

Getting organised with the Doodle Collection

I’m not a great one for gadgets as people who know me well will tell you.  I can’t ever see my turned away from a trusty paperback or my yearly paper diary.  I’m never to be found without either.  So it will come as no surprise that I’m a paper… Continue reading »

Learning with Amazing! magazine – review and giveaway

Learning with Amazing! magazine

I am always on the look out for new ways to encourage Monkey to read and I’ve been having some success recently.  Not only has he been reading, but he’s also been learning with Amazing! magazine.  Double points to me! The magazine was launched in 2014 and is aimed at children… Continue reading »

Snowball fighting in the summer #snoballsInSummer

Snowball fighting in the summer

I bet you’d never considered snowball fighting in the summer had you?  Well I have to be honest, neither had we until we discovered the SnoBall BattlePack sets from Zimpli Kids. The Snoball BattlePack contains 4x25g bags of SnoBall powder and an instruction leaflet.  Aimed at children aged 3 years and… Continue reading »