Shine: Why Don’t Moon Fairy and Sun Prince Live Together?

Shine: Why Don't Moon Fairy and Sun Prince Live Together?

As a child I can’t remember knowing anyone whose parents were divorced.  But times change and sadly in the 21st century it’s often the case that families don’t always find it possible to stay together.  I know from my own experience from my first marriage, just how traumatic divorce can… Continue reading »

KING PONG – review and giveaway

King Pong

Monkey and I have been playing the new game on the block from Drumond Park called KING PONG.  It’s aimed at children aged 8 years and over and can be played by 2-4 players. The games comes with a KING PONG unit, base with pivoting doors and lid, 4 corner… Continue reading »

Hartley’s Back To School Lunchtime Challenge #littleoneswholunch

Hartley’s Back To School 'Lunchtime Challenge'

I’ve been completing the Hartley’s Back To School Lunchtime Challenge with my 7 year old son, as we’ve talked about his school week, family, food and education.  Now he’s back at school we only get to share lunchtimes at the weekends but when we are together, it’s a great time to… Continue reading »

Animal Planet Dinosaurs! – a book review

Animal Planet Dinosaurs!

My 7 year old son has been enjoying the chapter book Animal Planet Dinosaurs! recently and I’m sure if you’ve got a young dinosaur fan, they may well do too.  Now, don’t be too surprised, I’m still the one doing the reading here, but this chapter book is aimed at children… Continue reading »

Awesome Little Green Men

Awesome Little Green Men

Help! We’ve recently been invaded by Awesome Little Green Men!  Oh stop, they aren’t aliens, it might just be ok.  In fact these area new range from MGA Entertainment of collectibles which combine the fun of blind boxes with battle play. In Series 1 of the Awesome Little Green Men there are… Continue reading »

Learning with the Factivity range from Parragon Books

Learning with the Factivity range from Parragon Books

I’m always on the look out for new ways to educate my son, without him really realising what he’s doing.  Although it would be fair to say that reading books and my son are not a match made in heaven, he definitely likes factual books.  Over the summer we’ve been learning… Continue reading »