A surprise delivery from Kids Parcel

A surprise delivery from Kids Parcel

Monkey loves receiving things in the post.  Packages from Granny and Gramps in Spain are always opened with great excitement, even when he knows that his favourite dinosaur biscuits are inside.  We recently came across a gifting service that offer mystery gift packages tailored to the age and sex of… Continue reading »

The Magic of the Portable North Pole

The Magic of the Portable North Pole

Long term readers will know that at this time of year the magic of the Portable North Pole arrives in this house.  I was introduced to PNP by a friend before I ever began this blog, and I knew that we’d be regular visitors for as long as Monkey believes in Father… Continue reading »

Mini Hornit

Mini Hornit

You may have noticed that Monkey and I travelled down to London last month for the Family Playtime event hosted by Talk to Mums.  We got to see friends and meet a range of brands, some that are already firm family favourites like Tractor Ted, and some for the first time…. Continue reading »

Trucks and Diggers Duvet Set – review and £50 giveaway

Trucks and Diggers Duvet Set

You may recall that we worked with a lovely company called Lovably Me last year.  Well since then the company has been rebranded and can now be found over at The Kids Bedroom Company.  They offer a lovely range of items to create the perfect look for any child’s bedroom.  From duvet… Continue reading »

Vosene Kids Fruity Goodness range

Vosene Kids Fruity Goodness range

Anything that makes bath time fun and easy gets a big thumbs up from me. The Vosene Kids Fruity Goodness range does just that. The range of 2 in 1 shampoo’s are designed specifically with children in mind.  They are dermatologically tested, tear-free, paraben and MIT-free, making them ideal for children of all… Continue reading »

Calling time on swimming lessons

Calling time on swimming lessons

This afternoon we should be having a quick dinner before rushing off to our local leisure centre armed with swimming trunks and a towel.  But we’re not.  Last week I made a decision, which to be frank, broke my heart a little bit. I called time on swimming lessons for… Continue reading »

Money doesn’t grow on trees…

Money doesn’t grow on trees…

It’s a saying that most of us heard time and time again. When we wanted that new bike, the latest trainers, or to visit that exciting new theme park, at one some time or another, our younger selves will have been greeted with those dreaded words. Although, for children, the… Continue reading »

My Doodles Monkey Camera Case

My Doodles Monkey Camera Case

Monkey loves using his camera, but he’s not totally grasped the fact that it’s a delicate piece of equipment that needs taking care of.  I’ve come across a company that offer some great products specifically with tech loving kids in mind.  Having looked through their website, I noticed something waving… Continue reading »

Vamousse to prevent and treat head lice – review and giveaway

Vamousse to prevent and treat head lice

We’re back in the school routine now which always leaves me wondering how long it will be before we get a dreaded red-letter returned in Monkey’s book bag – watch out head lice are about!  We’ve not been afflicted yet, but I’m sure at some point they will visit us…. Continue reading »

Lego Dream Home #OceanDreamHome

Lego Dream Home

This is Monkey’s entry in the Ocean Dream Home competition.  The competition runs from today until midnight on 24th August, what would your child’s dream home look like if it was made from Lego? I have a construction mad son on my hands, and we’re at that transition stage –… Continue reading »