My kids grew up watching Paw Patrol, Shimmer and Shine and Dora the Explorer (my eldest spent most of her younger years shouting 'Backpack! Backpack!') so it is safe to say Nickelodeon is a firm favourite in this household. How wonderful it would be if those shows could be brought to life... Enter Nickelodeon Adventure which has just opened at Lakeside, Thurrock. We were very lucky to be invited to celebrate at the launch event of this brand new play space along with our Paw Patrol obsessed nephew Little A.
Unwanted home visitors can be a real problem. And we are not talking in-laws. Your home is your safe place and the thought of pests and bugs infesting it and compromising the health of your family is highly distressing. But the UK has a number of persistent offenders. If you suspect you have a problem, be aware how quickly it can grow if not dealt with. Here is a quick round of the most common pests and how to deal with them.
It's the most wonderful time of the year... but it can also be one of the most stressful. If you have still got presents to buy let alone wrap check out my round up of unusual Christmas gifts for all the family guaranteed to produce smiles on Christmas morning.
A high percentage of kids participate in extra-curricular activities at their schools and collages. As parents we recognise the value these activities bring to our children (plus it gives us a little more child free time!). Besides being a fun way to spend their time, after school clubs and classes are great learning, growing, and development tools for young kids and teens alike. I've prepared a list of extra-curricular activities that can help promote cognitive development in kids of all ages.
Whether it’s to get to work, ferry the kids around, or simply get from A to B, many of us can’t live without a car. Whilst you may dream of having the latest model, your finances may mean that you have to settle with a used car. If you’re on the hunt for a used car, there are various factors that you need to take into consideration first. To help make things easier, here is a guide to help find a used car that’s right for you.
It goes without saying that most women think of motherhood and fashion as being mutually exclusive. Sadly, that just isn’t the case at all! Whether you are carting around a newborn baby or managing a couple of toddlers in tow, there are always ways to keep up with the kids without sacrificing fashion.
Here are some tips on how to be the most fashionable mum in your crowd.
Can you believe the school holidays are nearly over?! Remember back to mid July when the weeks seemed to stretch ahead and now here we find ourselves starting a fighting over a seat in the shoe shop and googling which lunch boxes are heat/water/yogurt proof - which may be how you found this post. Here are my top back to school essentials to ensure a smooth return to term time routine.
It has been a little quiet on the blog lately as we are revamping our kitchen and dining room which turned into a much bigger project than we anticipated but the end is in sight and normal service is resuming soon! Here's a roundup of what we've been watching whilst living in one room surrounded by the contents of our downstairs (at one point I was watching TV through a tub chair).
We all know what a stressful and time-taking activity carpet cleaning is. It is best to use natural products for the purpose that do not cause allergies or skin irritation problems. There are various methods that can be applied for removing stains and in this article, we will reveal you some of them. Check them out!
It may seem like an obvious choice when you need a new car that you simply go out and buy one. You shop around and try to get a good deal. Buying is not always the best option. Sometimes it makes more sense to lease your next vehicle.
The reasons could be financial, as in you may actually spend less money. Lifestyle, personal preferences and practicality also come into play in the decision making process. When you are in the market for a new car then keep an open mind to leasing. We leased our last car and it was a great option for us.
Here are some of the advantages to leasing a car.
Artist, Baker and Blogger. Mum to my two beautiful, cheeky girls. Muddling my way through parenthood with equally cheeky Husband.