• 101 Kids Indoor Activity Ideas – Fun Things To Do When You’re At Home With Your Children

    March 16, 2020

    Here are 101 kids indoor activity ideas…a big old list of things to do when you’re at home with your children… 101 Kids Indoor Activity Ideas: In a bid to spark some activity inspiration, I wanted to pull together a giant list of kids indoor activity ideas including apps, things you can watch, read, listen…

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  • Andy and The Band - new CBeebies TV programme

    Andy and The Band: watch the show now, sing the songs forever

    March 2, 2020

    If you – or your children – are a fan of CBeebies legend Andy Day, you should definitely watch his new CBeebies and CBBC children’s TV programme Andy and The Band… We were invited to a special live launch event for the brand new CBBC and CBeebies TV programme, and the good news is it’s…

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  • How to talk to kids about corona virus

    How To Talk To Children About Coronavirus

    March 1, 2020

    How to talk to children about coronavirus…here’s what we’re saying about COVID-19 and the corona virus to our kids… How to talk to children about Coronavirus How do you talk to your children about coronavirus? I wanted to write this post as the Corona virus / COVID-19 to is something we’ve been talking about a…

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  • Just you wait when it comes to parenting

    Just you wait

    January 14, 2020

    JUST YOU WAIT…is something you hear a lot of when you have small children, from other people, in a really negative way, isn’t it? Enjoying any aspect of having a baby? Just you wait till they hit the toddler twos and it’ll all go wrong! Struggling with the bleakness of newborn sleep deprivation? Just you…

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  • CBeebies Hansel and Gretel review

    Christmas TV, sorted: CBeebies Hansel and Gretel

    November 26, 2019

    We had a sneak peak of CBeebies Hansel and Gretel, the brand new CBeebies Christmas show – here’s what we thought… CBeebies Hansel and Gretel: it’s Christmas! Everyone loves the CBeebies Christmas panto, right? This year the performance is Hansel and Gretel, staring all your children’s favourite CBeebies actors and presenters – including none other…

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  • School bus - 21 things I've learned from the first term of starting primary school

    21 things I’ve learned from the first term of primary school

    October 23, 2019

    Sending your child to primary school is an emotional rollercoaster of highs, lows and lots of tears (theirs and yours). Dropping her off on the first day she was fine, so I was FIIIIINEEEE. Until I burst into ugly sobs on the way home. Then picked her up about half an hour later. And cried…

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  • Starting school: What am I going to do now?

    October 2, 2019

    One of the most common questions people ask when I talk about F starting school is, usually, What are you going to do now? I don’t think they mean it in an existential, hear-tearing-out-while-wailing type of way – although I’m sure there’s plenty of time for that – but more of a curious, what-am-I-going-to-do-with-all-that-time-now? way.

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