Stocking or Sack Which do you prefer to fill at Christmas?
Dec07

Stocking or Sack Which do you prefer to fill at Christmas?

The eternal question, Christmas stocking or Christmas sack? A Christmas stocking is more traditional, great for hanging by the fire or at the end of the bed. Christmas Stockings are great for those small little extra gifts that Santa brings. But they do become an issue if some of Santa’s gifts are just a little too big. There is often that extra gift left on the floor next to the stocking that just wouldn’t, try as Santa...

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Our Best Christmas Jumpers in 2019
Dec02

Our Best Christmas Jumpers in 2019

I know it’s a bit weird – Best Christmas Jumpers is a bit of an oxymoron, isn’t it? But that’s rather the point – Christmas Jumpers are supposed to be awful. They were once a thing of style, and then they became laughably questionable… and now they’ve swung full circle. We LOVE a terrible Christmas jumper. The Best Christmas Jumpers are truly hideous, and yet come the Christmas season we don...

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3hrs of Original Tom & Jerry Cartoons – under £4 (or FREE!). *happy*
Nov05

3hrs of Original Tom & Jerry Cartoons – under £4 (or FREE!). *happy*

This post was originally written eight years ago, when my then small boys’ favourite TV watching pleasure was Original Tom & Jerry Cartoons. Today I revisited it – and it’s just as relevant, with a little extra happy news on top! It all started when I tweeted this – (oh my days, those baby boys are all gurt big elderly man-sized teens now) The response was fast and universal. There was simply an outpouring...

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What are the laws and safety surrounding child car seats?
Oct22

What are the laws and safety surrounding child car seats?

Would you be confident when it comes to the rules and regulations about child car seats?  If you’re unclear, this article – from SEAT dealership Vindis – should offer some clarity… Legality As already mentioned, a child will generally have to use a child car seat until they reach their 12th birthday or reach 135 centimeters in height. Once they have surpassed one of these measures, the child will need to wear a seat belt. If a...

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Win a Brilliant Bundle of Walliams Audiobooks, worth £140! | #SummerStuff
Aug12

Win a Brilliant Bundle of Walliams Audiobooks, worth £140! | #SummerStuff

Day 8 of #SummerStuff fortnight, and listen up, Walliams fans! Here’s your chance to win a brilliant #SummerStuff prize bundle from HarperCollins Children’s Books… One lucky family will win the entire David Walliams audiobook collection, worth over £140! It’s no secret round here that we are HUGE fans of audiobooks (I even wrote them a love letter). For kids, audiobooks are just perfect for long car journeys, sleepless bedtimes,...

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New Balance Cath Kidston Trainers? Oh yes. | Review
Feb27

New Balance Cath Kidston Trainers? Oh yes. | Review

Yes. Really. New Balance Cath Kidston Trainers. New Balance trainers, in that fabulous ditsy floral (and oh-so-Cath Kidston) print. Okay, so there’s two things you need to know about the latest collaboration between New Balance (makers of best trainers for kids, we personally think) and iconic Cath Kidston.First – the almost-teen squeaked an “oh yes, they’re gorgeous, thanks!” when offered a pair to...

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