Award Winning Family Travel blogger debuts the magical ‘Extraordinary Travellers’ adventure series
Sep22

Award Winning Family Travel blogger debuts the magical ‘Extraordinary Travellers’ adventure series

Karen Beddow, Editor of the award winning travel blog Mini Travellers released her debut book this week The Little Museum, the first in the Extraordinary Travellers adventure series. The Little Museum is a page-turning travel adventure story for boys and girls aged 8-11.  With a magic map, a clever invention and an exciting race through France, there is also a little bit of French thrown in for good measure. The story...

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Easy World Book Day Costumes – You’ve Got This!
Mar03

Easy World Book Day Costumes – You’ve Got This!

Come on, we all know it’s true. A part of our brain always dreads World Book Day, and honestly just thinks that there are no Easy World Book Day Costumes. Of course it’s a wonderful scheme, and anything at all which gets kids engaged and involved with books wins my vote. But. Ye gods, it’s not like we parents don’t have enough to do, is it? We may Home Educate now, but trust me, I’ve been there.Oh yes....

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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 for FREE! *happy*
Nov05

3hrs of Original Tom & Jerry Cartoons for FREE! *happy*

Ten years ago, my then-small boys’ favourite TV watching pleasure was Original Tom & Jerry Cartoons. So much so that I tweeted this – (oh my days, those baby boys are all gurt big & man-sized now) The response was fast and universal. There was simply an outpouring of affection for the cat & mouse duo, squeaks of agreement and a lot of “my-son/daughter-loves-them-too!”. Whether those sons were 2 or...

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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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