Teen Backpacks cool for School Sept 2020 – Our Top Ten
Aug12

Teen Backpacks cool for School Sept 2020 – Our Top Ten

School’s out for summer! Well that’s how the song goes, however in reality this year school has been out for way longer than that! But finally it seems the light may be at the end of the tunnel and our children will hopefully be heading back into the classroom this September. But as usual when kids go back to school they have got to have all the right gear, and we are not just talking uniform and calculators here. Oh no....

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5 of the Coolest Lamps for a Teenager’s Bedroom
Jul16

5 of the Coolest Lamps for a Teenager’s Bedroom

Redecorating your teen’s bedroom slowly becomes a priority as they move from 12 to 14. We know – we’ve just re-done our 15yr old’s. It wasn’t that long ago that he was thrilled at a floor-to-ceiling Marvel Avengers mural. Now? Not so much.And you know how it is – while you’re decorating, you always have an eye to the fact that they’re going to change tastes again pretty quickly in the...

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Hamilton Gifts – Our Top 20 for the Musical Superfan
Jul02

Hamilton Gifts – Our Top 20 for the Musical Superfan

Love Hamilton or know someone near and dear who does? Did you know that tomorrow the 3rd July 2020 is official Hamilton Launch day on Disney? Oh yes it is, if you are a fan you are in for a real treat because Disney are releasing the original Broadway production and streaming exclusively on Disney+ check out the official trailer here – So have you seen the musical, hearted the soundtrack on Spoitify, know all the words off by...

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Style on a Shoestring: Student Outlet Steals
Feb25

Style on a Shoestring: Student Outlet Steals

Shopping with teens isn’t always easy, but it doesn’t have to be complicated either. If your teens are trying to look stylish on a shoestring student budget, or want to make their salary stretch a little further, there are lots of ways you can help. Firstly, encourage them to shop in the right places. Look for seasonal sales, student outlets, and discount stores. With that in mind, here are our three favourite style bargains: Pretty...

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Period Myths Debunked!
Jan29

Period Myths Debunked!

From having a menstrual cycle that runs like clockwork, to using tampons on your first period, to experiencing brain fog — it’s important that we split any myth from reality. There’s no denying whether you’ve believed a period-associated myth. It’s likely that this applies to many women and debunking the myths of the menstrual cycle isn’t easy, regardless of how many periods you’ve experienced! Here, we explore the facts and explain...

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Retro Board Games – Beano Monopoly, anyone?
Dec08

Retro Board Games – Beano Monopoly, anyone?

We’re big fames of family games night (we’ve talked recently about our top favourite family card games), and for some reason our teens love a Retro Board Games night more than any other. We’ve got lots of new ones, but the old faighfuls come out time and again… Monopoly, Cluedo, Sorry… notn of them gather dust (which is frankly a miracle in this house). So when Beano asked last year if we wanted to try...

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