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Spring Giveaway: Win a Marks & Spencer Gift Box

Spring Giveaway: Win a Marks & Spencer Gift Box

I don’t know about you, but to me this winter has felt even longer than usual. Not super cold, just long and grey and miserable. But now, just a few days into meteorological spring, there are signs of new, green life almost everywhere you look 

FUN IDEAS FOR FAMILY GAMES TO PLAY TOGETHER

FUN IDEAS FOR FAMILY GAMES TO PLAY TOGETHER

Like millions of other people around the world, my family has been playing and loving Wordle over the last few months. I started doing it on my own, curiosity sparked by all those yellow and green grids in my social media feeds. Then my husband 

Kids In Space: Stargazing For Families (1)

Kids In Space: Stargazing For Families (1)

If you’ve been reading here for a while, you’re probably aware of my nerd credentials. I love books, Lego, dinosaurs and anything to do with science, especially astronomy. One of the things I was most excited about when we had children was taking them out 

Kids In Space: Stargazing For Families (2)

Kids In Space: Stargazing For Families (2)

Hello. This is the second of two blog posts on astronomy for families and children. If you missed the first part, you can read it here. All done? Then let’s continue.   When you arrive at your chosen stargazing location and find yourselves in the 

How To Help Your Children Fall In Love With Reading

How To Help Your Children Fall In Love With Reading

Reading was by far my favourite thing to do as a child. My mum regularly chased me out of the house on sunny days because she worried her bookworm of a kiddo wasn’t getting enough Vitamin D. (No-one needs a nerd with rickets, right?) I 

How to make the best Bubble Solution

How to make the best Bubble Solution

I’m not a fan of sweeping statements, but it feels safe to say almost everyone loves bubbles, from tiny babies to grandparents and even (secretly) the coolest of teenagers. The little store-bought pots with wands are great fun, but it’s even better to have bubbles 

Make A Simple Cardboard Mask

Make A Simple Cardboard Mask

Over the last couple of years, the notion of wearing a mask has taken on an altogether different meaning. Much more fun, and far less controversial, these animal masks are perfect for playing dress-up at home or adding to a fancy dress costume. They also 

Delicious Hamper Giveaway

Delicious Hamper Giveaway

Hello, October. It’s giveaway time! We’ve teamed up with a group of bloggers to bring you an amazing hamper which is perfect for sharing with your family. For the kiddos, there are a range of Cadbury’s chocolate boxes to explore, enjoy and – if they’re 

How To Plan A Family Nature Walk

How To Plan A Family Nature Walk

Nature is amazing and wherever you live, it’s happening all around you, all the time. But, in the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives, it can be all too easy to overlook the details. If it’s been a while since you and your family 

5 Ways To Teach Your Children About Money

5 Ways To Teach Your Children About Money

A few weeks ago, I downloaded an app which allows your kiddos to play ‘shop’. You print and cut out the items to stock their supermarket and the app allows them to scan the barcodes and ‘charge’ customers for each item. We’ve had a lot