Oh God, Baking with Kids…Guest Blog

...yep that's what I say too. And I used to LOVE baking. I found it relaxing to potter around the kitchen under a cloud of flour, slowly piping buttercream into swirly patterns. Now? "Oh god, put that spoon down, no not in THERE, let Mummy do this bit, can we just LISTEN PLEASE, where did … Continue reading Oh God, Baking with Kids…Guest Blog


If you have a kid in reception (first year at school) like me you might have heard this phrase. A bit like PHONICS it's another "WTF is that?" thing. You furrow your brow and try to remember if this was something we did at school? Fractions? Multiplication? Yep sounds familiar, but BONDS. What IS THIS? … Continue reading WTF are NUMBER BONDS?

Five Things to do with Magnetic Letters/Numbers

I'm going to start a little "Five Things to do with..." series which I'm kicking off with magnetic letters/numbers. About time eh? After all they are only my actual LOGO aren't they?! This is the kind of item you buy because you think you should. Your child is perhaps pre-school age and you feel like … Continue reading Five Things to do with Magnetic Letters/Numbers

“Music to My Ears” – Guest Blog

This is the third in the series of these wonderful guest blogs. Today's post is by Lauren Elliot who is the cofounder of a music school. Lauren is a Mum of two and has some wonderful easy ideas for ways to encourage a love of music in children. As someone who has always loved music … Continue reading “Music to My Ears” – Guest Blog

Bath Time, Fun Time – Guest Blog

Another wonderful guest blog post here. Now my two are like little fish, they absolutely love the water. I'd go so far as to say swimming is their favourite activity and I cannot wait to take them on holiday this year so they can play in the pool as long as they like. I have … Continue reading Bath Time, Fun Time – Guest Blog

Getting Started – Alphabet

Ante-natal classes can be brilliant. They teach you lots of useful stuff about babies. It’s all very helpful when you’re about to have a tiny bubba in your arms and not a clue how to care for it. I met some of my best friends through these classes. They have seen me through every aspect … Continue reading Getting Started – Alphabet