Fairy Tale Dress Up Characters for Boys
Apr18

Fairy Tale Dress Up Characters for Boys

Fairy Tale dress up ideas for boys This week my 5 year old came home with a letter detailing what they would be learning this term in class. Their literacy topic is Fairy Tales and as part of this topic, they have been asked to dress as a fairy tale character for a special day at school. As far as Fairy Tale dress up goes,  immediately loads of princesses popped into my head, but unsurprisingly not so many boy characters came to...

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Fabulous Kids book, Hetty Feather, now on stage!
Jul17

Fabulous Kids book, Hetty Feather, now on stage!

We’re Going to See Hetty Feather! Being big Jacqueline Wilson fans, we jumped at the chance to go and see and review the stage adaptation of Hetty Feather, one of my daughter’s favourite trilogies by one of her favourite authors. In the Autumn of 2014, Random House published Jacqueline Wilson’s 100th book, Opal Plumstead. My daughter received, and thoroughly enjoyed, Opal Plumstead as her Christmas book ( we always do a...

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Why you should make Photo books for your memories.
Jun11

Why you should make Photo books for your memories.

A Photo book is a beautiful way to keep and share your memories! I am the official memory keeper in my family. I love being able to look back at images and letters and videos of family members. I keep scrapbooks for my children so that they will know about their childhood when they are older. I write them notes so that they will understand how I feel about them and have something to treasure when I am no longer around. I have hundreds...

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25 Fun and Easy uses for Balloons
Jun11

25 Fun and Easy uses for Balloons

Ideas for using Balloons… (other than simply blowing them up)  Here are some fun things to do with and make out of balloons. To decorate for a minion party, float yellow, latex, helium-filled balloons around your house. Using a permanent-ink marker, draw black goggles and blue overalls on each one, again resembling the minions. Draw a Minion face on a balloon using a marker pen. Children can take these home afterwards. Play...

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How To Encourage Your Child To Love Music
Apr15

How To Encourage Your Child To Love Music

Ways your child can grow to love music A passion for music is something that everybody should have. There is such a vast array of musical styles out there that there is sure to be something for everybody. When you are a parent, you should introduce your child to the world of music. If, at first, it seems as though your little one does not like music at all, you should keep at it. Over time, they will start to adore particular songs...

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Top Tips That Will Help You To Teach Your Child To Swim
Apr08

Top Tips That Will Help You To Teach Your Child To Swim

Teach your Child to Swim with these tips Every child should learn to swim so that they are safe around water. If you have yet to teach your children the basic principles of swimming, now might be the best time to get started. If you are a strong swimmer yourself, you probably have loads of advice when it comes to educating your kids. Here are some top tips to help you teach your child to swim. Start as early as possible The sooner...

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