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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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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Holiday Travel Ideas for your Half Term Break
Apr03

Holiday Travel Ideas for your Half Term Break

Holiday Travel can be simple If you are like me and you have several children, holidays in the school holidays can be a little bit expensive. However, the price I’ve paid is always worth it when I see my kids smiling and having fun. There are plenty of choices for holidays when you have a family. Some are close to home while others can be exotic destinations overseas. Holidays can be a once in a lifetime experience, or something that...

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32 World Book Day Dress Up Ideas
Mar05

32 World Book Day Dress Up Ideas

Some inspiration for World Book Day dress up. World Book day does not have be a stressful event for dressing up. We usually go through our dress up box and pick out items we think we can turn into a character from a book. Rather than finding a book we love and trying to get the costume, we go with who can we be using  xyz! Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (commonly shortened to Alice in Wonderland) is an 1865 novel written...

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