Situated just off junction 40 of the M6 you could be forgiven for driving past Rheged thinking it’s merely a petrol station as this fun filled heritage centre is in disguise! With a grass roof it’s modern structure, which is built in a disused quarry, blends beautifully into the surrounding countryside. Rheged boasts a huge… Continue reading Days Out: Rheged Centre, Penrith, Cumbria
Easter, the time when kids are given enough chocolate to keep them on a sugar high until Christmas comes around! Despite being the traditional gift of choice there are plenty of non-chocolate alternatives on the market, so I decided to put together a few of our favourites to give you some alternative gift inspiration. Not… Continue reading Kids Non-Chocolate Easter Gift Guide
When becoming a parent you will receive your life-long ticket to board the learning train and regardless of how old they grow there is always something new to discover. There are so many things I have learnt since becoming a parent fifteen years ago – HOW DID THAT HAPPEN??- so many in fact it would… Continue reading 10 Things I Have Learnt Since Being A Parent
With Mr F being a kid’s sports coach, it is no surprise that we have encouraged all three children to try out a range of activities over the years. Despite being only four Leo has been given the opportunity to participate in a range of sporty clubs and sessions already, however gymnastics is one that… Continue reading Book Review: Bendy Wendy and Jumping Jack Join Gymnastics
I have a real passion for supporting small business and have recently featured Jellyfish Kids and All About Ewe to help share and the spread the word about these wonderful companies run by Mum’s. Following on from this I want to share with you the magical Fairy Day Dreams. Fairy Day Dreams is owned by Essex… Continue reading The Gift Of Fairy Day Dreams
When having a clear out a few weeks ago it was time to bid the potty a final farewell having become redundant in favour of the ‘big boy toilet’. It got me thinking about how different my three experiences with potty training had been, and not just because of gender! First time round I had… Continue reading Tips From A Potty Training Survivor!
There are so many tags doing the rounds however I haven’t seen any specifically aimed at parenting bloggers. I was therefore thrilled when Emma made contact asking me if I would like to be one of the first to take part in the newly created Childhood Tag and I jumped at the chance to be… Continue reading The Childhood Tag
Jellyfish Kids is based in Liverpool and is the brainchild of Serah who began making hand dyed vests for her friends & family. After some encouragement she took the brave step to set up an Instagram page selling her items and her success has grown from there. Officially launched in April 2016 Jellyfish Kids followers… Continue reading Shop small with Jellyfish Kids
Imagine if you will a wet rainy January day in Cumbria – for locals that’s not going to be difficult! One such day with a bored four-year-old on our hands we decided to have a go at making some DIY slime, having heard for months how popular this sensory activity was. There are many different… Continue reading Messy Moments: It’s Slime Time!
I’m sure Mum’s out there will agree that when you are out and about it’s essential to have a drink to hand to keep the kids hydrated on the go. I was therefore delighted to be asked by Appy Kids Co to sample and review some of their carton drinks designed purely with kids in… Continue reading Appy Kids Co Review & Giveaway! (CLOSED)