Dear Mummy, it’s nearly the summer and you are planning days away and camping trips for when you feel better and weather starts improving. Orchard Toys have launched a new collection of six mini travel games in 2017, perfect for keeping children entertained while at home or away. We couldn’t wait to try one and see … More Orchard Toys Animal Families Review
My mummy doesn’t drink wine….is there something wrong with her? Not a day goes by without my mummy’s Facebook feed filling with memes and doodles relating to parenting. Mums drinking wine as a coping mechanism or a fun activity to raise parenting camaraderie. It got me thinking, is there something wrong with my mummy? You … More My mummy doesn’t drink wine…is there something wrong with her?
Dear Mummy, there’s nothing I like better than a fairytale. Two of my favourite things in the world right now are Peppa Pig and the fairytales of Cinderalla, Snow White and Rapunzel. This toy combines all of my favourite things! I love watching Peppa Pig and I’m sure a lot of other children in the UK are massive … More Peppa Pig Princess Peppa’s Enchanting Tower Review
Dear Mummy, you are my best friend. This week we’re looking forward to celebrating International Friendship Day. We think it’s super important to be friends with your folks. The International Day of Friendship is a United Nations (UN) day that promotes the role that friendship plays in promoting peace in many cultures. It is observed on July 30 … More Strengthening the Mother Daughter Bond
Dear Mummy, we went to a ball last weekend, but this was no ordinary ball. It was for bugs and creepy crawlies…..oh and us! Not the bugs you find in the garden though…extra special crafty ones. *Phew* It was an Ugly Bug Ball organised by Messy Monsters in Basingstoke. We’re big supporters of promoting and helping … More Messy Monsters Basingstoke
Dear Mummy, the summer holidays are almost upon us and while teachers breath a sign of relief some parents up and down the country are dreading the six weeks over the school break. How do some folks cope with six weeks of childcare and keeping their school aged children occupied over the summer? Six weeks of keeping … More Real parenting tips to get through summer
Dear mummy, the weather has been glorious recently and we’ve taken full advantage of it spending every hour of sunlight in our garden. It was like a jungle when we first stepped foot outside last week. After weeding, mowing the lawn and raking the leaves we turned our attention to the lack of plants. We have … More Wiggly worms and slimy slugs
Dear mummy, now that the UK has introduced the 5p plastic bag charge at tills you are on the look out for decent shopping bags that can be used over and over again. You first saw these Trolley Bags advertised last year on social media, and thought they looked great, much better than the supermarket bags and reusable expensive … More Trolley Magic with Trolley Bags!
That’s a smart rocket….where are you off to? The moon replied baby bear. Dear mummy, I went on my first flying lesson the other day and it was out of this world! We made some space rockets and it was easy peasy! We had such a fun time making them. Would you like to make … More That’s a smart rocket!
Dear Mummy, this is our last post for 2015 and what a year it’s been! We’ve been really lucky with the experiences we’ve had and the people we’ve met along the way thanks to this little blog. It’s been a great year for networking with other bloggers (BritMums Live & BlogOn Win) and interacting with companies. … More Our Blog Review – 2015 in Numbers!
Dear Mummy, its funny how the simplest of chores can turn out to be the best treasured family moments. Over the weekend we had 3 generations (Daddy and Grandpa and me) cleaning cars out on the drive. I was desperate to get in on the action and I’ve never cleaned a car before so this … More At the carwash – yeah!
Now I lay me down to sleep I pray the Lord, my soul to keep; Guide me safely through the night and wake me with the morning’s light Amen My mummy has this little ritual. Every night before she goes to sleep I can hear her footsteps outside my room and the door creak open. … More Bedtime prayers
The Love/Hate Blogger Challenge I was nominated for the Love/Hate Blogger challenge by the lovely parenting blog Mudpie Fridays. The challenge is to simple – write 10 things you love and 10 things you hate. Here are mine from the perspective of a toddler… 10 Things I Love 1) Having my folks around to entertainment … More 10 Things I Love / Hate
Dear mummy, every second Wednesday of the month you join other parents online and have a good natter. Between the hours of 20:30 and 22:00 you chat on Twitter using the hashtag #somum. It’s a creative make date (Twitter party) hosted by Pippa at Story of Mum, where you make something creative and talk at … More Adventures with #Somum
A toddler free day! We had a hectic bank holiday weekend, so my mummy was prudent and booked off a ‘buffer’ day before she went back to work. This was her rest day. A day where she just kicked back and relaxed. It was her bank holiday in lieu. On Tuesday the weather was wet and miserable. It was dark in … More A toddler free day!