If you’ve read much of my blog before, you’ll know that my aim is toy minimalism. While my cleaning standards are pretty rubbish, I hate clutter and find excessive possessions a bit of a psychological burden. Thanks to well meaning family, whole class birthday parties and grandparents who like to take them to the charity shop, […]
Fun with Older Children - Activities, Toys and Days Out
I have to admit, I find my children much more fun now that they are older. The places we can take them are more fun and they finally enjoy a board game!
In this section you’ll find posts about toys, activities and a few reviews of places we’ve visited.
When your child first asks if Johnny can “come round for tea” (that’s what it was called in my day) you may well come out in a cold sweat. What if Johnny doesn’t actually like my child and doesn’t want to come? What if Johnny’s Mummy has seen me on the school run on one […]
Scouting has been going on in this country for many years and it’s something that still offers a huge number of benefits for children and young adults. Groups are run entirely by volunteers which is in itself testament to how much people care about it. My husband was a scout and his Dad was very […]
We receive free entry and meal in exchange for a review, all options are our own. Despite being together since we were 15, Chris and I have quite different early experiences of bowling. He attended bowling parties when he was at school and then went fairly regularly in his teens. I went bowling once as […]
Once your children have moved on from baby classes and toddler groups, the time comes to choose after school clubs. You might be under the impression that choosing kid’s activities is about helping them to find something they’re passionate about and have fun. While that’s one way to go about it, I would suggest you subject each […]