Balloon modelling with Oonies


The kids have been fascinated with balloon modelling for as long as I remember and one of our annual highlights is watching Dr Balloonman at one of his Christmas shows. At Camp Bestival, they also enjoyed watching the Balloonatic Science Show and Isaac was even pulled up on stage to make his own balloon animal. Now kids can make their own balloon creations with Oonies and we were sent the Oonies Inflator Starter Pack to review. Oonies are the inflatable… Continue Reading “Balloon modelling with Oonies”

6 Children’s Party Ideas That You Should Have

Bouncy castle

How do you ensure that your children’s birthday party is the best in the neighbourhood? There is no right answer, other than simply making sure that all of the kids who attend have a great time and in dire need of an early night! When you are tasked with throwing an unforgettable birthday party for your young son or daughter, you, of course, want the day to be perfect. Although the party will only last a few hours, the planning… Continue Reading “6 Children’s Party Ideas That You Should Have”

All new Mixit Magazine for Girls

Mix It Magazine

My kids love getting magazines to read and Isaac devours ones such as WWE, Lego and Dr Who. Eliza on the other hand has yet to find any loyalty to one particular magazine, until now. New Mixit magazine from DJ Murphy Publishing is a brand new and totally unique multi-character magazine for girls aged 4-9. Mixit features all the hottest new brands that Eliza loves, such as Shopkins, DC Superhero Girls, Lego Friends and other much-loved classics. The interactive and fun-packed… Continue Reading “All new Mixit Magazine for Girls”

Which films should every child see before they grow up?


As a family that spend a lot of time outside, it is a real treat to sit down and watch a film, snuggled on the sofa with a bucket (or two) of popcorn. When the older kids were young we had every single Disney film on video and I am still replacing them with DVD’s or digital copies, although with Netflix and Amazon Prime about these days I don’t really need to now. I asked my kids what there favourite… Continue Reading “Which films should every child see before they grow up?”

Outdoor events for the whole family

Lulworth Castle

It would be impossible to over-exaggerate the importance of spending time together as a family, and how essential it is for children to be able to enjoy the great outdoors as they get to grips with the world around them. Play, particularly when it’s facilitated outside, is an integral part of every child’s growth and development. Those precious moments spent together, meanwhile, will quickly become your family’s remedy to the pressure of modern living. So, how are you going to… Continue Reading “Outdoor events for the whole family”