Asleep in Minutes… Bedtime the Danish way

The Children’s Meditations In my Heart

How bedtime meditation helps children to sleep FROM ‘Hygge’ to parenting, the Danish way of doing things is often widely talked about and one of Denmark’s latest exports is no exception. “The Children’s Meditations In my Heart” by emerging Danish author Gitte Winter Graugaard enables children to fall asleep within minutes. Now available in three different languages, it is beginning to change bedtime routines the world over. What’s her secret? A method so simple it will surprise you: you’ve just got to turn… Continue Reading “Asleep in Minutes… Bedtime the Danish way”

#Win a Feisty Pet in time for Halloween

Feisty Pets

Back at BlogOn in May, I was introduced to a cuddly toy with a difference – Feisty Pets. Perfect for Halloween fun, they are cute………… but they’re feisty! Gently squeeze your Feisty Pet behind the ears and see it instantly switch from cute to Feisty. With six pets to collect; Sammy Suckerpunch Dog, Sir Growls-a-lot Bear, Princess Pottymouth Cat, Blackbelt Bobby Panda, Karl the Snarl Polar Bear and Glenda Glitterpoop there is a cute cuddly toy, stuffed with attitude for… Continue Reading “#Win a Feisty Pet in time for Halloween”

#Win a Beko SteamXtra™ Generator Iron

Last month I got to review the Beko SteamXtra™ Generator Iron and it is safe to say that ironing is a lot less of a chore now. The Beko Steam Station can set the optimum steam and temperature settings for all fabrics. It also has something called SteamXtra™ technology, meaning even the most stubborn of creases will be ironed out. This method sends jets of steam into your clothes at criss cross angles, removing creases whilst being kinder to fabrics.… Continue Reading “#Win a Beko SteamXtra™ Generator Iron”

If I won the Lottery……….

Have you ever sat and day dreamed about what you would do if you won the lottery. I have played the lottery pretty much every week since is launched in 1994. I started playing using the same numbers, birthdays, house numbers and ages and my numbers have changed each time we have added to our family. When the lottery changed last year, I scrapped my numbers and now choose a lucky dip instead. I have had quite a few “News… Continue Reading “If I won the Lottery……….”

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?”