Review: Geomag Mechanics Magnetic Race Track Set

Geomag Mechanics

Homeschooling is starting to get repetitive now, with an emphasis on the core subjects of Maths and English. We have been itching for some scientific fun in our house, so when we were offered the Geomag Mechanics Magnetic Race Track Set to review, we could not wait to get building this unique, exciting and educational toy. The system is made up of magnetic rods, steel spheres and elements of different shapes such as cylinders and modular parts which will provide… Continue Reading “Review: Geomag Mechanics Magnetic Race Track Set”

Review: 80mm Lensball Vivid and Stand

Refractique Lensball

I was first introduced to lensball photography during a visit to France a couple of years ago, by my friend Charly who was experimenting with taking pictures with it. I started off with a small and cheap lensball and had lots of fun trying to take photo’s that were a little bit different, but we did encounter a few problems with it. Firstly, it didn’t come with a stand and anyone will know that trying to balance a spherical object… Continue Reading “Review: 80mm Lensball Vivid and Stand”

4 Traits That Make You A Cool Mum

happy lady

Do you ever expect you will one day be uncool? No, is the obvious answer because most people see themselves in a different light than everybody else. It’s not until you catch yourself doing the stuff that your parents did that you think, “oh no, I’m in trouble!” The painful fact is that most mums aren’t cool. It’s an occupational hazard of having kids. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t be someone that your children and their friends respect. Sure,… Continue Reading “4 Traits That Make You A Cool Mum”

How to Create the Perfect Home for Your Family

Furniture

Life as a parent can be hectic at the best of times, but if you are living in a house that doesn’t suit your needs, life can become pretty stressful. If your family has outgrown your current home, you will be familiar with the sound of the kids annoying each other as they don’t have their own space, not to mention a daily battle with a lack of storage resulting in cupboards stuffed to bursting with toys and games.  There… Continue Reading “How to Create the Perfect Home for Your Family”

Exploring STEM Subjects in the Home

Paper airplane

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. These four subjects are an important part of your child’s education because they help to build up a strong foundation of life skills, such as problem solving, teamwork and critical thinking. STEM subjects are also important for our young generation because the future of key industries demands it. Most jobs of the future will require graduates with STEM-based qualifications. There’s no better time to start exploring STEM subjects than as a child.… Continue Reading “Exploring STEM Subjects in the Home”