Category Archives: review

Shrek the Musical

At the age of 2 my daughter would insist I play ‘Evita’ every time we got in the car.  Her favourite DVD was Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat and she is often heard singing ‘Close Every Door to Me’ in … Continue reading

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Tots & Bubble Friday at Dr Maze’s Farm

In a bid to meet new people the girls and I sometimes join groups of other mums and their kids through meet up groups.  Our latest venture was to Dr Maze’s Farm. Dr Maze’s Farm is a family run working … Continue reading

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Spitter Spatter Stain Free Anti-Bacterial Children’s Clothing Giveaway

I have an exciting giveaway for my readers today from a new children’s clothing company Spitter Spatter. What is Spitter Spatter? Spitter-Spatter is a new children’s clothing range for 0-5 year olds with anti-bacterial properties woven into the fabric and also … Continue reading

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A Day in the Snow at Hyak Sno Park

When I was a kid we waited all year for snow, sometimes we were lucky but often we would have a year of disappointment. When the snow came we would head to the local park with our sledges spending hours … Continue reading

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A Musical Family Christmas with Jingle Bells Music Book

My idea of the perfect family Christmas is a little clichéd but involves mince pies, mulled wine, a roaring fire and singing around the piano. This is becoming a reality in our house.  With an array of instruments including piano, guitar, … Continue reading

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Activities to Build Children’s Language Development from Ages 3-5.

A few years ago I ran training sessions for early educators and parents on communication, language and literacy. Many of the resources we recommended, including the excellent dvd Chatter Matters, came from the Communication charity I CAN. One of the key … Continue reading

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Fed Up With the Same Old Books for Your Kids? Try Something Different From Quirk Books.

I had never heard of Quirk books before but when I was approached to review a couple of their titles, the concepts grabbed me. As the name would suggest, Quirk books publish titles that are a little different. They are … Continue reading

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Pick Your Own Pumpkins at Remlinger Farms

My girls and I have spent a wonderful day at Remlinger Farms.  Considering that it was a full day out alone with my 3 young girls it was probably the least stressful day out I have had in a long … Continue reading

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Magic Belles: Magic Music – A Review

My girls love fairies and music so they were very excited to try this new game on the iPad. Created to introduce children to the world of music, Magic Belles: Magic Music features seven vibrant mini games to entertain girls … Continue reading

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Butlins – A Great British Family Holiday

A few weeks before leaving the UK I had a very special farewell holiday with my family at Butlins Minehead Resort courtesy of Butlins Ambassador Programme. It didn’t quite begin as planned but once we arrived and the sun came out we … Continue reading

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