Category Archives: competition

America’s Most Playful Family?

  We have recently received some very exciting news.  Our family have been selected from over 700 applicants as one of 50 semi-finalists in America’s Most Playful Family Contest. To enter we were asked to answer a number of questions … 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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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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Great British Party Ideas

On Saturday we are hosting a Farewell Party before we head off to pastures new and the theme is everything that is British.  This could be a grand affair and the kids see it as the event of the year. … Continue reading

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Kids Jokes and a Chance to Win one of 5 Copies of My First Justin’s Jokes

I  think it is a great landmark in children’s language development when they begin to understand jokes.  At first they are not remotely funny but they begin to understand the formula behind jokes and to remember ones that they find … Continue reading

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Justin Fletcher Hands Up the Album – Review and Competition

Call me sad but I’m a little bit of a Justin Fletcher fan.  I’m a little bit in awe of how he understands what kids find entertaining and has them eating out of the palm of his hand.  So when I … Continue reading

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Win one of 2 Bedtime Story Collections for World Book Day

I am sure many of us have been involved in World Book Day activities, desperately trying to find an interesting costume for our children to dress up as.  Luckily mine have always come up with fairly simple ideas including Pippi Longstocking and Clarice … Continue reading

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