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Lego Mat Tip

I urge all parents of children who love Lego (or any toy with multiple tiny parts) to buy this Lego mat. I wish I had bought it sooner, as I’ve wasted so much time on my hands and knees picking… Continue reading →

Child-free weekend escape in Amsterdam

Much as we do love them, it is not often we get time away from the kids, even just for an evening out, so this weekend escape really felt like a once in a lifetime sort of opportunity, free of… Continue reading →

Handy guide to buying gifts for kids of all ages

Are you looking for a gift for your child?  Or perhaps it’s a friend’s child’s birthday and you have no idea what to buy? Or maybe you are a relative looking for that special something? I’ve created a list here,… Continue reading →

Sleeping Beauty Pantomime has everyone dancing in the aisles

Reluctant to tell you all about it as I want to be able to get tickets next Christmas 😉 but I really must share that this pantomime at Richmond theatre directed by and starring Chris Jarvis (of CBeebies “show me… Continue reading →

Center Parcs Longleat 2016 – amazing family break

Where can you enjoy a few days of fresh air, be completely car-free, spend time swimming with your family, and also enjoy delicious pancakes and the most hysterical magic show you have ever seen, just a few hours drive away… Continue reading →

Christmas at Kew – magical light trail at Kew Gardens

Giant baubles, shimmering lights, and a tunnel of sensational colours…all these and much more can be found at Christmas at Kew. My daughter and I happened to visit Kew Gardens during the day last January, as we have a membership,… Continue reading →

Elfin’s ice-skating escapade

Elfin’s got a new video out and this time he is showing off his new ice-skating skills in a beautiful winter wonderland.   His skating moves seem to improve each time he goes by, and he spreads a little magic… Continue reading →

Elfin the magical Christmas elf dances in Santa’s grotto

A new Elfin the elf video is out! In this minute long escapade, we see Elfin through the window of Santa’s grotto, practising his dance moves for the Christmas party!  I think he is pretty good!  If you like the… Continue reading →

Pirate party success

The pirate themed party for my son’s 4th birthday was a resounding success, I’m pleased to report! In this post I’ll share all the details for anyone who is interested. If you need more information please do feel free to… Continue reading →

A “driving lesson” for a car mad birthday boy – great indoor activity for a wintry day

This week on my just turned 4-year old’s birthday, although he had enjoyed his fabulous pirate party on the weekend we were looking for a little something to do after I picked him up from nursery to celebrate his special… Continue reading →

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