Monthly Archives: March 2017

Gardening and DIY with Kids This Spring

Gardening and DIY with Kids This Spring

When it gets to this time of year, where the weather is a bit more clement, my mind is always full of all of the DIY and garden stuff that I’d like to do and now that the kids are older and a little more able to get involved (don’t worry, I won’t let Burrito Baby hold any power tools!) I’ve been thinking about things we can do together. Luckily, my friends from the blogging …

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A New Family Car for Us

It’s a sad fact that our old jalopy just isn’t going to cut the mustard for much longer. It’s 20 years old now and although it’s still working just fine, I’m not convinced it’ll go through the next MOT and there are lots of bits which seem to have just given up the ghost – the door lining is peeling off (although I DID use my new glue gun to mend it, which I was …

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Thinking of Foreign Lands

Thinking of Foreign Lands

Just recently, Husband and I have decided that we really need a holiday. It’s been over a decade since we’ve left the UK and the girls have never been away, so it’s definitely time to get packing! We’ve got a few ideas of where we’d like to go as a family, and I thought I’d share some of them with you: Malta I’ve been to Malta twice myself, before marriage and kids, and I think …

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Action Figures and Collectibles: Great DIY Ideas for Easy to Make Displays

Your collection of action figures, dolls, figurines or other collectibles is your pride and joy, so don’t hide them away. Display them in a way that shows them off and makes them look good, so that others can enjoy them as much as you do. Maybe you’ll learn to appreciate them, even more, yourself! Homemade Wooden Display Case It’s easier than you might think to build your own display case. You can get everything you …

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Bubble ball suit, Body bubble ball

Bubble ball suit, Body bubble ball

Bubble ball suit is available in different sizes. You can wear the small bubble ball suits to play Bubble ball game, and the bigger ones can be used to roll down the hill. Bubble ball game is a game which is safe from the real soccer game. It is even more enjoyable than the soccer game. When a person wears it, then he/she will turn into a Body bubble ball. The Bubble ball suit is …

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Baby Safety: Top Tips for Nervous New Mothers and Fathers

Your baby is precious and fragile. As soon as she is born, all you want to do is keep her safe from harm both in the home and in the car. Protecting your child from all the potential dangers of daily life can seem overwhelming. Here are some safety tips for moms to keep in mind. Home Safety When it comes to baby-proofing your home, there are many things you can do, including installing safety …

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Bank Holiday Disasters

Bank Holiday Disasters

Today is the first day of Spring and that means that Bank Holidays are on the way! We’ve got FIVE Bank Holidays to look forward to between now and the end of August, and everyone seems so much happier when they’re getting bonus days off of school and work! The one and only downside to Bank Holidays is that this always seems to be a time that disasters happen for us, either home or health …

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Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Okay, I know that we haven’t even had Mother’s Day yet, but I’m already thinking ahead to Father’s Day so that I can be super organised about what to get for not only my own Dad, but Husband also. I thought I’d put together a little post with some ideas that you can share, just in case you’re lacking inspiration for the men in your own lives! Fishing Gear I know a ton of blokes who love …

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Tabletop Games: A Fun Way for Parents to Teach Children a Plethora of Skills

Tabletop Games: A Fun Way for Parents to Teach Children a Plethora of Skills

Kids love games of all kinds, whether outdoors or in, a sports or video games. These days, children of all ages are captivated more by the digital than the analog, leaving something to be desired for the developing brain. According to the Association for Psychological Science, children who play with board games have an advantage when it comes to a specific set of cognitive skills like spatial reasoning. Additionally, playing games can play a major …

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“You MUST Do This…” – Really?

There’s not enough hours in the day. Really, when you think about it, what was the sun doing when it chose to make a day 24 (well roughly) hours long? Surely 48 would have been a better number? Or… 100. That would have been useful. Have you ever actually stepped back and thought about all the things that we’re “meant” to do all the time? Probably not, because it might just make you burst into …

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