‘A safe playground’ -KidzInMind app review and giveaway.

A screen shot from the app KidzInMind, keeping kids safe online.

KidzInMind app review. Keeping kids safe online, it’s something that has crossed my mind but I’ve not really given it too much thought as mine are so young still but actually, I’ve recently heard horror stories about seemingly innocuous internet searches by children that have turned up some incredibly unsuitable…

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Persil Wild Explorers App Review

  We’ve been testing out the new Persil Wild Explorers app and have decided it’s brilliant! Persil have teamed up with some big hitters in the get kids outdoors movement, including the National Trust, the Woodland Trust and the Wild Network to help parents get their kids outside more. The app is totally…

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Bringing History to Life, The ECW Society.

Do your kids find history boring? Do you struggle to get them engaged with the past? We found the perfect solution! We spent a weekend joining the English Civil War Society for their re-enactment weekend at Newport Pagnell. As my aunties are musketeers, we were lucky enough to be able to see behind the scenes as…

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A letter to my anxious child, from your anxious Mum.

My darling girl, It has come to my attention that, at a mere 5 years of age, you are struggling with something that I truly wish that you could have escaped. As you tell me stories about school, I see it in your eyes, mirroring the expression that is so…

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Travels in Wilma! (Part 1!)

So last week, we went on our travels, an epic adventure in Wilma, our VW transporter conversion that my lovely hubby has painstakingly turned from ply lined builder’s van into amazing home on wheels. He even cut out the hole for the pop up roof and windows and built the kitchen…

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Waddesdon Manor: Waddes not to love?!

I’m sorry I’m sorry! I know that is a terrible play on words but it came into my head when I first thought about this post about visiting Waddesdon Manor, and luckily, it more then lived up to all expectations! Plus, I am officially a Mum now, so I exercise…

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Being ill as a parent.

Having pretty poorly this weekend, it got me to thinking about the difference between being ill when you are Everyone Else In The Entire World, (EEITEW) and being poorly as A Parent. (AP) Let’s have a compare shall we! EEITEW: Phone in sick. AP: Ahahahahahahahahahahaha*deep breath*hahahahahahahahahaha!   EEITEW: Stay in bed. AP: Attempt…

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