Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels from Carrot Productions

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*We were gifted tickets for this show in return for an honest review.   Wallace and Gromit is one of those animations that everyone is familiar with. It’s funny, easy to watch and can be enjoyed by children and adults alike. I remember watching Wallace and Gromit when I was growing up and now our […]

June 10, 2019

Gloworm Family Festival 2019

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The festival season is just around the corner and this year we are very excited to be heading to the Gloworm Festival! Gloworm is a family event aimed at children aged between 0-13. We took our girls to Gloworm at Thoresby Park, Nottinghamshire last year and we had a blast! This festival has so much […]

May 3, 2019

Learning Through Play – Activity Essentials


*This is a collaborative post.  Learning through play is an important part of a child’s early development. Not only do they enjoy the time spent playing with their toys. They create avenues to improvements in skills children need, as they progress through their educational career. Learning through play enhances a child’s language and communication skills, […]

May 1, 2019

Five of the Best Days Out in Derbyshire with Kids

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As a Derbyshire girl, I love nothing more than heading out into the countryside. I’m so lucky to live in such a beautiful place and over the years I’ve come across some amazing places to visit. I know that life with children can be a little hectic and that getting out into the fresh air […]

January 28, 2019

Pre-School Parent’s Evening – What to Expect


Our eldest daughter is in a state pre-school and has been there for a couple of terms, so they know her well and have a good idea of where she is in terms of development. We like to keep track of where she is as parents, so that we know what we need to be […]

November 26, 2018

It’s My Birthday and I’ll Cry if I Want to…


November is my birthday month and it’s coming up rather rapidly. I used to love birthdays, in fact I’d have a birthday week. Yep, I’d celebrate each and every night of the week surrounding my birthday. It was great fun! These days with family commitments, work and general knackeredness, I simply can’t think of anything […]

November 5, 2018

Poopsie Surprise Unicorn Review


*We were gifted the Poopsie Surprise Unicorn for the purpose of this review. As always, all thoughts and opinions are our own.  A sure-fire way to make my kids happy is to make slime with them, they absolutely love the stuff. Throw in a unicorn and they just wouldn’t be able to contain their excitement. […]

October 24, 2018

The CBBC Summer Social – Review

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*We were provided with a family ticket for the purpose of this review, as always all thoughts and opinions are our own.   After being invited to the CBBC Summer Social this year, I was a little dubious as to whether it would suit our girls at their young ages. Festivals are something that we […]

August 21, 2018