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Big Game Hunters Sandpit

This product was provided to us free of charge for the purposes of a review however all opinions are my own Arlo loves playing in sand. We returned home from a week’s break at the seaside to our parcel which had been delivered by courier from Big Game Hunters and I had to open it and set it up straight away because Arlo had clutched… Read More »Big Game Hunters Sandpit

Reading Eggs – App Review

This blog contains a review of an app which I was granted free access to. Follow this link to get 30 days access free to try it yourself I have begun to introduce Arlo to limited interactive technology during this lockdown as part of our home schooling activities, because let’s face it we can’t have PVA glue and poster paint out 24/7. Reading eggs came… Read More »Reading Eggs – App Review

The truth about Toothbrushing

This blog features gifted products I’ve been meaning to write about tooth brushing for a while. Having lots of time to talk about toddler tantrums with other parents it seems that this is often the first and last battle of the day with little ones and as part of an essential hygiene routine it just has to be done so how can we make the… Read More »The truth about Toothbrushing

Osmo: The little Genius Starter Kit – Review

Disclaimer: We received the product featured in this blog free of charge Introducing kids to technology is a divisive parenting choice. Finding the right screen time for children is such a difficult challenge, and there are many parents out there who understandably want to avoid it as much as possible. I think Play Osmo have developed an innovative new product which addresses the need to… Read More »Osmo: The little Genius Starter Kit – Review

beans&sparks book review

This book was gifted for the purposes of the review – all thoughts and opinions are my own. “Do you think we’ll live in space one day?” The homesick astronaut asked This beans&sparks book was kindly sent to us to review – and what a delight. First things first you use the website to create an avatar with your child’s likeness. This is a fairly… Read More »beans&sparks book review

John Adams Play Stuff Review

I was given products free of charge to review on Instagram. It’s been a challenge trying to get hold of flour to make my own dough during this lockdown – and to be honest once I’ve added in food colouring and other ingredients it all adds up, which is why I was delighted when I was asked to review some “play stuff” which is currently… Read More »John Adams Play Stuff Review

Counting to ten

I purchased these wonderful boards from an Etsy store we represent on Instagram – Mimis Makes – you can use code ARLO10 for a discount. I love wooden toys and supporting small businesses run by working from home mums. Miranda has helped me to create some wonderful and useful play resources and can paint them all to your preferences. I opted to keep ours blank… Read More »Counting to ten

Ook book and app review

#gifted via the @officialemmasdiary #parentsquad – we were kindly offered the opportunity to review the @ookshq personalised story books. I shared an Instagram post as requested but I have so much to say (no surprises there) that I thought I’d write a blog post all about our Ook Book too. Last week I downloaded the app via the App Store which was a simple process… Read More »Ook book and app review