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Dream Bright Care Bear review

Dream Bright Care Bear review

    The Care Bears are a group of loveable huggable BFFs who lean on each other, embracing courage determination and friendship in order to keep spreading those good caring vibes to the world. This year marks their 40th anniversary and so there’s some awesome new bears in the group and they’re all available to collect. Arlo was super excited to be sent on a mission by… Read More »Dream Bright Care Bear review

    Tonka Monster Metal Movers - review

    Tonka Monster Metal Movers – review

      Tonka Monster Metal Movers I jumped at the opportunity to review two new packs from the Tonka range. Tonka are a brand with a huge history originally established in 1946. Well known for their steel toy models of construction toy trucks and machinery. Tonka has been a favourite all over the world for over 70 years, and is built to withstand the toughest of play.… Read More »Tonka Monster Metal Movers – review

      40 years of Phoenix dance

      40 years of Phoenix dance

        Entertainment. Emotion. Education. On Saturday evening I was invited to see 40 years of Phoenix dance at the Birmingham rep. I have to be honest and say that every single performance moved me. From the core shaking drums of the opening act to the heartbreak of suicide in the final act. I love the performing arts and the ability dance and music has to inspire.… Read More »40 years of Phoenix dance

        Afternoon tea in the Midlands

        Afternoon tea in the Midlands

          Spring has arrived and Mother’s Day is coming up. It is time to start planning in some lunch dates with the ladies. There are some glorious spots to visit for Afternoon Tea in the Midlands and beyond. Here’s a list of some of my top picks. Great places to pause for refreshment in the midst of a busy day or to visit as a destination… Read More »Afternoon tea in the Midlands

          How to Raise a Confident Child

          How to Raise a Confident Child

            As children grow and develop new skills, they also become increasingly more confident. Confidence is important because it’s what allows children to put those skills into practise and bounce back if things don’t go to plan. It’s what allows them to perform well in school and eventually seek out a successful and fulfilling career. Those who lack confidence are usually afraid to try. Parents can help their children become more… Read More »How to Raise a Confident Child

            Helping Your Child Become More Independent

            Helping Your Child Become More Independent

              Parents are naturally inclined to do things on their child’s behalf, whether that be to save time or simply to make life easier for the youngster. However, when parents take over, they are inadvertently sending a message that they don’t have faith in their child’s abilities, which will unfortunately have long-lasting side effects. Your child will never learn to believe in themselves or solve problems independently… Read More »Helping Your Child Become More Independent

              5 Screen Free Activities for Children

              5 Screen Free Activities for Children

                Lots of children (and adults alike) rely on screens as a source of entertainment and communication, but this isn’t always the best option for their overall health and well-being. Children need to engage in a variety of different stimulating activities so that they can develop key skills and remain active. So, if you’re wondering how to keep your children entertained without the use of a digital… Read More »5 Screen Free Activities for Children

                Mother’s Day gift guide 2022

                Mother’s Day gift guide 2022

                  I’m a mom (and yes we spell it like this in Birmingham) so I figured I’m in as good a position as anyone to create a mother’s day gift guide to share gift giving ideas. I have a huge range of hobbies and interests so I’ve been busy reviewing all manner of products to bring to your all manner of options no matter who you’re… Read More »Mother’s Day gift guide 2022