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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Start-Rite Vegan school shoes review

Start-Rite vegan School shoes giveaway

Measuring up Shopping for school shoes is not much fun at all for busy parents. When Arlo started school in September I was surprised at the prices of school shoes. I was also shocked at just how chaotic al of the shops were. It felt like the measuring process was rushed. The first thing Start-rite … Read more

Football teams in the West Midlands

Football teams in the West Midlands

A friend of mine yesterday asked me about which football grounds you can visit in the Midlands. Her son has decided that he wants to visit as many of the U.K. based football grounds as he can and get a treat from each gift shop along the way. This is a huge challenge as there … Read more

Sustainability for our future

Sustainability for our future

We constantly hear the “reduce, reuse, recycle” mantra and it is of course for a very good reason. Arlo seems to have learnt about recycling before he has mastered reading the alphabet. I’ve been making lots of changes around my home in an attempt to be more Earth friendly because this really does matter. I’m … Read more