Half Term fun at Hamleys

Half term is almost upon us and, with it, comes the need to keep the kids entertained. As all parents know, this isn't always easy! I think term three is easily one of the toughest for kids and parents alike. It follows Christmas, it's cold and everyone is under the weather for at least a month. As ...

Review: The LEGO Movie 2 playsets

If your family is anything like mine, you're really looking forward to the release of The LEGO Movie 2! We probably won't see it until half term but, thanks to the people at LEGO, we have a couple of playsets to whet the appetite in the meantime. They sent us the 'Rex's Rex-treme Offroader!' and 'Ultrakatty & Warrior ...

Review: Shirtbox T-shirts

One of the best things about being my own boss is that I can wear what I like. Jeans and hoodies are the order of the day, along with T-shirts. That said, a fair few of those in my T-shirt drawer are older than all three of my children. Sad but true! So, when the people at Shirtbox ...

Christmas Parenting Bingo

The Christmas holidays are here and, if you're anything like me, you're not quite ready. In our case, we're largely sorted in terms of shopping and so on, but not mentally or emotionally prepared. This isn't ideal as the break between terms two and three this year is the best part of three weeks. With three ...