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 ...

Ten years on Twitter

I've just celebrated ten years on Twitter. Well, I say I celebrated, I didn't actually realise until yesterday when it prompted me to share a tweet to mark the occasion. I love Twitter. It's definitely my favourite social media platform and is the one that has served me best as a blogger. I've made some great friends ...

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 ...

I’m stuck in the present tense!

Youngest's latest obsession is a contender to be the most annoying one yet. She's constantly talking about presents. Now, I'll preface this by pointing out that she's not a greedy child at all. Nor is she spoilt. It's simply down to the way things have panned out in the last few months. It started in early November ...

The Curse of the Dummy

Big news. The three-year-old finally gave up her dummy recently. The plan was for her to ditch it before she turned three, but we're only a month and a half behind schedule. As the carnival surrounding Christmas happened in the intervening period I'm happy with that. So another parenting battle has been won but at what ...