Safety Tips for Kids While Playing


Playing is essential for kids as they are growing older. It is in their nature to play, and you need to allow them to spend time playing. Even if they mess things up, or they become difficult to control while they are playing, you need to enable them to explore. Otherwise, they will start holding … Read more

Natural playgrounds can improve childhood development

Natural Playground

Whether you know it or not, outdoor playground equipment can play a key role in childhood development. Climbing structures help with confronting dangers, while the interaction involved with a play environment helps to develop social skills. Clearly, playing outside helps children grow and develop. Within a wide variety of landscapes, outdoor playground equipment is a … Read more

10 tips on hosting a successful playdate


When Little Bean started at school I had every intention of starting with playdates quite early on but in truth, I think it wasn’t until nearly the end of her Reception Class that I finally plucked up the courage. To be fair to me, I was pregnant with Jelly Bean when she started school and … Read more

Setting the boys to work with Casdon Henry Cleaning Set

Casdon Henry Cleaning Set

Let me tell you a little story . . . Loyal readers of my blog will know the cheeky face of Jelly Bean, a real Mummy’s boy who likes to help out around the house. Everyone who knows him loves him and his funny little ways, he can generally raise a smile from most people. … Read more

Little Bean’s #AquaBeadsParty fun with friends


I mentioned over the Summer holidays that I was a little worried about Little Bean as she had said on more than one occasion how she was feeling lonely and desperately wanted a Sister. I explained to her that whilst I couldn’t provide her with a Sister, I could invite some of her friends around … Read more

Woohoo proud to be Playmobil Playologists!


As the Beans and I were jumping in our car to head off on our first camping trip of the Summer, a parcel arrived which I had to hide straight away, otherwise we would never had got away on our holiday. It had the word ‘Playmobil‘ plastered all over it so I knew there were … Read more

“Do you wanna build a snowman?” . . . “Nope, we want to build a den!!”


Well, to be fair it IS Autumn and there isn’t much snow around, plus we haven’t got magical powers. BUT we have got an imagination and that’s all it takes (ok plus a few random materials from around the house) to make a den!! I have to admit that building dens with my children was … Read more