Reviews

Lonely Planet Kids book reviews from us today - four fantastic books that the kids will love!

Lonely Planet Kids Book Reviews: How to create wonder and enchantment with three little words

We have had the pleasure of being tasked with some Lonely Planet Kids book reviews this month; and I can safely say it has been an utter pleasure. It is hardly a bind when you have books as enchanting as these four to explore: The Animal Book (RRP £14.99), The Big Earth Book (RRP £14.99), The Dinosaur […]


by Helen • November 15, 2017
Stuntboy is enjoying being able to watch videos online without me - look who he found! Thanks kiddZtube!
Parenting Tips

kiddZtube: Get some me time while your kids watch videos online safely

We have been lucky enough to get the opportunity to explore kiddZtube on KiddyCharts. And why are we lucky? Well, let’s face it. We’ve all done it as parents, we have left kids to watch videos online, and why…. …because we finally had to go and have a pee, or make that blessed cup of […]


by Helen • October 20, 2017
We've give the family set a test run - see what we thought - and whether it could work for you. We think so!
Featured Potty Training

Potty training help with a toilet seat – yes really! Family Seat Review – 15% off code

Potty training help – yes, we all need it, but we often haven’t a clue where to go for it! Potty training is a key milestone in your little one’s life. Yet, we all seem to dread it; some go to soon, some leave it as long as they can, but most dread it. So, […]


by Helen • September 27, 2017
The Microscooter Cross Neck is definitely a good stunt scooter, and could be the best stunt scooter, designed for 12+, but my ten your old seems to be rather enjoying it - why not take a look?
Kids toy reviews

The best stunt scooter for kids according to my ten-year old: Micro Scooter Cross Neck review

We have had the pleasure of being sent a Micro Scooter from the Essex-based company, who have been thrilling us all with the best stunt scooters here in the UK since they were established by Anna Gibson ten years ago. The sleek, Swedish designs were created with the short trip in mind as their designer […]


by Helen • August 1, 2017
Two Bare Feet Winchester has some lovely house rules, for you and the kids to stick to!
Family holiday locations & tips

Two Bare Feet Winchester: A family friendly central base

If you are looking for self catering accommodation in the centre of Winchester suitable for your family, then do take a look at the gorgeous duplex apartments available within Two Bare Feet. Nestled in a back street, but only a stones throw from the centre of the town, this set of rooms is in an ideal […]


by Helen • June 28, 2017
The Little Kitchen Bistro is a great place to come - can you tell?
Family holiday locations & tips

Little Kitchen Bistro, Winchester: Fun, Simple Family Food

We were invited to the Little Kitchen Bistro Winchester to sample their hospitality and their menu recently. This bistro is located just outside Winchester, off the A34 near the Winchester Golf Academy. Be mindful of your SatNav directions here, should you use their postcode. Follow the signs to Winchester Golf Academy, as otherwise you are likely to […]


by Helen • June 22, 2017
Philips AR 810 Dash Cam - looking sleak don't you think?
Family holiday locations & tips

Driving with peace of mind: Philips ADR 810 Dash Cam Review

Have you ever considered getting a Dash Cam for you car? You’d be surprised at how simple they are both to fit, and to use. Given this, they really can make a difference to how you feel while you drive. We have had the pleasure of looking at the Philips ADR 810 Dash Cam over the […]


by Helen • June 21, 2017
How do you help your kids through SATS - this book has some great ideas for you: Reducing your childs SATS Stress.
Parenting Tips

Helping your child with SATS stress: A review

We are approaching SATS season here in the UK; the time when parents, and their kids levels of stress are going to sky rocket….so naturally if you are going through the SATS Silly Season, you are looking for ways to help reduce SATS stress in your children. We have been lucky enough to be given […]


by Helen • March 17, 2017
Our panasonic waterproof portable speakers mean we can practise our drumming in the bath!
Kids toy reviews

Boogie in the bathroom with this waterproof portable speaker from Panasonic!

Bathtime in our house is chaotic; in fact, show me a parent that says bathtime is bliss, and I’ll show you someone who is prone to porkies about their parenting skills…. Water everywhere, bubbles in your hair, and soggy towels and iPad disasters are how bathtime goes in our house…which is why when I was […]


by Helen • February 3, 2017
Cubetto teaches coding by enabling you to more the robot using little counters, which represent a program.
Free Activities For Kids

How to teach coding to kids without a Computer: Cubetto

Cubetto is an innovative little guy from Primo Toys; a wooden toy that teaches pre-schoolers rudimentary coding rules in a fun, and engaging way. Teaching coding to kids isn’t a simple task – there are a lot of difficult concepts to grasp, but Cubetto is a good place to start to learn. He’s also pretty […]


by Helen • November 11, 2016