Bookbeat audiobooks made my reluctant reader smile - can't you see?
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5 reasons why Audiobooks are perfect for active kids and reluctant readers

Sometimes it’s hard to get my wee boy to read – he just doesn’t sit still for long enough. He is very much one of those classic reluctant readers. He is so active, there is almost always seems to be something better to do. He’d rather kick a football, jump on a trampoline, watch a spider […]

by Helen • June 16, 2017
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Win a MEEM cable; the easiest way to keep those photo memories safe forever

We have already written about the wonderful thing that is the MEEM Memory cable on the blog. We love it, and we know that after Christmas and New Year you are all even more likely to have memories that need to be kept safe. However, we also know you don’t have that much TIME to […]

by Helen • January 13, 2017
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#Win six month subscription to Readly giving you access to all the magazines you ever dreamed of! (two available)

As a blogger, I sometimes get really, really cool stuff to do. Contrary to popular belief though, bloggers do pay for things. In fact, we pay for a lot of things. Particularly the stuff that we really love. Readly is something that I have been paying for every month because it is brilliant. For only £7.99 a […]

by Helen • May 24, 2016
Playbrush turns your toothbrush into a game controller for their apps. Now your kids want to brush their teeth!
Great giveaways for kids & parents

#Win with Playbrush so your kids can play and brush too! (two available)

We have a treat for you today. We are working with Playbrush again to get all your wonderful children brushing their teeth, without the pain. Playbrush is a toothbrush add on that turns any toothbrush into a fun toy for kids, that means they’ll want to brush their teeth every single day. As you can […]

by Helen • May 19, 2016
10 Things Your Kids Can Learn Online
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10 things for kids online to learn

It’s hard to find a household without internet nowadays, and having our kids online is part of everyday life. Kids learn to use computers, tablets and smart phones at a very early age. It’s not all just about fun and games; smart technology can be used for learning too. To prove it, check out these […]

by Helen • April 11, 2016
home security
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#Win a Piper home monitoring system worth £119

We have an opportunity for you to win a home security system from Piper; worth £119. But what is Piper all about I hear you ask? And why should I be interested in getting it? Piper is an all-in-one home monitoring device that sends alerts and information to your smartphone or tablet. With no service […]

by September 11, 2014
Tech Toys: For the geek in them
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Top five tech toys in the age of the geek

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending an event at Amazon, looking at the array of products that they had on offer. One thing struck me above everything else, that toys had rather moved on from when I was a wee nipper, and was sitting playing Top Trumps with my brother, or madly […]

by Helen • March 11, 2014
Moshi Monsters

First chance to see the new Moshi Karts Game

As a Moshi Monsters Ambassador, we get to see and do some cool stuff. More importantly as a reader of the blog, so do you…here you go, one of the first chances to see the trailer for the Moshi Monsters Moshi Karts™ game to be released very soon, so watch this space! Even better, subscribe to […]

by Helen • February 27, 2014
BT Wifi App: Get more chocolate in your life!

BT Wifi hotspots: More time in my coffice… FREE app for finding them all for BT Broadband customers #free

I am partial to working in the coffice, clearly there is nothing more relaxing and important to me than to make sure that there is plenty of chocolate involved in my business plan. It is also important to me because it’s the time of the day when I kid myself that I am doing something […]

by Helen • February 17, 2014
Energy Conservation: App

Energy conservation: Syphoning off Stuntboy’s power

Last night my little boy refused to go to sleep… This was despite: Getting up at 7am Building a new lego fortress by 7.30am Going to school to reek havoc on un-suspecting teachers Unleashing his energy on Lego club, which may have involved more fortresses, and probably a fair number of spaceships, Star Wars over […]

by Helen • December 5, 2013