Once your child starts nursery or school, head lice are almost inevitable at some stage. Although there are many different treatments on the market now, we have always found them to be a real pain – usually they are shampoos that have to be left on for a certain amount… View Post

Jacob absolutely LOVES cars – especially fast, sporty looking race cars. He often asks for the Top Gear magazines, just so he can cut out the pictures of the cars and stick them on his bedroom wall. So when we were sent the Meccano Ferrari 488 Spider, I knew it… View Post

Kevin has a bit of a thing for trainers. We seem to have endless pairs in the house, because each pair is for a certain purpose. ‘Best’ trainers, gardening trainers, walking trainers – you get the picture. What he didn’t have though, was a pair of running trainers.  He was… View Post

There has been a lot of talk lately about the new laws and safety regulations regarding booster seats for older children. In simple terms, as of March 2017, any child using an existing backless booster seat can legally continue to do so, although newly manufactured backless booster cushions on the… View Post

We have a huge amount of Orchard Toys products in this house – all the children have grown up with them. We have games for all ages, and heaps of puzzles too, but until recently we didn’t have anything much for the youngest member of the family – she isn’t… View Post

Playmobil is a big favourite in our house, and the Fire Chief’s Car and Playmobil Pirates are played with most days. They seem to bridge the different ages well, with Gemma, Jacob and Max able to enjoy them equally.  We were recently sent the FulguriX from the Playmobil Super 4 range, which… View Post

We are huge Grobag fans. We have used them for all 4 children over the last 11 years, and they have aided safe and secure sleep over that time. I just wouldn’t use anything else now. They stop blankets being kicked off, they maintain body temperature and they have become… View Post

Living in Devon is fantastic – we have our pick of woodland walks, rivers and beaches to explore. However, living in Devon can also mean some unpredictable weather – and so good coats are an essential. Millets recently sent us some kids coats from the Berghaus boys and Berghaus girls collection. This… View Post

Max is a huge fan of Blaze and the Monster Machines. He enjoys watching it on TV, and the toys always catch his eye if we are in a toy shop. We were recently sent the new Blaze Light & Launch Hyper Loop Playset, and Max couldn’t wait to get… View Post

I don’t know about you, but we rely on reviews and recommendations a lot. Whether we are buying new toys or looking for a day trip idea, we read reviews online first. But sometimes, these reviews aren’t family friendly – they don’t tell me the things I really want to know… View Post