Max and Eliza both LOVE Paw Patrol. It’s always the TV show they choose to watch, and their current favourite toy is the Paw Patrol Ultimate Rescue Fire Truck. They were recently offered the chance to try out the new Paw Patrol on a Roll video game for the Nintendo…

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Welcome to another Tuesday – it’s nearly December! We’ve got some lovely festive things planned later in the month, but I have an exam to get through first…. In case you are new here – let us tell you what Tried & Tested is all about. We all know how…

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Eliza recently discovered the Dreamworks animation series Spirit Riding Free on Netflix, and it has quickly become one of her favourites. She isn’t quite old enough yet to know about the related toys that come with popular television series, but when I asked her if she would like a Spirit and…

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The great obesity debate has been rumbling on for what feels like an eternity in the UK, but that is only because there is a growing problem. According to Public Health England, 60,000 children in the final year of primary school are classed as obese, with 22,000 of those branded…

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Christmas seems to have come around really quickly this year, and I don’t feel nearly as organised as I usually do. This year, we have had to really watch our budget, and make some changes to our normal routine, as student finance really doesn’t stretch very far when you have…

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