It’s that time of year again – time to start thinking about school shoes for the new term. Max is quite hard on shoes, especially at school. In the early years they tend to wear the same shoes for everything from playtime to PE, so we really needed a tough,…

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Max and Eliza are big fans of PJ Masks. They love watching them on the TV, and Max recently went to a PJ Masks birthday party, which he raved about for weeks afterwards. One of the PJ Masks characters, Romeo, has a self created personal assistant – The Robot. When…

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The Big Sheep is advertised as North Devon’s best all weather family attraction – which we were relieved about, as when we decided to take a trip there on Saturday the summer weather seemed to have gone into hibernation, and the heatwave was a distant memory!  On arrival, we were…

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Star maps seem to be really popular at the moment – and I can see why. They make great, personalised gifts, and not just for birthdays. They can be tailored to celebrate anything, from the birth of a baby to a wedding anniversary. The custom star maps from Modern Map…

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Teaching kids to tell the time can be really difficult. I remember when Gemma was learning, and she kept asking why it was quarter past instead of 15 past. And we didn’t really have an answer for that one…. Jacob is pretty good at time telling now, but the 24…

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