A party dress worth getting dressed up for…

*This is a review piece. We were kindly sent an item to review and share about. All opinions are our own* My daughter is hitting an age where she wants and has more say in the clothes she wears, and she actually has excellent fashions sense, and in fact, generally dresses in a way that […]

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Our week in photos 10/03/19 – 16/03/19 New violins

Welcome to our week in photos. This is our weekly catch up for both sets of grandparents who live abroad and don’t get to be as much a part of the daily madness of our lives as much as we and they would like. So we share here for them to get at least a […]

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Making teaching easier with Kapow

*This is a review post. I was kindly asked to review Kapow. All opinions are my own* Teaching is a profession I admire a lot. I have friends and family who teach, and it’s a pretty demanding but rewarding job, with a lot of expectations on the profession to educate our children to a high […]

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Stains begone – thanks to Ace laundry & a giveaway

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent items to try and share with our readers* I don’t know about anyone else, but I find a lot of my parenting life revolves around laundry. I have school uniform to wash, sports kit, dance kit, swimming kit, and ordinary clothes to wash. Some of it, […]

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How to Cope with Family Food Allergies

*this is a collaborative post* While most advice regarding food allergies relates to helping children cope, they can affect anyone at any age. Learning to cope goes far beyond understanding potential symptoms and dangers. We also have to learn to manage food-related fears and anxieties.  Coping with family food allergies starts with identifying the cause, […]

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Family trip to Italy on a budget: top 3 places to visit

*this is a collaborative guest post from Emily* For any parents who have ventured out on family trips, I think we can all agree that traveling together always creates some of the best memories. At the same time, however, expenses can quickly add up and blow your budget. If you’re looking for a budget-friendly family […]

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Bird watching with My Living World

*This is a review post. We were kindly sent an item to try* I have a little boy who loves nature. He is fascinated by how life works and all animals and plants interest him. We watch a lot of nature programs and I am becoming well versed in all sorts of things about birds, […]

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Tween Takeover Tuesday – Tweensplaining, it’s what we do…

The tween is back and today she is sharing about something I call “Tweensplaining”. Hi Emily here. My mum says that I have an annoying habit. She calls it tweensplaining.. Tweensplaining is something all tweens/teens will do sometime between the age of 10 to 19 – hence the name Tweensplaining. It is an act of […]

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