How Having A Cat Is Helping My Mental Health

You might figure from the name of this website that we have a dog and not a cat. We did have a dog a few years ago and when we got Jackson I thought he was everything I’d ever wanted. To be completely honest, I think John and I both felt really stressed not long after we got him. Working and making sure he had the walks he needed etc. was a lot of hard work. We got Jackson as a puppy and figured we would have a good few years with him before having children, letting him mature a

Shark Chase Board Game Review

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) I remember growing up loving playing board games and John loves them too. We’ve been waiting for Erin to reach the right age to try some and recently we were kindly sent Shark Chase from John Adams. Of course, as soon as Erin saw the box for Shark Game she started to sing that still very popular song. It took a bit of convincing before she believed it wasn’t the same thing. Still, having that idea in her head definitely made her want to play the game more

Children’s Book Review: The Boy Who Loved Everyone

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Today’s book review, for World Kindness Day, is The Boy Who Loved Everyone by Jane Porter. It was published by Walker Books on 7th November and it can be purchased on Amazon*. “I love you,” Dimitri tells everyone, from his friends at nursery to the big tree in the playground. But why does no one say it back? Dimitri worries no one loves him – until he finds out there are lots of different ways love can spread through the world. As today is World Kindness Day, I wanted

Christmas Thank You Cards In 10 Minutes

This year Erin has really begun to understand Christmas a lot more. However, unlike a lot of families, we aren’t bringing Erin up to believe in Santa in a traditional sense. While Erin will know that St. Nicholas gave out gifts to do nice things for others, she won’t believe that Santa brings her presents and certainly not down the chimney. Instead, we are very open with Erin about the fact that we buy her presents, as well as other family and friends. With that in mind, we want Erin to learn about something that doesn’t seem to be done

Creative Christmas Gift Ideas For Under 5s

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Although we love to buy Erin toys for Christmas we also like to make sure that we do a mix of fun, educational and creative. We’re quite big on crafts and painting etc. so I thought a list of creative Christmas gift ideas for under 5s would help out other families just like us. Erin loves getting her own letters in the post and if your child is the same then a Banjo Robinson subscription is definitely worth looking into. Banjo sends letters to your child each month from

Christmas Gift Ideas For Children Under 5

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Erin is coming up to being 4 (her birthday is on New Year’s Day) and she is getting increasingly harder and harder to buy for. She doesn’t really like any one thing and instead has loads of different interests. Erin also often likes things that are for children slightly older than what she is now so for this reason, I’ve put together some Christmas Gift ideas for children under 5. Under £10 Over the past year or so Erin has got more into soft toys and also collectables! Something

Christmas Gift Ideas For Travellers

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Do you know someone who loves to travel or to go on an adventure? You might need to buy a gift for someone who is just about to go on their travels or someone who is planning a trip away. Here are some gift ideas for travellers. Sometimes it can be hard to buy gifts for people that you might not know really well, they are people who have everything the need. The Ultimate Time Together Smartbox from buyagift offers 995 experiences from a luxury spa day or hotel

Christmas Gift Ideas For The Home

AD | Contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Sometimes the people that I find the hardest to buy for are those I might not know quite so well or if I need to buy a gift for a couple or family. For that reason I have put together some gift ideas for the home, as they could be suitable for a whole range of people! If you are looking for a gift for a family this year then the Personalised Beech Chopping Board from The Gift Experience could be a good choice! It is practical, something that