What to consider when planning a house move

Collaborative post We’ve lived in our house now for nearly 8 years but we have recently been thinking more and more about moving house. More specifically, Covid and the pandemic made us realise that actually, our house doesn’t work for us any more and we want different things compared to when we bought it. Moving house especially during a pandemic, might not be as easy as it once was so here are some things to consider.

Celebrating a Summer of Disney Plus at Pergola Paddington

AD | Press event As soon as we found out about Disney+ I had us signed up and couldn’t wait to see what we would be able to watch. Since the launch, there have been some amazing releases, new additions with Disney Star and plenty of originals to discover. Disney+ isn’t just for children either because there really is something for the whole family. Earlier this week I was so lucky to attend an event being held at Pergola Paddington, celebrating a summer of Disney Plus.

Back to school with the Frugi Explorer Waterproof Coat

AD | Post contains gifted items It’s less than 2 weeks until schools go back for the Autumn term here in Norfolk and to be honest, it doesn’t really feel like we had much of a proper summer at all. Sunny days have been few and far between and it won’t be long until we need thick jumpers and winter coats. Luckily, Erin has been kitted out in the Explorer Waterproof Coat from Frugi.

50 things to do in Norfolk before your child turns 5

AD | collaborative post When you have children you want to bring them up the best that you can and provide a fun and stimulating environment for them. Something I personally found really hard, I think probably from when Erin was a baby, was thinking of things to do with her. I don’t think of myself as a natural and I don’t have the ideas that an early years teacher might have. Actually, I would say that I’m with a large percentage of parents who probably feel the same way. “50 things to do before

How to choose amazing presents for children

AD | Collaborative post Sometimes it can be really hard to buy gifts for children, especially if you don’t know them that well. A lot of us will have nieces, nephews, grandchildren or maybe our own children’s friends to buy for but have no idea where to start. It can be hard to pick something you know they are going to like and a lot of people don’t like to give money or vouchers. In this post I’m going to share some tips for buying brilliant children’s presents with the help of Wicked Uncle.

Back to school essentials

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) It feels like we wait so long for the summer holidays to come around and then they are over before we know it. We’re a couple of weeks in now and it’s time to start thinking about getting prepared for the return to school in September. In 4 weeks we’ll be packing those school bags again so today I’m sharing some back to school essentials!

Preparing to move up to Year 1

Last week Erin broke up from school for the summer, having just finished her reception year. She has had an amazing year and really thrived in a school environment. We have really tried to help Erin at home as well and this is something we wanted to carry on over the summer, while she’s preparing to move up to year 1.

Win a Nintendo Switch Lite!

I don’t know about you but I really like to get a head start on Christmas shopping, even if it is only July! I actually tend to shop all year round, looking for deals or picking up things for people if I see something that they might like. This year, Erin’s discovered video games and something like the Nintendo Switch Lite is great for children her age! There are loads of fun games that you can get to go with it and it’s lightweight and portable so you could even take it with you on