AD | Collaborative post When it comes to playing with Erin sometimes I get really stuck for ideas, especially if we end up stuck indoors due to the unpredictable British weather. We tend to do the same things a lot of the time and we don’t have much variety. I think I can safely say the same for the times where John and Erin have time on their own too. Thankfully, Erin goes to nursery for 3 days a week and the variation she gets is so good for her. So, when I heard about the Teletubbies Playdate Pack I
Being a kid at Easter is great. You get armfuls of chocolate Easter eggs, delicious treats and often gifts or money. But Easter also means a long half-term holiday, which leaves parents questioning: Just what can you do when the sugar hype has worn off? Here are some fun Easter-themed ways to keep your children happy during the upcoming school holiday. Decorate and Paint Decorating eggs is an old tradition that dates back hundreds of years. It’s also a great way to spend a fun few hours with your kids! You could paint patterns, emojis, or their favourite characters. Or
4th January was a pretty big day for our family. This was the day that Erin had her first day at nursery. Well, I guess it wasn’t her first real day as it was only the first of two settling in sessions and I didn’t actually leave her there but to me, it felt like the first day. I had been preparing for this day for months and months but I was never actually prepared for how I would feel about it. The day didn’t start well. Erin had a bit of a melt down about leaving the house and
AD | Collaborative post Having a dog should be fun. There is so much that you can do with your new friend that you’ll want to get started as soon you get your dog. With that in mind, here are three fun things that you can do with your dog. Training It might surprise you, but training your dog can be fun. It doesn’t need to be something that is a chore because both you and your dog can enjoy the experience. In fact, it is good for a dog to be trained and they will be happier for it.
Peppa Pig is one of the few television shows that Erin will happily watch and enjoy. She ‘oinks’ at the television when it comes on and it was one of the first things she really recognised. At times I feel like Paw Patrol and In The Night Garden taken over so when I saw the Peppa Pig Water Filled Muddy Puddle from Bladez Toyz, I fell in love a bit. That was just me, Erin hadn’t even seen it! Before the mat can be played with it takes a little bit of setting up. John set ours up and it was a
Living in Norfolk means being away from family so often have people over to stay, whether it be for a couple of nights or a week at a time. We love to find fun things to do on an evening once Erin is in bed and University Games have some fantastic options for a having a games night at home. Staccups When I attended Blog On, a blogging conference in September I was introduced to Staccups, which I had SO much fun playing. I got so competitive that the whole game ended up on the floor and us having a
A little while ago now we received a fantastic The Very Hungry Caterpillar themed bundle and I couldn’t wait to get stuck in to it. The bundle contained a whole range of products but what I noticed the most was that it was full of things for toddlers to do. I really struggle sometimes to think of things to do with Erin and these products will be great for thinking of some fun activities while the weather is terrible! Lunchtime is always a bit of a struggle with Erin. You can never really tell whether she’s in the mood for eating
A few months back you may have come across our post about Paw Patrol. Erin is Paw Patrol crazy so we have seen most of the episodes too many times. Unfortunately, she has also taken a liking to the pink pig from hell. I tried to keep her away from it but one slip up meant her watching one episode and that was it. My plan had failed. Now, Erin snorts at the TV… and also any larger ladies in pink t-shirts when we’re out shopping. Ooops! Anyway, Peppa Pig is just as stupid as Paw Patrol in a lot