These jewellery bowls are really easy to make and would make a lovely gift for Mother’s Day or a birthday!
Aside from the drying time in between stages, they are quite quick to make and children can roll, cut out, decorate and paint the clay themselves – although young children may need help with the rolling and cutting! (more…)
Little Passports is a monthly subscription package which delivers adventure right to your door. A few weeks ago we posted our first review of the subscription and over the next few months we will continue to try out the Early Explorers subscription, for children aged 3-5, which we have kindly been gifted in return for an honest review.
We are also taking part in the Little Passports Affiliate programme, so if you click on any of the links in this post or on the advert on the sidebar, and go on to purchase a subscription, we will receive a small commission. (more…)
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The Baby & Toddler Show brings everything that new and expectant parents need to give their baby the best start under one roof. The show is supported by Emma’s Diary, and as one of Emma’s Diary Advocacy Bloggers I’ve got two tickets to give away to one of my readers. Plus, if you are not successful you can still save 1/3 on your ticket price by using the code at the end of this post.
Any flat surface in our home seems to be a magnet for clutter. Those annoying piles of junk build up – sometimes they get moved from one surface to another, in a half-hearted attempt to tackle them, or sometimes they are just there so long we just accept them as part of the furniture. But having stuff all over the house not only looks messy, it makes it harder to clean and means we waste lots of time looking for things. When things have a home, it makes tidying up a lot less painful!
So began the big sort out. An attempt to get rid of the excess and better organise everything else. We still have far more stuff than we need (of course we do, with two kids there are tons of toys and other child-related paraphernalia littering our house), but as with most things in life I’m going for an ‘every little helps’ mentality. (more…)
Toys and books just seem to take over our house. It doesn’t matter how often we go through them and relegate things that are no longer played with to the loft, charity shop or rubbish tip, the collection just continues to grow. Christmas, and Izzy’s birthday right afterwards, brought a whole new influx of exciting toys and games, all which needed homes. I also committed to giving the whole house a good sort out during January, getting rid of things we no longer need and reorganising everything else, so having some good storage systems in place for toys is a key part of this. Of course we still have toys strewn all over the house, some which are too big to ever really be tidied away, but at least most things have a home!