20 August 2020

Kid K'nex- Oodles of Pals and Rockin' Robots review

The Little ones like construction play, all three of them can regularly be found building and creating in a huddle in the corner of the living room. The latest creative toy they have been getting to grips with is Kid K'nex which has kept them all occupied quite a while (and Daddy too!)

21 July 2020

Running free again...at NT Newark Park

Having been stuck indoors for long periods of time over several months and not able to do the outdoor things we thrived on was tough, once it was safe and things began to open we began to venture outdoors again, our first trip out was to Newark Park, a National Trust property.

15 July 2020

Harry Potter Magical Capsules unboxing review

With a swish of her cloak and a flick of her wand, Little 1 comes running into the room followed by her brother and sister both wearing wonky school ties and scarves to their knees. 'Petrificus totalis' they shout, grinning and giggling as I freeze on the spot pretending not to be able to move. The Little Ones are playing 'Harry Potter' again. 

7 July 2020

Home learning.. how we did it

With school closed for lockdown and three children at home the prospect of a prolonged period of home learning was not something I was looking forward to. How was I going to get all three children's home learning done at the same time?

20 May 2020

Gymnastics at home, it's not the same

The arrival of lockdown came at a time when both the girls were training hard for the beginning of the acrobatic gymnastics competition season. Last year Little 2 wasn't ready to compete having moved up to the Junior Elite competition squad just as the season had started and Little 1 wasn't yet at competition level.