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6 ways to get kids eating more veg

6 ways to get kids eating more veg

Mealtimes are always an experience for a young family! Sometimes as parents, we forget how diverse the world of food is until we discover the picky eating habits of our kids! Getting little ones to eat vegetables isn’t always easy, but it can be a lot of fun! With the help of Babease, we are exploring some of our favourite ways to help children explore the diverse and nutritious world of veggies. Kids eating more veg is like a constant battle in our house. VIEW the POST

Guide to introducing different foods to your baby

Guide to introducing different foods to your baby

Suddenly the day comes when it's time to let the baby taste something other than the usual milk. When a baby is around six months old, an important change in their diet happens as it is time for them to start eating solid foods. Some parents plan the start of food well in advance while others take it more spontaneously. VIEW the POST

6 Ways to convince your toddler to brush teeth

Toddler life brings with it a whole set of joys, tantrums and developmental stages. When it comes to establishing a good toothbrushing routine, you may experience all the highs and lows that come with trying to convince your little one that a bristly stick will help them grow. We had lots of fun with the kids when they were toddlers as they didn’t get the importance like we thought we would, Isla was a little cheeky madam too! If you need some tips on how to get your toddler to brush teeth then read on…

7 Family Summer fun indoor activities for some quality time

7 Family Summer fun indoor activities for some quality time

Spending time with your family is pretty important to help you de-stress and remind you of the close bond you share with your loved ones. In fact, quality time with family is associated with improved mental and physical health and a boost in self-confidence. However, with the kind of busy lives we lead, it is natural to not be able to make a lot of time. This is why it is a good idea to avail any and every opportunity you get and make the most of it. Also, with the English weather you always need an alternative, so Summer fun indoor activities are essentials. VIEW the POST

A green and ethical surprise mystery box for your child

A green and ethical surprise mystery box for your child

I love a nice surprise and I especially love this mystery box concept from Life Sequence. They are such a lovely surprise. Each box comes with environmentally friendly gifts, sourced from multiple brands and there’s a little bit of everything. They are perfect for a baby shower or a baby’s first birthday. I was sent a sample of the 0-6months box to show you all the fabulous items inside.  VIEW the POST

Craze Sensations great sensory fun from Canal Toys

Craze Sensations are a great new sensory toy from Canal Toys; kids will love the sounds and textures in the different pots. Each pot can be mixed with others to encourage messy play and creativity too. Isla was lucky enough to review the Craze Sensations 4 pack from Canal Toys. She loves the set; its squishy, stretchy and crunchy too. Oh and it’s collectable.

How to create an alliance with your kids

How to create an alliance with your kids

We’d all love for parenting to be easy. But, eventually, conflict enters the picture and every day can be a struggle. As parents, we’d love for our kids to pull their weight. But, unfortunately they can get into bad habits. And that’s what leads to arguments. Creating an alliance with your kids is a tough one to master, but it is the solution. VIEW the POST

How to throw a fun kids party in your garden

How to throw a fun kids party in your garden

When your kids birthday comes around again, you don’t always feel prepared for it. And there’s only ever so many ideas that you can think of for their parties. It can feel really draining. But obviously you want to do something special for your children. And so, why not think about throwing them a party at home? With lockdown Isla has asked for a pool party, it seems organising a kids party in your garden is going to be the in thing this year. VIEW the POST

How to throw a magical princess sleepover!

There is nothing that little girl’s love more than a fun sleepover with their friends! Pyjamas, party games, popcorn, and films all make the ideal sleepover. A princess theme will make your sleepover even more special and memorable. Give your little girl the fun-filled party she deserves with these tips on how to throw a magical princess sleepover. With Isla turning 9 next week she is desperate to have a sleepover, albeit we must wait for lockdown restrictions to lift.

Encouraging bedtime reading with In the book

Encouraging bedtime reading with In the book

Recently, with lockdowns and a lot of life changes, we have got out of routine. Somedays seem harder than others and the children's behaviour goes from brilliant to frustrated and tired quite quickly. We have explored a lot of ways to try and bring a little more routine and happiness to our days. One of my favourite changes is bringing back bedtime reading and In the book have helped us do this. VIEW the POST

Exciting virtual tours to take your kids in 2021

Exciting virtual tours to take your kids in 2021

The covid-19 pandemic has been hard on parents, especially mums with young kids. During lockdowns, we were forced to teach, babysit, and work at the same time. While the government is gradually easing restrictions, it’s still not safe to venture out with young kids. Many parents are still struggling to keep their pre-schoolers occupied. Virtual tours have been one of the most popular lockdown pastimes. If you are looking for a break from board games and hide-and-seek, consider exploring the world from the comfort of your home. Here are the most exciting virtual tours and online experiences for kids in 2021.  VIEW the POST

Eco-friendly baby and children products to look out for in 2021

With each new year comes a renewed sense for many of us to look at ourselves and ask how we can be better. This can cover so many different aspects of our lives, from our performance at work to being a better friend. Another area where each year people continue to aim for improvements is their environmental impact. Making a difference with our environmental impact can take many forms. Doing simple things such as reducing the number of single-use plastics we purchase or swapping out the car for a bicycle or public transport when we can head back into the office. Buying eco-friendly baby and children products should definitely be at the top of your list.

5 amazing recipes for your budding junior chefs

5 amazing recipes for your budding junior chefs

Did you know that cooking with your kids is one of the best ways to help their cognitive development? Aside from being a fun process that ends in tasty dishes, cooking with children is also a fantastic way to help your budding junior chefs develop necessary academic, cognitive and motor skills. Cooking with children is also a great way to instil healthy eating habits and expand their palette to new, interesting and healthy ingredients that they may not otherwise have a chance to experience.  VIEW the POST

The best Amazon baby wish list from Rochelle Humes

The best Amazon baby wish list from Rochelle Humes

We love Amazon, I am forever using my Amazon Prime account. It is my go to online store for everything! I wish I had it when I was pregnant, I would definitely use the wish list and shops to find good, recommended baby products. I was told about Rochelle Humes’ Amazon baby essentials wish list and I just had to share it with my readers, there are some amazing products for any new or expectant mothers. VIEW the POST

Understanding children and teens this amazing book review

Understanding children and teens this amazing book review

This book, by Judy Bartkowiak, is just a perfect reflective book for 2020. During the first lockdown families had to contend with homeschooling, working full time and juggling day to day things on top. It was a very testing time for a lot of families. This book, Understanding children and teens, is a coaching tool to help you understand your children and encourage positive behaviour, despite all the stresses going on around us. VIEW the POST

5 Signs your baby needs a hypoallergenic formula

5 Signs your baby needs a hypoallergenic formula

We as parents only want what’s best for our babies. When we notice that our children are suffering from an allergy or intolerance to cow’s milk, we want to find the best formula to help our precious baby. A Hypoallergenic formula is recommended for such allergies and intolerances to cow’s milk. VIEW the POST

The best family Christmas Jumbo Advent Calendar from PLAYMOBIL®

Isla was so excited to receive the Jumbo Advent Calendar from  PLAYMOBIL®. We are big fans of advent calendars which you may have realised from previous years and we are also huge fans of  PLAYMOBIL®. So, this review takes the format of: summary of the jumbo advent calendar and then photo by photo of what is in each box. Hugeeeee spoiler alert for this post, but for those grown ups looking to purchase the perfect calendar (I think this is it) then you need to see what you get.

Picture Show a creative and fun family game #BoardGameClub

Picture Show a creative and fun family game #BoardGameClub

As you know we joined the Asmodee Board Game Club, we love it. We are huge fans of Asmodee games, we especially love Just One and Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza. Board Game Club means we get to review different board games each month and share our thoughts and tips with you. Picture Show is absolutely amazing fun and creative too. We had lots of fun learning about each other as we played this game. VIEW the POST

Start the school day the SKIPPY® Peanut Butter way

Start the school day the SKIPPY® Peanut Butter way

American style SKIPPY® Peanut Butter is really popular in our house and I loved it when I was challenged me to make a super fun breakfast for the kiddies before school. Ensuring the kiddies go to school with a full tummy is important to me and getting healthy foods in is a great bonus. It’s always fun to get creative at mealtimes, especially breakfast which is always a rush in our house.  VIEW the POST

The ultimate build your own microscope review

Noah is obsessed with space, he knows some incredible facts. He really enjoys science too. Isla is also a huge fan of science. They both discussed how much they love maths and science at the weekend. Facts and information drives them and learning new things. They loved it when he received this Build your own microscope from Build Your Own Kits. They have a few different products including a telescope which I just know would love (great idea for Christmas). It is a great, sustainable, toy for any child and it uses less plastic – which is fantastic!

Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza quick thinking family game #BoardGameClub

Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza quick thinking family game #BoardGameClub

As you know we joined the Asmodee Board Game Club, we love it. We are huge fans of Asmodee games, we especially love Dobble and Just One. The kids love them and the grown ups love them too. Board Game Club means we get to review different board games each month and share our thoughts and tips with you. We have started off with a really fun action family game called: Taco Cat Goat Cheese Pizza. It's a quick thinking game that made us all giggle. VIEW the POST

Keep yourself and your family safe and secure online!

Keep yourself and your family safe and secure online!

In recent years the Internet has entered our lives for good. Social media, photos, recipes, news, videos, games and anything else we may be interested in can now be found online. What can you do to help keep your family safe in the internet age? As a parent or guardian, you know what is right for your family and how your children learn best. To help your family explore new technologies, gadgets and services in an ever-changing online world, here are some practical tips: VIEW the POST

Just One the fun action family game #BoardGameClub

We recently joined the Asmodee Board Game Club, which we are absolutely thrilled with. We are huge fans of Asmodee games, we especially love Dobble. It is a winner with the kids and when we have dinner parties with other grown ups! Board Game Club means we get to review different board games each month and share our thoughts and tips with you. We have started off with a really fun action family game called: Just One. It’s a team player game where we can help each other in our own little way.

Fun bonding activities for the whole family to enjoy

Fun bonding activities for the whole family to enjoy

Spending time with family can be very challenging especially in our busy modern world. If you are struggling to do so, you and your family should designate a specific family time at least once during the week to spend time together and enjoy each other’s company. The best way to bond with family is to do activities that everyone will enjoy and outings to cool places where you can learn and have fun. We have had lots of fun over lockdown and are enjoying new bonding activities that we will continue to do together. VIEW the POST