Feeling Festive


Little Chap claims Winter is his favourite time of year. He has a winter birthday, which might have something to do with his choice and there’s Christmas too, of course. What five-year old kid can ignore the charms and excitement of … Continue reading

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!


I am normally the first to jump up and down and do a hula dance as we herald British Summer Time and the longer, lighter evenings but even my usually unlimited enthusiasm for this positive time of year is dampened by the enduring bitter cold. Seriously, did someone move Mayfair Towers to Siberia when I wasn’t looking? Britain was colder than Lapland this weekend FFS! Continue reading

What did the kids really want for Christmas?


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…as the survey also found that a whopping 79% of us parenting types said they thought creative play was fundamentally important for our children’s development, here are my three top tips for making it happen without compromising on the colour of your sofa covers! Continue reading