Tag: preschooler

Go to bed! The excuses of a very-almost-four-year-old

The small one has always been a pain in the arse to get down to sleep. Nap times have never been fun, and bed time for him can vary from a fairly short-lived screamfest to two hours of playing silly buggers on the stairs, jumping into bed and “pretending” to …

School daze: Choosing a primary school for the big one

I can hardly believe it’s time to start looking at schools. Six months or so ago, I was still claiming to have two toddlers. Now I have one very school-ready child, and one who’s off to preschool in January. At this rate, by the end of next year I’ll probably …

Little Street Maidstone, Kent: Pretend play centre review

Little Street Maidstone is what pre-schooler dreams are made of! Entertaining pre-school children in the school holidays is, as I have said before, a bit of a challenge. This is particularly true when the weather is rubbish, and it really has been. Good lord. I remember when summer was – …

Craft Time Mosaics: My Pretty Jewellery Box review

This week we were sent the Craft Time Mosaics ‘My Pretty Jewellery Box’ by toy company Brainstorm Limited to review. Now you’ll probably know I’m not exactly a huge fan of crafting. It’s messy and creates a lot of pointless stuff that I’m not allowed to throw away, but this …

A day in the life of us

Where do you get your material? Do you have to “enhance” your stories to make people laugh? This was a question posed by another blogger in an interview series. You can see the interview in its entirety here, if you are so inclined, but my answer was (and I quote): Oh …

Remote control inflatable Fluffy (Despicable Me 3 unicorn) review

We were asked by the nice folks at Bladez Toyz whether we’d like to review an inflatable jumbo remote control Fluffy. I’ll admit I was at first a little troubled by the email, however upon learning that Fluffy is in fact Agnes’ unicorn from the Despicable Me films, I said a resounding …

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