Christmas Gift Guide for 5 – 9 year olds

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughs and opinions are my own. All gifted items will be marked with an asterisk * With most children I know at this age, they are still very much into creative toys as well as toys which they can use their imagination to explore. So here are a few of our top buys this Christmas. Creative The Style 4 Ever DIY Unicorn * will be {Read More}

Strictly Briks Baseplates Review

If you have kids who love construction, they will love these Strictly Briks Baseplates. Whether you have construction enthusiasts who just like to get creative and build amazing masterpieces, or your children who like to follow the instructions to the letter or even those who prefer to make structures to use with other toys, the Strictly Brik Baseplates have it covered. We have been testing out a couple of their products and have to say the quality is great. I {Read More}

Are home improvement projects helping the construction industry?

The British population is obsessed with home improvement projects, with the average Brit redecorating their home around 36 times throughout their lifetime — and each project usually takes around 18 days, on average, from start to finish. Data from the Office for National Statistics has also predicted that those in the UK collectively spend almost £30 billion on home improvements annually. That works out at £43 million each week! With those figures, business must be booming for traders in the {Read More}

Transition from cot to bed

Transitioning your little one into a big boy or big girl room can be traumatic and upsetting for them (and you!). Their safe place is all new and different and can cause a change in routine and affect sleep patterns. While there’s no set time in which you should achieve this milestone, it’s suggested that most children transition between 1.5 -3.5 years old. My eldest moved into a big girl bed just before her second birthday and decided from then {Read More}