How does a Butlin’s summer holiday break differ from Just for Tots? What is the best Butlin’s break for young children? Do you need a dining plan at Butlin’s and can you eat in the restaurants without a meal plan? These were some of the questions in my mind when I booked my third Butlin’s... Continue Reading →
Butlin’s Bognor Regis – Dining Plans, Restaurant Reviews and Which Accommodation to Choose?
I’ve written a detailed review of our Just for Tots break at Butlins Bognor Regis and also written a separate post on how to book activities at Butlins, as a lot of people have been asking about that. What I hadn’t done yet is review the accommodation and restaurants - as I’m sure a lot... Continue Reading →
The Good Ship Lollypop Soft Play, Morden: Review
It can be hard to find things to do on a rainy day with a toddler - when you want the grandparents to be involved too. In the good old days pre-Covid when people could actually travel, my husband was away for a whole week in Chicago with work, so my parents came to stay... Continue Reading →
An easy way to do Christmas cards when you are a busy parent
This is a sponsored post Every year we seem to get fewer and fewer Christmas cards - actual Christmas cards, that is. With an increasing focus on climate change and the environment, it just doesn’t seem right any more to be sending out dozens and dozens of cards - not to mention the cost of... Continue Reading →
Eating out with a baby – Harvester restaurant, Old Castle, Salisbury
Eating out takes on a whole new dimension when there are young children in the equation. I know some parents firmly believe their child should eat what they eat, and there’s no need to go to ‘child friendly’ restaurants with kids menus. I agree that I want my daughter to be encouraged to eat more... Continue Reading →
Waterbabies Chapter 1 – underwater swim
We are almost half way through our first term (Chapter 1) with Waterbabies and baby S and I are both having so much fun. She loves being in the water and it’s a fantastic bonding experience – plus I’m amazed by how much she’s learnt. I’ve written previously about our first swimming lesson with Waterbabies... Continue Reading →
Babyled Spreads – baby food review
You might have read that I started weaning my little girl at the beginning of this month. I’ve been making my own vegetable purees, and then introduced protein, and am about to start making some proper meals for her. I’ve also tried out a few ready made packets and jars, as these are often more... Continue Reading →
Is it worth buying the Nuna Leaf chair?
Welcome to the first in a series of posts called ‘is it worth buying…?’ These are reviews of things I have bought for my baby, or for myself, (or perhaps been sent to review – I’m open to offers!) with an honest opinion of what really matters – is it actually worth spending your money... Continue Reading →