Mummy Mondays – Educational Gift Ideas from Laurence King Publishers

I have loved the range of books, games and activity sets from Laurence King ever since I started working with them on a review basis last year. They are passionate about quality, and every single item I have received from them has been incredibly durable, managing to stay looking good even with my heavy handed children around. We were recently sent two new releases, the Who Owns these Bones book...

Mummy Mondays – Superhero Snap to the Rescue

Ok, for some reason I though that when January finally ended (how come that month always seems ten times longer than all the others?), that this horrible cold and wet weather we have been having here in the UK would somehow go away. Unfortunately it didn’t and I am finding myself running out of activities to entertain the kids. Fortunately I was recently sent over the Superhero Snap game by...

Mummy Mondays – Planning a Halloween Party for Young Children  

Whether you love it or hate it, at this time of year it’s hard to avoid Halloween. Despite not really celebrating the occasion as a child, since having children myself I’ve come to love Halloween.  It’s never going to replace Christmas in terms of my favourite celebration, but Halloween is the perfect excuse to get dressed up, play some games and enjoy some delicious food.  This year we are hosting...

Mummy Mondays – The Ultimate Insult Generator – A Review 

Well here we are, entering week three of the school summer holidays and surviving *just*. Keeping the children occupied wouldn’t be so difficult if the weather would just play ball, but this is Britain and after a week of mostly rain, I have lost all faith in making plans for outside.  Fortunately the children love reading and drawing, both activities which can be happily carried out inside where it’s dry...