* Collaborative post
The day we drove our first born daughter home from the hospital was the start of many things… sleepless nights, unconditional love, the transformation of us into parents, but also the day something else in our minds would shift. more “Being a family car cliche; why we love our Nissan Qashquai”
Back in the day, personalised gifts were the kind of thing your Nan got you for Christmas. Or maybe that was just my Nan. more “The perfect personalised gift from GiftsOnline4U”
I hate to be all doom and gloom, raining on everyone’s summer parade, but there are just two more weeks left of August. That means in just over a fortnight we’ll all be bracing ourselves for a bedtime battle and a morning mission…back to reality with a thump! more “September looming; getting organised for the return to reality”
It would seem this summer we have been chief toy testers here at MMT HQ. This week we were invited to review the brand new series 4 Num Noms. I have to admit, I initially had absolutely no idea what a Num nom was, and the girls certainly didn’t. However after a quick google and investigation into exactly what these little toys are, I just knew the girls would love them. more “Num Noms series 4 Toy REVIEW and #Giveaway”
“I WANT A SNACK”. These are the words played on repeat in the soundtrack of my day. I, like many of us, seem to have raised a generation of snackers. more “Organix Punk’d Snack for Kids Review & #Giveaway”
If you visualise a mother going through the heart wrenching process of letting go of her children as they ‘fly the nest’, the classic image is her waving them off to university, leaving home for the first time, going travelling or perhaps the day her child leaves to get married (although, granted that is quite an old fashioned image nowadays right?). more “If you love them, let them go”
One of the scariest things that anyone of any age can face has to be taking a risk and failing at it. It doesn’t matter if you are an adult or if you are child, you might be tempted to play it safe, rather than risking a negative outcome. more “GUEST POST: 5 Reasons why your child should understand that risk taking and failure can be good”
Fidget spinners. Possibly one of the strangest obsessions of the current day. And most annoying.
I should have known better when we found a sparkly pink metallic fidget spinner alone on the floor on a recent day out. Having tried to locate its owner, it ended up in my pocket and by default back at our home. Where it proceeded to cause no end of arguments, tears and physical fights over whose fidget spinner it would become. more “Fingerlings Fidget spinners and Fairy Doors.”
When it comes to Mum Wardrobe essentials, a sturdy pair of pumps is a staple, and therefore a valid reason to partake in a spot of shoe shopping as required. more “#HideTheBags…Statement Converse; What’s your flavour?”
Ah, the summer holidays. Six blissful weeks of no school run, no after school clubs, no homework, no reading and nowhere to be.
True, but this also means six weeks of entertaining your children, for me, seven days a week, on a budget without losing your mind. more “What2Buy4Kids Toy Review: Old School Summer Survival”