September looming; getting organised for the return to reality

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”

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Num Noms series 4 Toy REVIEW and #Giveaway

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”

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Organix Punk’d Snack for Kids Review & #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”

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If you love them, let them go

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”

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GUEST POST: 5 Reasons why your child should understand that risk taking and failure can be good

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”

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#HideTheBags…Statement Converse; What’s your flavour?

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?”

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What2Buy4Kids Toy Review: Old School Summer Survival

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”

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The Hangover

Before we had kids, the hubby and I were quite partial to a night out out. Needless to say the shape of our social life has massively changed in the last half decade since we exchanged our disco slippers for, well, actual slippers. Partly because we are a bit too knackered, partly because we don’t like to abuse our childcare options, partly because we have reached a more mature stage in our lives, but MOSTLY because quite frankly, we cannot deal with THE HANGOVERS. more “The Hangover”

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Optimise your home for happiness

What does the word “home” mean to you? We all interpret this word differently and assign various meanings to it. However, the most common interpretation of “home” is a place where you can relax, be yourself, and enjoy your time. And with the task of balancing your work, social, and family life a difficult one, you need a place to feel at ease from time to time. more “Optimise your home for happiness”

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The secret of making the bathroom safe for children

A bathroom can be a dangerous place if precautions are not taken while using it. There are many ways in which a person might get hurt while in the bathroom. The danger of getting injuries is even greater when children are using it or when you are with your toddler. more “The secret of making the bathroom safe for children”

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