A Personalised bakerdays Letterbox Cake: A Review and A Discount Code

Everyone loves cake right so when the opportunity came up to try and review a personalised bakerdays Letterbox Cake, I jumped at the chance. If you would like to try one for yourself, read on for a 15% off discount code. With my eldest's birthday coming up, this seemed like the perfect occasion. I usually… Continue reading A Personalised bakerdays Letterbox Cake: A Review and A Discount Code

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Adding a New Piece to the Jigsaw: Jungle Taming in the Vegetable Patch

My vegetable patch is in a sorry state. Two babies in two years has meant I've been either pregnant and knackered/ feeling sick or juggling clingy newborns and sleep deprivation. Something had to give and one of the things I couldn't keep up with was the vegetable patch so it has been left pretty much… Continue reading Adding a New Piece to the Jigsaw: Jungle Taming in the Vegetable Patch

A Colourful Treasure Hunt: Learning Colours Through Active Play

My little boy is two and a half and we've been doing lots of colour-themed activities to help him learn his colours. He loves pirates so I devised a colour- themed treasure trail for him to follow, with a biscuit as the treasure. I set up a trail of coloured arrows around the house and… Continue reading A Colourful Treasure Hunt: Learning Colours Through Active Play

Trapped In Orbit Between Mars and Jupiter: What Does It Feel Like To Be Autistic? An Interview with an Autistic 7 Year-Old

Autism Awareness Month has started and Autism Awareness Week is in full swing but today (2nd April) is Autism Acceptance Day which is a slightly different thing. Over the last few years, awareness of Autism has increased greatly and most people have a basic understanding of what it is. It has been portrayed and discussed… Continue reading Trapped In Orbit Between Mars and Jupiter: What Does It Feel Like To Be Autistic? An Interview with an Autistic 7 Year-Old

Katy Perry’s Firework – an empowering mantra for letting your true colours shine

The text of this post is largely taken from a Facebook post I wrote two years ago but it is still relevant so I'm republishing it here. As some of you will know, my 7 year-old son is autistic. In advance of #WorldAutismAwarenessDay tomorrow, I thought I would share one of his favourite songs, Firework… Continue reading Katy Perry’s Firework – an empowering mantra for letting your true colours shine

The Great Mathmagical #OreoCookieQuest – Making Times Tables A Fun Activity To Enjoy Together

Oreo is currently celebrating The Great Oreo Cookie Quest promotion on their packs, which means you can pick up a pack from your local shop or supermarket and have a go at winning some awesome prizes, including a once-in-a-lifetime trip to California and the Googleplex! You're looking for the packs with a pink promotional flash… Continue reading The Great Mathmagical #OreoCookieQuest – Making Times Tables A Fun Activity To Enjoy Together

How to Make A Bone Necklace From Salt Dough: Stone Age Fancy Dress

I had a mad panic the other night when a lovely Mummy friend gave me the heads up that next Friday the boy has a dressing up day at school. Not a nice straight forward theme I could raid the dressing up box for either- Stone Age fancy dress to launch his new topic at… Continue reading How to Make A Bone Necklace From Salt Dough: Stone Age Fancy Dress