Discovering Robots at Miraikan Museum in Tokyo

Happy Museum Monday everyone! We’re back this week with another great museum from our trip to Japan to share with you. When asked what he would like to see or do on our trip, Oskar (my 8 year old) said that the one thing he most wanted to see was robots. Tokyo has many great […] Read more…

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

With Mothering Sunday looming here in the UK at the end of March, and then Mother’s Day in May in many other parts of the world including Germany (must remember to buy a card for my mum now to send her in May!), I thought it would be fun to put together a wee gift […] Read more…

Save the Date! Edinburgh Science Festival 2019

We are very lucky to live in a city that offers so many family friendly festivals throughout the year. Edinburgh is probably best known for it’s summer festivals – The Edinburgh International Festival and The Edinburgh Festival Fringe – but there are actually some really great festivals the rest of the year too. If you […] Read more…

Museum Explorers #2

Happy Museum Monday everyone! We’re back with another interview, in my new series where families share their favourite museums with you! This month, we have Typical Mummy from Staffordshire. 1. Why don’t you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your family? I’m Typical Mummy, a family blogger from Staffordshire. My husband and […] Read more…

Our Souvenirs from Japan

So, as you know we’re just come back from an epic trip to Japan and the boys really wanted to make a video to share all the cool souvenirs with you that they brought back. So, here it is! If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really grateful if you would subscribe to my channel. Thanks! […] Read more…

Mini Buckwheat Pancakes

Throw your hands in the air and shout “Yeah!” if you love pancakes! Well you’re in luck, as it’s Pancake Day today! How about doing something a little different this year, and making a whole plate full of mini pancakes?   This mini pancakes, a.k.a. blinis, are easy to throw together (though the recipe does […] Read more…

Yokohama Cupnoodles Museum with Kids

Happy Museum Monday! We have another great kid-friendly museum to share with you, and as we’re just back from an amazing three week trip to Japan, this week’s recommendation comes from Yokohama. We love seeking out quirky and unusual museums when we travel, so when we heard that Yokohama had a Cupnoodles Museum, we just […] Read more…

Our Favourite Picture Books for World Book Day

It’s World Book Day in the UK a week from today, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to share some of our all time favourite picture books with you. The boys and I each picked one favourite to share – we hope you enjoy the video: If you enjoyed the video, I’d be really […] Read more…

5 Last Minute World Book Day Costumes

It’s just over a week to go until this year’s World Book Day, a day that puts the fear in to a lot of parents as they panic over last minute costumes as it is custom in a lot of UK schools for children to come dressed up as a favourite book character that day […] Read more…

National Museum of the American Indian with Kids

Happy Museum Monday everyone! We’re back this week with another great kid-friendly museum to share with you. I have been lucky enough to spend a significant amount of time in Washington, D.C. – both as an intern at the Smithsonian Institution as well as on vacation and visiting extended family there – including two trips […] Read more…

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