Chapter Book of the Month: Jack Jones

For this month’s chapter book, we’ve got some good old adventure fun for you! We were very kindly sent three books from the new <<Jack Jones>> series for review, and really enjoyed reading them together. Take a look at what Oskar had to say about them: All three Jack Jones books are available via Amazon: […] Read more…

Travel with Kids: 24 Hours in Edinburgh

My heart belongs to Edinburgh. Everyone who knows me knows it. Three times I have left, and three times I have returned. So when I was invited to go spend a day exploring my beloved city with my kids, and share some of our favourite spots and hidden gems with you, I jumped at the […] Read more…

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…

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