What Mummy is Currently Reading!

Hi everyone! You’re probably used to me by now sharing book recommendations for kids. Well, I also get asked a lot if I ever have time to read books for myself and if so, whether I could share some recommendations for mums (and dads) to read. And the answer is yes I do, and yes […] Read more…

Review: Fuzzikins Campervan

It may feel like the Summer holidays are just behind us, but in Edinburgh we’re already half way to the school Autumn holidays! My kids would love to go camping, but I’m not really thrilled by the idea. So in the mean time, they get to live out their camping fantasies with the Fuzzikins Campervan […] Read more…

Chapter Book of the Month: Flying Fergus

We’re mixing things up a little in the book reviews department, because as much as we all love picture books, my older boy thought it was about time we shared some recommendations for chapter book too! So I’m going to trial a new monthly feature where Oskar gets to share his favourite chapter books with […] Read more…

Autumn Wish List

Have I mentioned yet how much I love Autumn? Every year, I have a long list of things I want to do with the kids during Autumn, and every year we get to the end of Autumn and have forgotten about half of them. So this year I’m being more organised and I have made […] Read more…

Autumn Leaf Art

Autumn is in full swing here in Edinburgh, and this past weekend we did our first round of Autumn crafting. Earlier last week, during a visit to our local park, we collected pockets full of colourful leaves which we then pressed under a big pile of heavy books (or you could use a flower press […] Read more…

10 Picture Books to Welcome Autumn

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas. Autumn is just around the corner! One of our favourite things on a blustery Autumn day is to snuggle down with a big pile of books, so I’ve put together a video of our favourite Autumn themed books – think lots of apples and […] Read more…

Review: Construction Cars Set

Do you have kids who are obsessed with toy cars? My boys are both real motor heads, so were really excited when we were recently sent a set of Cat® construction cars from Toy State to review. We took them with us on our Summer holidays – despite the boys and I sharing a suitcase between […] Read more…

12 Fab New Picture Books for Kids

You may have been wondering why it’s been a bit quiet on the blog over the Summer, and why there have not been any new book posts or videos. The reason is that we moved house (again, but just up the road this time) and our books were all packed up for most of the […] Read more…

A Day at the Book Festival

Since May, I have been working for the Edinburgh International Book Festival. You may have seen my video a while back, where I shared my favourite authors and illustrators appearing in this year’s programme. Well, the Festival finally kicked off this past weekend, and on Monday Oskar came to visit me at work. One of […] Read more…

Review: Sticky Stick Sticker Book

Are you kids fans of Hey Duggee? If they are, you’ve probably already got the Stick Song stuck in your head. If they’re not, you will after hearing it. Either way, you’re welcome! My boys love Hey Duggee. They love the Stick Song. They love sticks (what kid doesn’t?) My youngest is known as ‘Stick […] Read more…

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