Museum Explorers #4

Happy Museum Monday! We’re back with another interview, in my new series where families share their favourite museums with you! This month, we have Jo from A Rose Tinted World. 1. Why don’t you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your family? I’m Jo, a 47-year-old mum to a 3-year-old little girl, E. I live […] Read more…

#ShoutieSelfie – Maternal Mental Health Week

It’s Maternal Mental Health Week. Did you know that 1 in 4 mums suffer from post natal depression (PND) or another mental health issue – most in silence due to stigma. But maternal mental health matters! That’s why I am supporting #ShoutieSelfie, a campaign to raise awareness of maternal mental health issues and to reduce stigma. […] Read more…

Review: EasyRead Time Teacher Clock [AD]

Time is all around us – Breakfast time. Time for play group. Time for school. Party time. Dinner time. Bed time. From a very young age, children hear about ‘time’, but grasping the concept of time and learning to tell the time are not so easy. My 8 year old still struggles to tell the […] Read more…

Washington DC’s National Building Museum 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. (including two long summers as an intern at the Smithsonian Institution), and one museum there that I grew very fond of is the […] Read more…

Review: 5-in-1 Outdoor Measure Mate [AD]

Today, I’ve got another great product to share with you that we’ve tested with the kids, and I’m quite excited because I think it’s one of my favourite things we’ve tested yet. We love spending time outdoors as a family, and frequently take trips to our local nature reserves or the woods, so the 5-in-1 […] Read more…

‘Falscher Hase’ German Meat Loaf

If you’re looking for a way to use up those last leftover hard boiled Easter eggs, I have just the recipe for you! “Falscher Hase” – a typical German recipe which translates as “false hare” – is a special kind of meat loaf. It apparently takes its name from post-war times, when housewives cooking on […] Read more…

Review: Schleich Unicorn & Pegasus Family [AD]

Hands up if your kids have an assortment of plastic animal figures kicking about the house? We certainly do, and my first choice for getting any new ones would always be Schleich, a well-known German brand founded in the 1930s, which has gained popularity worldwide and is known for its production of good quality, hard […] Read more…

Happy Easter

Happy Easter everyone! I hope the Easter Bunny has been good to you all this year, and you are enjoying a lovely holiday weekend. We have been blessed with amazing weather here in Edinburgh, which is quite unusual for this time of year. Have any of you been on an Easter egg hunt? We had […] Read more…

Our Favourite Picture Books for Easter

It’s Friday! Time for another book post, and with Easter only a few sleeps away I thought I’d give you an update on our favourite Easter related picture books since we’ve added a couple new titles to our home library since last year. They are not all specifically about Easter, but there are plenty of […] Read more…

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