Bringing Summer into our Home with Seasonal Homeware

Hasn’t the weather been lovely recently? We are definitely full swing into summer and it’s one of my favourite times of the year. But it’s so nice to make the house and garden as seasonal as possible – bringing in lovely summery colours, accessorising and making our whole home have that summer vibe. The lovely people at Chill Insurance asked me how I get our home ready for summer –…

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How much do you know about Pet Parasites?

Like many pet owners, our pets are such an important part of our family but I was still surprised to see that a new survey from Pet Parasite Action shows that pet owners might be putting their pet’s health and those of their human families at risk from parasites. The survey of over a thousand dog owners nationwide has found that while 85% of us happily cuddle our dogs, nearly a…

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Can you Understand Newborn Baby Cries?

When we first became parents I had no idea what our new baby’s cries meant. Hubby and I would go through a cycle of feed, wind, change, cuddle and then repeat until something worked and the crying subsided. With Little Man, our second baby, things were harder as he seemed to just cry all day and night for months. Arriving home from hospital with a newborn is a daunting experience for…

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Take your dog on a Pupnic with YuMEGA

At this time of year so many people feel the effects of hayfever and other allergies, especially when they are out of the house. But, it’s not just people who experience it – allergies can affect dogs too, with them itching constantly because of it! So many dogs experience flare ups in the summer – and lots of dogs have a poor barrier function – making their skin more vulnerable…

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Have an Adventure Filled Summer with the Merlin Annual Pass …

We have written so many times about our trips to Merlin attractions across the UK and we already have so much planned for the summer holidays – there really has never been a better time to start planning your family’s summer adventures either. You can now enjoy access to all of Merlin’s top attractions across the UK – all 32 of them! – with a Merlin Annual Pass for as…

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Celebrating Pizza-Party Day with Netflix

Netflix sent us a message last week telling us that it was Pizza-Party Day on Saturday – and what better excuse for pizza than a whole day dedicated to it! As I was away at the Blog On conference in Manchester at the weekend we delayed our Pizza-Party Day until I got back – and the children were just so excited to have some time together, eat pizza and watch…

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Join the Toddler-Sized Challenge – and Win!

Being a parent is one long learning curve that I don’t think we ever truly conquer. One big challenge for parents is food. From weaning onwards we are constantly questioning whether our children are eating the right things, eating enough and having the right balance in their diets. But, no two children are the same and this is what makes things like the perfect toddler diet so hard to define.…

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