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Mess Free Entertainment for Christmas

Mess Free Entertainment for Christmas

Every parent knows the scene – you’ve been working all day long to make the house look as stunning and as festive as possible, ready for the arrival of Christmas visitors, when a toy box is overturned – or a toddler decides to decorate a […]

“Mummy How DOES Santa Fit Down the Chimney?”

“Mummy How DOES Santa Fit Down the Chimney?”

It’s almost December – hurray! Tinsel and Christmas trees are being pulled out of attics and houses everywhere are starting to light up with a neon LED glow. Invitations galore to Santa’s grottos and Christmas fayres are popping up everywhere and tickets to the panto […]

All I want for Christmas is EVERYTHING!

All I want for Christmas is EVERYTHING!

It’s Christmas and the excitement is mounting – my kids are seeing brilliant gifts and they want EVERYTHING! Christmas markets are popping up in every town centre and yesterday, we even had our first viewing of Santa.  Could it get any better for kids! I […]

It’s Fundraising Time – Get Baking for Children In Need

It’s Fundraising Time – Get Baking for Children In Need

BBC Children in Need is on this Friday – a time where all of the celebrities and fundraisers come together (alongside Pudsey Bear of course) to raise as much money as possible for children who are in need across the UK.  Whether it’s children who […]

How to teach your children about Remembrance Sunday

How to teach your children about Remembrance Sunday

Autumn is filled with happy occasions – Halloween (the biggest sugar rush of the year), Diwali and Bonfire Night – but then the sobriety of Remembrance Sunday hits on 11th November every year.  And this year it is even more significant as we hit 100 […]

Remember, Remember! The 5th November – with less bangs and more sparkles

Remember, Remember! The 5th November – with less bangs and more sparkles

The last week of October really is a week of scary celebrations – once the ghosts and ghouls of Halloween have gone back to the graveyards then it’s time for the sparkles and bangs of bonfire night.   This British tradition has been celebrated for […]