Review: Googly Fruit – organic fruit and veg snacks

Review: Googly Fruit – organic fruit and veg snacks

Autumn loves her food, but I worry about her eating too many things that aren’t good for her. After all, a lot of convenient on-the-go foods have scary levels of salt and sugar in them, even when they’re marketed at children! Meanwhile, at 18 months old, her taste-buds have become more sensitive to flavours. If my husband provides her with some chocolate buttons, some chunks of pear and blueberries, the fruit will all go straight on the floor! Therefore, it’s important that healthy snacks are presented to her carefully and in a fun way, like Googly Fruit‘s organic products.

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Review: Musical Bumps, Rochester

Review: Musical Bumps, Rochester

Musical Bumps run music classes for babies, toddlers and beyond around the country. Based on the Hungarian Kodaly method of music teaching, they use a mixture of traditional favourite music, as well as less well known music from around the world. Through play, children can grasp musical skills and basic musical concepts, such as rhythm. We recently visited our local class at Dance Junction in Rochester, KentView Post

Travelling Parents – Globetrotting with Children

Travelling Parents – Globetrotting with Children

Hundreds if not thousands of people a year opt to give up their lives and travel around the cities or even the world. But you may be surprised to learn that a lot of these people are parents that take their child along for the ride and whilst many people may question their choices it seems to work for them.

Some people opt to buy a property in a city like London to visit every now and then to give them a definite home between travelling but others opt to travel the world with little to no stable home. However, as already said it works for them and is often suggested to be a far better life for a child than simply staying in one place. But with two very different options what do they offer? View Post

Review: Shaken Udder YogOaty Pouches

Review: Shaken Udder YogOaty Pouches

I’ve been aware of Shaken Udder milkshakes for quite some time. Their cartoon cows and bold packaging make them difficult to miss when I’m in the refrigerated section of the supermarket! Recently, they’ve launched YogOaty pouches. These are tasty pouches you can take out with you for a snack, pop in lunchboxes or have as part of breakfast.

Autumn has been a good little tester as always. As you’ve seen on the blog this week, she loves trying bath time things, but food is her most favourite thing to try! She’s tried out all three flavours over the last few weeks either as a snack or as part of her breakfast. I like how small they are to take out with me to play groups or the library. View Post

Meeting the Duchess of Cambridge with Family Action

Meeting the Duchess of Cambridge with Family Action

Last Tuesday, Autumn and I both had what was probably a once in a lifetime experience. We were asked to attend a (non blog related) event with Family Action. The VIP guest was none other than our future Queen, the Duchess of Cambridge!

This was a very exciting prospect for me, as I’ve always followed her in the media and found her very likeable. However, I was also looking forward to helping Family Action to express various perinatal mental health issues and just how necessary their support is. View Post