Monthly Archives | September 2014

The secret to finding a perfect Halloween costume

With Halloween just around the corner, it is time to start looking for the perfect costume for your little ones. Here are some simple tips to finding a costume that’s guaranteed to score your monsters a ton of sweets. When it comes to Halloween, spooky is great. Whether your child wants to be a vampireRead More »

10 of the Best Rainy Day Activities for Kids

Despite a brief respite in the form of a mild Indian summer casting itself over the UK throughout September, the inevitable 7 months of rain are approaching fast. Keeping the kids entertained and excited during rainy days can be incredibly difficult and stressful – here are 10 great rainy day activities that will keep theRead More »

The Haunted History of Halloween

Halloween. For most of us it’s all about dressing up, trick or treating and of course the sweets, but this ancient holiday once had a much greater meaning. Let’s take a journey through the haunted history of what we now know as Halloween. The word itself is fairly recent. It was first recorded back in 1735Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Organising your Child’s Bedroom

With the summer holidays over and the kids back in school, now is the best time to enter into the depths of their bedroom and have a good old clean and return some semblance of order. With no apparent start or end to the mess, organising a child’s bedroom can seem a daunting task butRead More »

Crafty Ideas for Rainy Day Play

After one of the rainiest summers on record, you may be struggling with new ‘rainy day’ games to play during wet weekends and dreary evenings with the kids. Here are a few fun craft ideas which will keep them quiet and busy for hours on end. Green Finger Training Growing plants indoors is the perfectRead More »