My Top 5: Children’s games to buy for Christmas

This year more time at home has led to H and I reminiscing about the childhood games we used to play. Here we’ve put together our Top 5 children’s games to buy for Christmas, including some of our old firm favourites. 1. Snakes and Ladders Snakes…

My Top 5: Christmas gifts perfect for cycling families

Cycling is booming, it’s estimated that 1.3 million Brits bought a bicycle during lockdown and cycling has increased by 200% this year, which offers up a range of ideas for the perfect Christmas present, and something your loved one will actually want. With so many brilliant products launched…

My Top 5: Christmas films for young children

With the Christmas time off fast approaching, more learning at home really isn’t on our agenda for the holidays. Instead, we’re planning to stay indoors, put our feet up, get out the popcorn and indulge in some good old-fashioned gogglebox watching. So here are our Top 5…

My Top 5: Children’s picture books for Christmas

Christmas is my favourite time of year for buying children’s books. Below are some of Cyrus’s top picks for the festive season. It’s A Long Night For Santa by Chris Tetreault-Blay We absolutely adore the Little Brown Moth character in Chris’s new book, It’s A Long…

The impact of social media on young children

The Internet is such a huge part of people’s lives, and young children are no exception to this. Throughout this strange year, we have seen a rise in screen time across the board. From schools having to move to online learning, to us using the Internet…

Child development during second national lockdown

With the UK in a second national lockdown, returning to life as we once knew it seems even further away. Apart from our day-to-day routine being interrupted, the pandemic has also taken its toll on children’s development. Although my son’s school and many others have remained…

My Top 5: Sustainable children’s gifts for Christmas

Are you looking for a toy for Christmas for your pre-schooler that’s eco-friendly, kinder to the environment and less plastic? Here’s a round-up of our Top 5 favourite, sustainable children’s gifts for Christmas. From candy canes to sugarcane toys with Dantoy this Christmas We love Dantoy‘s…