My Top 5: Tips for a good night’s sleep

With World Sleep Day on Friday (19th March), I’d like to share my experience of difficulty sleeping due to perimenopause and give you some of my own tips for a good night’s sleep. We all know that sleep is fundamental to our health and wellness, there’s no…

What parents have learned as kids head back to school

As Cyrus heads back to school tomorrow (Monday 8th March), it got us thinking about what we have learned as parents during the last 12 months. New research from early years expert, Busy Bees has revealed the importance of family is one of the most valuable…

Why we need to cut through the noise on Mother’s day

You’ll know if you follow my blog, that I lost my mum a few years ago. So, celebrating Mother’s Day is always hard for me. It’s a bit of a double-edged sword when it comes to cards and gifts. Mothering Sunday While I’m trying to makes…

How to add budget touch-ups to the home for spring

No sooner have we wished for it than it has appeared on our radar. And in our household, spring can’t come soon enough. Home-schooling and working from home for months on end has really taken its toll on our abode. As Persians, spring cleaning or ‘shaking…

How to clean your home when lockdown takes its toll

As individuals, our lifestyles differ wildly, and this affects how our homes stay clean. But there’s no doubt about it, lockdown 3 has really taken its toll on our little work from home family and I have found cleaning a chore. In fact, just thinking about…

Children’s toy review: Why we love Geomag toys

*Disclaimer: We were sent this Geomag set for free in return for a review. All opinions are our own. After the third lockdown was announced, H and I knew we needed to find more ways of entertaining Cyrus while we worked from home and juggled childcare…

A fun marble run to teach children vital STEM skills

We recognised that Cyrus was ready for a marble run when he took to creatively using my old Kerplunk game as one! It was definitely time to invest. Marble runs are great because they help with advanced cognitive skills and also improve motor skills whilst also…