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…

One of the best eco-friendly baking sets for children

Eco-friendly baking is super fun for kids and it’s exciting too, like drawing or painting. Mixing all the different ingredients together and then decorating what you’ve made is a great way of keeping the momentum going during lockdown. Trust me, I know! Now most children love…

My Top 5: Cycling tips to stay safe and healthy in winter

Winter really is a great time to cycle. It’s crisp, cool and quiet. We caught up with Catherine Ellis of Hill & Ellis to check out five things families need to know to cycle happily and safely. It’s not that cold There might be frost on…

10 achievable New Year’s resolutions for families

A new year equals a new start, new opportunities and … New Year’s resolutions that are sometimes too ambitious and too difficult to achieve, particularly this year. But they don’t have to be! We put our heads together with Muddle Puddles, to come up with a…