Tirelessly Testing All Season Tyres With Goodyear – Gripping Stuff!

Back in October, I was invited to a press event with Goodyear. This marked two pretty cool blogging firsts for me – (1) it was my first overseas trip thanks to the blog, and (2) I was no longer just a blogger, but in fact deemed worthy of the moniker “press” – next stop The […]

Sharing My Parenting Super Powers

In the world of Superheroes, something that strikes me as strange is that not many seem to be parents. You might think that this is because they’re too busy saving the world and generally putting their lives at risk. But I have another theory – is it actually because they lack the specific Super Powers […]

Remembering Her First Proper Halloween (Even If She Doesn’t)

It’s without question that things are getting more exciting and interesting the older Toddler L gets. Sure, having a baby is pretty cool, but they don’t really do much – you can take them places or show them stuff, but you get very little reaction, interaction or feedback. Let’s be honest, they don’t even remember […]

Seven Seas Omega-3 Experiment: Final Results

Earlier this year, I wrote about the first stage of an experiment we were taking part in with Seven Seas. This involved having our bloods analysed to find out the fatty acid composition, with particular emphasis on the omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) within the body’s red blood cells. We got some really interesting results […]

Review: My Little Pony The Movie Seashell Lagoon Playset & Canterlot Castle Playset

As Toddler L gets older, she – and I – are discovering new children’s TV shows to watch. Something we’ve dabbled in over the last few months is My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, which we watch on Netflix. This was sparked by my folks who bought her a Princess Cadence toy for her birthday. Obviously […]

Water Confidence Outside Of Toddler Swimming Lessons

I’m a huge advocate of encouraging your kids to love – or at least not fear – the water from an early age. I guess that’s hardly surprising as someone who has done swimming lessons with their kid for the best part of 2.5 years. For me, knowing that Toddler L is confident, happy and […]

Having A Toddler Who’s A Fussy Eater

We all know that we should eat a healthy, balanced diet. Let’s be honest though, how many of us actually do that? It’s all well and good being told that you should eat 10 portions of fruit and veg per day, but it’s another thing actually doing it. Life isn’t as simple as saying “we must […]

The Unfiltered Reality Of Family Mealtimes

The beauty of family is that it’s unique – no one family is the same. Sure, you may have a similar set up to the Stevens’ household down the road, but their dynamic, relationship and make up will be different to your own. Why then does the media and popular culture continue to portray all […]

Celebrating The #SmallVictories With Vauxhall Astra

Do you ever have one of those crappy days which are totally transformed by something  small and insignificant happening? You know the stuff I mean – think things like finding a fiver in a coat you’ve not worn in a while, getting the last loaf of bread from the shop or your toddler filling her […]