All Posts By

Leslie Rickerby

Childs Play

Army Themed Tuff Spot Tray set up

As part of my ongoing role as a BRBlogger, Baker Ross regularly send a box of goodies for the kids. Often crafts, but more recently, I was sent a bunch of items that would make some awesome sensory and learning play set ups. Within…

February 22, 2018

What to Look for When Purchasing a Family Car

As a parent, you will rely very heavily on your automobile to transport your family and this means that you need to take the time to find the perfect car. Ideally, this car will be large enough for the whole family, comfortable and cheap…

February 19, 2018

The end of maternity leave – Time for a change?

That’s it. No more maternity leave. I have pushed out my last baby, I have fed her, let her sick on me, watched her first smiles, heard her first giggles and started her on her way to eating solids. In just over a week…

February 19, 2018
Reviews / Giveaways

Vionic – Orthotics without the ugly

The school runs, preschool runs and the impending end of my last ever maternity leave means that I will be outside and on my feet… a lot. Every school run is around half hour, walking to work takes around 15 minutes each way and…

February 18, 2018

3 Top tips for making home improvement fun

It can be hard to find time to have a spring clean every year (or any year!), especially if you’re working, have kids, or both! It’s also not the most exciting thing to be doing during your free time on weekends or half terms…

February 16, 2018
Travel and Local

Tips For Travelling With Children

“We’re all going on a summer holiday…,” while it may have sounded perfect in the song (and the film), any parent knows that holidaying with children can be, well challenging. Family holidays are a wonderful way to create memories with your family, but they…

February 13, 2018
Childs Play

Crafting with Kids – Valentines Cards

As a couple, Liam and I don’t really bother with Valentine’s day. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy it with our kids, and today we have been making valentines cards. I like to get a little crafty with them and they love any excuse to play…

February 11, 2018

Hotter Shoes SS18 – For him and for her.

Back in the autumn, I was invited along to Hotter shoes to have my feet measured by Prince Charming and select a pair of shoes from the Autumn/Winter Range. Well, the Hotter Shoes SS18 Range is now out and I was invited back to…

February 9, 2018
Reviews / Giveaways

Puddle jumping with Dry Kids

There is no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate clothing. Hi, I’m the messy mum. I’m often encouraging my kids to play in the mud, look at the bugs and get mucky. The wetter, the better – but only in appropriate clothing, am…

February 8, 2018
Childs Play

Valentines Sensory play

We’ve always loved a bit of sensory play here, the messier the better. Sensory play is so important for early years development and we’ve been doing all sorts of things since Dexter was 3 weeks old. I often like to do things themed around the…

February 4, 2018