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Leslie Rickerby

Easy Bedroom Makeover with Stickerscape Wall Stickers

Dexter has the smallest bedroom in our house. He’s the only boy so he doesn’t share it with anyone but it also means his room has been the last one to be decorated. We’ve been meaning to do a space themed bedroom for ages…

July 14, 2019

Brilliant Gift Ideas For Kids

It can be so difficult sometimes to come up with great gift ideas when you are buying for your own children. You know everything that they have already and you know which things they actually enjoy and play with regularly. You might have a…

June 28, 2019

Paleo and Vegan Diet: What’s the Difference?

Both the Paleo and Vegan diet have created a huge splash in the health and fitness industry for the past few years. You must have read or heard about these two on TV or social media. But what are these diets, really? What makes…

June 21, 2019

DEXA Scans – What are they and do you need one?

Back last year when I was having my health issues, it was suggested to me that I should have a DEXA scan. A DEXA scan is a dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry scan. It uses x-ray technology to determine the distribution of lean muscle, fat, water…

June 21, 2019
Childs Play

STEM Gift Ideas for kids

With both Dexter and Bridget having birthdays close together, I’ve recently been thinking about what sort of gifts I’d like to get them both. I circled round and round but kept coming back to ‘something fun but educational’.I like gifts that enable learning but…

June 21, 2019

Should We Ever Go On Holiday Without Our Children?

To some parents, it may seem like an act of heresy. But if you feel that your relationship is suffering or your priorities have been just about the children all this time, your thoughts may very well turn to going on holiday without the…

June 18, 2019
Letters To My Children

Dearest Bridget on your Second Birthday

Dear, Sweet, Little Bridget, I often feel a whole new type of parenting guilt when it comes to you.You don’t get to stay asleep when we need to get Dexter to school. Your afternoon naps are arranged around taking Paisley to preschool. Your toys…

June 15, 2019
Reviews / Giveaways

Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies and Mystery Packs

I’m not sure if I’m out of touch with ‘whats cool’ or if toys are just getting more unimaginative these days. We were recently sent some Num Noms Sparkle Smoothies and Mystery Packs and whilst my three loved trying to get into them to…

June 12, 2019