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Review: BaByliss Big Hair

Right, I’ve got a bit of a moan. Why didn’t any of my friends tell me about Big Hair? Quite frankly it’s what has been missing from mine and my poker straight, very flat hair’s lives [...]

Review: BB Creams

Over the last few years I’ve noticed that my skin has lost its radiance no doubt due to a combination of getting older, having less sleep, late nights, more stress and not as much time to [...]

Review: Mini Maestro Family Concert

Independent Review: I quite fancy the idea of having a musician in the family. In fact we (me and OH) have even gone so far as to learn the piano in the hope that it will [...]

Review: Pig goes Pop!

Independent Review: A big, brown parcel arrives at our house and chaos ensues. We all know what’s underneath the wrapping, we’ve all seen it on TV but before now we’ve never got our trotters on it. [...]

A monster discovery

Independent Review: Sunday was one of those rare days when we had a 1-on-1 day. As an equation the 1-on-1 reads like this: 1 child + 1 parent (for one day only) = no sibling squabbling [...]

Win/Review: Justin Fletcher – Hands Up…The Album

Independent review: It’s seven thirty AM on a Saturday morning, I am dreaming of a huge jam doughnut, the red goo has just squirted out and is dribbling down my chin when … what’s this?… My [...]

Review: Launchpad

Yesterday was a day for some one-on-one parent and child bonding. Whilst Daddy and Ferne went to a birthday party on The Golden Hinde, I took Noah: serial fiddler, experimenter and general tinkerer to The Science [...]

Best on the box: Christmas films

From classics like Oliver Twist to fighting guinea-pigs and Gruffalo offspring. There are tons of films on the box to enjoy this Christmas. Here’s my pick of the best films on the box for children, parents [...]

What’s under the tree? No.5

With only 5 days to go ’til Christmas it’s time to put the presents under the tree – but what, I hear you ask, will they be? Today’s gift is small enough to fit in your [...]

What’s under the tree? No.4

With only 6 days to go ’til Christmas it’s time I started putting presents under the tree – but what, I hear you ask, will they be? Today’s gift is a terrific wind-up T-Rex – a [...]

What’s under the tree? No.3

With only 7 days to go before Christmas it’s time I started putting presents under the tree – but what, I hear you ask, will they be? Today’s gift is an arty crafty stocking filler for [...]

What’s under the tree? No.2

With only 8 days to go before Christmas it’s time I started putting presents under the tree – but what, I hear you ask, will they be? Today’s gift is a great toy for Primary school-age [...]

What’s under the tree? No.1

Picture: Awen Photography @ Flickr.com With only 9 days to go before it’s Christmas it’s time I started putting presents under the tree – but what, I hear you ask, will they be? Ho, ho, ho...Today’s [...]

Tis the season for fun and games

No Christmas Day is complete without a squabble and a tantrum over a board game (and that’s just the adults). So, last weekend, in the interest of research, Uncle, Aunt, Grandparents, parents and kids took part [...]

Review: vtech Kidizoom Plus

Ta da! Time for my first toy/prodcut review. Wanting to buy our four-year-old something with some staying power, we stumbled upon the vtech Kidizoom Plus camera. Six-months on and it has been put through its paces [...]