8 fantastic activity rugs for kids

8 fantastic activity rugs for kids

Our house has amassed an impressive number of toy cars ever since Mr TT became obsessed with anything that goes fast. Matchbox Cars, Hot Wheels, monster trucks, Lightning McQueen and his friends - they all hurt when I tread on them. You're also guaranteed to find at...

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Gift Grapevine gift guide # 3 – Gifts for 1 year olds

Gift Grapevine gift guide # 3 – Gifts for 1 year olds

  No longer a baby, a 1 year old is now a member of the toddler tornado gang - brace yourselves! Here are my favourite practical and fun gifts for little ones who are now into everything and ready to explore the world. Nothing is sponsored here. All ideas are items I...

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Book reviews by kids, for kids: Amazing Machines

Book reviews by kids, for kids: Amazing Machines

Mr TT is obsessed with race cars, trains and anything with wheels that goes fast and is noisy (just like him). His three favourite books of the moment come from the Amazing Machines series - Dazzling Diggers, Terrific Trains and Tremendous Tractors. These three books...

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Gift Grapevine gift guides: Gift ideas for 1 year olds

Gift Grapevine gift guides: Gift ideas for 1 year olds

  Stuck with what to buy a 1 year old this Christmas? Here are some fun and practical gift ideas that a 1 year old and his or her Mum will love. Nothing is sponsored here – these gift ideas are ones I love to give (and ones I would love to give!).             Pyjamas...

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Great books for 4 – 6 year olds

Great books for 4 – 6 year olds

“No matter where they go, children lost in books will always find their way home.” From Paul Jennings' The Reading Bug My toddler tornadoes spend the day hooning around the house and playground, extolling way more energy than I can keep up with.  I love their...

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Great gift ideas for 3 year olds

Great gift ideas for 3 year olds

Miss TT at age 3 was lots of fun and extremely full-on (her terrible 2s started late).  As active as she was, she also started to really get into the world of pretend.  It was wonderful seeing her imagination at play. I found the following quote from babycenter.com...

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