Keeping it local with the Croydon Heritage Festival

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This weekend we popped along to the launch of the Croydon Heritage Festival. We are always on the lookout for local activities to take our little ones to at the weekends so I was excited to learn about the launch taking place in Croydon town centre. It was also the perfect opportunity to have a little shopping trip and sort out the hubby’s Father’s Day present… …

Hoop: a new way to find activities for kids

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I love it when an app makes day to day  parenting just that little bit easier. So, I was very excited to download new app Hoop when it was recommended to me by a friend. Designed by a group of dads, this nifty little app allows you to search for activities in the local area by the age of your child, by day, by location …

Celebrating the Queen’s 90th, iChild style

mum life child cupcake decorating

Arts and crafts are fast becoming a new favourite activity in our house at the moment. Since the arrival of our new baby, we have spent a bit more time at home and so I’ve embraced more indoor activities to keep the toddler entertained when baby is sleeping or mummy is just plain tired. We were excited to receive an iChild pack recently that was full …


my sunday photo

Enjoying a walk with my eldest girl who has recently become a big sister. It’s been a whirlwind month welcoming our newest member of the family into the world. Life is settling down now and it’s lovely being able to get out and about as a family of four and to spend some time out in the fresh air.