Be the Helper

There’s a saying that does the rounds whenever there’s some sort of disaster – be it terrorism, natural disaster or accident. “Look for the helpers.”  I was thinking about this today when it occurred to me to wonder who the helpers are? Sometimes, the helper is a professional. It’s the… View Post

What Happened When we got a GoHenry Visa Card for Kids

There’s a funny thing about having an only child – it’s ridiculously easy to spoil them. When you’ve only got one child asking for this book, or that app, or this sweater – well mostly, you end up saying yes. I’m conscious this approach isn’t teaching Flea anything about the value of… View Post

Essentials for a Family Road Trip

  With just eight weeks to go until the end of the school year, we’re officially on countdown to our annual summer road trip. This year should be exciting. We’re flying to Los Angeles and driving down the coast to San Diego. Then we’ll turn inland to see Palm Springs and the… View Post

Nununu Kids Clothing: Review & Giveaway

This weekend, I filled four shopping bags with clothes from Flea’s wardrobe that she won’t wear this summer. Some of this is because of the HUGE growth spurt she’s had in the past eight months. But it’s also because my 11-year-old has developed some very definite ideas about what she… View Post

Review & Giveaway: Venturer EliteWin S11K Laptop

So your child is going into senior school and you’re wondering what’s the best first laptop for kids? One model that might be worth considering is the Venturer EliteWin mini laptop – it’s a slightly smaller than average laptop with a detachable keyboard, so the device can also be used… View Post