Mama Geek

A slightly bewildered geek's journey through motherhood!
  1. 18

    Apr

    A day out with Next kids

    It’s been a busy week for us and on Tuesday the girls and I headed to Leicester to visit Next HQ to take a look at the Summer kids range they have on offer this year. The event was really great; the PR team really looked after us bloggers, and the children too. There were - Keep reading...

  2. 18

    Apr

    Giveaway: Iroka Liberty print...

    Introducing The Brit Pack: A New Voice for British Made Children’s Brands If you haven’t already read about The Brit Pack let me tell you more…   It’s a collaboration formed of brands that design and manufacture quality goods here in the UK, specifically within the - Keep reading...

  3. 17

    Apr

    Breakfast with Peppa Pig!

    On Monday we took Georgie and Lydia on an exciting adventure, to Merry Hill shopping centre to meet Peppa Pig for breakfast! Peppa was visiting Merry Hill for the day to help the youngest shopping centre visitors celebrate Easter holiday with a “Muddy Puddles Party” show. - Keep reading...

  4. 17

    Apr

    Easter crafting with HP

    On Sunday we headed down to London to spend the afternoon at the Museum of Childhood. We were guests of HP, invited to come and try out the great ways they are combining traditional crafting with their fab technology. Upon arriving, we were treated to a lovely lunch with plenty of tasty - Keep reading...

  5. 16

    Apr

    An amazing chocolate Easter creation!

    Georgie had some very exciting post last week; an Easter Egg decorating kit that was generously sent to her to have fun with. HRS UK sent the kit as part of their parent blogger Easter competition, so fingers crossed we might even win something nice! As soon as she saw what was inside - Keep reading...

  6. 15

    Apr

    Review: Anovia Kids Blackcurrant...

    We have been trying out the Anovia Kids Blackcurrant & Apple 3 in 1 shampoo, bodywash & bubble bath for a few weeks now and have been pretty pleased with the product, on the whole. This fun-looking product is contained in a - Keep reading...

  7. 11

    Apr

    Bigjigs Doll Competition –...

    A little while ago I announced a fab competition where one of my readers could design a Bigjigs Toys doll, and today I am delighted to be announcing the winning doll design! The top five doll designs were chosen by Bigjigs and sent over to us. I printed them out and let Georgie choose the - Keep reading...

  8. 10

    Apr

    Flat-pack furniture vs toddlers

    On Friday the new furniture for the spare room arrived; a basic three piece bedroom set so our future guests will have a bedside table, and we have a wardrobe and small chest of drawers in their for a little extra storage. Once Lydia was down for her nap after lunch, I opened the box - Keep reading...

  9. 09

    Apr

    Tinyme’s Name Blocks...

    I love Kickstarter; it gives small companies a great platform to crowd fund great ideas. Instead of applying to the big banks for loans, they can appeal directly to the consumer and ask their loyal fans and customers to help them out to launch new products. Tinyme have turned to - Keep reading...