Seeing Santa at the Sea Life Centre

Where to see Santa & other festive days out in the West Midlands (2018)

One thing that the children look forward to and really enjoy each winter is going to visit Santa – or his ‘helpers’ at least – and taking part in as many of the festive activities in the West Midlands we can manage. Where we live there are plenty of places to go and see Father Christmas, with various options in Birmingham and the surrounding area… Continue Reading “Where to see Santa & other festive days out in the West Midlands (2018)”

Santa’s Winter Wonderland at SnowDome, Tamworth

Last week we were invited along to check out the launch event of SnowDome’s festive offering; Santa’s Winter Wonderland. With real snow to play in, a show to entertain you, and real life reindeer to meet, it was a great way to spend an evening.… Continue Reading “Santa’s Winter Wonderland at SnowDome, Tamworth”

How to Survive Selling Your House Quickly with Young Kids

Ad Disclosure: This is a sponsored guest post. Getting your home sale-ready can involve everything from re-decorating to installing new kitchens or bathrooms or even bigger builds like extensions and conversions. Sounds stressful, and that’s before you put small children into the mix. Younger kids, especially, are notorious for creating mess and chaos — not great if there’s painting to be done or prospective buyers… Continue Reading “How to Survive Selling Your House Quickly with Young Kids”

Life Lately: October 2018

After a pretty quiet September, October was much busier with lots of days out and the half term holiday. As a family, we went to Drayton Manor, Twycross Zoo, Hatton Adventure World, and the Sea Life Centre – all within a few weeks! I also went to the Prezzybox Jingle Mingle blogger event which was a lot of fun, and I got to meet some… Continue Reading “Life Lately: October 2018”

Talking PANTS with the NSPCC

Recently I went to Cafe Rouge in Birmingham city centre to meet up with some of the staff and volunteers from NSPCC to chat to them about the charity and find out more about the PANTS campaign, which helps young children to understand and talk about the horrific subject that is sexual abuse. The event kicked off with an appearance from Pantasaurus, the character the… Continue Reading “Talking PANTS with the NSPCC”