Small World by Ishta Mercurio and Jen Corace
Books, Jenson

What Jenson has been reading lately #5

[Ad - review. I was sent a copy of Small World for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post features affiliate links] I love that I'm raising a mini bookworm. Jenson has got his favourite books memorized (seriously, he can recite The Gruffalo word for word) and he's always asking to go… Continue reading What Jenson has been reading lately #5

Crafty Little Learners - pre-school subscription box review
Parenthood

Crafty Little Learners – pre-school subscription box review

[Ad - review. We were sent a box for review purposes and all thoughts are our own] I love spending time outdoors with Jenson at the weekend but the weather is so changeable and there is only so much you can do at the park. Fortunately we received our first Crafty Little Learners box last… Continue reading Crafty Little Learners – pre-school subscription box review

Feminist books
Books, Cornwall, feminism, Jenson, Lifestyle

A few of my favourite things #86

How flippin' lovely has it been the last few days? I've been so grateful for the opportunity to take Jenson on a few adventures while we've been off work and nursery. Plus the weather has been gorgeous. Although I must remember to reapply the factor 50 regularly. Here's a look back at a few favourites.… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #86

Stib pencils review
Jenson, stationery

Getting to grips with Stib pencils

[Ad - review. This post features a product sent for review purposes and all thoughts are my own] For the longest time, Jenson seemed quite content to draw by simply scribbling across a page with a single colour, not really creating any clear outlines. I tried encouraging him to draw something specific, copying me drawing… Continue reading Getting to grips with Stib pencils

Quotes & Questions: A journal for your kid's quotable moments by Kate Pocrass
Jenson, Parenthood, stationery

Kids say the funniest things

[Ad - review. I received a copy of this journal for review purposes and all thoughts are my own. This post also contains an affiliate link] Kids say the funniest things. I've been using my one line a day journal to record a memory a day since the day Jenson was born and lately that… Continue reading Kids say the funniest things

Hot chocolate with Father Christmas at The Rock Pool
Cornwall, Jenson, Parenthood

Hot chocolate with Father Christmas at The Rock Pool

This is already my favourite Christmas ever and the big day is still 11 sleeps away. Jenson is three and a half, so it's the first Christmas we've really been able to talk about what's going on and he's so excited. Last week my mum and I took him to see Father Christmas at the… Continue reading Hot chocolate with Father Christmas at The Rock Pool

MariaRosaDesign fabric storage buckets
Parenthood

12 Days of Christmas #3: MariaRosaDesign storage

For my third Christmas giveaway I've teamed up with MariaRosaDesign to offer you the chance to win a pair of fabric storage buckets*. If you've got small children, or know someone who is expecting, these are ideal for keeping nursery clutter to a minimum - and they're cute as heck too! A matching ceiling lampshade… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas #3: MariaRosaDesign storage

Christmas gift ideas for young readers
Books, Parenthood

Christmas gift ideas for young readers

"A book is a gift you can open again and again" - Garrison Keillor If you ask me, there are few gifts better than books. You can keep your posh jewellery, expensive perfume and bottles of bubbly; you can't beat a beautiful book. This is something that was instilled in me at a young age… Continue reading Christmas gift ideas for young readers

Personalised letter from Santa - Lapland Letters review
Jenson, Parenthood

Making Christmas magical with Lapland Letters

Have I mentioned how ridiculously excited I am about Christmas this year? A small child's excitement is infectious and I'm falling for the magic and wonder of Christmas all over again.There are so many things that we're able to do with Jenson during the build up that he hasn't been interested in before. Now he… Continue reading Making Christmas magical with Lapland Letters

Jenson's Christmas list 2018
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson’s Christmas list

Wow, this Christmas is so different to last year already. For a start, Jenson can tell us what he'd like for Christmas. Secondly, he knows who Father Christmas is - and he's been 'calling' him since the start of October telling him what's on his list. From the start it's been a Paw Patrol Lookout… Continue reading Jenson’s Christmas list