Frutapura-gate

Frutapura-gate

I had just been reminded again about quite how restrictive Ben is about his food, back in September when I tried to attack his fussy eating head on it was very clear he had definite ideas of what he would and wouldn’t eat and that was the end of it. As I have...
iPad apps for toddlers, pre-schoolers & beyond

iPad apps for toddlers, pre-schoolers & beyond

We are very lucky here to have an iPad, I will start to clarify we don’t need one, no one actually NEEDS an iPad. But once one comes to live with you then it will be love. I have had an iPhone for a few years and Ben has played games on that and watched things...
The geek gods are against me!

The geek gods are against me!

What a bad geek week I have had. I blogged a couple of months ago about an incident with Ben versus the TV and up until 2 weeks ago it was never repeated.  But after a bad evening, both of us to blame, tiredness, hard days (i could go on and on) it ended with a...
Gnome cookie cutters and Manwrap reviewed

Gnome cookie cutters and Manwrap reviewed

Yes by that title it may look like I have been on the Christmas sherry already but nope, not yet. I was sent the 2 items from The Monster Factory to review, both equally odd but as I found out equally cool. The Manwrap is a new idea to take the stress out of wrapping....
The Gallery … My Awesome Photo

The Gallery … My Awesome Photo

The theme for Sticky Fingers Gallery this week is My Awesome Photo I took this photo on one of the last days of this extra long summer in the garden. Like so many of us I take lots of photos with my iPhone and am useless at lifting my actual camera much these days....
Has Mike The Knight fever hit your house yet?

Has Mike The Knight fever hit your house yet?

Chances are if you have a child in the 2-5 age range then you know who Mike the Knight is already.  We missed it at first not being home during the day much but after hearing friends talk about it I recoreded an episode for Ben to watch.  It only took one viewing to...
Wooden Sandpit Review

Wooden Sandpit Review

If like me you have a child with a birthday close to Christmas we are often given money to buy things in the summer.  But often when we get to the summer we don’t quite get round to it so it might be a good idea to buy summer things now.  I was recently sent a...

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