Barbie Rainbow Cove Light Show Princess and Blaze Monster Dome: Review

Mattel recently sent us two toys for Christmas 2016 to try out and review. Barbie™ Rainbow Cove Light Show Princess  When you're three and a half and think you're seven you're quite likely to be besotted by Barbie. Sparkly things also feature, and magic. Barbie™ Rainbow Cove Light Show Princess which Mattel provided for us to review, … Continue reading Barbie Rainbow Cove Light Show Princess and Blaze Monster Dome: Review

Remember, It's The Kids You're Buying The Toys For

I guess you could say that I've liked toys since I was a child, but since I became a parent my love for them has diminished rapidly. Instead of being things that give me  great pleasure their role in my life has transformed. They are now "things that I put into a box a hundred times a … Continue reading Remember, It's The Kids You're Buying The Toys For

Remember, It’s The Kids You’re Buying The Toys For

I guess you could say that I've liked toys since I was a child, but since I became a parent my love for them has diminished rapidly. Instead of being things that give me  great pleasure their role in my life has transformed. They are now "things that I put into a box a hundred times a … Continue reading Remember, It’s The Kids You’re Buying The Toys For

Seven Toys That Kids Love to Play With

It's all very well reading toy recommendations from people who received press releases, but really kids are the best judges of what toys kids like. I often think that my crew are blind to their own toys as they're shoved into IKEA Trofast boxes in one end of the sunroom, but when we have visitors all … Continue reading Seven Toys That Kids Love to Play With

Review and Discount Code: Lottie Dolls

You may have noticed many, many mentions by me across all social media channels of the Irish Parenting Blog Awards and our great night out a few weeks ago. Well, at the night out we got a fantastic goodie bag from the sponsors of the awards. The most sought item in the bag was undoubtedly … Continue reading Review and Discount Code: Lottie Dolls

The Toys that really got played with last Christmas

Last Christmas our house was invaded by so many toys, since they had been so good Santa delivered a large load, our kids have generous grandparents and lots of aunties and uncles as well and everyone knew that  small noses would be turned up at practical gifts so we had a toy flood. With so … Continue reading The Toys that really got played with last Christmas

Review: Fisher Price Smart Stages Car

We recently received the Fisher Price Smart Stages car for review. The Smart Stages range is comprised of the Smart Stages Chair, the Puppy’s Smart Train and the Smart Stages Car. The blurb tells us that the Smart Stages products are a " brand new and innovative way for toddlers to discover the world, with the … Continue reading Review: Fisher Price Smart Stages Car