How is it that Father Christmas can come down the chimney…

As I have said before, it is my view that aside from keeping our children emotionally, physically and mentally safe (no biggy, right?!),… more »

Pumpkin picking for Halloween 2020

They say it’s take a village to raise a child…well I’m not sure I have enough evidence to prove that theory but I… more »

Elf ideas by Dorothy & Theodore

1. Wrap the children’s school shoes in Christmas wrapping paper. Hide the ‘gift’ under the Christmas tree. Remember to use different paper to… more »

Buying Baubles each year

Out of all this craziness, perhaps my most favourite Christmas tradition for me personally is Baubles. Each year I buy each child an… more »


One of the greatest joys of Christmas for a child is hanging their empty stocking up Christmas Eve, only to find it filled… more »

Naughty Elf gets a bit of a bad rap

Now I know the Naughty Elf gets a bit of a bad rap. Lots of people think it’s over the top to introduce… more »

Update a child’s bedroom for under £50 in one hour

My son Dalton recently turned seven, and this event brought the realisation that he has had the same bedroom since he was two, so… more »

Naughty elves!

The Naughty Christmas Elves are at it again! They’re getting up to all sorts of fun and mischief before Santa arrives. You can… more »