Category Archives: Toys & Gadgets

Nearly new – more hard work, bargains and fun

Yesterday saw me again doing a volunteering stint at our local NCT nearly new sale.  Even though it means a knackering day of hard work, and missing N while he gets looked after (this time by Grandma), I enjoy doing … Continue reading

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Review: Our ‘must have’ toy

Like all families with children, we seem to be overrun with toys (and books).  Luckily Nathaniel seems happy to play with almost all of them, rediscovering old toys in the bottom of the toy bucket as well as enjoying any … Continue reading

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Guest blog post – sensory play

Dead computer means I’m going to be short on posts for a while, and I’m in withdrawal from my laptop – there’s only so much I can do from my phone. But, you can read my latest Guest blogger post … Continue reading

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Cloud dough

Well I think it’s called that if I can remember through my very busy mind at the moment.  Have been manic with work, and out and about a lot (plus have a lovely new phone) so just haven’t had time … Continue reading

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World record rail attempt – wooden train track

All little boys (and some little girls) like railways, right?!  Nathaniel’s a big fan of them when his older cousins have them set up, although his wooden railway is still in the box…waiting for the single spare bed in his … Continue reading

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Jigsaw success

I’m so impressed with my little man.  He can now quite happily work out his wooden jigsaw puzzles and has been able to for a few weeks now. It started with his Melissa & Doug birthday/Christmas present from my godparents … Continue reading

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Feet things

Nathaniel is obsessed with feet at the moment.  Not so much his, although he is partial to pulling up his trouser legs while he’s in the car seat, to jabber on and prod at his legs (strange child…no idea what … Continue reading

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Like mother, like son

Worryingly I think Nathaniel is showing even more traits like me than he was before. He’s always enjoyed flicking through books and is getting more obsessed.  I’m not sure whether that’s like all toddlers, or whether he’s turning into a … Continue reading

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Tornado playhouse

I was confused to say the least on Tuesday to arrive home and find there were bits of Little Tikes playhouse roof on the lawn but no house.  Odd?!  Couldn’t work out why it would have been removed but thought … Continue reading

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