Would you like the opportunity to express your own views and experiences on becoming a parent for the second time?

HELLO PARENTS! ARE YOU EXPECTING YOUR SECOND CHILD? IF SO, I NEED YOUR HELP! Would you like the opportunity to express your own views and experiences on becoming a parent for the second time? My name is Deborah Rodriguez and I am doing a PhD in Psychology at Middlesex University. My research will follow couples on their journey to and through … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays!

This notebook is just for boys

Please note, highlighted text in this article redirects to the relevant product on Mini Social's website Article by Mini Social www.minisocial.co.uk Holidays again! Oh gosh, children at home…how do we keep them entertained for the next few weeks, will they be bored, and will we go crazy! Entertaining your little ones can be a tricky … [Read more...]

More Than Mummies Reviews…Goldilocks and the Three Bears App by Playfuel

Goldilocks and the three bears

    The app tells the popular story of Goldilocks and the 3 bears, and I would describe it as an interactive story book. The story is narrated but the child is able to join in by following/reading the words on each page as well as interacting with the characters and their surroundings by tapping on the screen. I have to … [Read more...]

More Than Mummies Reviews…Enchanted Wonders ‘Butterfly’ by Ayala Homossany

Enchanted Wonders Butterfly

    Butterfly is part of the Enchanted Wonders series of interactive books for children by Ayala Homossany. It provides a wealth of activities to encourage children to discover and think about their surroundings, and taps into their natural curiosities, developing their creative skills, imagination and storytelling. The book enables … [Read more...]

To Party Bag or Not to Party Bag?

party bag for girls

Article by Nicky Carroll  www.birthdaycreations.co.uk   The answer is a resounding YES – not least because you’d probably have a mutiny on your hands if you didn’t provide the children with one of these much loved bags. If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed at the thought of buying the bags and the bits and pieces to go in them … [Read more...]

Helpful Christmas Tips

We’d love you to share your tips or words of  wisdom on making Christmas really special, less stressful or even just surviving it! You can  also include a link to your website, blog or social media page.   Top Christmas Tips!   From Katie Bakes – Artisan Baking Mixes www.katiebakes.co.uk Par boil the potatoes in salted … [Read more...]

Top Tips For Booking a Professional Facepainter

TOP TIPS FOR BOOKING A PROFESSIONAL FACEPAINTER

Article by Claire Guest, Fascinating Faces  www.fascinatingfaces.co.uk Face painting is always a popular activity choice for parties, fetes, corporate events and fund raisers.  The face painters’ “tent” frequently has the longest queue and is a fantastic attraction to encourage families to attend. Budgets are often tight for … [Read more...]

Entertaining the Kidlets on a Budget

Dolls House

Article by Hannah Davey, www.dollshouses.co.uk So, we’ve hardly had chance to recover from the Easter holidays, and already we’re dreading the imminent summer holidays in which our darlings are able to accompany us for six whole weeks. As much as we love them, by the end of each break we can’t help but feel slightly relieved that school … [Read more...]

Please Can I Have a Party for My Birthday?

Children's Party

Article By Razia Smith from Best Kids Party www.bestkidsparty.co.uk   It’s that time of year again and after much nagging from your little one throughout the year you’ve finally given in agreed to throw a birthday party, even though it only seems like a few weeks since their last birthday! With the economic downturn, money is tight but at … [Read more...]

What’s Mummy’s most important job? “To keep me safe”

D & T Apron

Article by Sally Hall www.dorothyandtheodore.com I often refer to Dalton as my puppy.  He needs lots of fresh air and exercise or woe-betide me come bed time which can easily slip till 11pm if he’s had none of the above and any of the c stuff (chocolate!). But I will be the first to admit that I am the biggest worry wart when it comes to … [Read more...]