Letter to my firstborn as he turns 8

To my little cuddle monkey – Buddy, Oh wow. 8 already. You really seem like a big kid now. Just this last few months you seem to have had a growth spurt and now none of your clothes fit you…

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What I’m looking forward to watching on terrestrial TV this Christmas

This isn’t a guide to all the things that are on terrestrial TV this Christmas. You can go grab the Radio Times for that! This is a self-indulgent post about what I’m personally looking forward to watching terrestrial TV this…

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AD: Ideas for Christmas gifts for pets

I grew up with A LOT of pets – over the years growing up we had 2 Dobermans (and for a while 9 Doberman puppies too), a Yorkshire Terrier, a budgie, a cat, a tank full of tropical fish and…

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10 Pokemon gifts for kids you can buy on Amazon

Both my kids like Pokemon but my son Arlo (turns 8 at Christmas) is a huge fan. I feel this has given me a small bit of expertise into Pokemon so here’s my round-up of the best Pokemon gifts for…

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Inspiration for Christmas gifts for children – what I’m getting my kids this year

This reeks of privilege BUT before you have kids, no one warns you of how stressful it can be when family members start bombarding you with requests for what to buy your kids for Christmas. My children are extremely #blessed…

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