This bank holiday weekend sees the release of Mary and the Witch's Flower, the stunning family adventure from the makers of Studio Ghibli classics Arrietty and When Marnie Was There. The film features an outstanding voice cast including Kate Winslet, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, Louis Serkis and Ruby Barnhill as the voice of Mary, and… Continue reading Review: Mary and the Witch’s Flower – Family Film – Updated
The summer sun is here and it's time to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine as a family. What better way to do that than get out on your bike with the children. As an avid cyclist I love getting out on my bike but until now I hadn't found a bike seat that I… Continue reading Summer Fun with Bike Seats for Kids by Urban Iki
Kids go free this April at the DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes, a unique exhibition at The O2, which celebrates DC’s rich history, unique mythology and iconic Super Heroes and Super Villains such as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and The Joker. Perfect for a family day out with plenty to appeal to both children… Continue reading DC Comics Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes – April Kids Go Free !
Apple and Sphero are putting on coding workshops for kids for the Easter holidays. Full details here.
Free science shows at West Quay Shopping Centre 18th -19th March 2018. Find out more here.
Everyone needs a website or two that is their go to site for gifts. I have a few that I go to for geeky gifts for my geek friends but what I didn't have until now was the same for my children. Wicked Uncle is exactly that... They have loads of amazing toys to inspire… Continue reading Geeky Gift Ideas for Toddlers
Too often I hear people talking about how we get young people interested in STEM subjects. They talk about children's lack of interest in maths and how they are just not that into learning about the STEM subjects. Yet when children are really young they are into everything and anything, they are little sponges willing… Continue reading Making a difference at the Grass Roots Level – STEM
A friend asked me the other day for some tips as they are travelling with a toddler and it got me thinking. I did a lot of travel with our first child and now that he's a toddler and our youngest is still a baby we've done both the toddler and baby travelling. Here are… Continue reading Top Tips for Travelling with Babies and Toddlers
As a parent of two youngsters I am both shocked and disappointed that this week two of the major toy manufacturers, Mattel and VTech have been pulled up with security breaches in their products. There is a worrying trend with internet enabled children's toys and security concerns that makes me think we should stop and… Continue reading Toy Companies Need to Tighten Up Security
GirlyGeekdom is back with a new look, some new subject areas and two new mini geek reviewers! Find out what gadgets we are reviewing in the coming months and put forward your suggestions!