Mary and the Witch's Flower
Lifestyle

Review: Mary and the Witch’s Flower – Family Film

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

Parenting, STEM

Winchester Science Centre & Christmas Experience Review 2017

Today my boys and I went to the Winchester Science Centre for the first time. We were invited there as their special guests to see what was there and to share our day with you all. We also got to see their Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience including a planetarium show, elf invention studio… Continue reading Winchester Science Centre & Christmas Experience Review 2017

Parenting, STEM

Geeky Gift Ideas for Toddlers

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

Parenting

Why Women Don’t Return After Maternity Leave

Before I became a parent myself it was hard to understand some of the reasons why women don't return to work after having children.  On a few occasions I was told by some of the large corporates that they struggle to retain women in the workplace after they have had their second child.  (These are… Continue reading Why Women Don’t Return After Maternity Leave

VTech
Parenting

Toy Companies Need to Tighten Up Security

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