Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Okay, maybe the little ones are stirring because they’re so excited, but that’s completely understandable. If cosying up on the sofa and sticking a classic film on whilst trying to settle the kids down before the big day sounds familiar, why not bring the magic of Christmas forward a few hours with an all important Christmas …
November 18, 2021Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Things To Do
December is the most magical time of the year, so make the most of it with these Advent Calendar printables. Here are 24 festive activities to do every day throughout December to keep the Christmas cheer going every day!
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Simply print these sheets on A4 paper and fold each note to fit perfectly inside of our Advent drawers. Choose from our Advent Calendar House or our Advent Calendar Train and personalise with your …
October 30, 2021Gift Inspiration, Gifts, Inspiration, New Collections
You heard that right – our bestselling penguin collection is back! As the festive season waddles along, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for a little ones’ Christmas presents. Our selection of adorable penguin products is now even bigger and better than before with amazing additions that you’ll have to keep reading to discover.
Wrap up warm
For the cosy nights at home, you’ll want to make sure the little ones are as warm and …
December 23, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Information, Parenting
The idea of Father Christmas coming is enough to get anyone excited! So it’s no wonder that it can be harder than normal to get your little ones to go to sleep on Christmas Eve. In theory a later night on Christmas Eve isn’t the worst thing to happen, but we often find that this can lead to children who are grumpy and tired on Christmas Day itself (well maybe once all the presents have …
During the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to wash our hands regularly, but it can be difficult to convince your kids to do so. Turn handwashing into a festive family activity with a little Christmas Carolling action with these five festive songs. Simply sing along to the lyrics included below and before you know it, 20 seconds will have passed and your hands will be germ free and ready to go!
“I don’t want …
December 19, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Lifestyle, Parenting
Dr Sarah Mundy is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and author of Parenting Through Stories. Sarah has worked with children and families for over 20 years and is mum to three children, including a pre-schooler.
Parenting Through Stories is an approach to help young children make sense of their experiences, particularly those that they, and their parents, find hard to manage. It comprises a series of interactive children’s stories – Bartley’s Books – and a Parenting …
December 17, 2020Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Gifts
Twas the day before Christmas and all over the house, everyone was excited – even for sprouts! If you are looking for new ways to celebrate this year, bring the magic of Christmas forward a few hours with a Christmas Eve box. This tradition originated in Germany, where presents are opened on Christmas Eve. You can fill your box with whatever goodies and little gifts you want to to get the Christmas party started. If …
December 11, 2020Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations, How to, Parenting
Co-parenting at Christmas can bring up a lot of difficult feelings, particularly if the separation was recent, unexpected, or acrimonious.
We know that children benefit from relationships with multiple attachment figures. These relationships play a crucial role in shaping our children’s social, emotional, and cognitive development.
Our children need to feel secure in their important relationships; to grow up with the deep understanding that, when they need you, you will be there for them. That even when …