I have put together this temporary “Lockdown” category to help any local (and not so local) Mums survive this crazy time.

I am adding new posts as often as I can but I have also included some older posts that I think might help too.

Coton Manor Garden

Today the boys and I headed to Coton Manor Garden. I’ve been looking forward to our visit here as I have seen so many other…

Usborne Phonics Readers Review

At the start of lockdown sales of kids books skyrocketed. In particular, the Usborne phonics readers were a massive hit. They are a book that…

Recommended Books

Fox On A Box
My First Reading Library
Starting To Write (Wipe Clean)
George’s Marvellous Medicine
Sam’s Sandwhich
My Reading Library Classics
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Lift The Flap Biology
Horrid Henry
Lift and Look Jungle
Zoo Magic Painting Book
Flat Stanley Book
Super Bug Encyclopedia
You Choose
That’s Not My Narwhal…
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Oi Frog!
Dear Zoo
Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs
What Is Poo?
Noisy Bottoms
Unicorns Puzzle Pad
Phonics Readers
Dinosaur Munch!
Oi Duck Billed Platypus!
Little Board Books Collection
The Gruffalo
My Reading Library Fables
Just Like Jasper

Wilson Pits Nature Reserve, Rushden

Following our great day out yesterday at Irthlingborough Lakes and Meadow Reserve we headed to the opposite end of the trail which starts at Rushden…

Irthlingborough Lakes and Meadow Reserve

With the slight easing of lockdown a week ago I finally plucked up the courage to get the boys out of the house. The courage…

Toucanbox Code And Review

To get 50% off your first box follow this link and enter code: toucanshire About a month before we went into lockdown, I signed Flinn…

Sum Swamp Addition & Subtraction Game Review

Perfectly timed for lockdown Flinn was gifted a new board game – Sum Swamp Addition and Subtraction Game from Learning Resources. During the last week…

The Funny Things Mums Have Learnt From Lockdown

There is no doubt that we are all going to come out of lockdown having learnt a few things about ourselves, our kids, our lifestyle…

Northants Craft Suppliers on Etsy

As we are all stuck at home, many of us are turning to art & craft to pass the time. The convenience of popping to Hobby Craft or your other local favourite craft store is not an option at the moment so any supplies need to be obtained online.

My Surviving Lockdown Essentials (as a mum of 3)

Being housebound has been a learning experience. I have put together my list of surviving lockdown essentials that has helped me get through as a Mum of 3.

Best Board Games for Kids Voted By Mums

We are a good few weeks into being stuck at home with the kids and are all starting to feel a little crazy! It’s hard to think of ways to keep the kids entertained, especially if they are of different ages.


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