Kids, screen time & a new report: Kids say it’s hard to stop

In one of the most comprehensive studies into screen time recently, a new Ofcom survey reveals a lot about children’s viewing habits. Some is not so alarming, or surprising, such as the revelation that children view most of their content online, with conventional TV reserved for family appointment viewing. That sounds like our family, with shows like…

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Costs to consider when moving house in 2019

If you are planning on moving home in 2019, you’ll need to make sure you have enough money saved up to cover the costs of relocating. Matt Stevens, Director of mortgage broker The Mortgage Genie, knows the ins and outs of moving home and he’s here to explain how much it might cost you. No…

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Real kids review the new Vegetarian Happy Meal at McDonald’s #ad

The McDonald’s Happy Meals just got a bit happier this year, with the introduction of the Vegetarian Happy Meal. It features the new Veggie Wrap, available in the Happy Meal now. It debuted on menus across the country along with a Spicy Veggie Wrap option for adults. Both were introduced to provide more choice and…

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The best a man can get

The recent Gillette advert on masculinity has generated a lot of opinion in the media. Here one woman shares her story and her reaction to the short film. I’m 9 years old and across the darkened room I can see my younger sisters eyes gleaming at me through the night. It’s late but we’re awake.…

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BritMums on the Gillette ad on masculinity that created the backlash

Here at BritMums we love good ads — ones that make us laugh, ones that make us cry. We’re not above spending leisure time watching our favourite advertisements on YouTube. The latest one to hit our playlist is the new Gillette ad, entitled We Believe: The Best Men Can Be, about the role of men…

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Real parents and children review I’M A GIRLY fashion doll #ad

  Do your children still enjoy playing with dolls? Do you wish you could extend the amount of time they enjoy dolls? Then I’M A GIRLY Fashion-Doll is an exciting option for playing dress-up and pretend. I’M A GIRLY is aimed squarely at children aged 8 to 12. It has a strong focus on fashion, style…

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