SEND: A time to reflect

Like many other parents, SEND Bloggers spent time at the end of the year looking back.  A time of reflection brings with it not only thoughts of what has happened but also what will come in the next year. Life of an Ambitious Turtle looks back at a year full of many different achievements.  All…

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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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Dads: Out with the old, in with the new

Farewell 2018, hello 2019. The baton passes from one year to the next. It’s time to reflect on what has gone before and make plans for what is to come. Here’s a sample of what has been on the minds of me and my fellow dads over the Christmas and New Year holidays. The old…

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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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12 great ideas for family New Years Eve parties

Once you become a parent, a New Year’s Eve party is a different game. With children running round, casual food, all kinds of drinks and games galore, New Year’s Eve is a family affair. You don’t have to worry about a designated driver or taxi home, you can relax in the sitting room while the…

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Dad Bloggers: It’s Christmas!

It’s safe to say Christmas is well and truly upon us. You’ll be reading this with either a smug grin on your face, happily declaring to everyone you meet how organised you are and ready for Christmas, or with gritted teeth thinking about those people with the smug grins.  Either way, it’s here!  What is…

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