Month: November 2017

The History behind Elf on the shelf 

The Elf on the shelf is a Christmas Tradition based on a children’s picture book written by Carol Aebersold and her daughter Chanda Bell, and illustrated by Coë Steinwart. The book tells of  a Christmas-themed story, written in rhyme, that explains how Santa Claus knows who is naughty and who is nice. It describes elves visiting children between Thanksgiving and Christmas…


Mr Dusty – Dustbin wagon

There is no need to stress about the mess that the children make with Mr Dusty about. Playtime can become tidy time. Just shout on Mr Dusty to clear up Mr Dusty to “Sweep it up and dump it out!” This toy is suitable for both hard ad carpeted surfaces and will pick up most…


When did schools get the right to over rule Parents and Doctors?

Today I have been talking to a friend whose son suffered a rather bad fall early last week after visiting  A+E and being told he had severe concussion and had damaged the muscles in his knee. The hospital asked for him to be followed up at the end of the week with the family GP…


Anti Bullying Week 2017

Recently two friends have confided in my that their children are being bullied one at school and one online. This has inspired me to join in with this years Anti Bullying Campaign running from the 13th – 17th November and being supported by safeToNet. This year the theme is ‘All Different, All Equal’ Anti-Bullying Week shines…


Guide to Guinea Pig Foods

There is a huge variety of plant you can feed your Guinea Pigs with. They are really vegans and like nearly everything which grows on ground. Here is a detailed list of food your Guinea Pigs might really like – and also a blacklist which food should not be provided to your Guinea Pigs for…


Foods you shouldn’t feed your cat

Any food not specifically designed for cats can affect the digestive system, causing vomiting, diarrhoea, or loss of appetite. Here are some foods of particular concern.  Alcohol As little as a tablespoon of alcohol can lead to problems for your cat. It can cause severe liver and brain damage. Chocolate, Coffee, tea and energy drinks…


Human foods your dog shouldn’t have

Anyone with a dog will be use to the puppy dog eyes looking up at you as you take a bite of your sandwich or remove a biscuit from the biscuit barrel. As a nation we love to spoil our pets but there are somethings that we really shouldn’t feed our beloved pooches. Even if…