Entries by Becci Nicholls

Do You Need Childcare?

Childcare is such a huge part of family life and something we all need at some point whether long term, short term, temporarily or as an emergency. It can be such a stressor trying to figure childcare out and you worry about choosing the right one. It’s a hard task, but it doesn’t necessarily have […]

Schwartz Shepherds Pie Recipe Mix

We love baking and cooking here! I think sweet treats may be a big favourite but savoury recipes are welcomed by my two boys too! As home educators cooking and baking are a huge part of our lives, the kids love getting involved! It’s a life skill they’re definitely going to need unless of course […]

Bright Minds Gift Guide

Are you looking for a perfect gift for a child? Then Bright Minds is the company for you! You can even shop by ages! The age sections go form 0 to 12+. One of my boys is very into engineering and STEM type activities. Bright Minds did not fail to impress! This Tin Can Robot […]

Should I Home Educate My Children?

Home Education is a taboo subject. Frowned upon, misunderstood. People envision home educated children to be feral, with no social skills outside their own home and no understanding of the world. But in all honesty that’s a load of rubbish. Home education isn’t for everyone and that’s ok, but it’s definitely for us. We are […]

Is Your Home Smart?

We live in a time now where technology is used daily in our lives, our homes, our workplaces. But is your home smart? There are so many options available out there; smart meters, smart speakers, smart doorbell, smart heating systems. The list is endless. You can even get a robotic vacuum! I really need to […]

How To Make The Home A Safe Place

How to Make the Home a Safe Place? The surrounding atmosphere is a vital part of the human environment. Why does breathing come much more easily and freely in the forest? The answer is obvious – the air is clean! The quality of the body’s life is largely determined by the type of air we […]

What a Child Should Know By Age Seven

There are so many lists of child expectations by ages: the age they should be potty trained by, the age they should settle on their own, the age they should know how to write their name, the age they should know their times tables, the age they should be able to read, the age they […]

Scleich Horse Stable

We are huge fans of Scleich as you’ve probably gathered over the years. Their quality and attention to detail is next to none! So we were very excited when they kindly sent us their Large Horse Stable to test out! My 7yo loves horses and he was ecstatic! My 8yo was eager to get building. […]

Free Airpure Scented Candle Advent Calendar

Yes we know it’s too soon! But is it really? We love Christmas at Swords and Snoodles! We cannot wait to start the decorating. And Wow Free Stuff love Christmas so much that they have decided to give away 1 of 50 AirPure Scented Candle Advent Calendars. Just click enter now and fill in the […]

Driven To Distraction

Car journeys with kids are one of the most stressful times of any day. My two can’t even breath in the direction of each other without it causing serious chaos in the back seats! Siblings are just divine! The engine doesn’t even need to be switched on for the stress to begin. Making sure their […]