Saffia Farr reviews the Earth Pathways Diary and Wall Calendar

It’s that “back to school” time of year and I am busy looking ahead to the coming months and 2016 – fixing JUNO schedule dates and writing in school inset days! To do this, there is nothing more satisfying than a new diary, and I am delighted to be once again using the Earth Pathways […]

Organic School Uniform – Saffia Farr reviews Ecooutfitters’ Gingham Dress

Ecooutfitters is a company keen to promote organic and chemical free clothing for children. They point out that children wear school uniform for at least 35 hours a week so they are important items in their wardrobe. Many school clothes are made from a polycotton mix or polyester which is essentially a plastic and not […]

Saffia Farr reviews Tad-cu’s Bobble Hat

This is Malacy Doyle’s 100th book, described as “a gentle story of love, loss, renewal and the very happiest of memories”. I found it incredibly poignant. A young boy climbs a high hill with his grandad. At the top it starts to snow so Tad-cu Wil lends the boy his bobble hat. When they get […]

Saffia Farr reviews Craft Projects for Minecraft and Pixel Art Fans

Like many families, we struggle with the balance of using technology without it taking over our lives. I have two boys, aged 11 and 8, who enjoy playing Minecraft. They also love being creative, so this book was a huge hit with them. There are 15 projects and each is graded with a difficultly level. […]

Saffia Farr discovers an effective natural remedy for a sore back

I am delighted to have discovered Puressentiel’s Muscles and Joints Roller. Annoyingly I, like many parents, suffer from back pain. My pain is nothing serious, but some days it niggles and I know I move more freely if I can alleviate the pain. I have found this roller really effective at lessening the pain so […]