Exploring adventures and styles for kids without the girl/boy stereotypes.

Little Pixies in Pyjamas in the Rain

Charlie and the Pirates Pixie Dixie

Where has the summer weather gone? I am not enjoying these cold spells that have got me thinking about a pyjama blog post. I have a fab new pair of Ancient Greek sandals to wear and no sunshine to accompany them.   I had all the summer holidays planned out based on warm weather. But […]

Read More

Monster madness magnetic toys

Tegu Magnet Monster Toys on Charlie and the Pirates

Half-term monster madness is over… no more cancelled flights, late nights for little people followed by sleepy mornings and crazy paddling pool play dates. We have five or six weeks left of the summer term and then it happens all over again for summer. Until then it is head down and work for me! This […]

Read More

Winter Weekends at Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange Charlie and the Pirates

Now we are stuck to school holidays it is not so easy to pack up and get away for a family trip. However, for the last inset day back in November we packed up and went South West to Woolley Grange family hotel near the village (or may town) of Bradford Upon Avon. Why do […]

Read More

Well Grounded Friends

Well Grounded Kids Co and Charlie & the Pirates

It can be lonely stuff working as a freelancer and setting up your business. There are lots of long hours working from home and not many people to bounce ideas around with in your office aka your kitchen table where I am usually Well Grounded these days (excuse the pun!). To date I haven’t had […]

Read More

Have I become a ‘low grade tiger mum’?

Charlie and the pirates Tiger mum

It’s the holidays and in my head I am letting my 6 year old run feral and free. She is staying up later, we’ve been to the beach and swimming most days, we’ve made things…. I have taken lovely pictures for my Instagram account… all is ticking along nicely. But! In the back of my […]

Read More

View All Posts