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Digital Parents Blog Carnival – September 2014

Digital Parents Blog Carnival – September 2014

Hello! And welcome to the latest Digital Parents Blog Carnival. This month’s celebration is a little different – it’s winging its way to you from the other side of the world. That’s right, the boomerang has landed in the UK for September’s collection of blog posts… I’m an Aussie expat Digital Parent living in Brighton, about … Continue reading »

Think Beyond Pink: September 2014 – Does Lego scientist set smash brick ceiling?

Think Beyond Pink: September 2014 – Does Lego scientist set smash brick ceiling?

Does Lego’s new female scientist set really smash the brick ceiling? When Lego announced in June that they were releasing a new line aimed at girls featuring female scientist minifigures, social media fizzed away excitedly for weeks like a bubbling lab experiment. The notably-devoid-of-pink set was the brainchild of Swedish geochemist, Dr Ellen Kooijman, who … Continue reading »

BritMums Carnival – come join the party!

BritMums Carnival – come join the party!

Calling all blogging groovers! On Tuesday 8th April, I’m hosting the BritMums Carnival at Gammon & Chips. That’s right – we’re gonna be busting out the Party Rings, gulping down some Cream Soda, sprinkling Hundreds and Thousands on squishy white bread with margarine to make Fairy Bread and generally partying like it’s 1999. It’s a … Continue reading »

Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map

Scooby-Doo! Adventures: The Mystery Map

Despite an exceptional attendance rate over the past 4 years, it seems Gammon has now self-graduated from CBeebies University and moved on to audio-visual pastures new (well, with the exception of Octonauts of course!). Chips has never been quite as interested in telly as her older brother, and…well… long may it continue! Gammon’s latest favourite is … Continue reading »

Parcelgenie? Parcelgenius more like it! 30% discount on gifts with this fab app!

Parcelgenie? Parcelgenius more like it! 30% discount on gifts with this fab app!

I am rubbish at acknowledging birthdays. And wedding anniversaries. And ‘bon voyage’ journeys. Come to think of it, I’m pretty terrible at sending any type of ‘I’m thinking of you’ type greetings. And that includes ‘get well soon’ messages. And ‘good luck in your upcoming exams’ gestures. And ‘congratulations on your Nobel Peace Prize win’ … Continue reading »