Holidaying around Gorey with Kids (2015 edition)

I was recently asked by a parent of two kids aged 4 and 6 for holiday recommendations for their upcoming holiday in the area. She got me on a good day and I sent her a long email with my list, I didn’t realise quite how long until I stopped typing.…

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Netflix Update June/July 2015

I’m calling this the summer edition as I have been remiss in publishing my Netflix Stream Team posts lately, we were on holidays but now we’re back it’s well and truly Netflix weather, so hopefully some of these gems will keep you and yours busy. Here’s some Netflix news For…

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 Boots maternity & infant Awards Best Parenting Blog 2015

The 2015 Boots maternity & infant Awards finalists have been announced and Bumbles of Rice is on the finalist list for best parenting blog. It’s lovely to see my blog listed there among some other great parenting blogs. I’d really appreciate if you enjoy reading Bumbles of Rice if you…

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BrightStarKids Giveaway Winners

   The rafflecopter draw has taken place and the winners are: Aedín Collins and Olivia Fitzgerald Who BOTH win a school value pack from Bright Star Kids. Congratulations ladies. I’ll be in touch to tell you how to claim your prizes. Thanks to everyone who entered.

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Kids' Book Review: Danny Chaucer's Flying Saucer

  We recently received a copy of Danny Chaucer‘s Flying Saucer by Christopher Peter for review. The release that we received beforehand said that it was – “A fun and engaging sci-fi adventure with strong themes about friendship and bullying. Fantastic for children 7+ either for home or in the…

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Should you bring your kids to music festivals?

A piece I wrote about bringing kids to our favourite music festival, Electric Picnic, was published on the Journal.ie yesterday. You can read it here Voting is still open for the Blog Awards. My post about returning to work after maternity leave has been nominated for “best blogpost” if you…

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