Crocodile Creek animal puzzles – a review

crocodile creek animal puzzles

With thanks to Childsmart for providing two Crocodile Creek animal puzzles for review. I have not been paid for this post and these are my own, honest opinions. We love puzzles here at Life on Wallace! The biggest and middle lads were thrilled to receive beautiful Crocodile Creek animal puzzles, each with 36 creatures to assemble.Read more

The only tip you need for toilet training, promise

the only tip you need for toilet training - life on wallace

I don’t profess to be an expert at toilet training. Like most parents, I’m making things up as I go along! Among my tribe of five I’ve got good sleepers and bad sleepers. Great little eaters and extremely fussy eaters. Kids that compromise and others that are stubborn as mules. Now I only have twoRead more

The Brio Light and Sound fire truck – a toy review

Brio light and sound fire truck

With thanks to Childsmart for providing me with a Brio Light and Sound fire truck to review. I have not been paid for this post and these are my own, honest opinions. I have a ‘nee naw’ mad three year old. He is absolutely obsessed firefighters and fire trucks. So it was a no-brainer when the teamRead more

The size of my family is none of your business

the size of my family is none of your business

To my surprise, I’m a mum of five. It still feels odd saying that. With five children, I’m a prime target for comments about the size of my family. Often I’m asked, ‘you’re done now?’ or ‘the shop is shut, right?’. Once you have one child, you’re asked when you’re having a second. If youRead more

Escape to Everywhere – 7+ simple Book Week costumes

Escape to Everywhere is the 2017 Book Week theme. I’m scrambling to come up with two book week costumes to fit the theme. Why, oh why, do schools give parents such short notice for the costume parade? We sat down in front of the boy’s bookshelf and pulled out books that fit the Escape toRead more

We finished our playroom with the help of Gumtree!

finished our playroom with the help of Gumtree

‘We finished our playroom with the help of Gumtree’ is in collaboration with Gumtree.  Do you ever buy things from Gumtree? Mr Wallace has an addiction to Gumtree. I’ll admit I was dubious about buying second hand things, but he’s converted me. People sell amazing stuff on Gumtree, for a fraction of the price you’dRead more