10 Things I Learnt at BlogOn MSI 2016

At the weekend I attended BlogOn MSI at Manchester Museum of Science and Industry.   If you are not a blogger this is a blogging conference for bloggers to network and schmooze with other bloggers, brands and PR companies.  Along with a collection of inspiring talks, good food, wine and some …

Robots Reading Round Up #6

Robots Reading Round Up #6 It’s that time of the month again and it’s time to take the library books back and get new ones!  The numpty that I am forgot to take my grown up book back at the same time and thankfully I managed to miss a fine …

How is your Image? My Guide to Alternative Text

How is your Image? My Guide to Alternative Text We all know images are important, right?  They break up the text, make blogs look more appealing.  But what if you can’t see the image? What if you can’t see? My friend Sassy over at Thinking Out Loud was the first …

Westmorland County Show

A Day Out to Westmorland County Show Billed as one of the countrys largest one day agricultural show the Westmorland County Show is the place to be!  With 10s of 1000s of visitors each year it really is truely epic! This is the first year I’ve been and was founded …

Custom iPhone Case from CaseApp

They say things happen for a reason and I think they might be right… Since I started blogging my phone use has gone up dramatically.  Social media is my friend!  The drawback with this though is that the Robot is very much into my phone just as much as me.  …

Do I Experience Mindfulness While Exercising?

If you are a regular reader of the blog you’ll know that I get out most days and get some form of exercise.  Walking is great exercise and is what I do most days.  Often with the Robot in tow too. I’ve been reading a lot about mindfulness lately partly …

Happy (Non) Birthday Two Tiny Hands

It’s been all about the birthdays this week. First, my not so little man with his tiny hands turned a whopping one years old. I love him so much, he is the best thing I’ve ever done. Secondly, although I consider myself to have only been blogging five months, my …

That Annoying Thing That Bloggers Do… What’s Your Handle?

There is one thing that I have found with blogging is that it is a very supportive community. Everyone helps each other out and gives virtual hugs all round. How? By sharing that lovely thing called love, sweet L.O.V.E. AKA Sharing each others blog posts. Blogging etiquette deems it necessary that if you find something that you’ve enjoyed reading, that you share it.

I hear you ask though, “What is that annoying thing that Bloggers do?”

Wicked Uncle – A Birthday Surprise – Part Two

On Tuesday I shared an exciting post from my Brother, aka Uncle Alex to the Robot: Wicked Uncle A Birthday Surprise Part One.  He kindly made a video review of the Wicked Uncle website in order to buy his nephew a pretty awesome 1st Birthday present.  You’re back here today …

Serpentine Woods – Alphabet Trail Family Walk

Serpentine Woods – Alphabet Trail Family Walk My Mum rang me up the other day and asked if we would like to come for a walk with her.  Serpentine Woods in Kendal, Cumbria, was the suggested walk.  I’m not from Kendal myself but my Mum is and although I have …

Wicked Uncle – A Birthday Surprise – Part One

This week is a pretty exciting week for us in the TwoTinyHands household.  The Robot is about to turn a whopping one years old!  I’ve spent the last year getting to know my son and amongst all the sleepless nights and early starts, feeding schedules and day time routines I …

Picnic in the Wild & Appy Kids Juice

We always try to promote healthy living and have an active lifestyle. Taking part in The Wildlife Trusts #30DaysWild Challenge is giving us the opportunity to do just that.   One of the challenges is to have a picnic in the wild.  Not content with just the two of us we …

Robots Reading Round Up #2

Welcome to the first edition of Robots Reading Round Up. We’ve been visiting the library a lot recently. With a fear of closure on the cards, I really want the Robot to experience his library. I’ve started taking him to our weekly sing along and it’s a perfect excuse to take some books home.

BakerDays 5″ Letter Box Cake

Baker Days 5″ Letter Box Cake When Baker Days asked me if I’d like to try their 5″ Letter Box Cake for a little review, I thought, hey why not, it is cake after all!  I ordered my cake, then promptly decided to go on holiday, oops.  The entire time …

Interview with Orsolya Hernold – Focused Journaling

Orsolya Hernold, or Orsi for short, is a coach and trainer that lives in Budapest, Hungary with her partner Zoli and their two young children who are 9 and 7. Orsolya has been journaling for over twenty years; a venture that started when she began diarising a journey she was on.

Since then, she has written about her newborn children, analyzed conflicts in relationships, looked at the purpose of life and so much more. Orsolya fully believes that journaling has enabled her to lead a more conscious life and helped with her own personal development.