Little Gherkin Twins

Rather a funny title for a category page you might think…let me explain… Our family name is Perkins and when my husband was at school he coined the nickname of Gherkins (Perkins) – so as long as we have been talking about procreating we have referred to our future offspring as “Future Little Gherkins” :) 

Here is my series of posts about family life as it develops and rather rapidly grows… read on to see what I mean…

Lidlington New Play Park, Lidlington, Bedfordshire

It took a little while from the builder of the new estate to add this park, but now its there is is my prefered park…

Join us as we carry on investigating different play parks and things to do with kids in the area surrounding Bedfordshire.

Flitton Play Park, Flitton, Bedfordshire

This is a very nice village in Bedfordshire where some of our friends lived, there is a lovely pub, a very reasonable village hall to…

Join us as we carry on investigating different play parks and things to do with kids in the area surrounding Bedfordshire.

Stanton Low Playground, Milton Keynes

My parents took us to this play park on Easter Sunday with the boys and I was so impressed I had to tell you guys…

Join us as we carry on investigating different play parks and things to do with kids in the area surrounding Bedfordshire.

Kiln Drive Playground, Stewartby, Bedfordshire

I had driven past this park a number of times and thought it looked like a good one before we got round to going there…

Join us as we carry on investigating different play parks and things to do with kids in the area surrounding Bedfordshire.

Aspley Guise Recreation Ground, Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire

This park is a little hidden gem and was recommended to me by another mummy friend. I love how the play park itself is completely…

Join us as we carry on investigating different play parks and things to do with kids in the area surrounding Bedfordshire.

Parson’s Close Recreation Ground & Splash Park, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

I heard about this free splash park through the parenting grapevine again, and I was so blown away by how wonderful it was when we…

Join us as we carry on investigating different play parks and things to do with kids in the area surrounding Bedfordshire.

John Bunyan’s Softplay, Bedford, Bedfordshire

This is a fabulous soft play which I discovered in my first year of parenting through the grapevine, it is free for under 1’s (or…

Join us as we carry on investigating different play parks and things to do with kids in the area surrounding Bedfordshire.

3 Things to Remember When You’re Pregnant

Preparing for the arrival of your child, whether it’s the first one or the third one, is always a big deal. With so much on…

How to pack a changing bag – toddler update/Skip*Hop Forma {product review}

This week I have been given the opportunity to product test the Skip*Hop Forma Changing Bag Backpack,and so thought it was about time I did…

Safety 1st Bath Products {product review}

This week I have been given the opportunity to product test three fab products from Safety 1st’s Bath range:  Inflatable Spout Protector Electronic Bath Thermometer …

The Sunflower Pop-up-Farm, Jnt 9 of the M1, Hertfordshire

We discovered this one today, well I’ve known about it for a little while, but we managed to get there for their final Sunflower 🌻…

Join us as we carry on investigating different play parks and things to do with kids in the area surrounding Bedfordshire.

Apramo Travel Buddy {product review}

This week I have been given the opportunity to product test the Apramo Travel Buddy, a nifty car caddy to put in the gap between car…

Baby Art, Magic Box {product review}

This week I have been given the opportunity to product test the Baby Art Limited Edition Carolyn Gavin Magic Box Baby Hand/Footprint Casting Tin –…

Our Favourite 1st Books

I thought it would be good to do a blog post of favourite books which I have found to read with the boys over the…

Baby Art, My Baby Touch {product review}

This week I have been given the opportunity to product test the Baby Art, My Baby Touch keepsake hand-print and photo frame kit . I…

Triangle Play Park, Cranfield Village, Bedfordshire

I am on a bit of a mission to try out as many play parks in my local area as possible this summer, photographing and…

Join us as we carry on investigating different play parks and things to do with kids in the area surrounding Bedfordshire.

How I make baby porridge

I thought it might be handy to post my method of making baby fruit porridge which I use every day with my, now 18 month…

The Alfred Everitt Playing Field, Millbrook Village, Bedfordshire

This is a new set of posts which I am going to add to as and when I have a moment to document any decent…

Twin Pregnancy Guide

I did find when I was pregnant with the boys that it was surprisingly hard to find information about how the pregnancy would develop with…

14 Top Items To Get You Through The 2nd 6 Months Of Being A Twin Parent

I apologise for the delay in publishing this second blog post in my series of key items I have found particularly useful on a 6…