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Geocaching Competition

Win a Trip of a Lifetime by Geocaching #mwgeotrail

I’m all up for an opportunity to win a FREE trip courtesy of Mountain Warehouse.  I love travelling and my daughter is turning into quite the intrepid traveller.  I have no idea where we would go if we won.  Anyhow, the task was simple really and involved one of our favourite activities Geocaching.  We had […]

Creative Gardening Ideas for Kids

Kids have no idea where food comes from

Too many children grow up thinking vegetables come from the supermarket rather than from the ground’ Alan Titchmarsh Why it’s important to teach kids gardening I was doing a bit of research for this post I wanted to write about the fantastic things the Gardening Club is doing at my daughter’s school and became distracted and […]

Travel with Kids

Geocaching Competition

Win a Trip of a Lifetime by Geocaching #mwgeotrail

I’m all up for an opportunity to win a FREE trip courtesy of Mountain Warehouse.  I love travelling and my daughter is turning into quite the intrepid traveller.  I have no idea where we would go if we won.  Anyhow, the task was simple really and involved one of our favourite activities Geocaching.  We had […]

Dubaiwithkids

Dubai with Kids on a Budget

Things to do with Kids in Dubai I’m a huge fan of the Middle East, but if I’m honest Dubai; where everything is done to excess and they boast pretty much ‘The World’s Largest’ everything from buildings to shopping centres to water fountains, was never on my list of places to visit as a family. […]

Bern Switzerland with Kids

Things to do with kids in Bern, Switzerland

I recently had the opportunity to visit Bern, the capital of Switzerland and UNESCO World Heritage Site.  It’s a great destination for families who are interested in exploring the historic city of Bern and surrounding area including Lucerne, Interlaken and Gruyères.  Before heading out to the countryside, do take some time to explore Bern as […]

Kids & Tech

recommended ipad apps

7 Recommended iPad apps for 7 year olds

With Summer holidays looming I thought it may be an idea to share a few of our favourite iPad apps.  Finding new apps can be a bit of a minefield.  I’ve lost count of the number of iPad apps we have downloaded and it turns out they were rubbish. You can’t always trust online reviews […]

Instructions for Setting Time Limits on an iPad

How to set time limits on an iPad

Worried about your kids spending too much time on iPads? I haven’t found the perfect solution for setting time limits on an iPad yet.  I was hoping for an app, that as soon as my 7-year old picked it up and started playing a timer would start and lock her out after a set period […]

roosterbank

Manage your Children’s Pocket Money with an App

Roosterbank Allows you to Manage your Kid’s Pocket Money Your example is everything when it comes to teaching your children about money – Rachael Cruze I’m crap with money and always have been.  However, I would like to instil in my daughter the value of money and getting her saving from an early age.  I’m […]

Kid’s Activities

Small Trampolines for Kids

Trampoline for a Small Garden

I don’t know what possessed me to agree to an 8ft Trampoline from Asda.  Our garden is tiny, at most measuring approximately 20 x 30 feet.  The look on my husband’s face when the trampoline arrived said it all really as I hadn’t told him it was coming.  It took a bit of persuading to […]

Den Building for Small Gardens

How to build a simple den with kids

How to Make a Den You know when you see something so simple and genius and have to share……. As a child I spent hours building Dens which we call Forts in Canada We went to Lollibop UK last weekend at Hatfield House in Herts, a lot of it was targeted at younger children but […]

Open Mead Farm, Leighton Buzzard

Outdoor things to do with Kids Near St Albans

Mead Open Farm, near Leighton Buzzard and Go Ape, Black Forest With Summer holiday looming I thought you may be interested in a few days out I discovered for kids recently near St Albans, Herts.  These two places are perfect for letting kids burn off a bit of that energy. Mead Open Farm On the […]

Reviews

Geocaching Competition

Win a Trip of a Lifetime by Geocaching #mwgeotrail

I’m all up for an opportunity to win a FREE trip courtesy of Mountain Warehouse.  I love travelling and my daughter is turning into quite the intrepid traveller.  I have no idea where we would go if we won.  Anyhow, the task was simple really and involved one of our favourite activities Geocaching.  We had […]

Small Trampolines for Kids

Trampoline for a Small Garden

I don’t know what possessed me to agree to an 8ft Trampoline from Asda.  Our garden is tiny, at most measuring approximately 20 x 30 feet.  The look on my husband’s face when the trampoline arrived said it all really as I hadn’t told him it was coming.  It took a bit of persuading to […]