Visiting The British Museum with Kids

16 March 2014 0 comments

British Museum with Kids My daughter’s topic at school at the moment is ‘Digging up things from the past’ which includes art.  So we thought it was the perfect opportunity to pop down to the British Museum to see the Eldorado Exhibit, to show her we are interested in her learning and support what she’s […]

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Why it’s important to show an interest in your child’s schooling

10 February 2014 3 comments

Why is it important? We try to be as involved with our 6 year olds education as much as we can as feel genuinely believe it will help her succeed not only in school but in life.  Research shows that it’s not how much money you make or what your own educational experience was like […]

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Travelling to Iceland with Kids

31 January 2014 2 comments

Is Iceland Child-Friendly? ‘Mummy can I go with you so we can throw snow at each other?’  Madame Age 6 In December, I had the opportunity to go to Iceland for a few days, I’d been once before about 14 years ago and my  husband coincidentally was there for work back in October, now I’m […]

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How to avoid the dreaded Motorway Services

30 December 2013 2 comments

How to find a decent place to eat when on a road trip in the UK I have a deep hatred of UK Services on the motorways.  Please don’t take this personally, but I vividly remember experiencing my first UK Motorway services about 14 years ago; after badly navigating the one way system almost exiting […]

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Things to do with Kids in Bucharest, Romania

6 November 2013 1 comment

Travelling to Romania with Kids – Suggested Itineraries As an intrepid traveler when I was first invited to join Easyjet’s inaugural flight to Bucharest, I jumped at the chance, then it donned on me…. ‘Where the h*ll is Bucharest?’ I’ve been to Budapest in 2000 for the Solar Eclipse, but drew a blank on Bucharest, […]

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Things to do near Birmingham during the school holidays

15 October 2013 1 comment

Warwick Castle, Warwickshire During the school holidays we were heading to the West Midlands Safari Park near Birmingham for a day out so we thought we’d make a mini break of it as I had a few more days off left. On route to Birmingham we stopped at Warwick Castle for a few hours.  We […]

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Creating Childhood Memories in London

1 October 2013 3 comments

Things to do with kids in London In association with Direct Rail ‘We recently took the girls into London and had a fabulously random day! ‘ Taking children to London can provide then with memories that will last well into adulthood. For children, central London can seem like a giant playground. Everything looks like it’s […]

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Bonjour. Où Est Le Camping?

23 September 2013 0 comments

In association with Look Insurance Caravanning in France?  Here are some useful phrases Hello. Where is the caravan site?  That is quite possibly the most important question you could end up asking if you’re heading off to France with your caravan. As we are all too familiar with in Blighty, the weather isn’t always the […]

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Camping in Style? Co-ordinated camping gear? #giveaway

10 September 2013 198 comments

Family Camping has never been so glamorous! I absolutely adore camping and spent a lot of my childhood camping in Canada.  On occasion I’ve joked about being buried in my sleeping bag when I die.  Please don’t hold me to this.  However, we’ve done very little camping in the UK, I don’t know if this […]

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Short Breaks for Families near St Albans, Herts

5 September 2013 1 comment

Bracknell Forest  - Lookout Discovery Centre In my quest to find things near St Albans, Herts to do with my daughter this summer we found ourselves at the Lookout Discovery Centre in Bracknell Forest, which just over an hour away.  It has over 90 interactive science exhibits to explore with your kids.  There is also […]

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