Things to do with Kids in Hampshire

9 September 2014 0 comments

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and The Spinnaker Tower If you haven’t been to Portsmouth in awhile you really should! I’ve only ever been to Portsmouth once before and that was to take a ferry to France, so really didn’t have any prior experience of it.  When we were planning on making an overnight trip a few […]

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Things to do with Kids Outdoors in Dorset

23 August 2014 0 comments

Go Ape, Moors Valley near Bournemouth I don’t know who had more fun, the kids or the adults.  We were recently camping at Eweleaze Farm in Dorset and thought we’d take the opportunity to check out Go Ape, The UK’s #1 Forest Adventure.  One of my friends always wanted to take her daughter and as […]

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How to Make S’mores in the UK

21 May 2014 1 comment

I love nothing better than sitting around a camp fire drinking beer.  This probably stems from all the camping that I did as a child in Canada, minus the beer of course, I waited till I was a teen for that. Who needs Graham Crackers anyway? We used to make S’mores while sitting around the […]

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Clever Lunchbox for Kids

7 May 2014 1 comment

What a clever design for a kid’s lunch box! ‘We absolutely love M’s new lunchbox!’ – dinner ladies I was sent this Flatbox-Lunchbox from The Nicest Stuff a few weeks ago and I think it’s absolutely brilliantly clever!  As you can see, it opens out flat so you can use it as a mini picnic […]

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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 3 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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