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Our Cornwall Holiday – Waterloo Farm Holidays

We recently embarked on our longest car journey with the children as we headed across to Cornwall for a family mini break. The girls really enjoyed their farm holiday back in October last year so I picked something similar this time and so we headed to Waterloo Farm Holidays. The journey really did feel like the longest time. The girls …

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Carlyon Bay Beach Visit

It’s been a long time since I went to the beach. It used to be quite easy to get to our local one back in Essex and there was plenty to do like arcades and even a little theme park. It was a relatively nice place to visit but I never actually did very often. I’ve seen so many beautiful …

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A Family Day Out At The Eden Project

When we first checked the weather forecast for our little trip to Cornwall, it didn’t look great, but actually it’s been pretty beautiful. It wasn’t exactly warm but it was stunningly sunny which makes a lot of difference. So of course you can’t go to Cornwall without visiting the Eden Project or at least that’s what I’ve been told as …

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My Sunday Photo 2016 – #17/52

Once again a bit of a different My Sunday Photo as I am away from home. We are currently enjoying a lovely weekend at Waterloo Farm Holidays in Cornwall in the most scenic place I have ever been in. In fact I am currently sitting at the dining table with the patio doors open wide feeling the warm sun on …

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Family Holidays in London: How to Make Them Run Smoothly

London is a great destination for families. There are lots of fun attractions to see, places to visit, and some amazing nightlife. Travelling with kids, however, is often fraught with difficulties, not least because of the issues associated with public transport or driving through central London. So if you have a trip to London planned this year, here are a …

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5 Holiday Locations For Families

When it comes to holiday locations, it’s important you find the right one for your family. Do you need a location that has it all, from water parks and kids’ clubs to evening entertainment, or a quieter resort for families who are looking for chilled days by the pool and perhaps the odd day out at the local market? So, …

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“Having just one child is like going on holiday”

The first weekend of every month we have just P3. The other two go off for a weekend with my Mum. These weekends are strange for so many reasons. One thing that always comes up is that there is always a moment when hubby says “so this is what life would be like with just one”. Hubby was thrown in …

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Dreaming Of A Family Holiday

Whether you are a mum or not, you will know that parenting is exhausting. Even on a really good day when you are having a win moment, it is exhausting! Today was not a day full of win moments unfortunately. In fact, the past week has been totally draining. The kids are spending most of their time doing their best …

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Our Family Stay At Meon Valley Marriott Hotel

As a parent you want to do the absolute best for your child and I personally want to give them experiences that they’ll remember when they’re older and able to tell their own children. In July we were able to make P2s dream come true and go to Peppa Pig World and since then she has been begging us to go …

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Our Weekend At Gladwins Farm

We started our journey to Gladwins Farm after picking P1 up from school. It was meant to take just under an hour and a half but the traffic was awful and it ended up taking nearly three. As we arrived, the sun starting to set, the stress from the journey seemed to just disappear. The view was so peaceful and …

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My Sunday Photo – 27/09/2015

It’s my birthday tomorrow. Our 2nd year wedding anniversary. We are currently having a mini break. As I type this up, it’s actually Saturday evening, P3 is upstairs in her own bedroom fast asleep and the other two are downstairs playing in their bedroom. I’m. actually here to review so I won’t say too much just yet but Gladwin’s Farm …

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American Inspired Staycation – #SantanderStaycation

Funny enough, P1 has just returned from a holiday, a full 9 days with her Grandparents. She stayed in the UK this time in a beautiful place in Gloucester. I am so jealous of her little trip away because we have put off a big, long family holiday for nearly three years. The main reason of course is the price. …

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“I didn’t fully realise just how much I relied on her”

When my Grandad asked me if it was ok to take P1 on holiday for a week I jumped at the chance. A whole week of no arguing, no shouting, no rudeness and battles at bedtime. We needed a break from her if I’m completely honest as at the time, she was absolutely awful to be around. Typically, in the …

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5 Things Made Easier With A Babymoov Up & Go Booster

I have never ever ever had a travel high chair or booster seat so was really interested to see how I would put the Babymoov Up & Go Booster Seat through it’s paces as for the previous 6 years I have never needed one. We’ve had it for a few months now and I’m pleased to say that we are …

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Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden Review

We are certainly not strangers to staying in hotels and this year already has seen us spend a few nights in a hotel. Hubby, P3 and I stayed at the Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden Apart Hotel in London on Friday night for BritMums Live which was held at The Brewery not far from the Citadines Holborn-Covent Garden Apart Hotel. We were …

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