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The Friendliest Animals At Matlock Farm Park

We all slept pretty well on our first night. I owe that to the darkness and quietness of Pinelodge Holidays Darwin Forest. Elsa did wake up screaming at 5am but that was due to being terrified and unable to see. Other than that, we all woke at nearly 8am! We had a simple breakfast of cereals followed by a really relaxing …

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The Many Benefits of Exercise for Children

All too often in life, exercise gets pushed to the bottom of a To-Do list, taking a back seat to social engagements and some much needed rest and relaxation. But it’s important to strike up a balance between the running joke of missing the gym again and a night in front of the TV watching Netflix. If you struggle to …

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Surviving a Flight with Young Children: A Guide

Travel is an essential learning tool for everyone, even children. They might not remember their trip to Italy, and they might not appreciate how historically important the Grecian ruins are, but the lessons learned when travelling go so much further than that. Children can learn how to be independent, adventurous, and respectful of other people and other cultures. There is …

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Siblings 2018 – October

I suddenly remembered last night that I had completely forgotten to create a siblings post for October. It’s the first month I’ve ever forgotten or left it this late. We’ve been so incredibly rushed off of our feet. I’ve grabbed a couple of recent photos of the girls together to showcase this month. I actually love the ones I’ve chosen …

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Too Many Clubs

Just a quick little post from me today. With back to school in full swing now I wanted to share a video I filmed a few weeks ago all about the clubs my girls do. I remember seeing one of those car signs you pop in the window like “baby on board” and it said “mums taxi” well my life …

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Summer At Rare Breeds Centre Ashford

Do you have a list of local things you must visit again but then never get round to doing so? Well I feel like that with the Rare Breeds Centre. We last took a trip there about two years ago and we loved it, promising the girls we’d be back one day soon. As I said, that was two years …

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Our Scrapbook Summer Holidays 2018 – Week 6

That was the last full week as a family of five. This is our last scrapbook summer post too. The past six weeks have gone incredibly fast and I can’t believe we are embarking on a new school year. Hubby and I actually spent most of this past week without the girls but they’ve been having the best last week …

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The Play Beach At Marsh Farm

Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park is a place that holds so many fond memories. Although a lot has changed since my childhood visits there with my School, my parents and grandparents, it still remains one of my top favourite places to take the girls. This time we had been lucky enough to visit Marsh Farm for their new Play Beach …

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Dinosaurs In The Wild Summer 2018

Back in February I sent my girls with their Grandparents to the VIP Launch of Dinosaurs In The Wild. They had a brilliant time and even went again the following day. A few weeks ago we got an invite to head back to London to experience the Dinosaurs In The Wild for ourselves and to have a talk with a …

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Family Day Out To Godstone Farm & Giveaway

Firstly, if you are here for the giveaway hello and I’ve popped it right at the beginning to make it easy for you. However, I’d love to have you stay for a while and read all about our family day out to Godstone Farm. a Rafflecopter giveaway <c/center>A few weeks ago we had the wonderful opportunity to head to Godstone …

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Num Noms UK Series 5 Launch Party

It’s always a little bit exciting when you get invited to a Num Noms UK Party in London and that’s exactly where we headed during half term last week. It was a party to celebrate the launch of series 5 Num Noms in the UK. We caught a train, it was the first train after rush hour time so we …

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Siblings 2018 – May

We have been able to get outside this month, with temperatures reaching nearly 30 degrees. We’ve focused on getting the garden ready for our girls and we are nearly at a state where we are comfortable with it. Having our new Dunster House climbing frame has allowed the girls to bond so much. Mainly P2 and P3 have been out …

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New Rides At Peppa Pig World Paultons Park!

Our favourite family theme park is most definitely Paultons Park and there’s no secret about it. We love the variety of things available. We recently received a Royal Invitation to the Grand Preview Days of the two new rides in the Peppa Pig World part of Paultons Park. The girls were thrilled. Sadly P1 was still suffering with chickenpox so …

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How to Help Your Children Get the Best Education

Education is more about the grades your children earn. It is about their attitudes, their ability, and their skillset. It’s for this reason that relying solely on schools to teach your children is a mistake, and similarly not considering the best school can be detrimental to your child’s development. You need to do all you can to ensure your child …

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How to Keep Kids Entertained This Summer

With longer days, and higher temperatures outside it’s about time your family start sketching first summer plans. The capital is an obvious choice if you want to inspire your kids and leave them with plenty of new memories. Although London might not be the cheapest, and given the tourist peak season, difficult to plan for, it goes without saying that …

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