Tag Archives: kids

10 Reasons Why You Should Go Camping with Children

Camping is hugely popular in the UK. It’s an idyllic idea – setting off to a woodland or beach, pitching the tent, then immersing yourself in nature, free from the interruptions of everyday life. However, there’s an alternative image of camping, which usually involves lots of rain, frustrated children, and soggy sausages on the barbeque. Sadly, it’s this latter notion …

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Dinotropolis At Bluewater This Half Term

It is nearly half term and although they are a great time to rest and recuperate, I always find school holidays a little daunting. I question whether I’m doing enough to keep their bodies active and brains learning. So I am beginning to plan activities for my girls to keep them occupied. Bluewater is our local shopping centre. It is …

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Tropical Islands Resort Travel Diary – Day 1

I have already posted the review of our trip to Tropical Islands Resort that you can read here, but wanted to share more of our personal family photos from our trip. Firstly, take a look at the video I created for our first day in Germany, I hope you enjoy it. We’d kept our trip a secret from the girls …

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#AD Brush Time Fun With Aquafresh

The internet hosts a whole range of information on the importance of setting up good bedtime habits. In my own experience I have learnt that setting up a consistent bedtime routine has really helped my girls to settle quicker at bedtime and enjoy a more peaceful night of sleep. Have you heard of the phrase, Sleep hygiene? I thought it …

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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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Siblings 2018 – August

This week it has suddenly dawned on me that we are rapidly approaching back to school. Already! I mean the weather has turned in the past week or so but we’ve had such a glorious summer and a huge part of me wants to freeze time and stay in this moment just a bit longer. I’m not sure that P1 …

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Revamping The McDonald’s Happy Meal

I am definitely not ashamed to admit that my family love a McDonald’s. We don’t go often but I think it’s a great treat for the girls and have always loved the food. I was lucky enough to work with McDonald’s to go behind the scenes in one of their restaurants, hear about future plans (one of which happened to …

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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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A Memory Game With Orchard Toys

It’s no secret. We love a game. I’ve even had to clear out a junk cupboard to make way for the slowly growing collection. One of our favourite game brands has definitely got to be Orchard Toys. We recently received the game One Dog, Ten Frogs. It is a giant floor memory game suitable for ages 3 years and above. …

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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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Siblings 2018 – June

This month has been full of adventures. We have been having unstoppable fun over here that I’ve been a little overwhelmed. Specifically over half term when we literally had so many days out that everything else was given a bit of a back seat.  As they are growing older, my girls are becoming much easier to look after on days …

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My Sunday Photo 2018 – Sleepover Party

This weekend P1 had a sleepover party for one of her school friends’ birthday. She had been so excited for weeks and weeks, picking out the present and writing the card. She spent Saturday being quite difficult to deal with as excitement had overcome her. But off she went. Just before she left P3 came up to me with a …

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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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Unboxing Cute New Disney Emoji Toys

The worst thing about our chickenpox experience with P2 was the boredom and cabin fever. I was extremely grateful to have received a brilliant box of Disney Emoji goodies on what was actually our worst day that week. You can watch the girls open all of the goodies in the video I created: We had been sent five of the Disney …

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