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A British Summer Vacation for Kids

Spain, Florida and Italy are the top holiday destinations for Britons. In fact, of the 10 favourite destinations for summer holidays, 6 are in the EU, meaning that most British families prefer to keep their travel distance short and sweet. But if you’re concerned…

July 10, 2018

5 Amazing Tips for Picnics with Little People

I can feel the warmth of the sun coming through the kitchen window, I’m having to water my flowers and not just rely on the weather gods to do it for me and I can actually hang my washing on the line. Yes, it’s…

May 18, 2018

Dexter, Now you are 4

Dear Dexter, Last month you turned four years old. I think this has been the first year you’ve really understood that you were getting a bit older, or bigger, as you put it. We spent the day before your birthday at Wicksteed Park in…

July 12, 2017
Travel and Local

Summer Holidays – Week 2

Week 2 over with and I’m still finding it so impressive how little money I’ve spent during our days out yet how much the kids have done on their range of activities. Summer holidays don’t need to be expensive to be fun.  Monday I…

August 1, 2014
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Summer Holidays – Week 1

Well, today is friday and so marks the end of the first week of the summer holidays with Dexters cousins. We’ve had a great time so far. (You can read our summer plans here) On monday we went pond dipping. We took it in…

July 25, 2014

Here comes the sun…

I’m really looking forward to this summer. Dexter doesn’t often get to play with other children, but when he does, he loves it and he’s so cute to watch. His cousins are all school aged so he doesn’t  see them very often, so this…

July 18, 2014