The Autumn months can mean wonderful outdoor adventures with the children. The air is fresh, the colours are stunning and there is mud galore. What else do you need?
With an abundance of parenting websites and motivational sources nowadays, parenting in the modern age can feel like a race to perfection. Things like how much screen time you allow, which brand of toys are safe, and which schools are reputably effective can sometimes demand a humongous amount of research. After all, who does not want the best for their kids?
Physical activity is often last on your list of priorities along with work, school runs and bath times, but being active is an essential part of living a healthy lifestyle.
I have mentioned a few times on the blog my passion for skiing. I really do think it is an amazing way to spend time together as a family, if only we lived in the mountains! The bulk of my skiing over the years has been in the French Alps, although I did ski in […]
Do your children love exploring outdoors? Did you know that as well as learning about nature, children who play outside develop better language skills, are fitter, and have fewer behavioural problems? Research shows that children use five times as many words when they play outdoors compared to indoors, and that there’s a direct correlation between […]
How many times do you hear people saying they’ve spent the day trying to tire their little ones out? – That they struggle to tire their children out or that they feel their children have endless energy? Maybe you feel this about your own children? I’m certainly in this camp. I’ve said so any times […]
It is hard for golf to shake its image as a sport for the elite upper classes. ‘Golf’ conjures up stereotypes of older gentleman sipping champagne on a gloriously maintained (and exclusive) course in the middle of the countryside. However, golf is starting to open its doors to those from a variety of backgrounds, and […]
Does anyone else own a toddler, or multiple toddlers who are seemingly powered buy Duracell? I’m not talking about your bog standard Duracell batteries, I’m talking about those Duracell Ultra ones you can get now. The ones that make toys faster for longer and the ones they recommend for high drain devices – my little […]