Family bonding

lego builders

When life is busy and hectic and everyone is dashing between school, work, playgroup, appointments, meetings and activitie it can sometimes feel as if you never get time to just be together. To just be a family. The children have been really excited this week about our impending trip to LEGOLAND Windsor, and I’ve been […]

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How to spot a witch


I fell in love with Roald Dahl books a very long time ago. Each book had me captivated by the end of the first paragraph, something which I consider to be a real skill. As a parent, I now get to live these adventures all over again. As every Roald Dahl fan knows, real witches […]

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“Ferry across the Mersey”

It’s years since I went on the Mersey Ferry, which is daft really as it is only 45 minutes from us. I asked the little boys what they wanted to do today and was told that they wanted to go on a boat. Serves me right for asking. Then I remembered about the Mersey Ferry […]

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Geronimo Festival: update

You may have seen our article recently about ‘Family-friendly Festivals‘, and in particular the Geronimo Festival. We have an exciting update to share with you today. Geronimo, the largest children’s festival in the North West has announced its most exciting line-up to date, with headliner CBeebies Superstar Justin Fletcher! Following a fantastic response to the […]

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Family-friendly days out: part fifteen

Welcome to part fifteen of our series on family-friendly days out. We recently visited the Sea Life Centre in Manchester. The Sea Life Centre is located within the Intu Trafford Centre, very close to the Legoland Discovery Centre. There are combi tickets available if you wish to visit both attractions in one day, these look […]

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