Packing for a holiday when you have a large family can be a bit like a military operation. Packing for a skiing trip with a large family is something else altogether.
Holidays aren’t just for summer; for as long as people have been taking vacations, those who’ve been able to do so have gone on winter holidays. Let’s be honest, there are few things winter holidaymakers like to do more than hit the slopes between December to February. However, while that may sound just the ticket […]
If you are a regular reader of the blog you will know how much we all love to ski as a family. It’s something we’ve both done since we were children and we introduced the children to it early on.
I’ve been skiing since I was five years old, that’s a long time! Despite my love of horses from a young age, skiing is my ultimate passion, obsession perhaps, and I regularly dream of the white stuff. I never expected to lose this passion when I became a mother, but I do have to admit […]
Many years ago, several years before I became a parent, I worked with young offenders. Two girls and around ten boys. Their offences ranged from the occasional spot of shoplifting to setting buildings on fire and assault. It was the kind of job that meant I spent 80% of my time banging my head against […]
I’ve always had quite a fascination for remote areas. I’ve always loved being in the countryside and have always felt most at home in the mountains. I love a good view, and if there is a high chance of snow during the winter months then so much the better. Although living in a remote area […]
A while back I wrote about the differences in skiing holidays pre and post motherhood. If you didn’t catch that you can see it here. I have always thought that despite the effort required for a family skiing holiday that it is always worth it as there are so many benefits to be gained for children. […]
We love snacks that are multi purpose. Snacks that come in a range of shapes are great for learning about all the different shapes and can be great discussion points with toddlers. I will often cut bread or wraps or fruit into different shapes for the little boys, and then ask them to tell me […]