Fuel Your Dreams

olympic dream

Is there something that you always dreamt of being? An astronaut? An Olympic athlete? A famous musician? Perhaps you wanted to travel the world? Did your dream change as you got older? Have you ever thought about how your dreams as a child compare to your dreams now? Were you encouraged to pursue your dreams […]

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Back to school the healthy way

foot spray

This year the children hadn’t even broken up for summer and I had already seen back to school emails, articles and products in the shop. I don’t want to rush you through the summer holidays and onto the new term, but as we go into the winter term it’s always good to think about avoiding […]

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Family holidays in Spain

spanish villas

Spain is the perfect family holiday destination, especially for the summer months. Not too far from the UK, so much choice and diversity in terms of where to go and affordable for families. A villa holiday is perfect with a family because it can be a home from home with the added bonus of a […]

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Developing swimming skills

learning to swim

I’ve written quite a lot on the blog about swimming and the importance of getting children used to the water as babies. From baby-wearing in water to baby swimming classes to older children swimming competitively, it’s something we are really keen on encouraging. Learning to swim is so important from a safety point of view […]

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Nurturing talent

talent

As a parent it can be so exciting when you see your child developing a particular skill or an obvious talent. I’ve spoken to lots of parents over the years who I’d describe as your classic pushy parent, and in most cases the children have lost interest in whatever it was they showed real promise […]

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Being proud

We are all proud of our children. However big or small their achievements seem to others, they will always be incredible to us. What is really lovely, is when children themselves are proud of their achievements. Our children love getting medals and certificates to recognise their triumphs, and they love to keep these as memories. […]

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