Technically we are in the school holiday period now, so the children would have been off school anyway – but with so many people having to cancel their plans due to COVID-19, and having spent the last two weeks home schooling children, the lines have become a bit blurred. Here are 5 activities to do at home.
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 […]
Have you taken your family to one of the family-friendly festivals that happen throughout the year before? We have been to a couple and they make such a great day out, with loads to keep children of all ages busy. I think for us that is the main attraction, that there are things that appeal […]
Welcome to part one of our #12daysofparenting series when we join a whole host of other bloggers to write about a range of topics over 12 days. Today we are looking at how to survive the holidays and I am following on from The Mummy Balancing Act. Holiday time is something many parents dread. I […]
A friend told me that these are the words that send shivers down her spine – in fact she told me that crafting is banned from her house “they can do all that at school” she told me. Now as much as the timing of these requests is often not always ideal, and as much […]
Welcome to part nine of our series on “little green fingers”. It feels like a while since we did anything in the garden. We have a plum tree in the garden which didn’t fruit at all last year. This year however we noticed fruit appearing. Almost overnight, it seemed as if we ended up with […]
Welcome to part eight of our series on family-friendly days out. For this we stayed fairly local to us and visited The Welsh Mountain Zoo in Colwyn Bay. You can spend a lovely day learning about many rare and endangered species from Britain and around the world including Snow Leopards, Chimpanzees, Red Pandas and Sumatran […]
Welcome to part eight of our series on little green fingers. Are you enjoying the garden with the children over the summer holidays? Do you know if you have hedgehogs in your garden? Did you know that choosing the right plants, shrubs and hedges could help save hedgehogs where you live? Hedgehogs are in decline […]