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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Skiing with children: the benefits

skiing with children

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. […]

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Holiday packing negotiations

family friendly holiday

Packing to go away on holiday anywhere with children can be a military operation. Our recent ski trip took around six weeks preparation on and off. Totally worth all the effort though of course. Packing the main suitcases is one thing and not really something that the children get involved in, but their hand luggage […]

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The snowtrain: is it family-friendly?

Heading off on a skiing holiday with children requires lots of thought and lots of planning. Skiing is a wonderful way to spend holiday time together but with children in tow the potential for complications is high. Many people assume that if you are heading off on a skiing holiday that you have to fly […]

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Snacks to travel with

snacking on the go

We don’t have to be going far for me to pack the snack bag. Sometimes I’ve only driven down the road when someone shouts “can I have a snack?”. With four little, people it doesn’t take them long to empty the bag either. When we go on holiday the snack bag quadruples in size. Flying […]

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