What can we do to make our lives a little easier and our days run a little smoother? I’ve compiled a selection of top tips for parents to help overcome the January blues and sail seamlessly into springtime.
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.
Winter nights make me feel like everyone needs cosy pyjamas. I love the idea of all the fluffy PJ’s you in the shops and online this time of year. In reality, they are so impractical for my family, as aside from me they are all warm bodies. I’ve bought the children tons of warm fluffy […]
Hands up who has seen the Dolphin Tale movies? If you haven’t, you should, they make great family viewing, so perfect for a movie night. These movie’s are based on a true story, centred around the story of a rescued dolphin named Winter. Although parts of the story are created just for the movie, and […]
The winter months can feel like a drag to some people. That’s why many people opt for a spot of winter sun to see them through until the summer months warm things up a bit. As someone who firmly associates winter holidays with snow and winter sports, I find it a hard one to get […]
For the last few years we have built up to Christmas with a trip to the spectacular Winter Wonderland in Manchester, held indoors at EventCity, right next to the Intu Trafford Centre. The UK’s largest indoor Christmas theme park has returned for a fifth magical year and opened to the public on Sat 9 December. […]
The “Snow Bomb” that has landed on the UK is great for the children – but it can be a real pain for us adults to keep up with everything. While I still feel nostalgic for making snowmen and having snow fights with my friends, less exciting thoughts like keeping my brood fed and clothed […]
As much as it’s nice to eat outside and have the sun on my face and soak up the natural Vitamin D, I confess, I love Autumn and Winter. Not the rain and wind, but the crisp, cold mornings, crunching through the leaves on the ground, the frost and of course, the snow. When it […]