18 Goals for 2018

Pier Zip

As you get older the years tend to pass by faster and faster and for me, 2017 went past in the blink of an eye. 2018 is a year of change for us. Our youngest child, Sebastian, is now at school full-time and I gave up childminding at the end of December, so for the first time in almost 10 years I am home alone during school hours. I do intend to keep busy and am currently working two days… Continue Reading “18 Goals for 2018”

My First Pet: Bonzo!

Bonzo Irish Water Spaniel

Having a pet can be an important milestone for any child. Pets can teach children responsibility and can help them become more caring, as well as helping the whole family to become more active and I have been working with Petplan Pet Insurance on their campaign to share “My pet story” As a child I was terrified of dogs. I don’t know where the fear came from, it was just there…….until I was introduced to Bonzo. Bonzo was our beloved Irish Water Spaniel… Continue Reading “My First Pet: Bonzo!”

Reasons Families Will Fall in Love with Wales

There is no question that there are some truly spectacular gems around the UK, but the magical charm of Wales draws holidaymakers from across the globe to its rolling countryside and iconic coastlines. The adrenalin-junkies are appeased by the host of outdoor activities the country offers – from surfing on the shores to climbing to the summit of mountains; whilst those after some R+R can achieve this in one of the welcoming towns or villages located around Wales, with all… Continue Reading “Reasons Families Will Fall in Love with Wales”

Leaving the Ground with Smiley Faces: How to Keep Kids Happy at the Airport

bournemouth airport

You’ve spent hours preparing for this family holiday and it’s finally arrived. You’ve packed everything you need, chosen the best flights to coincide with nap time, have laboured over seat assignments, and stocked up on games for the kids’ tablets. You know you’ve done everything, but there’s still that hurdle of surviving your time in the airport with the kids. How can you make sure it runs smoothly and goes without a hitch? Here are our top tips: Allow Plenty… Continue Reading “Leaving the Ground with Smiley Faces: How to Keep Kids Happy at the Airport”

6 Children’s Party Ideas That You Should Have

Bouncy castle

How do you ensure that your children’s birthday party is the best in the neighbourhood? There is no right answer, other than simply making sure that all of the kids who attend have a great time and in dire need of an early night! When you are tasked with throwing an unforgettable birthday party for your young son or daughter, you, of course, want the day to be perfect. Although the party will only last a few hours, the planning… Continue Reading “6 Children’s Party Ideas That You Should Have”