Snakes in the Heather Walk at Parley Common


I am always on the lookout for different things to engage the kids, especially as they are now getting older and more tricky to please. Living in Dorset, we are lucky to have access to so many fantastic parks, open spaces, beaches and nature reserves, some right on our doorstep and during lockdown we have enjoyed some fabulous walks. I am a member of the facebook group, Dorset Goes Wild, which aims to encourage, enthuse and educate primary school children… Continue Reading “Snakes in the Heather Walk at Parley Common”

Giveaway: Real Good Ketchup

Real Good Foods

It is barbecue season and one thing that really makes a burger or hot dog taste amazing, are the sauces. If you are looking for sustainably produced, deliciously healthy ketchups and sauces with no sugar added and less salt, the brand Real Good is just as it says – top quality natural ingredients, nutritious and real good for you! Real Good Ketchup is a delicious 100% natural, no added sugar and 14 allergen free ketchup that contains 75% less sugar and… Continue Reading “Giveaway: Real Good Ketchup”

How to Keep Kids Entertained Without Technology


The NHSGGC reports that UK children aged 5 to 16 years spend 3 hours behind the screen daily, meaning that they spend 21 hours weekly. Indeed, technology is the future and may explain why several parents give their kids a head start by allowing them to spend hours behind the tablet, phone, or game console.  However, these gadgets keep children glued to the screen, inadvertently substituting parental supervision. Because this is an ongoing debate worldwide, you may read further for… Continue Reading “How to Keep Kids Entertained Without Technology”

Preparing For The Worst On Family Days Out


Family adventures can be a great way to bond with your children and give them exciting experiences. Going on long walks, exploring new places, and enjoying the attractions on offer are all excellent examples of this, offering you the chance to keep life fun and enriching for everyone in your group. Of course, though, the days out you go on can easily go wrong when you don’t take the right steps. To help you to prepare for this, this article… Continue Reading “Preparing For The Worst On Family Days Out”

Review: Xplora XGO2 children’s smartwatch

Sebby watch

At the age of 7, Sebastian is learning all about being healthy. At school they do the daily mile and on our days at home we always make sure we go for a walk. Both Isaac and Eliza have a smartwatch and love to track their steps and activity levels, but Sebby is yet to get one…….until now. We were send the Xplora XGO2 Android smartwatch to review. The XGO2 has an RRP of £99.99 and is a feature rich… Continue Reading “Review: Xplora XGO2 children’s smartwatch”