Quick Checklist for Buying a Family Car

Volvo XC90

In the market for a family car? You’ve got more things to consider now that you have children compared to when you were single. Aside from needing more room, you need to think about the well-being and comfort of your growing brood, among other things. So, if you’re about to be overwhelmed with vehicle choices and features, no worries. We’ve got you covered. Alpha Car Finance has put together this handy checklist to help you out with your car buying… Continue Reading “Quick Checklist for Buying a Family Car”

Isaac’s 10th Birthday Party at Avon Tyrrell

Isaac & Porg Cake

Last year Isaac had his 9th birthday party at Avon Tyrrell and he and his friends had such a blast that for his birthday this year he wanted to do it all over again. There are three different birthday packages to choose from and we decided on for the Go Adventure package, which gives them the opportunity to do three hour-long activities. Isaac and his joint party host Scott decided to pick some different activities to last year: zip wire,… Continue Reading “Isaac’s 10th Birthday Party at Avon Tyrrell”

Top tips for keeping babies safe in hot weather

Over the last few days since the hot weather arrived, I have seen numerous people sharing a post that advises people not to cover their baby’s car seat or pram with a blanket, for fear of them overheating. Whilst I agree that using a thick, woolly blanket is not ideal, exposing a baby to the sun’s harmful rays is just as dangerous as children cannot produce melanin, needed to help prevent the skin from sun damage, until they are at… Continue Reading “Top tips for keeping babies safe in hot weather”

National Citizen Service (NCS) – giving teens the opportunity to shine!!

Project Climb 031

I was first introduced to National Citizen Service (NCS) by hearing an advert on the radio and immediately thought it was such a great idea. We then met some of the local NCS team when Kian enrolled in sixth form, who really sold us the benefits of taking part in the programme. In a world where young people can struggle to get work due to their age and lack of experience, NCS can really help to build their confidence, teach them… Continue Reading “National Citizen Service (NCS) – giving teens the opportunity to shine!!”

Versatile Springtime Fashion for Kids

Eliza Matilda Pose

Finally, the days are getting longer and it is starting to warm up a bit. It feels great. Pretty soon it will be possible to once again enjoy full family days out.  So, now is the time to start getting the kids to try on their warm weather clothing and take them shopping to fill in any gaps in their wardrobes. The right coat for the changeable weather It is still too warm not to wear coats, especially early in… Continue Reading “Versatile Springtime Fashion for Kids”