The Free Play Experiment #PetitsFilousPlayFree

Earlier this month I partnered with Britmums and Petits Filous to help share the Free Play campaign to ensure it doesn’t become a thing of the past. Play is an important part of child development – from physical development of their muscles and motor skills, to the development of cognitive and communication skills and social/emotional growth. The key feature of free play is letting kids get bored sometimes and allowing them to find their own solutions – without reaching for… Continue Reading “The Free Play Experiment #PetitsFilousPlayFree”

My Day at Britmums 2017!!


This weekend was Britmums 2017 and I headed up to County Hall to experience all the fun. I love blog conferences for the opportunity to hone my blogging skills as well as meeting great brands and of course catching up with the bloggers I chat to on a daily basis. County Hall is set on the Southbank by the London Eye and is an enviable location with stunning views of the Thames and over to The Houses of Parliament &… Continue Reading “My Day at Britmums 2017!!”

Keeping the Kids Hydrated with Highland Spring #bravebynature

Highland Spring

My kids love being outside. We just don’t do being cooped up at home and would rather be out exploring our local area, bug hunting or having fun at the beach. Over the summer holidays we have lots of days out planned which have included visits to London, local days out and a walking holiday in the Lake District. On our days out I always take my trusty backpack which contains a first aid kit, picnic lunch and bottles of… Continue Reading “Keeping the Kids Hydrated with Highland Spring #bravebynature”

Our #brightFuture Challenge

Helwell Bay

When you have a family everything changes, but how do you create a #brightFuture for our children. We all want our children to be happy, healthy and keen to learn, with zest for life and able to look after the world which we live in. Our biggest strength as a family is getting outdoors for fresh air and fun. Just being outside means the kids are inspired to grow and learn in a fun and interactive way. This time of year… Continue Reading “Our #brightFuture Challenge”