1000 Hours Outside 2020 Challenge

Charmouth

I have always been a champion of outdoor play with kids as it is key to their learning in every area of childhood development. Getting little ones outside is as easy as a trip to the local park, but as the kids get older they are increasingly drawn to computers and screen time and it can take some effort to get them to even consider leaving the house. Of course, they alway enjoy it when we are there! 1,000 hours… Continue Reading “1000 Hours Outside 2020 Challenge”

The Vosene Kids Swimming Challenge

Vosene

Back in February Vosene Kids challenged us to take part in their ‘New Year, New Challenges’ campaign which was aimed at parents and children achieving new milestones, which are so important in those early years. From learning to swim, tying their shoelaces or even washing their own hair, Vosene Kids want to help celebrate all of the important steps in your little one’s growth. I was sent a fun-filled pack of items to help encourage Isaac, Eliza and Sebastian to try something… Continue Reading “The Vosene Kids Swimming Challenge”

Fun at Be Gung-Ho Windsor

A few weeks ago I got an email from Alex Winters (yes, him of CBeebies fame) about a new project he was working on Be Gung-Ho, asking if I would like to attend with the family. I watched the video and decided that it looked like the sort of fun we enjoy and marked the date in my diary without really looking into it further. What I had not read was that Gung-Ho! is actually a  5k run, but not as… Continue Reading “Fun at Be Gung-Ho Windsor”

Will Isaac share a Royal Birthday?

Kingston Lacy

It only seems like yesterday that I was pregnant alongside the Duchess of Cambridge, with Sebastian.  We were both due to have our babies in July but Sebby arrived two weeks early the day before my birthday and Prince George arrived, reportedly, a couple of weeks late.  They do share a middle name though. The Duchess is due to give birth any day know and I have had a cheeky wager that the baby will arrive tomorrow, 23rd April, on… Continue Reading “Will Isaac share a Royal Birthday?”

London teens make a difference

NCS

Brought to you in association with The Challenge There’s only so much that can be taught in a classroom, and teenagers across London are stepping up to the challenge of the National Citizen Service. Youth development programmes such as NCS aim to create a more cohesive, responsive, and engaged society. The NCS is a government funded voluntary personal development programme for young people aged 15 to 17.  It gives teens the opportunity to meet new people, try new things, and… Continue Reading “London teens make a difference”