Kids and the countryside – helping them understand and enjoy the world outside

Farmer Palmers

With warmer weather approaching we’re all itching to get out of the house and head into the great outdoors! We can head to the beach, the park, the swimming pool, a petting zoo and of course the beautiful countryside. When we have little ones it’s important that we stress the importance of respecting the countryside when we come to visit. So here you’ll find a few helpful reminders of how to respect the countryside and the people and animals who… Continue Reading “Kids and the countryside – helping them understand and enjoy the world outside”

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”

Fun ways to keep the kids fit and active

Lisbon

Children need physical activity to build coordination, strength and confidence and whilst they do a variety of activities, sports, and games at school, it is important that they continue this at home too. Getting the kids involved in physical activities not only helps keep them fit and healthy, but also lays the groundwork for a healthy lifestyle as they get older. There are lots of fun ways to keep your kids moving at home and they often burn more calories… Continue Reading “Fun ways to keep the kids fit and active”

Explore and play with BABY born this Spring

Baby born

Dolls are going through a real resurgence in popularity with Eliza in our house at the moment and she just loves playing Mum. BABY born invited us to take part in their BABY born sitter campaign, which involved capturing footage of Eliza looking after her new baby boy, Arlo. I always find it funny seeing children take on a parenting role, changing their baby’s nappy, feeding the baby and just generally following in mum & dads footsteps and Eliza is… Continue Reading “Explore and play with BABY born this Spring”

Tips for Surviving the Terrible Twos

Sebby

Although every child is different, there seems to be that one thing which every child has in common and that would be the Terrible Twos. As a parent, you feel horrible calling such a wonderful time in your child’s life ‘terrible,’ but there is no other way to describe the rapid onset of temper tantrums or your toddler’s stubborn resistance to being told what to do. While you, as a parent, know the purpose behind what you are instructing your… Continue Reading “Tips for Surviving the Terrible Twos”