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”

How a Glamping Holiday can Bring a Family Together

With the new year now in full swing, many of us are starting to plan our holidays and adventures for the forthcoming year. When trying to plan a holiday around half-terms and other events, it can be a more difficult than first thought. However, this shouldn’t deter you to not go on holiday at all, as there are, in fact, plenty of other ways to travel than having to plan something months in advance and think about passports and all… Continue Reading “How a Glamping Holiday can Bring a Family Together”

Ten items to help get the kids outdoors this summer!

Beach

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up and cardigans and coats are starting to be replaced with t-shirts, shorts and maxi dresses. The trouble is your child just wants to sit in their bedroom and play on one of the many pieces of technology that every home seems to have these days which is not only contributing to the childhood obesity crisis but also to children’s mental health too. My children love being outside, but that does not… Continue Reading “Ten items to help get the kids outdoors this summer!”

Fun days out with the kids

Thorpe Park

We all know how important it is to spend time together as a family and how much we can gain from spending fun days with our kids. Time is short, and there are so many memories to be made. Some people fail to realise just how many different types of experiences are awaiting them. It doesn’t matter how many children you have or how old they are; we are incredibly blessed with opportunities for days out in this country. Staying… Continue Reading “Fun days out with the kids”

The RSPB Big Wild Sleepout! #BigWildSleepout

Grown-ups and children alike are in for a treat over the upcoming summer holidays as the RSPB will once again be urging nature lovers to spend a night under the stars for its annual Big Wild Sleepout on 29th – 31st July. I am excited as we will be taking part at Camp Bestival and have signed up to sleep under the stars with our friends from Fore Adventure. The charity is challenging children and their families across the UK… Continue Reading “The RSPB Big Wild Sleepout! #BigWildSleepout”