Arne

Getting outside during Lockdown 3.0

During the first lockdown, the one thing that kept us sane was our daily walks, however, during the second one in November, the kids were still at school and the weather against us, so we didn’t venture too far. This lockdown, we have vowed to do at least 3 walks per week and are very lucky that we have some beautiful walks on our doorstep. To keep walking this time of year, you need to be dressed correctly to ensure you are able to keep warm and dry, so I have put together my top tips on what to wear, …

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Old Harry Rocks

Walking the Southwest Coast path to Old Harry Rocks

Last week we had three birthday’s in our house, Sebastian turned 5 on Wednesday, mine on Thursday and Callan’s 21st was on Sunday. As you can imagine, that equated to a pretty expensive week, so when Hubby asked what I wanted to do for my birthday it involved finding an activity that didn’t cost too much. Our first plan involved London as I was supposed to be attending an event, but when that fell through, Hubby tried to book a kayaking trip out to Old Harry Rocks with Fore Adventure as it is something I have wanted to do for …

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Lisbon

Fun ways to keep the kids fit and active

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 when left to their own devices and allowed to free play. Eliza and Isaac love nothing more than zooming around …

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Highland Spring

Keeping the Kids Hydrated with Highland Spring #bravebynature

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 water to keep the kids fed and watered. There is nothing worse than hearing moans “I’m hungry” or “I’m thirsty” …

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