Seven years of infant/ primary school are coming to an end. The countdown to high school has begun. The final weeks of term are set to be a series of events, marking the year group’s departure, their achievements and waving them off to their new schools. The residential trip is looming, for many, the longest… Continue reading The Countdown to High School Has Begun!
When the children were babies and toddlers, we frequented Odds Farm on a regular basis. Back then the main feature was most certainly the animals, with a few added extras including an outdoor play area, an hay bale stack to climb on and tractor rides. We visited so often, the farmers knew the kids by… Continue reading A Day Out at Odds Farm Park
During the half term holiday, we decided to make use of our National Trust membership once again and explore the grounds at Waddesdon Manor. Located near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, this National Trust property has been on our to-do list for a while now having visited it for a wedding a few years ago and it being… Continue reading Exploring Waddesdon Manor National Trust
Looking for something to do with the kids (and a dog) during the half term holiday? With great weather predicted, we all want to get outside and enjoy it so where better than the great British countryside? I have asked around to find the best woodland walks in the UK, recommended by families who love… Continue reading The Best UK Woodland Walks
Me: ‘When I was your age, we didn’t have tablets or mobile phones and children’s TV was only on for an hour each day!’ K (rolling her eyes): ‘Yea, yea, and you couldn’t pause or rewind and the world was black and white, we know!’ Me (under my breath): ‘Cheeky moo…………’ This is not a… Continue reading Cut Your Kid’s Screen Time, You Won’t Regret it!
Part of the reason for starting this blog was to keep a sort of diary, having failed miserably at baby books! The only downside being that I started it when the youngest began school and therefore missed the toddler years. Now that The Boy is growing up, we are beginning to reclaim the lounge as… Continue reading Top 8 Best Books for Young Children
The great weather over the Easter holidays inspired us to get out into the garden. I only planned to tidy things up and replant our herb basket but the kids had different ideas! They found hanging baskets in the shed, seeds that were way out of date and hatched a plan to ‘grow their own’… Continue reading Step by Step Guide to Growing Veg With Kids