The Happiest Countries To Consider Living In

July 21, 2021 admin 0

Many of us travel lovers are constantly finding new countries that make us happy. And just like everyone, we seek happiness. And although many argue that happiness is within us, no matter where we are, there are other beliefs that happiness is also a matter of geography. And evidently, some countries are happier than others and here you can rad about those that are deemed the happiest countries to consider living in. But what makes […]

Things To Do In The Lake District

July 8, 2021 admin 0

Although we do love going abroad as a family, we also love a good UK staycation and with two children we now find that this is a much more cost effective way to holiday. We can go away a few times a year and we have just as much fun as if we were to go away abroad for 1 or two weeks. One of our favourite places to go is Windermere in the Lake […]


WIN A CarGoSeat with The Strawberry Fountain

July 3, 2021 admin 0

Our latest competition is being ran in conjunction with CarGoSeats and what better timing than right now with the summer holidays just around the corner. CarGoSeats are an award winning child’s booster seat and travel suitcase in one, perfect for kids that love to travel. They arrive fully assembled and fit effortlessly into any car. The luggage compartment has a 10 litre capacity and the extendable handle and two wheels makes it easy to manoeuvre.  […]


Running End To End | 874 Miles In A Year | Six Months In

July 1, 2021 admin 0

I can not believe that we are now half way through the year. Which, in turn, means half way though the Lands End to John O’Groats running challenge time wise. Thankfully we are more than half way through the miles having now ran a total of 480. However the end still seems a long way away and 394 miles feels like an awful lot left to do.   In may I wrote about how sickness struck […]

Things to do in Blackpool

June 28, 2021 admin 1

Blackpool is one of the most, if not THE most, famous seaside resorts in the UK.  It can be the perfect break away for families, couples and even stag and hen parties as there is so much to do whatever the weather. If you are planning your first trip and are looking for things to do in Blackpool then hopefully this post will help. Things to do in Blackpool  Madame Tussauds Madame Tussauds is situated […]

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Things To Do Near Paignton

June 25, 2021 admin 0

Paignton it a beautiful sea side resort in South Devon situated between Torquay and Brixham. It is one of our favourite UK destinations with loads to do for the whole family whatever the weather. If you are going to be visiting soon then check out our recommendations for things to do near Paignton and if you know of any we have missed off be sure to let us know. The Beaches Paignton sea front offers […]

Gandeys Circus is back for 2021

June 24, 2021 admin 1

The pandemic may have us all grounded this year but you can still travel the world in 80 minutes with Gandeys Circus as they take you on a magical, musical, tour full of jaw dropping acts performed by some of the most talented artists in the business. What is Gandeys Circus?  Gandeys Circus was founded by Bob Gandey in 1910. However, some believe that it was in his blood long before then as both his […]

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Win | Forest School Wild Play

June 19, 2021 admin 0

Forest School Wild Play is the latest book written by Jane Worroll and Peter Houghton, the established market leaders in Forest school books. This book, the third in the series, focuses on encouraging children to interact with the four elements, Air, Fire, Earth and Water. It is jam packed full of activities that can be recreated in most open spaces including the garden, using simple items that you are likely to find outside in your […]

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Helping Your Child Develop their Social Skills

June 14, 2021 admin 1

Socialising is a key part of a child’s development that will allow them to grow, learn new skills, make friends and be a part of society. It’s why schools encourage a number of different activities and lessons for children to take part in to improve their communication and collaborative skills. Thanks to this private school in London, we take a look at some of the things you can implement if you want to start  helping […]

The Benefits of Sports in Schools

June 14, 2021 admin 0

Both extracurricular activities and sports are ways of getting the blood pumping, enticing students and promoting a level of healthy exercise for children. It has a multitude of benefits that aids both their wellbeing and their academic progress. In this guide from a preschool in New York, we take a look at the key benefits sports brings to schoolchildren and the reasons why teachers and parents encourage their children to take part. Boosts their health […]