National Trust Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt at Waddesdon Manor

National Trust Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt Over the last few years Cadburys has teamed up with the National Trust and ...
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5 Highlights of 2018

5 Highlights of 2018 We Shared With our Grandsons

2018 Highlights 2018 was another busy year and we managed to fit in lots of trips with our Grandsons, when ...
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October Half Term

5 Of Our Favourite Places To Go In October Half Term

October Half Term I can’t believe it is only 3 weeks until the October Half Term. It only seems as ...
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Lapland

Our Unforgettable Trip to Lapland

Lapland I love Christmas and I’ve always wanted to go to Lapland to visit Father Christmas. We didn’t manage to ...
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Learning to Surf

Grandkids Learning to Surf in Croyde Bay North Devon

Surfing in Croyde Bay Last week I wrote about how the Boys enjoyed their Coasteering session in Croyde Bay, but ...
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Coasteering

Coasteering in Croyde Bay North Devon

As I’ve mentioned in my Blogs before we love to go to Croyde Bay in Devon with all the family ...
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National Trust

50 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU’RE 11 ¾ – PART 6

We love our National Trust family membership. It’s great fun going out for the day exploring, and with an annual ...
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why do siblings fight

Why do siblings fight?

Why Do Siblings Fight? With 3 grandsons between the ages of 6 and 11 I sometimes feel that I’m in ...
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Top tips for surviving a music festival with kids

Top tips for surviving a music festival with kids

Family Friendly Music Festivals with kids There are now numerous family friendly music festivals that not only cater for the ...
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Center Parcs Longleat blog

Center Parcs Longleat, Overview of 5 of our Favourite Activities

Center Parcs Longleat We were looking after the Boys for a long weekend while G and Mr G were at ...
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50 things to do before you are 11 ¾

50 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU ARE 11 ¾ – PART 5

National Trust This is Part 5 of our National Trust has updated its list of 50 things to do before ...
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50 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU ARE 11 ¾ – PART 4

50 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU ARE 11 ¾ – PART 4

National Trust This is Part 4 of our 50 things to do before you are 11 ¾ and we’re up ...
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50 Things To Do Before You’re 11 ¾

50 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU ARE 11 ¾ – PART 3

If you’ve read Part 1 and Part 2 of my 50 things to do before you are 11 ¾ you’ll ...
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kids bedtime

kids Bedtime, the Tween Years

Kids Bedtime Kids bedtime always seems to become a bit of a challenge at some point. Our three grandsons were ...
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50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

50 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU’RE 11 ¾ – PART 2

We love our National Trust family membership. It’s great fun going out for the day exploring, and with an annual ...
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50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾

50 things to do before you’re 11 ¾ – Part 1

National Trust We’ve had a National Trust family membership for years. It’s great fun going out for the day exploring, ...
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Parents Guide to Pocket Money

Parents Guide to Pocket Money

Pocket Money The average amount of pocket money that kids are now getting is somewhere between £5.75 and £6.50 per ...
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Rock Pooling

Rock Pooling, National Trust 50 things to do

National Trust 50 Things to do Before you’re 11 3/4 We’ve had a National Trust family membership for years. It’s ...
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Fortnite

Tweens and Fortnite

The Latest Craze - Fortnite If you’ve got boys over the age of 8 and I mention the word Fortnite ...
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Tween

Tween Attitude, Where did that come from?

Tweens – Where did that Attitude Come From? You’ve got past the terrible 2s, they’re settled into School and everything ...
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Tweens - Boys chilling

What to love about your Tween

The Tween Years Each stage of childhood development is different and each one has its own challenges and rewards.  Parenting ...
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port lympne

Port Lympne Safari Park

Port Lympne I’d never heard of the Port Lympne Safari Park until I saw an advert on the London Underground for ...
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Boys on phone

Tweens – How Much Screen Time?

What is Screen Time? Let’s start with the basics, What is Screen Time?  Screen Time includes any time spent using ...
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Family Friendly Music Festival

Family Friendly Music Festival – Truck Festival

Brilliant photo of Z taken by Entirety Labs the official photographers at Truck Festival - the family friendly music festival ...
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old trafford

Time for Football, Man Utd at Old Trafford

So How Come We Support Man Utd Football Club When people ask which football team we support, and the answer ...
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Chedworth - Romans

Day Out at Chedworth Roman Villa

National Trust We've had a National Trust family membership for years. It's great fun going out for the day exploring, ...
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Urban Sports - Indoor Skateparks

Urban Sports – Indoor Skateparks

Urban Sports - Skateboarding, Freestyle BMX and Stunt scooters Half term is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking ...
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Making childhood memories – Our annual family trip to Croyde North Devon

Making childhood memories – Our annual family trip to Croyde North Devon

Some of my fondest childhood memories are of seaside family holidays in the UK, rock pooling with long handled nets, ...
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Cafe - TMG

Aaah Grandkids homework, so what’s a Split digraph and 4 Fact Family (Maths)

Edit WidgetDuplicate WidgetSave WidgetRemove WidgetThis weekend we had the Boys as G and Mr S were in Madrid for the ...
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How to survive Public Transport in London with Kids

How to survive Public Transport in London with Kids

Plane (Emirates Airline),Train (Tube) & Automobile (Bus) lets GoWhen I read mother_pukka’s Insta post about a new feature on free ...
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Choosing the music

Living with Tweens

What's A Tween? So, what is a Tween? Tween is short for Tweenager and describes someone usually between the age ...
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