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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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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Z Pic by Entirety Labs

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  The Rise ...
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