• 20 tips for your first Disneyland Paris trip

    May 11, 2018

    Thinking of booking a Disneyland Paris trip? Over Easter we headed over to pay our regards to Mickey and friends at the House of Mouse, on our first family trip to the French theme park. So, how did we get on and what were our top Disneyland Paris trip tips? It was, wonderful. overwhelming, exhausting,…

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  • Five things: what we loved this week

    October 20, 2017

    I’ve been wanting to write a weekly round-up for aaages but in six years have never quite got round to it…So,  I thought I’d try to do a regular list of five things each week on a different theme – be it things we’ve done, books we’ve read, places we’ve been and so on. To…

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  • Five great ways to waste time this summer

    August 21, 2017

    Need more ideas for great ways to waste time this summer…? I can’t believe there’s only about two weeks left; how’s it all going? Despite the predictably terrible weather I have loved us all being around, especially with the joys of with no structure or school runs. Although it is quite tiring being a referee…

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  • 15 tips for stress-free train travel with children

    July 24, 2017

    School has now officially broken up for the summer, woohoo! Are you going away? It’s predicted to be one of the busiest travel times of the year, with thousands of families making a break for it. We are off in a couple of days to the good old English seaside – fingers crossed on the…

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  • How to spend 24 hours in London with children

    April 24, 2017

    There are a million different ways you could spend 24 hours in London with children, from art galleries to rides and tourist attractions and shops and parks and…you get the picture. We spent 24 hours there over the Mother’s Day weekend so here’s what we got up to. Pre-children, our time would probably have been…

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  • Five steps to creating a perfect Easter egg hunt

    April 13, 2017

    Did you have Easter egg hunts when you were younger? I don’t remember us ever having one – sob – but now I have children it’s something we’re all really in to. We’ve had egg hunts since they were small and they now request them every year, all-year-round. Egg hunts combine all the best things…

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  • A Christmas adventure (and a Graco Nautilus Elite review)

    December 22, 2016

    This week we took a road trip with a very festive feel, as we visited Christmas Tree Farm in Kent as part of our Graco Nautilus Elite review. The Nautilus Elite is a 3-in-1 convertible car seat, so we thought it would be apt to take it on an actual test drive as part of…

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