Category Archives: Holidays

Blog of the Week: The Camping Pods of Despair

Planning on going camping during the holidays? You better read this first… Whilst we’re sure that you won’t have an experience quite as bad as Raising Edgar’s, we bet there are other stories along these lines from first time camping … Continue reading

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School’s Out!

Hooray! School’s out for the summer! Anyone feeling a bit like this at the moment?! Sussex Mama covers all bases in her Blog of the Week this week – School’s Out! *************************************************************************************** No more lunch boxes. No more spellings. No … Continue reading

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Martha’s easy lolly painting

Today we have a guest post from Clara Vulliamy, author of the much loved Martha and the Bunny Brothers books. We are huge fans of Clara She has a brand new book out TODAY! called  I Heart Holidays. We have … Continue reading

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50 ideas for family fun

With  half term upon us we have put together a list of 50 ideas for free family fun. Why not make a boredom buster jar and fill it with the family’s favourites from this list then whenever anyone dares to … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: ‘Fight, Fight, Fight!’

Ah half-term. Don’t you just love it? Or do you? For this weeks Blog of the Week post we’ve chosen this post by ‘Hello Wall’. We think that anyone with more than one child will have had moments like this – … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions – why bother?

Bye bye 2013 – hello 2014. It’s a brand new shiny new year! Presumably you greeted a tall dark handsome stranger on your doorstep bearing the gift of a lump of coal (despite the fact you have a gas fire) … Continue reading

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2013 – the year that was – New Year scrolls

The days before new year can be a good time to gather up the kids and reflect back on the year and all they did and achieved. Here is a lovely activity to do with the children – if you … Continue reading

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Escape the four walls and blow away the cobwebs

Ah Christmas. If you’re anything like us then you’ll have spent the last few days snarfing turkey and mince pies and Quality Streets, drinking one too many eggnogs (what is eggnog?),lounging about inside in front of the fire/telly in your … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to be jolly! – Parent Taming at Christmas Time

Today’s guest blogger is our youngest yet – Baby Ryan brings you his own unique tips to tame the parents this Christmas time. He has taken time out of his busy baby schedule to write this special guest blog. We are … Continue reading

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Skint Dad’s Guide to a Thrifty Christmas

Today guest blogger is Ricky Willis, aka Skint Dad. As a stay at home dad Ricky has found ways to make the family budget go further, which he shares over on his blog Skint Dad. He is such a savvy … Continue reading

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