Those of you who read my blog regularly will know we love the great outdoors. We are lucky enough to live by the sea, and often spend days at the beach. We live in the glorious Devon countryside, so weekends are often spent Gruffalo hunting in the forest or having… View Post

Did you know children now spend 6 hours or more on screens every day? That’s a 50% increase from 1995. It’s quite a shocking thought really isn’t it? 6 hours is almost a full school day, or the best part of a family weekend. Center Parcs want to change this… View Post

Now I have to be honest here – I am not a holiday lover. Maybe I am the odd one out, but the whole hassle of packing, long car journeys, grumpy, tired children and being away from home comforts make me thing I would rather stay at home most of… View Post

Another week gone by, and we are already at the end of January – time is flying! This weeks project 365 is a mix of holiday highs and everyday fun. Day 25 – On holiday at Center Parcs the children got a chance to try Quad Biking. After a few… View Post

My kids LOVE ice lollies, of any kind, and in this hot weather they have been eating them by the bucket load. To try and keep them a bit healthy, we often make our own mixed fruit lollies. They are really simple, and you don’t need any special equipment –… View Post

I really love autumn. It’s the peaceful season between the burning heat of summer (well sometimes anyway) and the frosty cold of winter. I love the colours, and the crackles of the leaves. I sat down with the children and asked them to write a list of their favourite things… View Post