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

If you like being outside, and you like getting stuck in, then The Bear Trail in Cullompton is for you. A brand new outdoor adventure, The Bear Trail has it all, from mud pits and swings to rickety bridges, climbing nets and tunnels. Let me take you on a tour…… View Post

The beach isn’t just for the summer. In fact, I almost prefer it in the winter, when it is empty except for the surfers and a few families, when there are heaps of new rock pools to explore, when the children can run undisturbed for miles. That’s just what we… View Post

Anyone who follows my blog will know that we are big fans of keeping the kids active. Whether that is an action packed Center Parcs holiday, Gruffalo hunting in the woods or an afternoon at the beach, the children are outside running around as much as possible. Both myself and… View Post

Families exploring the great outdoors has dropped by a third in one generation. A THIRD! Isn’t that sad?  British parents say getting outdoors as a family is ‘stressful’ Report reveals the more children you have, the less time you spend outside Parents are nervous about their children’s safety while outdoors The… View Post

Week 2 of the summer holidays, and days 215 – 221 of Project 365. This week has been a really chaotic one. We are having our bathroom renovated, which has meant juggling 3 children and no bathroom, and making endless cups of tea for the plumbers. Despite that, we have… View Post