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…

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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…

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Back in the summer holidays we went up to a local forest park to complete the Gruffalo Trail. This trail has now been replaced with the Gruffalo’s Child trail, and so over half term we decided to head back up there and see if we could find anything! The weather…

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This weekend we were all in need of a bit of fresh air, so we grabbed the nets and headed to the river to see what we could catch. There is something so peaceful about the water, the kids love every second of it, and we might all get wet,…

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We love to get outside, let the kids get some fresh air and run about, but we don’t always go anywhere ‘exciting’ as such. Days out are expensive, time-consuming, and quite frankly I think it does the children good to learn that we are not made of money, and can’t…

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