Exploring Family Days Out In Herts, Beds And Bucks With The Kia Stonic

At the beginning of August, we had an action-packed few days. Kia had been in touch with a challenge – as someone who never backs down from a challenge (unless it involves confrontation, violence or disciplining another parent’s kid), I gladly accepted. They loaned us their new compact crossover – the Kia Stonic – and […]

6 Things To Do With Kids On Holiday In Helsinki

Having visited the Nordic Countries of Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark on previous holidays, it was only a matter of time before we ticked off Finland. This happened over the weekend as we headed to Helsinki for a couple of days to explore what the city offered for families with young kids. Since becoming parents, […]

Review & Giveaway: A Family Day Out At Rand Farm Park, Lincolnshire

Finding places and attractions to visit that cater for the entire family can often be tricky. It’s not often you can find somewhere that has appeal for both kids and adults, however we recently visited Rand Farm Park near Lincoln (website) which did exactly that. In fact, not only did 3.5-year old L have a […]

Review: Water Babies Swimming Lessons Chapter 11

Boom! And just like that, we’ve finished Chapter 11 of Water Babies. It’s been fun, it’s been challenging, it’s been wet and it’s been emotional. Prior to starting the next chapter though, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on and review Chapter 11. The last Water Babies review I wrote was actually this […]

Review: A Family Visit To Crieff Hydro And Action Glen, Perthshire

Earlier in the summer, I received an email from a place called Crieff Hydro asking us if we wanted to come and visit. The place looked incredible and I instantly wanted to say “yes”, but having seen that it was 450 miles away up in Perthshire, it didn’t seem likely that it’d happen. If only […]

Review: A Family-Friendly Activity Holiday To Hampshire

For the third year running, we were invited by Hampshire’s Top Attractions to visit Hants for a short break. Having never really holidayed in the county prior to a few years ago, it’s now somewhere we instantly think of when it comes to family staycations. As Toddler L has just turned three, the emphasis of […]

Review: The Original Konfidence Swim Jacket (At Splash Landings Waterpark)

A few weeks ago, we had the chance to visit Alton Towers as part of our role as Konfidence Swimologists during 2017. During our mini-break, we were able to stay at the brand new CBeebies Land Hotel, visit the main theme park and CBeebies Land, plus also check out the waterpark at the Splash Landings […]

Having A Kickabout With The SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Team

Never has women’s football been so popular. The FA Women’s Super League continues to go from strength to strength, England’s women are putting the men to shame on the internationals stage and the stars of the women’s game – Karen Carney, Toni Duggan, Ellen White, Fara Williams etc – are increasingly high profile. As a […]