This is a collaborative post. A few weeks ago, I wrote about how I want my daughters to know that they are enough. Which got me thinking. The girls are so young at the moment that they wouldn’t understand the sentiment of my post even if I read it to them. Realistically it will be a good few years before they can read and understand it. But will that be too late? Being the example Three and four year olds don’t learn by reading information. It’s arguable that they only take in a limited amount of what they’re told. They learn…

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This is a collaborative post. I’m sitting here writing this while I watch the swarms of insects flying around. It seems as soon as the sun comes out, the midges come with it. It got me thinking about family travel essentials and the holiday that added an extra item to my list. The holiday to Rome It seems like a lifetime ago now that my then boyfriend and I went to Rome for a long weekend. I have some incredible memories from that holiday. Visiting iconic buildings like the Colosseum, my boyfriend proposing in the Sistine Chapel (he passed me a note…

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After a somewhat trying week last week with illness, half term couldn’t come soon enough. We had a few quiet days at home, with the girls napping in the afternoons to catch up on some sleep. On Monday we had a lovely day out at National Trust Croome and on Tuesday, we travelled up to Northumberland for a few days camping. The last day of school The last day of school before half term was Libby’s first day back after her illness. She was so pleased to be well enough to go, but I was a bit worried about sending her.…

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Our National Trust membership is one of the best investments we make each year. So far, we’ve been paying the £108 a year for joint membership because children under 5 can go in free. We’ll soon have to upgrade though to a family membership – but even this only costs £114.60 per year. And once that’s paid, our National Trust days out are free all over the UK for the year. What is the National Trust? Just in case you’re not familiar with the British Institution that is the National Trust, I’ll give you a brief overview. The National Trust…

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Half term seems to have arrived rather abruptly for us. It was such a short term anyway, and my daughter was off ill last week so she doesn’t seem to have been in school much since Easter. Are you going away this half term? We’re heading off for a few days camping in beautiful Northumberland. Carrie is away too although she’s gone somewhere more exotic – she’s sunning herself on a gorgeous beach in Crete. Featured posts Huge thanks to everybody who linked up to last week. I’m loving reading your posts about UK days out as well as exotic holidays.…

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