Win a Unicorn Party with Unicorn Fruit Flakes from Fruit Bowl

There’s no event on a child’s calendar that is more important to them than their birthday party. As parents, we want to make it magical. Spoil the birthday child, ensure they have a brilliant day and make sure their friends love it too. Fruit Bowl understand the pressure on parents to get a party just right. That’s why they’re running a competition inspired by their delicious Unicorn Fruit Flakes. Simply head over to their website and enter your details to win a magical unicorn party for your child’s birthday. About Fruit Bowl We’ve been buying Fruit Bowl products for a…

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Thursday photo #287

By the middle of last week, it felt like the children had been off school for ages. We packed so much in that we were all exhausted. I started wondering whether we were doing too much. Then in a flash, the children were back to school again. We fell back into our usual routine, spending only a few hours together each day. And I realised that making the most of every moment of half term was exactly the right thing to do. Gratitude At the end of a busy week like last week, it’s good to sit back and appreciate…

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Why the Greek Islands are the ideal destination for water lovers

It may seem obvious to head to an island destination if you enjoy being around water. However, there’s more to the Greek Islands than meets the eye. Whether you want to sail, scuba dive, learn a new water sport or even train with the Greek national swim team, this might just be the place for you. Exploring the Greek Islands by boat There are lots of options for exploring the Greek Islands by boat. You may want to live aboard a boat and visit the islands or simply take day trips from your hotel. If a huge ship is more…

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Visiting Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh with children

When thinking of places to take children in London, the Saatchi Gallery might not be first on your list. Currently though, it is home to an incredible, educational exhibition called Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh. Presenting a plethora of treasures discovered in Tutankhamun’s tomb, this is a fantastic way to encourage interest in Ancient Egypt. Better still, audio guides are on hand to explain each exhibit. Children enjoy the independence of listening to the bits that interest them and parents enjoy the artefacts without answering constant curious questions. About the Tutankhamun exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, London It is…

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Thursday photo #286

As always, the school holidays are whizzing past in the blink of an eye. My husband has muttered on several occasions that he feels like he’s had a busy week already and it’s not over yet. We left for our first short trip as soon as we picked the girls up from school. Spending Friday night having dinner at The Boxing Hare and staying at The Marlborough Arms was a gentle introduction to half term. Rain and rugby in the Cotswolds Unusually for us, we managed to time our half term plans to perfection in terms of the weather. It’s…

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