Tag Archives: children

September 22

5 things to do in Anglesey with kids #Travel #Anglesey #Wales

I have always loved Wales and, over the years, we have enjoyed some amazing holidays down there. We’ve done North Wales, South Wales, and more recently we stayed in Anglesey where I completely and utterly fell in love with the place. Not only is it incredibly beautiful but there is so much to do there […]

September 21

7 Ways to Keep Your Teens Safe Online

When our kids turn teenagers, it is a constant worry what they are doing online and whether or not they can make the right call. If you would like to make sure that your teen is safe, you will have to ensure that you are giving them space to grow but also check their online […]

September 01

5 things to do with your kids to develop their creative thinking – from Families Online #teaching #learning #creativity

Creative thinking is one of the most important skills you can help your child develop. It’s a tool that will help them not only in their journey through childhood and the classroom, but into adulthood and the workplace. We’ve teamed up with Explore Learning, who offer award-winning maths and English tuition, to think about ways […]

September 01

Eurocamp – 5 things to do in the rain, 5 things to do in the sun

We have recently returned from a fantastic week away with Eurocamp at their La Croix du Vieux Pont parc and we found so much to do for all six of us.  We arrived in beautiful sunshine and 28 degrees but the weather soon deteriorated and we had more rain than anything else for our week.  It certainly […]

August 30

5 Things to Do Now to Prep for Back-to-School

The best way to gently ease into the school routine is by being prepared and starting early. This post touches on some of the ways that you can start getting ready today to make this time of year less hectic. Do you have anything to add to the 5 things to do now to prep […]

August 23

Top 5 Things to Do in Hong Kong as a Family #travel #hongkong

Here are the Top Activities to Do in Hong Kong with Family 1. Noah’s Ark There are a number of theme park locations in the city, which might be overshadowed due to the popularity of the Disney Theme Park. One such tourist attraction is the biblical representational replica of Noah’s Ark (you can book your […]

August 13

5 Things To Do in New York with a Toddler In Tow from Battlemum #Travel #NewYork

Last September the Battle Family visited New York for the very first time. BattleKid was 2 years and 8 months old and both BattleDad and I were a bit apprehensive about what we would be able to do with him while there. We also had to be realistic that certain things may be off limits […]

August 09

4. Go and see In the Night Garden Live #Manchester #inthenightgarden

We had the pleasure seeing the live version of this hugely successful television show at Manchester’s Trafford Centre. Staged in a purposely inflated dome this is a sure hit with young children. Find Out More

August 01

2. Watch a children’s show at the Lyric Hammersmith #London #children

The Lyric Hammersmith is pleased to present the 2018 Autumn season of Little Lyric especially for audiences aged between 2-11 years. The season includes the return of some Little Lyric favourites, as well as some new companies who will all be sure to delight young audiences with adventures, magic and enchanting stories. Over the October […]

July 27

4 Ways To Banish Your Child’s Boredom This Summer

Sick of hearing, ‘muuuuuuuum, I’m boooooored?’ Well, you are not alone, in fact, mum, dad’s, older brothers and sisters, and grandparents all over the UK are sick of hearing that refrain from kids off of school over the summer. Luckily, you can eliminate the need to listen to this anymore with the smart tactics below. […]

July 18

2. Try Bubba Gump’s Dumb Luck Coconut Shrimp in London #London #restaurants

July 17

3. Train for free with Birmingham Royal Ballet

Dance Track provides free ballet training for talented youngsters Dance Track has grown swiftly since its first programme in 1997, with 52 schools across north, south and central Birmingham participating in the programme in 2018. Every year, 2500 children take part in a talent identification workshop at their primary school. Subsequently, 80 children who show […]

June 08

Little Baby Bum Live comes to Rose Theatre Kingston

Step into the magical and colourful world of LITTLE BABY BUM. Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their Nursery Rhyme friends at the world premiere of a brand new LIVE show. An online and digital TV sensation Little Baby Bum is the world’s largest educational YouTube channel with over 21m subscribers and 20 billion views. Performance […]

April 17

Visit Winchester’s Marwell Zoo Tropical House Powered by Poo

Marwell Zoo has debuted an £8m Tropical House – its largest and most ambitious project to date. The exhibit is part of a 10-year, £17 million investment plan to create better animal habitats and immersive guest experiences.“This exhibit is a key guest experience with complementary education and sustainability,” said James Cretney, Marwell Zoo’s Chief Executive. […]

December 09

Teach your child to swim with Baby Paddlers Swim School

Baby Paddlers is the South’s leading independent swim school for children from 0-4 years, starting with parent and baby swimming classes which focus on building water confidence and water safety skills. Through to our toddler and pre-school classes which work with you to bring your toddler towards independent swimming. What makes Baby Paddlers Unique? We […]

October 29

5 free things to do with children in Gloucestershire by blogger Victoria Sully

BLOGGER VICTORIA SULLY OF LYLIA ROSE SHARES HER 5 FREE THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE Lylia Rose  Over Farm, Over Just on the outskirts of Gloucester is a place called Over Farm with horses, donkeys, pigs, sheep and ostriches. You can wander around the farm and see all the animals, stopping for a […]

October 18

Win a family day ticket at Warwick Castle at Halloween #competition #giveaway. Competition now closed and the winner has been announced

The Haunted Castle promises treats for all ages this October Half Term (21 – 31 Oct), with lighthearted fun for Scaredy Squires, hair-raising scares for Daring Dukes, and total terror for Brave Knights. The young and the young at heart can enjoy eerie escapades throughout the day and into the evening the castle remains open […]

April 12

Interview with Emma Grace Arends – Peppa Pigs first Human Character

5 things interviews Southport actress Emma Grace Arends. Emma can be seen playing Daisy in Peppa Pig: My first cinema experience at cinemas across the UK. After spending twenty minutes or so on the telephone to Emma Grace Arends I was enthused to go and watch every episode of Peppa Pig from beginning to end. […]

February 13

Read these 20 top mum tips for developing their child with a healthy relationship with food

Seven in 10 mums feel their child is developing an unhealthy relationship to food. It has been revealed that 69 per cent of mums around the country are worrying their child has an increasingly unhealthy approach to their food. With eight in 10 admitting their children are fussy eaters, tempted by sugary snacks and fizzy […]

April 14

Visit the Beatrix Potter attraction at Bowness-on-Windamere

This attraction will suit fans of the little white books down to the ground.        Interactive exhibits tell the story of Potter’s writing and her importance to Lakeland conservation. Adults will like it too especially the little outdoor garden growing plants mentioned in the books. There is a short video to begin with before […]

November 23

Find Father Christmas at Lapland UK | Journey to see him

LaplandUK began in 2006, when husband and wife team Mike and Alison Battle developed the original and innovative idea of recreating Father Christmas’ mythical Arctic homeland here in the UK. The company was born out of their personal frustration at the lack of quality magical Christmas experiences on offer to their own four children in […]

November 21

Take your child to see Dr Seuss’s The Lorax at The Old Vic

Inspired by Dr. Seuss’s classic tale, The Lorax tells of a moustachioed and cantankerous critter who’s on a mission to protect the earth from the greedy, tree-chopping, Thneed-knitting businessman known only as The Once-ler. Book Tickets  Adapted by David Greig and brought to the stage by acclaimed director Max Webster (James And The Giant Peach, […]

January 19

Make sure that your baby gets a good nights sleep not forgetting yourself of course!

After a brief chat on Twitter we were very grateful to the ‘Infant Sleep Consultants’ for offering these 5 tips on baby sleeping – and of course YOU sleeping. Meet the Sleep Advisors Tip 1  If you have a bad night, don’t lose confidence, draw a line under it & start again the next day […]