While days out are great, they are expensive a d there are only so many times you can go to the park. If you’re looking for some ways to keep the kids entertained, here are some great ways to have fun In the school holidays at home. Themed Days Having some days with particular theme […]
Fun with Older Children - Activities, Toys and Days Out
I have to admit, I find my children much more fun now that they are older. The places we can take them are more fun and they finally enjoy a board game!
In this section you’ll find posts about toys, activities and a few reviews of places we’ve visited.
If you thought your younger child only played with a limited amount of their toys, wait until they reach school age. Don’t get me wrong, they still beg for latest thing they’ve seen on a TV ad, the novelty when they get it just seems to last even less time. My children are 7 and […]
If you’ve read much of my blog before, you’ll know that my aim is toy minimalism. While my cleaning standards are pretty rubbish, I hate clutter and find excessive possessions a bit of a psychological burden. Thanks to well meaning family, whole class birthday parties and grandparents who like to take them to the charity shop, […]
When your child first asks if Johnny can “come round for tea” (that’s what it was called in my day) you may well come out in a cold sweat. What if Johnny doesn’t actually like my child and doesn’t want to come? What if Johnny’s Mummy has seen me on the school run on one […]
Scouting has been going on in this country for many years and it’s something that still offers a huge number of benefits for children and young adults. Groups are run entirely by volunteers which is in itself testament to how much people care about it. My husband was a scout and his Dad was very […]