swimming activities

10 Activities To Do With Your Kids In The Winter

As the days grow shorter, colder and wetter it’s easy to feel as though all you want to do is sit on the sofa, drink lots of hot chocolate and hide away until the summer makes a comeback. Then you remember that you now own a tiny person and this is far from their idea of how a day should go!

The beautiful sunny day’s out to country parks, the beach, going for picnics or playing in the garden are now not always possible in the winter months and you have to try and Continue reading “10 Activities To Do With Your Kids In The Winter”

sunset across the sea at Hythe

Wherever The Train Takes Us: Visiting Hythe

Visiting Hythe was a last-minute decision for my birthday this year but I am so glad that my husband suggested it. Jake had begged and begged us to take him on a train so we decided to combine my trip with his – he is train mad! We had originally planned a trip to London but with colds and tonsillitis getting to us we opted for the closer city of Southampton which provides an easy gateway across to Hythe. Continue reading “Wherever The Train Takes Us: Visiting Hythe”

scary Halloween setting at Wellington country park

Halloween Fun at Wellington Country Park

Halloween may not be for everyone but for me it is one of my favourite times of the year. This is most probably down to the fact that my birthday is the next day and I always loved to celebrate it as a child with a Halloween themed party.

Even now, each year I decorate the house, buy pumpkins and get the treats in for the trick or treaters. As Halloween tends to fall inside or just after half term it is gradually turning into a larger event and that is absolutely fine by me! Continue reading “Halloween Fun at Wellington Country Park”