100 Days of Lockdown Learning: Our Best Bits

Congratulations! If you are reading this you’ve successfully survived 100 days of lockdown – whoop, I’m giving you all a virtual, socially distanced and gloved pat on the back! Reaching the milestone this week gave me a nudge to look back on what we have (or haven’t) achieved so far. To be honest, I have…

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My Covid-19 Lockdown Silver Linings

I was tagged by Charlotte and her gorgeous family over at Team Stein Blog to share my personal lockdown silver linings. It’s taken me a little while (alright, it’s been over a month) since I was tagged to actually start to write this post as we have been on a complete rollercoaster of a ride…

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Living Planet [The Story of Survival on Planet Earth]: A Review

#ad [gifted] I love a good reference book and still have a small treasured collection from when I was little that I have been rediscovering with my boys as we’ve been trying to facilitate home learning. However, I’m also aware that my boys live in an increasingly digital age so when we were asked if…

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Local Lambing Events Ewe’ll Love.

Spring is just about here, and with it the promise of brighter days, a host of daffodils, birdsong….and ALL the chocolate Easter eggs you can possibly cram in! Good times! One of our favourite activities (apart from eating the chocolate eggs) in the run up to the Easter period is witnessing live lambing and feeding.…

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Heads up for February Half Term: Stoke-on-Trent

January has been THE longest month but February is here finally, and that means one thing – Half Term. Whether you’re the type of parent who is counting down the days until you can spend some quality time with your offspring or the kind that views it with a certain amount of trepidation (I think…

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Wintertime Walks with Kids: Embracing the Season in Staffordshire

It’s so easy to want to hibernate at this time of year, grey skies, plummeting temperatures, rain and high winds all add up to make a duvet day appealing to even the most hardy of us. BUT, with a bit of planning you and your little ones can kick-start a New Year health regime with…

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Festive fun in the Forest: Buried Treasure Adventures

#ad [gifted] Just over 2 weeks ago we stepped into the unknown on a family Christmas adventure in the woods. We were invited to try out Buried Treasure Adventures, a new local venture based in Trentham, Staffs. Before agreeing I decided to do a little research and checked out their website and Facebook page. Only,…

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Five Go Festive! The Lanterns at Chester Zoo 2019

#ad [press trip] If you’re a regular to my blog and social channels then you’ll already know that we are huge fans of Wild Rumpus. They have been responsible for providing some truly magical memories for our family (at Timber Festival, Just So Festival and Art on the Run) during the last couple of years.…

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See Santa in Stoke: Christmas 2019

I realise that some of you reading this are already super organised for Christmas and I can say with all certainty that I’m unlikely to ever join your ranks! So far the only Christmas presents I’ve purchased for my boys were disguised and hidden so well that my hubby threw them away…that will teach me,…

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Our Top Festive Finds 2019: Something A Little Bit Different!

We (well, me and the kids…Ben not so much!) love the run up to Christmas, and over the years we’ve discovered some treasures that aren’t your usual run of the mill festive offerings, but something unique that will fill your heart with Christmas cheer! We don’t venture too far (long car journeys with 3 small…

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