• Pumpkins

    October Half Term Spooky Fun at Lulworth Castle

    This October Half Term, The Lulworth Estate in South Dorset’s UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast is hosting an incredible 4 days of ‘Spooky Fun’ at the storybook Lulworth Castle. The event is suitable for the whole family and includes a whole host of imagination-fuelling activities. What’s On at Lulworth Castle? ‘SPOOKY FUN’ EVENT AT LULWORTH CASTLE […]

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  • Study

    How to Get Your Kids Back to School Ready

    Being parents, we all want to do everything we can to help our children succeed in every area of life. One particularly important area we want to help them in their education. With summer winding down and a return to school looming in the not too distant future, it’s important that we do what we […]

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  • Happy family

    Use Aromatherapy to Be Present as Summer Holidays Ends

    This post was made possible by Scentered; a company that offers a unique range of 100% natural, portable Aromatherapy Balms and Candles. Please show your appreciation by visiting their website, and following them on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. For the rest of August, you can enter for a chance to win one of their amazing aromatherapy balms. Look for […]

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  • Horse Riding Lessons

    The one where the Beans start Horse Riding . . .

    As part of our roles as #U18sRaceFree Ambassadors for Great British Racing the children have been invited to take horse riding lessons at a local riding school. Whilst Lillie had a horse riding party when she was 8 years old, the boys have never been on the same side of the fence as a horse […]

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  • Uglydolls

    UGLYDOLLS Giveaway and Activity Sheets

    Unconventionality rules in UGLYDOLLS, the new animated family adventure based on the beloved toy brand. In the adorably different town of Uglyville, the free-spirited Moxy (Kelly Clarkson) and her UglyDolls friends confront what it means to be different, struggle with their desire to be loved, and ultimately discover that you don’t have to be perfect […]

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  • Schools Out

    6 tips to avoiding the summer learning slide!

    It’s just over a week until our schools break up for the Summer holidays and hopefully, the weather will make a turn for the better. Some families will be jetting off whilst others will be enjoying a staycation. Schools Out for Summer Are you a parent, like me, who worries about how much their children […]

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  • Sea Life Birmingham Ascarium

    Braving the Sea Life Ascarium for Halloween

    The Sea Witch has arrived at Sea Life Birmingham and has hidden the secret ingredients for her bewitching potion at the Sea Life Ascarium amongst the weird and wonderful sea creatures. We asked the Beans how brave they were feeling and they declared that the Sea Witch was no match for them. A Spooktacular Event […]

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  • My Pet Pals

    My Pet Pals FREE Summer Workshop at Pets at Home

    The Summer holidays are now in full swing, the weather to date has been mostly brilliant. We enjoyed a lovely week away camping last week and spent lots of time relaxing on the beach. Being the UK though, the weather can’t always be guaranteed so it’s always good to have a couple of backup plans […]

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  • A rollercoaster week of emotions

    When I awoke on Monday morning I had a week spread ahead of me with a few little plans and a long to-do list before the children break up from school on Friday. However, from the moment that I dropped the children to school on Monday morning each day has brought something new which has […]

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