Family hobbies

  • Shopping trips with children

    Shopping trips with children

    It’s safe to say that children and supermarkets don’t really mix. All too often we’ve come across toddlers have a tantrum in the middle of the aisle, closely followed by an incredibly embarrassed parent, trying desperately to defuse the situation without attracting even more attention to their screaming child. Whether it’s because you put your

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    10 Tips For A Happy Home

    10 Tips For A Happy Home

    The way we populate, decorate and think about the space we inhabit can seriously affect our mood. The colours we choose, the things we place in our immediate environment and our attitude towards our home can leave us feeling bright and inspired, or gloomy and sad. If your home space would benefit from a little

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    How to bag a charity shop bargain

    How to bag a charity shop bargain

    For years charity shops suffered the kind of reputation that meant many people wouldn’t be seen dead in one, never mind admit to wearing something they’d found there. But these days it’s positively chic to dress yourself in charity shop finds – and the bigger the bargain the better! But bagging a great bargain can

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    Cheap school holiday fun

    Cheap school holiday fun

    The school summer holidays are now upon us and the thought of keeping the kids entertained for six to seven whole weeks can have parents tearing their hair out. Fret not though, as we’ve come up with some ideas for cheap and cheerful school holiday fun. Go out to play One of the wonders of

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    Eating out without breaking the bank

    Eating out without breaking the bank

    Sometimes it’s nice to go out for dinner as a special treat or even just because you don’t fancy cooking. But it can be expensive, especially if the kids are eating with you too. However, it is possible to dine out without breaking the bank, you just need to plan your outing before you set

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    Sun care for babies and children

    Sun care for babies and children

    Summer is finally with us and with it we’ll hopefully see lots of sunshine. It’s great to spend time outdoors when the weather’s nice and to do so healthily means taking care of our skin. Babies and children’s skin is particularly sensitive and so needs extra protection against the sun’s harmful rays. Why do kids

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