School holiday activities

  • Gardens to visit this summer

    Summer is officially on its way and what better way to spend a sunny day than wandering around a colourful garden? Luckily for us, here in the UK there are loads of gardens happy to welcome members of the public. Here’s our pick of some of our favourites. Botanic Gardens – Glasgow It can be

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    Finding childcare whilst on holiday

    Finding childcare whilst on holiday

    Family holidays are great and they’re what we all look forward to, but even on a family holiday mum and dad might want the odd night out or day trip somewhere where, catching up with the adult side of life. But how? Trusty Nana and Granddad are back in blighty along with Aunty Susan, so

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    Guides And Scouts

    Guides And Scouts

    The scout and guiding movements in the UK often come in for a bit of stick. The mocking sound of ‘Dib Dib Dib’ hangs in the air, as supposed grown-ups snigger behind their hands. But you speak to virtually anyone who has been involved in these groups; the overwhelming response is one of enthusiasm and

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    Activities for kids with ADHD

    Activities for kids with ADHD

    Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often struggle to concentrate during the long school day and so when school is over – or at the weekend – it can be refreshing to do something fun yet challenging that doesn’t involve sitting still for so long. Kids with ADHD generally thrive on routine so it

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    Is Camping still a cheap option

    Is Camping still a cheap option

    Back in the day, budget camping was a given. You could sling a tent and sleeping bag on your back, or into the boot of your car, secure in the knowledge that the British countryside was littered with cheap campsites ready to welcome you. Follow up with a pub meal or Pot Noodle and then

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    Are We being Too Clean

    Are We Too Clean?

    Earlier this month researchers in Belgium suggested that the use of bleach as a cleaning product could actually cause more harm to children’s health than it prevents. In a study involving more than 9,000 schoolchildren from Spain, the Netherlands and Finland, researchers concluded that a 20% increase in risk of flu and a 35% higher

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