School holiday activities

  • Keeping your pet entertained on long journeys

    Keeping your pet entertained on long journeys

    If you’re planning a holiday in the UK or off to visit relatives in another area, taking your pet with you seems like a bit of a no-brainer. Not only do you avoid having to pay kennel or cattery fees, the furriest member of your family gets to enjoy the break too. However, long car

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    dogs killed on the road

    The health benefits Of Owning A Dog

    Owning a dog is one of the most rewarding responsibilities you can take on. These lovable, loyal, furry creatures can bring such joy into your world. From the moment your first dog joins your family you will wonder how you ever lived without one. And the benefits go far beyond the general sense of happiness

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    Getting children involved with nature

    Getting children involved with nature

    If you’re looking to encourage your child away from the games console and into the great outdoors, then a nature project could be just the thing. As well as getting fresh air, educating about wildlife and having fun, a nature project can be a great way to spend quality time with the kids. Here are

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    Outdoor Winter activities for kids

    Outdoor Winter activities for kids

    Fresh, clear outdoor air is the perfect antidote to the centrally-heated lethargy that creeps up on you over winter. With our immune systems working super-hard to keep winter nasties at bay, exercise is more important than ever during this chilly season. It’s time to prise the kids away from the sofa for a while and

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    Layering clothes to keep warm in Winter

    Layering clothes to keep warm in Winter

    Throwing on an extra jumper to get warm in winter is nothing new. But those clever outdoor clothing manufacturers have taken ‘layering’ to another level and turned the humble act of keeping warm into a technical art form. To outdoor enthusiasts this is old news. For years they have been shelling out good money for

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    Is Your Child A Brat

    Dealing with bad behaviour in public

    Before we have children or if you never have them, seeing a child behave badly in public often gives rise to the thought “I would never let my child behave like that!” followed by a look of disapproval. But then when you do have them and they misbehave in public, thoughts often transfer to “oh

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