Days out

  • Taking children to museums and gallerys

    The idea of visiting a museum with small children might seem like a bad idea on the face of it. The thought of being shushed at, disapproved of and generally made to feel like interlopers can be too much to bear. But why should art lovers and museophiles, who are also parents, have to give

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    Planning a holiday with a large family

    All holidays need a degree of planning if they are to run smoothly, but when your vacation party is super-sized, dusting off those project management skills is a must. It’s common sense really – the more people you have to accommodate, the more complicated life becomes. Follow these tips on planning a holiday with a

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    Top Free or Cheap Family Activites by YOU!

    In one of our recent competitions, we asked you what ideas and activities you do for free or that cost very little, that keep the kids entertained. We were overwhelmed with the amount of fantastic imaginative ideas you came up with, so here they are, all courtesy of you! Out and About ‘We go to

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    Making the most of Winter

    So even though we’ve just headed through mid winter and our days are now slowly getting lighter and longer, January and February can be very difficult months of each year to navigate through with many people feeling restricted and constrained by cold, bleak weather and low energy levels. Rather than fighting this situation and trying

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    Mothers day

    Why do we celebrate Mother’s Day? This year, Sunday 30th March will mark the day when people all over the country will treat their mother’s to presents, flowers and lie-ins. The annual tradition of Mothers Day spans back centuries and is thought to have its origins with the ancient Greeks and Romans, although its presence

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    A mans guide to dressing for a wedding

    Weddings they are all about the girls aren’t they? What will the bride be wearing? What will the mother of the bride be wearing? Will the mother of the groom attempt to steal anyone’s thunder? This is how many of us girls think regarding a pending wedding but what do the men think? Do they

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