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Travel Tips: Proof of Excuse Selfie!

Now I have kids I am late more than I have ever been before. I mean actually late, not just five minutes late. I never thought it would happen to me as I was always someone who was early for an appointment rather than even on time. But somehow it …

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Ultimate Packing List for Walt Disney World with Under 5's
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Ultimate Packing List for Walt Disney World and Beyond with Under 5’s

We like lists in the Mini Travellers household. We created an Ultimate Packing List for Travelling Abroad with Your Baby earlier this year and a Skiing packing list last year and for Our 14 day Walt Disney World and beyond trip I have created another!  Primarily I created this for me, to make …

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Renting Your Home with AirBnb – What Really Happens!

What really happens when you rent your home out with Airbnb? Queue very funny story by Ailsa who has sent in this guest post! When my husband announced he had been researching about Airbnb and that it seemed a perfect way to supplement our holidays and get someone to house/pet-sit, I …

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5 Favourite Travel Games for Kids

We love a travel game here at Mini Travellers HQ. We are away a lot and often need to pack a few small things in a small bag to entertain the kids.  I’ve put together a list of our favourites to take away on holiday wherever that may be.  So …

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Travel Tips: Travall Guard to Keep Your Kids Safe

Let’s face it, for most of us, there are enough pressures in everyday family life, without having to worry about the safety of our kids when they’re with us in the car. Obviously, there are things which you have to consider when out on the road, whether that’s a weekend …

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Disney Princess Luggage and Games

What could make three girls day more, than a delivery of pink Disney Princess themed luggage and games? This is what happened the day before our trip to Greece and previously packed rucksacks were unpacked and discarded in favour of these SAMBRO Disney Princess themed wheely bags. The initial plus …

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Sofitel at Heathrow Terminal 5

The night before our trip to Greece with Simpson Travel we stayed overnight at the Sofitel at London Heathrow.  Since we have had the girls we have never travelled to London (4 hours away) preferring to fly from Manchester or Liverpool. However a brief discussion with the team at Simpsons …

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Travel Tips: Garnier Easy Peasy Kids Range
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Travel Tips: Garnier Ambre Solaire Easy Peasy Kids Suncream Review

One of the questions I get asked a lot is what suntan lotion do my kids use when we are on holiday and what ones do we recommend? It is a fundamental fact of parenting that putting sun tan cream on children involves tears and comments such as ‘Do I have …

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Travel Tips: Pipity Activity Sets

We’ve just returned from a rather wonderful Villa Holiday in Greece. As we were travelling with Simpson Travel and BA, we had a very large baggage allowance, and actually took quite a lot of kids games with us; however that’s not always an option. When we fly to Cyprus in October …

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4 Tips for Camping with Kids

1. Choose your Tent Wisely Sizing up makes for a more comfortable experience,  especially on rainy days.  For 4 of you consider a 6 man tent (you can stand up in) and for a family of 5, try an 8 man tent. The extra space is invaluable for the amount clothes/toys/food you need …

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Is the Pacapod Hastings the Perfect Changing Bag?

When planning for our son to arrive in 2012 I spent a lot of time looking at changing bags… which one offered the best storage? Which one looked the nicest? And which one was the ‘one to have’?! That’s when I came across the Pacapod range. It was new onto …

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Ten Things I didn't know about camping with kids
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Ten Things I Didn’t Know About Camping With Kids

1. My kids can sleep past 7.30am without black out blinds! Letting them run wild in a field until 11pm clearly helps! 2. You can’t eat too many pork based products in one weekend. Ribs, kebabs, sausages, bacon, burgers – you get the idea. 3. It is possible to have …

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Travel Tips: Chicco Lullago Crib

We took our 5 week old baby to Spain last week! “What!” Everyone said, “you must be mad!”, but in actual fact a new born is pretty easy to travel with, especially if you are breast feeding and don’t have to worry about preparing bottles, because they sleep a lot …

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10 Top Tips for Travelling with Children

Travelling can be stressful at the best of times but when you take your children on holiday with you that pressure can be magnified tenfold. No matter what your mode of transport is – plane, train or car – keeping the kids happy while you concentrate on getting from A …

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Travel Tips: Mister Maker Craft Boxes

The Mister Maker craft boxes by toucanBOX are a small but perfectly formed resource which, once you subscribe, arrives in the post, small enough to fit through your letter box. A little smaller than a piece of A4 paper and invitingly decorated, the box is tightly packed with all you …

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Travel Tips: Contact Lenses Delivered Abroad!

When I was younger and I went on holiday I didn’t worry too much about how much I was wearing my lenses or my glasses, and as I only really had to worry about getting up and sleeping/reading a book by the pool I didn’t need to worry about seeing …

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Konfidence Baby Swim Products

Do I have confidence in the Konfidence Baby Swim product brand? Silly question: you bet I do! Here are some of the fabulous products that I sampled during our trip to Puerto Soller, Majorca: Konfidence Aquanappy This aquanappy comes in 9 different designs (we went for the oh-so-sweet strawberry one) …

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Travel Tips: Juice Weekender Powerbank

An essential for travelling with toddlers is in my opinion the iPad/Tablet. We have embraced it.  It works.   It keeps them and us sane on a long journey: but what do you do if you get in the car and the iPad isn’t charged or you have done a long journey …

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Amazonas Ring Sling
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Travel Tips: Amazonas Ring Sling

Baby Wearing!  With my first child (now 6!) I had never even heard of the term ‘baby wearing’. However, 5 years on, pregnant with my second, the phrase seemed to be popping up everywhere! When my best friend presented me with a gift of a Moby Wrap when my little …

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3 in 1 All Weather Protector
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NSA 3-in-1 All Weather Protector

Our week away in Majorca was set to be sunny. Yey! Time to try out the NSA 3-in-1 All Weather Protector. This product’s marketing material boasts that it is compatible with most car seats and travel systems. Well, it certainly worked with our MaxiCosi car seat and, honestly, it is …

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Stokke PramPack Review

Decisions, decisions. It can be so difficult to know what to take on your holidays as an adult (will I look totally ridiculous pushing a pram along the beach-front promenade in stilettos*?!), let alone what to take for your baby. One thing I was not leaving behind for our week …

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Travel Tips: Midi Flyte Scooter

The Midi Flyte case scooter is the newest toy from travel brand Flyte. The exciting case scooter combines travel and play to turn every journey into an adventure. Available in five fun designs, Midi Flyte is perfect for bold and adventurous youngsters, whether it’s a jaunt to the park, a …

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Smoothies on the Go

Ninja® regards themselves as a pioneer in innovative kitchen appliances, wanting to ensure that even the busiest household can eat fresh and well.  Well with 3 girls permanently on the go we certainly pass the busy household test and I have wanted to find an easier and quicker way to …

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Travel Tips: Solar Buddies

Solar Buddies have been designed as roll-on, mess free and reusable sunscreen applicators.   Invented by two South Wales mothers who were worried about how their children would be able to independently apply sunscreen in school to protect themselves from the sun, so they decided to do something about it. I …

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