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Making Parking at Heathrow Easier with Kids

Going on a trip with your kids is one of the most pleasant experiences you’ll ever have to go through in life. You check out the best destinations, book flights months in advance, and come up with an itinerary the whole family will enjoy. The world offers a lot of …

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Travel Tips: Kids UV Combi Wetsuits

We recently went to Portugal at February Half Term.  This first place we stayed Martinhal Quinta did not have a heated pool so I knew we needed something to keep my eldest warm in the pool.  I know that sounds a little mean, but my younger two are not quite …

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Travel Tips: The Kiddy Smartfix

The importance of using the right car seats can never be overlooked.  Whether you are using the car for a day trip, a holiday or just a trip to the shops, it is important to keep your children as safe as they can be.  We all know this, but for …

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Two Day Magic Kingdom Touring Plan for Princess Lovers

This Touring Plan has been designed to take into account the fact that we have small children (Under 5’s) and Grandparents with us who will not want to cross the park very often to get from ride to ride. It also takes into account the fact that we have two days …

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Life’s Good at the Beach with Sunuva

We were in Portugal over Half Term at Martinhal Quinta and Sagres and we got the opportunity to try out some of Sunuva’s new Spring/Summer 2016 collection. I fell in love with Sunuva’s swimwear last year in Greece when I worked out that I could keep the girls safe in …

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Fun in the Sun with Platypus Australia

Mini Travellers has teamed up with PLATYPUS AUSTRALIA to offer one lucky reader a chance to win a Bikini and UPF50+ Sun Jacket for girls aged 2-8. The bikini has really fabulous shorts with it and the zip up top ensures they can stay warm if it’s a little chilly, …

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Travel Tips: Skip Hop Travel Products

When the lovely people at Skip Hop asked if we would like to use some of their travel products on our recent Half Term holiday I didn’t hesitate.  I have seen kids with these beautiful backpacks in the past and knew my girls would love them.  I also wanted to …

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Why You Should Fly From Liverpool Airport

Today we flew Easyjet to Faro from Liverpool John Lennon Airport. We live on the Wirral so Liverpool Airport is only 40 minutes from us but even if it is slightly further away for you, here is why I would recommend a flight from there. 1. Whilst it has increased …

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Travel Tips: Slumbersac Travel Wrap Review 

Baby. Check. Changing bag. Check. Food for baby. Check. Blanket. Check. Hat for baby in this freezing weather. Fail. Epic fail if I forget both blanket and hat.   There is so much baby cr@p (sometimes in the most literal sense!) to remember as a Mummy or Daddy, it is no …

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10 Reasons You Should Travel Abroad with a Baby

If you are thinking of booking a summer holiday with a baby, don’t put it off! Here are ten reasons why you should definitely book that holiday abroad if you have a new baby: It does not get easier to fly with them when they become toddlers, do not be fooled. …

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Travel Tips: 7 AM Enfant Car Seat Wrap

Ok, so I am going to be truthful. For ages, I didn’t know that you weren’t supposed to put your baby in a snowsuit or a bulky jacket in their car seat. I thought that they would be lovely, snuggly and warm and, if you had a little munchkin like …

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Travel Tips: Koo-di iPad Holder

The Koo-di iPad Holder is designed to keep little ones entertained in the car. You strap it to the headrest, open the top and pop the iPad in.  It gives you free access to all the power ports, volume controls and headphone jacks.  Just like that you have hands free …

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Travel Tips: Trespass Casual Boots

These boots are possibly the most comfortable pair of boots I have ever had and I love them! Recently I have changed my life a little bit (from lawyer to blogger/freelancer) so I am now able to spend more time with the girls and I do the school run every …

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Travel Tips: Britax KIDFIX II XP SICT

The importance of using the right car seats can never be overlooked.  Whether you are using the car for a day trip, a holiday or just a trip to the shops, it is important to keep your children as safe as they can be.  We all know this, but for …

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10 Things You Really Don’t Want to Hear on a Flight With Your Toddler

Ten things that if you hear on a flight with your toddlers might make you want to cry. I have heard them all… Mummy I think I need a wee, right now… Mummy I am going to be sick…. Mummy that man sitting there looks really really fat doesn’t he …

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Travel Tips: Joie Every Stage Car Seat

The importance of using the right car seats can never be overlooked.  Whether you are using the car for a day trip, a holiday or just a trip to the shops, it is important to keep your children as safe as they can be.  We all know this, but for …

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Travel Tips: February Fashion

At February Half term we are all off to Martinhal in Portugal for four nights. I have been brave/a little tight and not booked luggage, so we will need to pack light and only take hand luggage. We have never done this before! So I’ve decided I need to wear …

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Ultimate 14 Day Walt Disney World Trip Plan with Kids

It won’t be news to regular readers that we visited Orlando in April 2016 with our three little girls  (then aged 5, 4 and 4) and their Grandparents too. I spent ages deciding where to visit and when; and an equally long time deciding where to stay.  I found the whole …

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Toddler Travel Essentials

When we first went away with our 6 month old to a family friendly cottage in the Cotswolds, we took absolutely everything with us.  We didn’t need to have done, the place contained everything we needed, but the car was packed to the rafters and we even packed a jumperoo!! Looking …

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Muddy Pirates on Hoylake Beach

Just before Christmas we had taken a lovely walk out to Hilbre Island on a really sunny but cold day. Half way out to the Island we realised that one of the kids boots had split and were leaking, and another pair were just too short to stand up to …

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8 Tips on Flying Whilst Pregnant

There are so many articles about whether or not you should fly when you are pregnant and this isn’t designed to be one of those articles.  You can find some guidance on the question of if you should or you shouldn’t fly and at what point of your pregnancy here on the …

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Three Drinking Bottles for Kids That Actually Work

We take drinks and picnics everywhere with us on our day trips and holidays. One reason for this is to save money but the main reason is because we only need to get in the car and my girls decide they need a drink or a snack, it’s like a …

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Travel Tips: ZFrame 8 Wheel 360 Degree Technology Case

We have been lucky enough over the last few months to try out some really good luggage.  We have tested these gorgeous blue Z Frame suitcases and this swanky Constellation Luggage but when these new cases came from ZFrame I was really very very impressed.  As everyone will appreciate with the average …

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Travel Tips: Slumbersac

I have been using baby sleeping bags ever since my eldest was born 8 years ago. I love the simplicity of them and the lack of worry about blankets ending up over faces or kicked off. The Slumbersac has taken this one step further and also includes sleeves, which I’ve not …

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