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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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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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Jo Jo Maman Bebe Sun Hat and Ponchos

JoJo Flap Sunhat Having never taken a child abroad before I was keen to ensure that my baby was going to be well protected from the sun at all times. She was kept in the shade the majority of the time, but we didn’t want to miss out on the opportunity …

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Suntan Lotion for Kids

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? I think suntan lotion is such a personal choice and people use different types for different reasons so I asked some of …

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Travel Tips for Car Journeys
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Top Tips For Car Journeys With Children

Are we nearly there yet???? As we have family spread across the country, our children have been taken on long car journeys from being tiny. It’s just part of life for us, every couple of months to strap everyone into the car and travel 5+ hours. We’ve regularly been told …

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What are the best shoes to wear to Disney
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Best Shoes to Wear to Disney

Question: Best shoes to wear to Disney? Answer: Comfortable ones! This is one of those posts that isn’t the most exciting of posts, but if you don’t get it right it can make or break your holiday.  On most holidays if you get a new pair of shoes (and who …

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10,400 mAh battery capacity, Portable, rugged, shockproof and water-resistant., Will charge most smart phones up to 8 times and most Tablets up to 5 times., Super Fast Power Up, Designed to work in any environment, Flexible
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Travel Tips: Portable Power Pack Ventura PB60

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again.  One of our essentials for travelling with toddlers is the iPad. 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 …

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Disney - Plan it! Wing it at your peril!
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Disney with Kids – Plan it! Wing it at your peril!

I planned Disney obsessively before we went. It’s safe to say that I’m not someone that usually ‘wings it’ at the best of times but I knew from experience that Disney was not one of the things to just rock up and enjoy! It should be, it’s the most magical …

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How to Save Money at Disney
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6 Ways to Save Money at Disney with Kids

One of the things I was really conscious of before we travelled to Disney was the fact that we had already spent a lot of money (a lot!).   I had booked some pretty expensive character breakfasts and lunches (best not remind hubby of that!) and I didn’t want to spend …

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Baby Wearing at Disney
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Baby Wearing at Disney

Whilst I’ve been researching touring Walt Disney World I’ve been listening to lots of podcasts and reading lots of tips about travelling with little ones and children.  One tip that comes up time and time again is Baby Wearing. As the parks are busy and lots and lots of people …

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