Month: August 2018

Best SUP Boards…get out on the water!

Best SUP Boards…get out on the water!

SUP Boards aka Stand Up Paddle Boards Why SUP Boards are Awesome… SUP boards have become the thing to own in recent years. It’s hardly surprising really given that it’s great fun and pretty easy to get the hang of! Fitness. Paddleboarding is great for […]

What Should My Child Know? Targets, activities and why it doesn’t really matter that much!

What Should My Child Know? Targets, activities and why it doesn’t really matter that much!

I want to start by saying that this is difficult for me to write. Assessing children based on a set of criteria is one of the reasons I left my job in Education and why I thought about home schooling even before I had children. […]

The Unexpected Advantages of Being in Another Country With Kids!

The Unexpected Advantages of Being in Another Country With Kids!

OK, I’ll admit I was slightly concered about travelling with our toddlers! Taking our three year old home-bod away from his toys, bedroom and extended family was going to be a nightmare…or so I thought! Nobody Understands Your Kids Where we are currently in rural […]

The Nasty Side of Travelling…

The Nasty Side of Travelling…

We’ve been planning our families adventure for around 7 months and only left home less than a month ago. But in that time we’ve been really surprised by the negativity that we’ve received. Thankfully, we’ve had several positive comments too but it still hurts to be […]

Gifts For Kids Who Love Nature

Gifts For Kids Who Love Nature

Choosing the right gifts for kids who love nature is the perfect way to encourage a connection with the outdoors. It’s so important that a love of nature is encouraged and nurtured from birth. Adults can support their children in their natural environment by providing […]

THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO GET TO FRANCE!

THIS IS THE BEST WAY TO GET TO FRANCE!

So, what’s the best way to get to France? Plane, ferry or train? There are a few modes of transport you can choose to cross the Channel. When we’re heading to France, we almost always book Le Shuttle! We think the Eurotunnel is by far the best […]

A year in france…our first week!

A year in france…our first week!

So, where to start?! Our first week in France has gone by so quickly. It feels kind of like we’ve done nothing and everything all at the same time! By ‘nothing’ I mean we’ve not been totally free to wake up each morning and fully […]

Are you ready for change?

Are you ready for change?

We find it frightening. The bitterness. The sadness. The lack of satisfaction people are getting from being alive. We felt it too. Drudgery. Working. Washing. Cooking. Sleeping. I feel guilty just saying it. Our house is in a beautiful part of West Wales, not far […]