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How to Pack More In Your Car!

How to Pack More In Your Car!

Travelling with kids usually involves stuff…a lot of stuff! Nappies, stroller, toys, travel highchairs…all that paraphernalia that you’d never even heard of a few years back! Suddenly, the people carrier that looked massive in the showroom is now looking more like a Nissan Micra! When […]

Amiens with Kids – the practically perfect city!

Amiens with Kids – the practically perfect city!

Amiens, Little Venice of the North   We first discovered this beautiful little city while exploring a route in the book Back Roads France. Since then, it has become one if our favourite French stop-overs as we journey further south.   We stayed in an Airbnb […]

What are Brocantes?

What are Brocantes?

Brocantes Drive anywhere in France during the summer and you’re pretty much guaranteed to see posters advertising a local brocante. But, what are brocantes? The word brocantes comes from the French verb “brocanter” which means “to deal in second-hand goods”. They’re not your usual carboot […]

How To Make a Lego Travel Tin

How To Make a Lego Travel Tin

Leo had this cute Lego travel tin for his third birthday…he loves superheroes! It’s also the perfect way to introduce him to small Lego! It’s really handy for playing with at the kitchen table (away from his little brother) and taking away on holiday with […]

10 Outdoor Adventure Essentials…you need with toddlers!

10 Outdoor Adventure Essentials…you need with toddlers!

We love spending time outdoors but having two energetic little boys means that there’s often little time to get organised! Out trips are always more successful if we remember to pack our backpack with some essentials that make the day a lot more comfortable. This is what […]

Is Your Sunscreen Harming The Ocean?

Is Your Sunscreen Harming The Ocean?

Sunscreen Pollution – We’ve all heard about how plastics are destroying our oceans but what about our sunscreen? Most sunscreens contain chemicals that are harmful to marine life and it doesn’t just enter the water when you go for a swim! Each year around 14,000 tons of […]

Travelling Essentials: For When Kids Get Sick

Travelling Essentials: For When Kids Get Sick

Our nearly three year old usually spends his holidays running around happily pretending to be Spiderman with anyone that’ll join in. Today however he’s in bed. The sun is beaming through the windows of our lakeside cabin in Bluestone, Pembrokeshire…and we’re stuck indoors. We’ve been […]

French Baby Toys and Books – Introducing French To Babies and Toddlers Through Play

French Baby Toys and Books – Introducing French To Babies and Toddlers Through Play

Best French Baby Toys and Books… A while ago I wrote about learning a new language as a family. Toys and games are an excellent way to introduce a language to babies and toddlers. I thought I’d be a bit more specific about some of […]