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Remember The Other Half’s reaction to the news of twins? “We’re going to need a bigger car”. Typical male thought, I’d say. And a totally reasonable one at that, if not slightly devoid of emotion, but I’ll let him have

Remember those days when you would pick up your bag, phone and keys – and walk straight out the front door? Are those days really gone forever the second you have kids? We’ve all seen the Michael McIntyre sketch about

Is there anything worse than a teething baby? Really? All that dribble, those sore hands they seem to be intent on shoving down their throats and the sopping wet clothes. Oh and the fact they’re probably in a considerable amount

The last holiday I went on with my parents was to Dorset, at the age of 15. Fast forward  21 years, and it seemed quite fitting that when we invited Mum and Dad to join us on a week’s break,

I’ve just been on a ‘mumoliday’. No, I didn’t know what one was either – but I can now highly recommend it. Apparently this rising phenomenon of a ‘mumoliday’ or ‘mumcation’ is when Mums holiday together with friends, Dads are

New babies mean no sleep, right? Wrong. New babies plus older children mean no sleep. Okay so not many of us ever managed to ‘sleep when the baby sleeps’ with our firstborn, but dammit, I wish I bloody had done.

WHAT do you do when you want a foreign holiday but the thought of taking your 13-month-old son on a plane is pretty much your worst nightmare? You remember Plymouth is home to Brittany Ferries, and you hop over to

    “You must be Thomas? Do you want to go and find our friendly crocodile?” were hardly the first words I expected to hear as I walked into a luxury hotel. But this welcome from the friendly, vibrant receptionist

IF you’re looking for a week away jam packed with family-friendly activities, you really don’t need to go very far. Right here in our beautiful region there is so much to do with young children, we decided to head over

ANY holiday to Cornwall must involve pasties, as far as I’m concerned. Those are the rules. So to find five warm homemade ones on the table of our holiday house on arrival was definitely a good start to our week