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Tag: children

Baby groups. Two words that can send the fear of God into some mums, at the same time as filling others with glee. Okay, glee might not be QUITE the right word – I’m not entirely sure I’ve ever felt

  WE’VE all seen it, those cute pics of a toddler ‘cradling’ their newborn sibling propped on the settee with a million cushions behind them. Yep, definitely one for the family album, or even a giant frame on the wall?

LET’S be honest, there’s no such thing as a holiday when you have young children. I mean it’s just same shit different location, isn’t it? It’s not an actual BREAK. Having three boys under the age of three (hands full,

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

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

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