Archive for March, 2016

Review: The Outdoors Project – Kid rated

Keeping the kids busy in the school holidays is a challenge. It’s easy to resort to screen time if you don’t have anything planned and they are driving you crazy. Imagine how delighted I was when my 10 and 6-year-old were invited to check out The Outdoors Project holiday club in Brighton for the day and burn off some excess energy.

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Funk The Format Festival is coming Brighton

funk the family festival BrightonLast year we checked out Funk The Family Festival right on our doorstep in Brighton (well Hove actually). Part of England’s largest arts festival, Brighton Fringe, the one day family event was a huge success and is back again this May Bank Holiday with a new addition.

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Taming the tantrum – one glitter shake at a time

As a parent, learning how to effectively discipline your kids can be pretty tough. The mind jar glitter shaker can be a great solution because your child will begin to associate it with a time to relax and calm down.

Listen to me. What an expert! We actually tried a mind jar for a while when my youngest was 3 but the tantrums in this house got so bad it was hurled against the wall. (By my daughter, not me)

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Earth Hour 2016 19th March 8.30-9.30

For those that don’t know, Earth Hour is this Saturday 19th March.

We will be joining millions of people across the world by turning off the lights for an hour at 8.30. (I might even manage to turn the WiFi off!)

Will you join us?

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Want to be Chilled in a Field?

Child in a field festivalChilled in a Field has been right at the top of our bucket list for several years now but one thing or another keeps getting in the way. 2016 is going to be our first year to get totally Chilled in a Field!

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Festival safety for teenagers

Glastonbury 1995 teenager at festivalI read an article the other day about top safety tips for teenagers at festivals and got so cross with it I felt I had to have a rant. (Not like me, I know!)

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