Category Lifestyle

Amazing Family-Friendly Babymoon Ideas

Not that I am jealous of Harry and Meghan and their ultra glam and romantic babymoon or anything, but what do you do if you already have one or two tots in tow and are about to pop out (optimistic as ever!) another? How about a family-friendly babymoon? I am a firm believer that a pre-baby bonding break is an essential requirement of modern family life …budget permitting. After all,

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A Bolthole Review – Wheeldon Trees Farm

Earlier this year we invited ‘BFB’s Parent Panel’ member Kate Staves from everafterwithkids.com to go and check out Baby-Friendly Bolthole; Wheeldon Trees in the Peak District. Here’s a snippet of her review…. ‘Baby Friendly Boltholes is a revelation for parents of young children like us, when they invited us to review a staycation in the Peak District at Wheeldon Trees Farm we couldn’t wait!  Baby Friendly Boltholes carefully select only

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A Bolthole Review: Hyde Paddock

The fabulous Donna from thelondonmum.me and member of our Parent Panel recently took her family to top rated BFB Hyde Paddock in the New Forest. They had quite the adventure! Check out her review below; ”It doesn’t matter how much you prepare, when you travel with children there’s usually something of importance that you forget or you just can’t fit into your luggage. I wrote a post recently over on

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22 Things to Do With Kids on a Rainy Day

It can be difficult coming up with new and innovative ways to keep the family entertained when it’s raining outside. You already know the cinema and bowling alley will be heaving and the local soft play centre is every parent’s idea of torture. But what else is there to do? Well we’ve put our thinking cap on for you. Here are 22 child-friendly things to do, whatever the weather. At

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Packing for the Beach with your Family

Snowballs & Sandcastles: Packing for the Beach with your Family   The sand between their toes, kids either love it or hate it! Either way, taking our children to the beach is a great place to reveal their innocence and wonder, as they spend hours building castles and digging moats. We talk to Andrea Astbury (founder of family-travel inspired store of Snowballs + Sanscastles) to get her tips on packing

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11 Family Travel Products To Change Your Life

11 Family Travel Products To Change Your Life   The family-friendly villa’s booked, travel insurance sorted, adventures are waiting… Now you’ve just got to survive the journey with the kids in tow. Deep breaths, it can be done. And dare we say it, travelling with little people alongside can even be fun! Here are 11 travel products to help along the way:   Keeping them entertained Journey Play Prompts        £12.00

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10 Things to do with Toddlers in West Wales This Winter

10 Things to do with Toddlers in West Wales This Winter   If you’re like us, the bitter winter weather won’t stop you getting out and having an adventure! If you’re heading to West Wales this winter, here’s a round-up of 10 things to do with your toddler come rain or shine: Welly walks at Pemprey Country Park – Carmarthenshire Wrap up warm and get ready to toddler though the

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How To Have A Relaxing Self-Catering Getaway With Kids

How To Have A Relaxing Self-Catering Getaway With Kids Spontaneous weekend away with just a single piece of hand luggage? Not anymore. Now a double-sided packing list and three days to sort the case are more likely. Thankfully, we’re pros at stylish family travel and know being prepared will cut down on family stress – and both baby and parent meltdowns! Here’s how to have a relaxing self-catering getaway with

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A Bolthole Review; Woodlands Manor Farm

Leading lifestyle blogger and mum of three Kerry Villers reviews Baby-Friendly Bolthole, Woodlands Manor Farm in Cornwall. Find out more about her trip below; At the beginning of December, we were very lucky to be invited by Baby Friendly Boltholes to stay at one of their properties in Cornwall. I was thrilled, one because who wouldn’t be, and two because I’ve wanted to visit Cornwall for forever and a day! If you haven’t

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Inside Dairy Cottage

When you’re holidaying with children it’s crucial your property feels like a home-from-home the whole family can relax in. We take a closer look at the gorgeous Dairy Cottage – tranquil, luxurious, and well-located for a week of New Forest fun! Hi Cheryl, thanks for offering up your time to tell us more about the gorgeous Dairy Cottage, Hampshire. Tell us, what’s the story behind your property? We bought the

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