5 Ways To Spend A Summer Evening With The Family

We’re are in the middle of a pretty hot heatwave (or, you know, that thing called summer) at the moment and sometimes, it’s just too hot to go out in the middle of the day. As much as Erin would love to be out playing in the garden or at the park all of the time, it’s just not practical. If you have children that are old enough to stay up maybe that bit later, early evening is a much more comfortable time to be outside. Here are 5 ways to spend a summer evening with the family: Play in

Exploring The Great Outdoors With Chipmunk Foortwear

I’m not sure how I managed it but Erin is such an outdoorsy kind of girl. She hates being stuck indoors and I think she would be out in the garden even if it was chucking it down with rain and especially if it was full of snow. Erin really loves it when the weather finally turns nice as I always like to have the back door open and we can go outside to play as much as she likes. We also go to the park a lot more which she is a big fan of. One of the problems

How To Get Children Interested In Gardening

It looks like spring is finally on its way and the bad weather is nearly behind us. Erin loves being outside and would probably spend most of her time outside if she could get away with it. Last month, before the snow came, I attempted to get some new grass seed down and Erin was so interested in what I was doing. This got me thinking about how to get children interested in gardening. I think it’s really important to let children explore and get dirty and this is something Erin is really good at. Erin’s nursery play outside most

How To Prepare Your Garden For Spring

Now that the Beast From The East is firmly behind us I think we can finally start looking forwards towards spring. One thing I love the most about spring is being able to get out in the garden again. I really miss spending time in the garden over winter but unfortunately, the rain destroys a large part of our lawn if we walk on it too much. There will be a lot of people in the same position as me so I thought I’d share some tips on how to prepare your garden for spring. Clear The Weeds Giving your

Making The Most Of Winter With Dry Kids

Erin is an outdoor girl. A few years ago I would have laughed had you told me any child of mine would grow up loving the outdoors and exploring. However, moving to Norfolk certainly changed who I am and now I want to be out there with her. I’ll still scream at a wasp or bee but I’m much better than I used to be. The problem with having a child who loves to be outside is that they want to do that whether it’s warm, cold, snowing or raining. They don’t care! Luckily, Erin was sent a a great set