How To Pack For A Haven Holiday When You Don’t Drive

Being a family that doesn’t drive means that some holiday destinations are quite hard for us to get to or it means we can’t take everything we would possibly need. You may have read some of our posts recently about our holiday to Haven in Caister-on-Sea and to get here, we had to take the bus. Luckily, we are able to get a bus 5 minutes from our house and it dropped us right outside Haven. If it had been further away, we might have struggled. As Haven is a self catering holiday park I thought I’d try to be

5 Tips For Moving House Stress Free

When you make the decision to move house, whether that be somewhere rented or bought, it is a pretty massive job. I remember when John and I moved into the house we live in now and I was so stressed because of everything that needed doing. My brother in law is due to move quite soon so I thought it would be a good idea to share some tips for moving house stress free! Lists are your best friend I am, and have always been, a big fan of lists. If a task seems too much to handle and you

How To Pack For A Family Holiday Abroad

I don’t know about you but when it comes to sorting out a family holiday, I’m the one that does most things. This is a bit of me being a bit of a control freak and a bit of fear of us forgetting something important. On our last holiday to Center Parcs, I managed to forget clothes for myself because I was so stressed. The clothes I forgot to take were sat in a pile upstairs in our bedroom, ticked off the list but not in the case. I had to squeeze into a couple of my sister’s jumpers all

Travel Essentials For The Whole Family

In just a few days we will be going on our first family holiday abroad and I am so excited it’s unreal. Going abroad seems to be a much bigger operation that staying somewhere in the UK because there’s a lot more than you need to take with you. I do the packing in our house just so I can have the peace of mind of knowing we have everything we need. I like to make lists and John would pack last minute if he had his way so it works out well for us. To help others in a

The Big Change: Preparing Your Kids For A New Home

Moving to a new home is a big step for everyone. Your concerns might seem a lot grander in scale than your child’s, but that doesn’t mean theirs are any less valid. They will have fears and concerns that can make the whole experience a negative one. But there’s a lot you can do to change their viewpoint and help them see the silver linings. Visit it beforehand If the new home is entirely alien to them, then it’s easy to see how it might be something to fear. The first time they see it, it will be a big,