Category: Travelling with Children

keeping the kids cool on a summer road trip

Keeping the Kids Cool on a Summer Road Trip

Keeping the Kids Cool on a Summer Road Trip A summer road trip can be a fantastic way to save money on your summer holiday. Many people with school-aged kids couldn’t possibly afford to travel abroad in the school holidays.  So often breaks away in this country are our only chance to spend some quality […]

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long term travel with a family

Is Long Term Travel Possible With A Family?

Is long term travel possible with a family?  Of Course it is! Many of us dream of quitting work, renting out the family home and taking off to explore the world for more than just a week or two. It is a step that so many parents would love to take, but the thought of […]

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Smart Mummy Holiday Packing

Have you ever got everything ready for a family holiday, felt pretty proud of yourself and then arrived at your destination to find that the children have 3 million outfit options whilst you have 3 pairs of tatty shorts, no knickers and T Shirts that don’t match?  I have!  I am often so busy making […]

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Helpful Tips for Road Trips with Kids

In times gone by a road trip was something fun to look forward to.  An adventure to be filled with snacks, chatting and singing loudly to Take That.  Now that we have 4 kids to consider it could be the stuff of nightmares and yet every year for the past 4 years we have piled […]

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How to manage camping with small children

Camping with small children sounds like a nightmare, but it is doable and can even be fun!  When you bring small children along with you to a new environment, their minds can have trouble adapting to all of the new and novel things that they experience and this can produce a child a very tired […]

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Top Tips for travelling with babies and toddlers

If you are planning on flying off somewhere exotic this summer then firstly I am jealous and can I come? Secondly don’t panic travelling with babies and toddlers doesn’t have to be a total nightmare. You can still kick back and enjoy the view – well at least at nap time.  It might just take […]

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travelling with kids stuff you need

Stuff you need when travelling with kids

Last week I wrote about family packing and shared some of the slightly more unusual things (CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS) that I bring when we are going on holiday including the Nespresso – I know bonkers! Anyway I do also, believe it or not, bring some sensible stuff that over the years has helped me when […]

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Family Holiday Packing

When you are a family of 6 you never pack light, but it is probably the most organised I am all year. Despite the fact that we typically only go to France and they have shops there, I pack like we are going on a military exercise to a remote desert location…. I think that’s […]

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Double Buggy Review by a mummy

DOUBLE BUGGY REVIEW I have now had 4 different double buggies and am considering a fifth and final one.  The double buggy (double stroller for our American friends) has become like a new pair of shoes to me.  I don’t need the fancy shoes anymore as I don’t go out much.  So I have transferred […]

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Tips for flying with kids

Flying with kids

We finally braved flying with kids recently… in fact we had no choice as my sister was getting married abroad. I had flown many times when we had one or two children, but this time it was with all four.  I had planned to wait until they were all old enough to carry their own […]

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