With autumn on the way it’s all too easy to get stuck inside with your kids, so here are 7 simple ways to get toddlers outdoors.
The thing that scared me most about becoming a dad was that I’d become boring and stop doing all the stuff that made my life fun. Turns out the opposite is true – I’ve become a big kid and rediscovered so many things I’d forgotten I loved!
The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch sounds simple. All you need to do is sit down, then count and record the birds in your garden for one hour. The problems start when you throw a 9-month-old baby into the mix!
While walking to work this morning, I saw a ridiculously cool sunrise that reminded me of all the things I love about being outside. Then my mind started racing, and before I knew it I was sitting down at my desk writing this…
I was worried we’d be stuck indoors once the temperatures began to plummet, but Sonny’s as happy outside now as he was in summer. Here are my top tips for beating the cold with kids.
I’ve always hated the winter. Dark nights and bad weather aren’t my idea of fun, but being stuck indoors is even worse! Fortunately my baby boy doesn’t seem bothered by the cold, so we’re all set for a winter of adventure.
With the sudden arrival of glorious summer weather Sonny’s been feeling the heat, so this week we treated him to his first dip in a paddling pool. And as usual he reacted brilliantly!
He’s not even four months old yet, but my little lad Sonny is already my hero. Watching him grow and begin to enjoy the world around him this summer has made me more proud than I could have ever imagined.
A lovely addition to our family garden and packs down small enough to take on almost every adventure, the Grand Trunk Double Parachute hammock is an absolute bargain for outdoorsy families.
The inside of the house is almost ready, so now we’ve set about turning our garden into a special outside family space.