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importance of family time

The importance of (quality) family time

Family life (and life in general) is so hectic. We get caught up in daily routines, running errands and making plans, that we can sometimes forget to stop and take stock. I think we’re all guilty of getting caught…

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How to help prevent tantrums on holiday

Are you thinking about heading off on holiday for an adventure in the coming weeks or months? Family trips are a fantastic way of building memories whichโ€™ll last a lifetime โ€“ but as all parents know, taking the kids…

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8 reasons to visit Dubai with kids

Before my sister moved to Dubai over five years ago, it was never somewhere that I intended to visit. I suppose I had false impressions about it being too ‘man-made’ and ‘new’. As a family we tend to like…

Family time, a holiday in Dubai and a blog break

It’s been almost three weeks since I published my last post on here and what a great three weeks it’s been. I’m now sat back at my desk whilst trying to cuddle the radiator and thinking about setting some…

Mediterranean cruise

A Mediterranean cruise – the perfect family holiday?

Taking little ones abroad can be quite a challenge. We’ve certainly found that our holidays aren’t quite the relaxing experience they used to be as a couple (oh, the days!). Our holiday earlier this year to Cape Verde in…

How to have a relaxing holiday with young children

How to have a relaxing holiday abroad with young children

Anyone with kids will know that going on holiday with young children is often not the most relaxing of experiences. When we went to Cape Verdeย earlier this year when Taylor was 12 months old, relaxing moments were admittedly few…

A winter getaway to Cape Verde

On Tuesday evening we touched down in the UK following a family holiday on the island of Sal in Cape Verde. Going away at this time of year has become somewhat of a tradition for us, as Mr M’s…

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Autumn Taste of the Bay at Watergate Bay Hotel

If your summer holiday is already feeling like a distant memory and you’re looking for a breakย this autumn, then look no further than Watergate Bay in Cornwall. Last year Mr M treated me to a birthday/pre-baby getaway at Watergate…

Taking baby abroad for the first time

Taking baby abroad for the first time

I know that some parents would feel a little reluctant to take a four month old baby on holiday – taking baby abroad and away from their routine, worrying about maintaining their temperature in a new climate and panicking…

Brunch in Dubai and the UAE review

Brunch in Dubai and the UAE

Anybody who knows anything about the UAE knows that they don’t do things by halves. From the world’s tallest building to the most luxurious hotel, the Emiratis pull out all of the stops when it comes to impressing the…