FAMILY FUN

Preview : The Book of Life

Preview : The Book of Life

  by Debbie Bird

On Sunday I visited the IMAX Cinema in Leicester Square to watch the premier of THE BOOK OF LIFE, with 3 teenagers.  From producer Guillermo del Toro and director Jorge Gutierrez comes an animated comedy with a unique visual [...]

Tags: family fun, family, Film, preview, The Book of Life
Spend a little and scare a lot!

Spend a little and scare a lot!

  by Debbie Bird

Halloween is fast approaching and the shops are filled with Halloween costumes.  For one night of the year you will be looking for the best costumes but "spending a little" without compromising on quality. Well the whole family can be [...]

Tags: family fun, costumes, family, Halloween
Palma Violets - Swizzels Trick & Treat Trail

Palma Violets - Swizzels Trick & Treat Trail

  by Debbie Bird

Palma Violets, I remember them well! When I was younger I remember buying fruit salads, black jacks and of course violet sweets.  As Halloween approaches there is that looming Trick or Treat evening when you want to have sweets for the [...]

Tags: family fun, Gulliver's, Halloween, theme parks
No Junk Challenge for Halloween

No Junk Challenge for Halloween

  by Debbie Bird

As our world changes orange, black and purple and the lurid orange lollies, ghoulish black cakes and sinister grey candy floss… appear, this huge array of Halloween-inspired sugary treats loaded with artificial colourings and flavourings [...]

Tags: family fun, Halloween, Organix, parenting, sweets
Special time with Little Bean #1

Special time with Little Bean #1

  from Mummy Matters

On Sunday Little Bean and I managed to sneak off for a couple of hours by ourselves for some girly time.  We believe it’s important to spend some one-on-one time with the children so that they aren’t always treated as a group.  They [...]

Tags: family fun, family, Mummy
12 outdoor play ideas to get kids active this Autumn

12 outdoor play ideas to get kids active this Autumn

  from Babyworld

Outdoor play and exposure to nature is one of the best and most effective ways to educate children about the world around them and encourage environmental awareness.

Tags: family fun, autumn, children's activities, family, kids