RV Trip With Young Kids – A Day In The LIFE

This post was first published as a guest post for Canadian RV rental company CanaDream. Full disclosure: I did not receive payment for writing this post, but I did receive a discount on my RV package in exchange for my writing work. As ever though, all opinions are mine and I would never recommend anything that I don’t genuinely believe in – our RV trip with our children was awesome!… Read more

RV Trip With Young Children – 5 Reasons To Pack Up And Go

When we embarked on this family gap year, taking an RV trip with our two young children didn't figure highly on the bucket list. Our children are active, noisy, messy and not great with confined spaces so we didn't really think the two were compatible. Oh, and my husband doesn't like camping.

WE DID IT – We’re Travelling The World With our Children

What? We Actually Did It!

Before this post, I started writing about the people I encountered when selling everything we owned on Facebook Marketplace. But that was stirring up all the anger and frustration I was so keen to leave behind. So instead, I’m just going to write this rather triumphant, self-indulgent and emotional post.… Read more

Round The World With Children – FAQs

We're taking our children on a round the world trip - FAQs answered

First thing’s first. I’ve been toying with writing this for a while but, in the current circumstances, I feel a bit of a fraud. As it stands, we leave with our two children on a round the world trip in 36 days. For those of you who don’t know, this trip happening relies on our house selling before we go.… Read more

5 Things That Scare Me About Travelling With Young Children

First thing’s first, there are definitely WAY more than five things that scare me about selling everything and taking our two children travelling. I mean, there are about 50 things a day I worry about when I’m parenting from the comfort and security of our toy-filled, warm, familiar home in the UK.… Read more

Vegan Cake and Biscuit Recipes To Make With Your Children: Quick and Easy Baking With Kids

Looking for the best vegan cake and biscuit recipes to make with your kids? Look no further. Baking with your children is one of the best ways to keep them entertained and being vegan doesn’t need to deprive you of that enjoyment.… Read more

Family Travel: Why We’re Selling Everything To Show Our Children The World

I've gone through the same process with wanting to travel as I did with wanting to have a family. For years and years I was most definitely not ready to have children. I wanted freedom, disposable income and sleep. Then BAM, one day it hit me, I was ready.

Cruelty-Free Kids: The Best Vegan Baby and Children’s Shoes

Walking (Barefoot) Across A Metaphorical Minefield

(Photo was not taken in an actual minefield)

So, who knew that shopping for kids’ shoes would be such a vegan conundrum? When our littlest baby started walking around 3 months ago, off we went to Clarks, as we had when our daughter needed shoes nearly 2 years ago.… Read more

Sustainable Kids – Helping Babies and Young Children To Be More Eco-Friendly

Kids Cost The Earth

Having children is (mostly) amazing. But it’s no secret that it is a pricey business. According to the research I’ve done, the cost of raising a child to his or her 18th birthday is anywhere from £75,000 to £200,000, depending on whether you’re including childcare costs and the fact you need a larger property to accommodate a child or children.… Read more

The ULTIMATE baby and toddler holiday packing list

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LISTS LISTS LISTS

As I may have mentioned before, I love lists. I love writing them, re-writing them when I’ve made a mistake (EVERY BLOODY TIME), and crossing things off and feeling all accomplished when everything’s done (which, to be clear, is rare). One thing I keep meaning to do is create an extensive baby and toddler holiday packing list so every time we go away I don’t actually have to start from scratch in my mind.… Read more