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What kit your kids will need for your next wild swimming adventure

What kit your kids will need for your next wild swimming adventure

It's no secret we love getting out and about in the lakes, rivers and oceans. Making sure we have the right kit is essential, especially as the whether is getting colder. When Selkie offered us some wild swimming goodies, we jumped at the chance to review them. They specialise in open water swimming clothing!  VIEW the POST

Celebrating the great outdoors with Anthisan

Celebrating the great outdoors with Anthisan

It is fair to say that I would have been a lot worse off this Summer if it wasn't for Anthisan. There have been bugs everywhere, in the height of the heat I had to keep windows closed to stop them from coming into the house. Three times I had to get antibiotics from the doctors because I react badly to mosquito bites. I went through 3 tubes of this wizardry magic, Anthisan, it soothes and reduces the itching for quite a long time.  VIEW the POST

Keeping your children safe in the sun without staying indoors all day!

The hot summer we are currently enjoying in the UK has got us all thinking about how to enjoy the sun responsibly. It’s really hot, even when you are sitting in the house, let alone the sunshine. It is really important to have fun and keep those children safe.  There is nothing worse than sunburn and there is no more obvious sign of parenting fail than a sunburnt kid! And yet, we want our children to be out and about all summer long, enjoying adventures and the lovely warm sunshine because who knows when we’ll see the big orange ball in the sky again?  …

Helping indoor kids fall in love with the outdoor world

Helping indoor kids fall in love with the outdoor world

The best thing about kids is they’re all so different. It is watching them grow and blossom, their personalities shining through more and more with each passing day. So kids are arty, others are more into science. Some enjoy reading, others would rather make home movies. Some can’t get enough of the outdoors, and some are indoor-obsessed. This last point is not necessarily a bad thing. They may just prefer to play the role of sofa-loving director in their sibling's theatre production.VIEW the POST

Why Vitamin N leads to a healthy childhood

Why Vitamin N leads to a healthy childhood

Today, it’s so easy to get caught up in technology that it has become a part of our lifestyle. It is no surprise that our kids get caught up in it as well. But rewind to the time when technology was not the norm, and that the best adventures we had were when we were out in the sun, picking our food from the garden or straight from the farm. VIEW the POST