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    Apps for Kids: Airside Andy review

    We’ve been checking out some cool games and apps for kids and, knowing we’ll be spending a good few hours in airports over the summer, we were all too happy to try out the brand new Airside Andy app. Launched earlier this year, Airside Andy is the first MMO (massively multiplayer online) game for young children. Kids […]

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    Family Travel: The Sun’s Holidays from £15

    Having enjoyed a tiny glimpse of the sun peeking out over Easter weekend, I’ve already started thinking about my next family holiday! Gone are the days of lounging around on holiday reading my paperbacks – when the sun’s out, my children are completely energised, tugging at my shorts demanding that I play games in the […]

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    Villa Pia – Child friendly villa in Umbria (Italy)

    Planning a holiday in Italy with kids? I’ve come across the most marvellous-sounding child friendly villa in Umbria and am dying to book a family holiday there! Villa Pia, which comes highly recommended for kids by the likes of Mumsnet, TripAdvisor and Baby Friendly Boltholes, is just near the border between Umbria and Tuscany, about […]

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    vTech KidiZoom Action Cam put to the test

    Danger Boy and Mads put the vTech Kidizoom Action Cam to the ultimate test over the school holidays… could this nifty little ‘go pro’ for kids withstand a battering by my boisterous children? To find out, we went to White Grounds Skate Park (London) where vTech were hosting a very active day out. Having a […]

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    The ultimate family kitchen

    When I was growing up, my dad’s kitchen was the place to be. Somehow, whether it was butter chicken or a zingy Goan prawn curry, every one of his secret family recipes started with onions, garlic and an inch of ginger root, finely sliced. I was always on chopping duty – I still am when […]