Winding Down Time: How To Help Your Child Relax Before Bed

October 4, 2018

Most parents will be familiar with the symptoms of over-tiredness: frustration, grumpiness, meltdowns… and that’s just the adults! Small children are not always able to recognise exhaustion in themselves, and sometimes find it very hard to wind down and let themselves sleep, but there are many ways to encourage your child to relax and drift off at bedtime. (more…)

Delicious Fruity Desserts Kids Will Love

September 1, 2018

Kids love to cook, and creating delicious recipes for all of the family to enjoy is great fun. Desserts are the perfect thing to start with, since they are often quicker and easier to cook than savoury dishes, and they are also a great addition to a meal without the time pressure of producing the main feast. (more…)

Wet Weather Holiday Activities

August 30, 2018

Although we all hope for a sunny summer holiday, the reality of living in Ireland is that you are likely to experience at least a day or two of wet weather while you are away. This may be frustrating, but remember that it’s all part of the charm of this beautiful country, and that many attractions are designed with rainy days in mind. (more…)

Nature Craft Ideas For All The Family

August 17, 2018

Crafting with your children can be great fun for you as well as for them, and many parents discover crafty talents they didn’t know they had when they let their imaginations run wild! Nature offers an abundance of beautiful materials for crafting, and we’ve found some wonderful ways to make the most of it in your projects. (more…)

Family Holidays Without Stress

August 3, 2018

Holidays are meant to be the most relaxing time of the year, but when you’re travelling with children, things can get stressful. Here’s our guide to reducing the stress as you prepare for your holiday and while you are away, so you can enjoy a really relaxing break. (more…)