Yarrow Valley Country Park, Chorley

| Travel & Days Out, UK

Accessible days out in Lancashire, Yarrow valley country park review

  Yarrow Valley Country Park is located just off Birkacre road in Coppull. It is a great free day out in Lancashire.  It is somewhere I have been on numerous occasions when I used to support adults with learning disabilities. It is a beautiful nature reserve, an open space to get away from everyone in […] Read more…


Toddlebike2 review

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Todllebike2 review

  D has been talking about getting Lucas a balance bike for Summer. So when, Toddlebike offered to send* Lucas a bike, I thought it was perfect timing. Toddlebike2 is a unique “Pre-Balance” bike, £23.95, suitable for toddlers as soon as they can confidently walk (usually around 18 months). They are widely accepted by cyclists and […] Read more…


Holiday bucket list

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holiday bucket list kerala

  D has always wanted to take me on a holiday to Portugal and he definitely wants to take Lucas to Benfica’s Stadium of Light as he went when he was younger.  The Algarve offers beautiful golden beaches, golf courses and entertainment. Lisbon gives you the chance to absorb an authentic and rich culture. The breathtakingly picturesque Douro Valley wine […] Read more…


What to look for in a landlord when renting

| Home & Garden

What to look for in a landlord when renting

  With it becoming increasingly harder to get onto the property ladder in the UK, more and more people are renting long term. So, what should you look for in a landlord? I asked some blogger chums for their advice. When you’ve read my post, head on over to the HomeLet website if you want more […] Read more…


The ordinary moments #13 – Brockholes, Preston

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Brockholes, Preston, importance of outdoor play #tearsintosmiles

Last week Lucas and I met up with a friend I used to work with and her 2 children. We went for a walk and play at Brockholes nature reserve. We also had an early lunch im their floating cafe. As you can see Lucas’ waterproofs are still drowning him but it doesn’t stop him […] Read more…