Spring is in blossom and summer’s just around the corner, so what better time to start thinking about introducing your little one to a new sport?

Children today are often seen participating in more ‘popular’ sports, such as rugby and football, but why not consider opting for something different, like golf? Not only does it ensure your child is getting some vital physical activity, it is a sport known to be less-prone to injury in comparison to contact sports.… View Post

How much sugar do your children’s Easter …

How much sugar do your children’s Easter chocolates really contain?

Fun though it can be to treat your children with chocolate at Easter, you could still be concerned about that confectionary’s nutritional content. Recent research by Simply Education, an agency which matches teaching staff to schools around the UK, appears to vindicate such concern.… View Post

Buying Guide for a Worthwhile River Float Tube

Buying Guide for a Worthwhile River Float Tube

Nothing beats the summer heat better than getting wet on a fun outdoor activity, say, river tubing, for instance. Whether it is floating lazily over a calm stream or tagging behind a motorboat at a high speed, a river float tube has become an increasingly popular tool during the summer.… View Post

Are you ready for The Clash 2018!

Are you ready for The Clash 2018!

Aviva Premiership team Bath Rugby will take on Leicester Tigers in The Clash, with tickets now available to the public. As one of the biggest sporting and entertainment events of 2018, the match between Bath and Leicester is sure to attract an impressive crowd at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 7th April 2018. … View Post

Sweetening the Sugar Switch – 10 ways you can make …

Sweetening the Sugar Switch – 10 ways you can make sugar swaps

We all love a little sweetness to sweeten our day and make things taste a little more luxurious and enhance its flavour. Sometimes though it can be hard if you are trying to take a healthy outlook on life and cut down on your sugar intake.

Sugar really is everywhere and it’s sometimes hard to avoid it. There are lots of different sources of sugar which we sometimes don’t even think about. One of the biggest sources of sugar in our diet, however, is sugary drinks which are linked to a huge increase in calorie consumption and ultimately also an increase in type 2 diabetes and dental decay.… View Post

Eight ways to get your family exercising body …

Eight ways to get your family exercising body and mind

Exercising both our body and mind are important to stay fit and healthy, but in an age where computers and the internet dominate our lives, it’s increasingly difficult to get our kids out and about, getting the amount of exercise they need and focussing their minds on something other than a screen.

This is where family activities can help. Nobody wants to insist their children play a sport they don’t want to for them to remain physically fit, nor force them to carry out mental exercises designed for Albert Einstein to make sure their minds are getting a thorough work out as well.… View Post

Is It Time For A Different Fishing Rod?

Is It Time For A Different Fishing Rod?

Picking the right fishing rod is an important and often overlooked issue in successful fishing. Just placing bait in the precise place, without scaring the fish, can have a massive effect on whether or not you’re getting enough if any, bites. If you will use the incorrect fishing rod, you may not be able to cast the rod as accurately or as far as you would like to. But, use the correct rod, and you could land a cast easily and work the bait the way it is supposed to, producing more bites, more catches and loads more fu… View Post

Learning About the American Game of Baseball with …

Learning About the American Game of Baseball with Your Family

Baseball is an American game that has captured the hearts of millions around the world. It is a game that anyone can play, no matter their size, because it is not a game of endurance nor is it a game of brute force. It is a game that instead focuses on skill and precision, making it the perfect game to introduce to your whole family.… View Post

How to Travel With a Sick Family Member

How to Travel With a Sick Family Member

We’ve all been on a plane with a bout of food poisoning or a snivelling child, but what happens when a member of your family has an ongoing condition that seriously impacts their ability to travel? In an ideal world, every flight, hotel and insurance policy would be set up for this occasion, but this isn’t always the case.

Whether you’re flying with a disabled child or taking a terminally ill parent overseas, it’s important to be prepared before you travel. Here are four tips to help you go abroad with a family member in need. … View Post