English National Ballet’s My First Ballet: Swan Lake. A …

Invited by English National Ballet to review their My First Ballet production of Swan Lake, guest writer Catherine Prescott asks, what’s the right age to…

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What I learned from letting my children be bored

This post is part of the #PetitsFilousPlayFree campaign. “I’m bored!” Aieeee – this phrase must be the bane of every parent’s life. My response is…

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How to create a holiday feeling by letting your child …

This post is part of the #PetitsFilousPlayFree campaign. When did you last feel able to really let go? To forget those concerns about work, the…

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Setting up a blog linky: what you need to know

If you blog regularly, no doubt you will have come across a ‘linky’: a collection of blog posts on a particular theme, hosted by one…

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#CulturedKids April 2017

Happy Easter holiday! How have you been spending your April so far? We’ve been skiing in the Austrian Alps; our first ski holiday as a…

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Learning to play tennis: What to expect from LTA #TennisForKids …

For the past couple of years, our family has dipped its toes in and out of the great British sport that is tennis. Last year,…

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Gifts for travel-loving families

What do you buy for the family that loves to explore the world? It’s not always easy to choose gifts for people who try to…

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Five outdoor challenges that aren’t Pokemon Go

Now the furore about Brexit has calmed down, there’s another issue which is drawing a big faultline down Britain’s communities. Forget Leave vs Remain. This…

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Learning Resources outdoor games to travel with

One thing that we always pack when we’re setting off on a road trip, is a new game or two, to keep the children happy…

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