Family Life

Boy and father at pirate waterpark play structure, Splashdown Quaywest

New Island surfaces at Goodrington Sands with the opening of massive pirate themed waterplay structure

Shipwreck Island welcomes first visitors – as Splashdown Quaywest’s latest attraction sallies forth!

The Bank Holiday weekend allowed a gentle toe in the water for staff and visitors as the latest feature to be added to the perennial favourite waterpark attraction, Shipwreck Island aquaplay opened to eager visitors for the first time. One young raider plunging straight in with Dad in...

Understanding variations in the onset of walking in children

The milestone of a child's first steps is a momentous occasion for parents and caregivers alike. However, it's common for children to grow out of the pushchair or double pram at different ages, sometimes causing concern among parents. Understanding the factors influencing the onset of walking can provide reassurance and insight into this developmental stage.


Genetics play a...

How to Host a Kid-Friendly Rave Party in Your Attic

Hosting a rave for kids in your attic can turn an ordinary weekend into an unforgettable adventure for your little ones. With the right preparation, you can ensure a fun and safe environment that allows kids to express themselves through music, dance, and creativity. Here's how to get started:

1. Safety First

Before anything else, ensure your attic is a safe space for children....

Map of Kids Activities in your Area: National Children’s Activities Week

Do your kids fancy sensory play in Southport? Drama tots in Derby? Baby yoga in Basildon?

Then fear not! The UK's largest annual celebration of children's activities, Children’s Activities Week , is just one month away, and there are a number of exciting activities awaiting those taking part. The fundraising event is organised by What’s On 4 Kids and runs from 13-19th May.


The Home Ed Daily

The Home Ed Daily Website

In today's ever-changing educational landscape, home education has become a practical choice for parents looking for a flexible and personalised approach to their children's learning journey. As they explore home ed, families discover the joys of bespoke education and self-directed learning. The shift away from the traditional school environment has liberated families from the daily grind of...

Spend time with the family at the Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary this Easter

The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth makes the perfect free family day out this Easter while the new spring trail gives visitors the chance to win an Easter Egg too.

Set along the historic Jurassic Coast, the sanctuary is nestled in the heart of the countryside in the East Devon National Landscape.

The sanctuary is free to visit and there are daily talks, scenic walks, engaging...

Easter events at the National Marine Aquarium

The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth is putting on a whole host of events over the Easter holidays for children and families to enjoy.

From ocean clean ups, to behind the scenes tours with Ocean Discovery Rangers, and even a sleepover with the sharks! There is a wide range of activities for all ages to get stuck into.


13th April &...

Bookshop with books in the window and two women standing outside

Mother-daughter team at Devon's leading indie bookshop Liznojan celebrate Mother's Day

Liznojan is an independent mother-daughter bookshop in Tiverton, Devon, who first opened their doors in 2017.

As is probably the case with most bookshops at this time of year, they get asked recommendations for Mother’s Day gifts a lot.

They generally start with “which books have you recently enjoyed?” and then choose around five titles for the purchaser to choose.


Simplifying Divorce: Navigating the Process in the UK Through Online Platforms

Divorce — it's a heavy word, carrying with it a multitude of emotions and complexities. But what if I told you there's a way to navigate through this challenging process with a little less stress? Welcome to the world of online divorce platforms, where convenience meets efficiency. In this article, we'll delve into what online divorce platforms are, how they work, and why they might just be...

Families invited to help shape future support services

Devon County Council is inviting families, professionals and community organisations to help shape services that support young families

The council is changing the way that young families are supported at Children’s Centres, and is inviting those who use the services, as well as professionals and community groups, to help influence the changes.

It follows a national move,...

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