5 Child Friendly Hogmanay Hoots!

Hogmanay – let’s celebrate, let’s go out, go mental. Scratch that.  We’ve got kids.  Can we still have fun?  Course we can! Here’s a round up of the best of Scotland’s family friendly… Continue reading

Newburgh Beach, Scotland – Photo Journal

Photo Journal – When fewer words is more. Winter sun.  Gloves, hats, scarves, wellies, waterproof playsuits… Newburgh Beach, Aberdeenshire. Seals basking. Mr Toddler sleeping. Slinging the baby – admittedly sounds like a medieval… Continue reading

5 Festive Days Out in Scotland

Since having children I’ve realised Christmas is the one time of year that kids’ activities and adult activities merge as I regress to a childlike elf.  So as I tuck into another selection… Continue reading

Look What We Found on AirBnB

Check out my latest post on Irish Family Website ‘Family Friendly HQ’.  Delighted to be a regular contributor. http://www.familyfriendlyhq.ie/family-blog/when-our-mum-stumbled-across-an-air-bnb-for-a-holiday-she-found-it-was-the-perfect-solution-for-a-family And if you know of any B&Bs deserving of a profile please drop me… Continue reading

How to Taste the Five Star Lifestyle with Tots

I never presume people’s budgets; some readers live the five star lifestyle.  I don’t.  So if I was going to stay in a luxury establishment I wouldn’t take my two gorgeous, noisy, pukey,… Continue reading

Top Ten Toys for Travelling Tots

Travelling with children is ‘fun’.  It’s also about survival.  Entertain them I say.  Here’s how. 1 Balloons – it’s easy to keep a pack in your bag then blow them up to get… Continue reading

A Scottish Winter Wonderland? Found It!

Winter wonderlands are beginning to be portrayed in the media.  ‘We’ll get a cottage’ someone suggests, ‘a cute winter wonderland cottage’, but it’s not that easy.  You end up sick of trawling the… Continue reading

Tips for Fighting the Post-Vacation Blues

As the Tattie (or October/Mid Term) Holidays come to an end it’s lovely to have a guest post from The Traveling Gals to ease that post-holiday dip.  The Gals have a wonderful blog… Continue reading

First Holiday Romance! You Won’t Guess How He Impressed the Girls…

We did not see this coming… When you go on a package holiday with your 22 month old son you don’t expect to have to deal with a frickin’ holiday romance.  He’s 22 months… Continue reading

Top 5 Spooky Family Days Out in Scotland – Halloween Special

Nowhere does Halloween like America but this year if your family is looking for history and atmosphere on All Hallow’s Eve then you should definitely let Scotland cast its spell.  Here is Tots2Travel’s Top 5… Continue reading