10 Eurocamp hacks you need to know before booking a holiday

For years I’ve heard people say “we’re doing Eurocamp” without really knowing what they meant. However, this summer we decided to book a last-minute Eurocamp holiday after a colleague recommended a site in Croatia. Having never been before, I didn’t really know what to expect. At first, the campsite felt like a secret club where everyone knew what they were …

Venice With Kids

How to visit Venice in a day with kids (without losing the plot)

Venice might be a hotspot for pricey romantic weekends away, but it’s possible to enjoy the city as a family – and importantly a family with children who have additional needs.   We went on a day trip for our 10th wedding anniversary this summer with The Bears, age 7 and 4. Here’s how we did Venice with kids and …

The Best UK Family Days Out for Families of Children with Autism

Do you feel overwhelmed by the summer holidays?   Do you want a day out with the kids but need some inspiration?   Me too. Filling six weeks can seem a bit overwhelming but you’ve come to the right place. I’ve put together a summer guide for days out in the UK which are suitable for families of children with …

Sand Le Mere Holiday Park

Our stay at Sand le Mere holiday village – Review

Hands up if you love a caravan holiday. Finding suitable holidays as a family with additional needs isn’t easy. When The Bears were little we spent a lot of time at my grandma’s static caravan near Bridlington and they were some of our most relaxing breaks. Fast forward 7 years and my grandma, now 91, sold the caravan a couple of …

Edinburgh with autism: Our first city break with kids

We’ve never tried a city break as a family before.   Funnily enough, the thought of trying to keep two young children who have no awareness of danger, and aren’t keen on walking too far, alive in a bustling environment where they can’t run around has never really appealed to me. It’s the main reason we rarely venture into the …

9 Of The Best Car Games With Kids

9 of the best car games with kids

 What are the best car games with kids? A few weeks ago we embarked on our longest family road trip to date – 500 miles from Yorkshire to Westerhoven in The Netherlands.   The furthest we’d driven is to Cornwall and I planned our first trip there to the nth degree. Thank goodness I did. We ended up spending 9 …