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Should I Snow Or Should I Go? Go?

Cosmos HolidaysTo be honest when I think of holiday time I always think of Easter holidays or the big summer holiday break, where as parents we get ourselves all worked up as to how we will get through the next 6 weeks and will our sanity remain intact.

We’ve always holidayed in the summer, it just seems the most natural time to go away. Last year we rented a beautiful cottage hidden in the Brecon Beacons in Wales right in the middle of nowhere. With a huge kitchen complete with range cooker, gardens for Roo to run her legs off and a treehouse for playtime adventures it was a perfect holiday getaway and some fantastic memories were had.

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Great Places to Visit with the Kids this Winter

With the winter holidays fast approaching sometimes it can be difficult to think of places to visit with the kids this winter; often with the cold days it’s tempting to stay indoors but getting your warmest coat on and heading outside can bring adventure, fun and at the end of the day tuckered out kids which means a relaxing night for mum and dad too!

This year we are going down to London to see my brother and his wife so we’ve been looking at London theatre shows that we could all go to for something different.  Roo loves the theatre and we’ve seen several small stage productions already and I know she’d love to see one of the big musicals, having had the opportunity to see Shrek the Musical a few weeks back I know that she’d love this and so I have sent my brother off in search of tickets and failing that if we can’t get something all together for an afternoon matinee I think we will see The Lion King before it sets off on it’s UK tour next year.  I can just see her face lighting up with wonder at the costumes and the songs as these are two of her favourite movies.  Plus a trip to the theatre in the afternoon I always think is magical as you come out in the early light of evening and in London all the big Christmas lights will be on and twinkling so we can take her on a bit of a magical tour of these at the same time.

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