5 toys for 1 year olds hollygoeslightly
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5 toys for 1 year olds

So my little one is growing ridiculously quickly and her 1st birthday is only a couple of months away (eek!). It’s got me thinking that a baby’s 1st birthday is probably one of their most important (even if they don’t remember it). And inevitably it’s an excuse for me to go shopping for some new toys, as she takes quite a lot of entertaining these days!

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top holidays with kids niagara falls hollygoeslightly
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Top Holidays with Kids

We’ve just got back from a week’s holiday in Wales, which I’ll be writing about shortly and I’m already thinking about our next trip away. I know, I know, we’ve only just been to the slopes too, but I feel like we’ve been so busy recently with lots of big changes in our lives and I just want to make the most of the precious time we have as a family.

I’ve been thinking back to our past travels, both before and since we had our baby girl and am having a serious case of wanderlust!Continue reading

5 tips for taking your baby on a ski holiday mountains hollygoeslightly
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5 Tips for Taking your Baby on a Ski Holiday

If you’re mad like us (!), then you may find that you take your little one on a ski holiday fairly early in their lives. We took our little one up the slopes when she was just 7 months old. Not skiing obviously, we’re not that mad!

Obviously being on the mountains in the snow, is probably not your everyday activity with your baby and completely alien when you’ve been used to your routine. Continue reading