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Family Photos: Do You Have Enough?

How many family photos do you have? Nice ones, with all of you in? A cursory glance at my Instagram or Facebook feed will show you that I have gazillions of photos of Ava and Thea. But look for ones of the girls and me, or the girls and Ryan and there are far fewer. And of all four of us? Literally two – both snapshots taken by my sister. In almost seven years! It actually makes me really sad. Even my parents have a better collection, and we grew up in the Eighties. Granted, we all  ...

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Ava, Days Out, My Favourite Family, Thea

Visiting The Eden Project in Cornwall with Kids

We go to Cornwall most years, and have for as long as I can remember. It’s the perfect place for a summer holiday, with fantastic beaches and plenty of things to do with kids. The Eden Project is one of our favourite places to visit in Cornwall. Ryan and I have been a few times, before kids, and when Ava was a toddler. She had a great time running around, but was way too young to understand the eco messages. Now Ava and Thea are older, it’s the right time to take them. The guys  ...

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Meeting Birds at Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary, Cornwall

We have been to St Ives, Cornwall, every summer for the past four or five years. I’ve always been curious about Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary, and this year, we finally visited*! I knew Ava and Thea would love Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary, but I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it, too. I even got to stoke a penguin! Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary is in Hayle, near St Ives, on the side of a hill, overlooking the sea. As well as hundreds (or even thousands) of birds, many  ...

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