Today we woke up to a beautiful sunny morning. After the grey, cold weather of late I knew I wanted to spend this morning outside. In a perfect act of fate I had already made plans to meet a friend in our local woodland. My friend is a child minder and she's passionate about getting her children outdoors as much as possible. She's found a wonderful play area in the woods built nearly entirely out Read More.
As regular readers know I am an official blogger for The Forestry Commission. I blogged about the fantastic day out we had at Westonbirt Arboretum here. I love working with The Forestry Commission because I am passionate about getting my family out in nature as much as possible. Giving my children the chance to run, jump, explore and enjoy the forest is good for them in so many ways and we go there Read More.
I have always instinctively known that children should spend lots and lots of time outdoors, running, climbing, exploring and having Enid Blyton style fun. It just seems right for children to be mucky, dishevelled and rosy cheeked so I love to encourage outdoor play whenever possible for my family. So when Bristol Zoo contacted me and invited me to take Super Kid to try their new WildAbout forest school Read More.
I have recently been given the opportunity to work with The Forestry Commission. I am really excited about this as I love the outdoors and the forest is Purpledad's favourite place to be. The purple family were invited to visit Westonbirt Arboretum for the day, and what a day we had. On arrival we were met by Katrina who works at Westonbirt and was able to fill me in on a little bit of history. Read More.