Monthly must reads for parents – July Edition
The summer holidays are all about making memories. Sticky faces from seaside candy floss, tired little legs from a day at the zoo and the echoes of laughter from the slip and slide in a sunny garden.
We’ve collated a few of our favourite articles from July which sum up a glorious English summer.
Best days out in Yorkshire with kids on Toby and Roo
Harriet from popular parenting blog ‘Toby and Roo’ tells parenting like it is. Here’s her guide to the best days out to be enjoyed in her beloved county of Yorkshire. It’s a comprehensive, information packed list and whether you’re local to Yorkshire or are planning a holiday there this is a must read!
Parental guide for summer on Potato Pirates
Term time is looming, but this awesome article from ‘Potato Pirates’ is still a great guide to school holidays. If you have struggled to survive the long break without copious amounts of evening gin, then bookmark this article for half term and the Christmas break.
Recipe: dark chocolate dipped strawberry yogurt lollies on Slummy Single Mummy
This is a FABULOUS blog featuring a recipe that both you and your little ones will love. I’ve tried it and these fruity, chocolatey treats are delicious. A healthy treat, the perfect way to get fruit into a fussy eaters diet and super easy to make. They’ll become a summer favourite and ‘Slummy Single Mummy’ is worth checking regularly for more family friendly recipes.
Water safety tips for families on Dad Blog UK
‘Dad Blog UK’ isn’t just a fab read for Dads. He is full of practical advice for all parents and care givers. This is a sobering but essential read. When it’s hot, families head towards the cooling relief of water. Paddling pools in the garden, the local water park and the sea are all sources of fun and joy. However, water can be dangerous and needs to be treated with respect. Take a good look at this guide for how to keep your children safe around water in summer and for the rest of the year.