Gruffalo Trail, Thorndon Country Park, Brentwood, Essex

The Gruffalo is a very famous English series of children’s book, which my kids enjoy reading. Apparently the author, Julia Donaldson, has cornered the children’s book market, with the Gruffalo being the most popular series. And due to the popularity, there are a few Gruffalo trails dotted around England for families to do their country walks […]

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Adventure Island, Southend-on-Sea, Essex

My mother-in-law suggested that we take the kids to Adventure Island, which is a small little amusement park by the sea. You don’t need a wristband to enter the park, but you do need them if you want to ride the rides. They charge you based on height because that determines what rides you’re allowed to ride. […]

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England

We’ve been to England twice already–once when O was about 5 months and again at his first birthday. Let me tell you there’s a huge difference in how you have to approach traveling with a baby! At 5 months O wasn’t quite crawling yet, but he was getting there. We lucked out flying to England that our […]

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