January 30, 2015

This is the reason my house is untidy

Isobel, Anna and Libby try to crochet

    Because of this lot. It doesn’t matter what I do, it never seems to make any difference whatsover. Housework, that is. And it’s so embarrassing. I hate it. I hate the fact that there isn’t a place for everything and everything in its place. It frustrates me that all I seem to do […]

How to plan the perfect camping adventure with kids

Family camping in the park

    Lots of parents rule out the idea of camping with kids because they think these trips will be too much hassle and stress. In fact, with a little careful planning, such outdoor adventures can represent the perfect family holidays. These cost-effective vacations give you and your brood the chance to explore new places, […]

And this is why children don’t always do as they’re asked…


  Caitlin demonstrated to the girls how they should hug sideways for a photo ‘with your arms out… like this.’ So the girls posed for the photo – with their arms out… like this!     Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on faves Buzz it up Share on […]

Top Tips For Planning A Family Get Together

dinner party

    Having a large family is a fantastic thing, but sometimes it can also be hard to plan simple things such as Christmas and parties. Forward thought and having a robust plan is the key to a brilliant and successful get together for you and your family.   Venue An event such as a […]

Does your family have what it takes to be a volunteer?

tablet with charity word cloud

    If your family is passionate about a specific cause, enjoys helping others and has some time to spare, then you can tick all the boxes for volunteering. Now is the time to look around for a local project that will benefit from your help.   Animals need help from humans If you’re an […]

Tie Dye T-Shirt Craft – Plus Win a Trip to Germany with Zalando

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    A few days ago we found out about a crafty competition that Zalando are running for the creative ones amongst you. Participants must develop a DIY fashion project idea and tag it with #ZalandoDIY. Then send your email with your full name, the DIY creation and the subject line ‘DIY with Zalando’ to […]

9 Fun Activities For The Whole Family This Christmas

Christmas gingerbread men candles

    The Christmas season is a fantastic time for every family. In the lead up to the big day, you should think about ways to make the time special for everybody. When December comes (and it’s not too far away now), you should start the month off by partaking in loads of family activities. […]

A Guide to Planning a Christmas Party that the Whole Family Will Enjoy

Family with lots of Christmas presents under tree

    Christmas is a magical time of year, especially if you have young children. Their wide-eyed enthusiasm for the Xmas season is enough to melt even the stoniest of hearts. In fact, I don’t think I ever understood the true meaning of Christmas until I had children. Now, it’s probably the time of year […]

Would you trust this PR with your brand?

Metaphor of a persons who choose not to speak, ear and see.

      We’ve been blogging in some shape or form for almost ten years. We now run or manage several websites including Larger Family Life, which has been running since 2008 and now has more than 9,000 Facebook followers and over 4,200 Twitter followers. Every day we receive emails and press releases by the […]

Car Safety Measures To Take While Driving With Family

baby girl  in car

    Hello everyone! I am Ross and I have a keen interest in traveling, reading and writing. There are little things which when not cared for become the reason for taking a person’s life. It is very important to ensure complete safety while driving and hence, this guest post is geared towards creating awareness […]

Getting Kids Back in the Kitchen with Ben’s Beginners

ben's beginners

      Whenever the adults are in the kitchen there is often a child or two hovering around asking to help chop, stir or grate, or quizzing us on what we’re making and how we are making it. We often have several helpers ready and waiting to lick bowls and spoons clean, or to […]

Questioning My Sanity: The Verdict Is In

The Sullivan Family

    It seems like an eternity since we returned from Italy, getting straight back into continuing work on the house in preparation for selling. Although we have only been back since the end of August it seems ages since the photo above was taken. Of course, if you are sitting there counting everyone you […]

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