Photography

A homemade stop animation set - all it takes is a shallow cardboard box and a few bits of card!
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How to build a simple stop animation set

  Stop Animation is a fantastic way to get your kids into making animated movies, its simple to learn as it’s based on still photography, and it’s incredibly accessible with some wonderful stop animation packages available to buy online. Packages like Hue Animation offer a great place for kids to start dabbling. But what are you […]


by Helen • January 16, 2017
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Win a MEEM cable; the easiest way to keep those photo memories safe forever

We have already written about the wonderful thing that is the MEEM Memory cable on the blog. We love it, and we know that after Christmas and New Year you are all even more likely to have memories that need to be kept safe. However, we also know you don’t have that much TIME to […]


by Helen • January 13, 2017
Bettys Hope is a former sugar plantation with a museum telling the history of sugar and slavery on the Island. Its well worth a visit, particularly to show children about some of the uglier parts to our history.
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Exploring Antigua’s contrasting landscapes and culture at Stingray City, Devil’s Bridge and Betty’s Hope

Antigua is known for it’s beaches, but there is oh so much more to the island. We went in search of some culture and marine wildlife on a tour with Tropical Adventures thanks to the Antigua and Barbuda Tourist Authority when we visited the island. The Island Safari and Stingray Fantasy is one of a number of tours […]


by Helen • September 2, 2016
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Win a Samsung SmartCam PT worth £139 and help keep an eye on your child #KiddychartsSummer

On day 5 of our summer countdown where we are giving away a new gift for parents every single day for 12 days, we have a rather exciting piece of technology for you. Parents always want to be with their baby or toddler but sometimes leaving them is inevitable, using the new Samsung SmartCam Pan […]


by Helen • July 18, 2016
Share your precious moments with the kids for a chance to win one of five digital cameras, and Cadburys chocolate buttons. Closes 6th July.
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Share precious moments with your kids to win Cadburys chocs and Cameras! #TasteLikeThisFeels

Did someone say Chocolate? Yes, I know, we did. And you can win some now – this video from the lovely Anna from Hey Mummy and Channel Mum shares some of those precious moments that we love with our kids. Those little ones, that perhaps you wouldn’t think at first would mean so much, but somehow […]


by Helen • June 10, 2016
It is back to school time, and there are many first days happening - so if this is happening to your kids, why not caption your photos with our great Free printables about it!
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Free Back to School captions to create those special photos

  I don’t know about you, but already my Facebook feed is being filled with pictures of kids looking fantastic for their first days back to school; all polished and pucker – ready to take on the world! I know some of your kids will go back this week, some next week, and some have already […]


by Helen • September 3, 2015
We recently went on a ski-ing holiday - well the kids did, I just chilled out. Instagram captures it perfectly...we wouldlove to go back and can't wait. Where is your favourite place to ski?
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Chatel in Instagrams #CapturingLifeLaughterLove

Recently I had a most gorgeous holiday in Chatel in France. It was more than beautiful for a number of reasons, but the most important one was that I actually managed to relax, and give myself some me time for a very rare moment. I switched off the email. I switched off the phone. And […]


by Helen • April 30, 2015
Beautiful Snowdrop at the Garden of Great Easton Lodge
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Snowdrop walk at Gardens of Great Easton Lodge

2015 is meant to be where I improve my photography; both for the business, and generally – for life. I dabbled at Caerphilly, and this weekend was the perfect spring day to take my compact, my kids and husband and hit the Gardens at Great Easton Lodge which are blooming with rather a lot of […]


by Helen • March 3, 2015
Do you love to take pictures of your kids, and aren't sure how to do it - then we have the resources for you here to improve; from newbord photography tips, to tips on how to take pictures of the kids in winter. We've got it. If you are a blogger, and have photography tips too - come add them here as well!
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Family and newborn photography tips: How to get the perfect shots

Every month, we do a parenting tips linky to give you all a few ideas on a specific topic to help with navigating the minefield that is parenting… but this month, I thought we would do something a little bit different, and provide you with some great resources for improving your photography as a parent; […]


by Helen • February 6, 2015
Parenting can be a wonderful, confusing, exciting thing - we need to capture those memories so we remember the good and bad times. Join in with our photo challenge and you can do just this every single day!
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Capturing Life, Laughter and Love – a 2015 Instagram Photo Challenge

What better way to capture places, and people that you love than through photos… If you are like me, and love using your mobile phone for capturing those special moments, then we have something that little bit marvellous for you; a year long photo challenge to get you back into your photography, or start you off on a […]


by Helen • January 23, 2015