Archive for July, 2013

Top Tips for Camping with Children

Posted Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 by Rachel King in dressing for the outdoors

At Cambridge Baby we love camping and spend a lot of time living in the great outdoors with children. Wendy takes the Brownies camping, Rosy and her children go camping with the Woodcraft folk. Nick, Helen and the girls have a lovely bell tent that they escape to the coast in. My family love finding a friendly farmers field to pitch our old dome tents somewhere beautiful.

The great thing about sharing an interest is being able to exchange tips and here are a few I picked up from chatting with the others in the shed. (more…)

Simple midsummer celebrations and children’s crafts

Posted Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 by Helen East in for the seasons

Midsummer flowers in white and green - time to celebrate the summer with your children!

Midsummer isn't just one day, it's that glorious couple of weeks at the end of June/beginning of July when the whole earth just seems to blossom in white and green and gold. How wonderful and natural to want to celebrate!

We had a midsummer picnic at the weekend and it was so lovely, fun and full of happiness that I wanted to share the simple things we did.   It can be adapted for almost any time of year too. (more…)