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A Trip to Portglenone Forest


Situated in the heart of County Antrim, Portglenone is not somewhere you are likely to be casually passing. However, taking time to travel to this beautiful forest is a worthwhile trip.


Particularly if you visit at the start of May, when a carpet of bluebells await. However, even without this spectacular sight, the forest offers up plenty to grab everyone’s attention.

We followed the red trail which was just over 2k, and passes by the banks of the river, where you may even catch sight of some keen water sport fans!

Parking is charged at £4, and there are bathroom facilities, which is always a factor when heading out with children.

The kids made wishes and let their imagination run wild.

Next time I’ll be sure to pack a picnic.

Have you been?

Mel x


ZaZa the Superhero

With just a few hours to go before the deadline, I decided to enter the Tots100/Plum Baby Mighty Moments Challenge. The idea is to get your pre-schooler to design a healthy superhero. Both health and superhero’s have been prominent areas of discussion these last few days. Friday was Lewis’ pre-school sports day, where the emphasis was on healthy lifestyle choices. Sunday was Father’s Day and Mr C was presented with his very own set of SuperDad pyjamas. Lewis and Aaron thought these were great and wanted to grow up to be SuperDad’s themselves some day!

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