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  • 29 May 2014

    5 Budget Holiday Ideas

    Keen to take a break but not sure the budget will stretch to a week in the Maldives?! Family holidays can be prohibitively expensive once you’ve added up all the extras and sometimes it feels like what cash you’ve got is better spent on the essentials. But a family holiday is enhancing on many levels, giving everyone a chance to step off the treadmill and really connect with one another. […] more

  • 27 May 2014

    Get £20 off tickets for Colourfest

    When friends told us that Colourfest is their “favourite, heart-centred family festival”, we had to find out more. Now in its third year, Colourfest festival is a celebration of the many colours of life. Running from Friday 6th to Monday 9th June in the heart of the Dorset countryside, this magical event explores beauty and depth through yoga, music, art, dance, storytelling, poetry and theatre. We caught up with the organisers, Rowan Cobelli and Robbie Newman, to discover what’s on offer: […] more

  • 22 May 2014

    Finding the best ethical florists

    Flowers are probably our most common default present - in the UK we spend £2.2 billion on cut flowers every year. A nice bunch for your mother-in-law to say happy birthday. A get-well gift for an ailing auntie. A token of love for your partner. Even a treat for yourself to brighten up the house after a long week at work. Flowers lift our spirits and speak words of condolence, comfort, celebration and love. And yet, our addiction to cut flowers is a bit of an ethical nightmare. […] more

  • 17 May 2014

    Vote in the Observer Ethical Awards

    For nine years now, the Observer Ethical Awards have been celebrating those at the forefront of environmental and social justice. These are the pioneers of an ethical future; organisations, campaigners and people who share the vision for a better world. Last year’s International Campaigner of the Year was Malala Yousafzai, the 14 year old who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban for her powerful protest against the banning of education for girls in her homeland of Pakistan. […] more

  • 8 May 2014

    Festival ticket giveaway

    We love festivals so we are super excited to announce that we've got tickets for some of the finest family events this summer. Whether you are looking for a smaller more community minded vibe at a camp or a more exciting larger music festival, we have just the ticket for you! For your chance to win, check out the details below. […] more

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