Family Holiday Association | The charity that gives struggling families a break https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk Helping struggling families to get a break Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:56:14 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Share experiences, make memories https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/experiences-memories/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/experiences-memories/#respond Tue, 28 May 2019 09:55:59 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6618 The Family Holiday Association recently partnered with C4Urselves, the ethical online community dedicated to celebrating & enhancing our experience of the world, as captured by ordinary, and extraordinary people. We asked founder Federico Moscogiuri to explain why he started the business. “Happiness means many things to many people and at different times. However we define... Read more »

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How to select the perfect pair of sunglasses for your face shape https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/select-perfect-sunglasses/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/select-perfect-sunglasses/#respond Mon, 13 May 2019 08:59:50 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6562 As the sun starts to peek its cheery face through the clouds, you’ll be excited to bask in its glimmering glow. Whether you head to the beach, pull up a seat in the park or just fancy a stroll outside to soak in the beaming rays, there’s one thing you can’t be without. That’s right,... Read more »

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6 top tips so you can stay safe on your summer holiday https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/6-safety-holiday-tips/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/6-safety-holiday-tips/#respond Fri, 10 May 2019 11:19:50 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6573 As the season starts to heat up, undoubtedly so will your workload – and your desire to get away from it all on a relaxing summer holiday. So there’s no better time to start planning for a restful escape. Whether you’re going away with the little ones, looking for some fun in the sun with... Read more »

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Celebrating the nation’s Bed & Breakfasts! https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/celebrating-the-nations-bed-breakfasts/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/celebrating-the-nations-bed-breakfasts/#respond Mon, 18 Mar 2019 09:36:48 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6433 This week we are celebrating all things Bed and all things Breakfast, as today marks the start of National B&B Week running from Monday 18 – Sunday 24 March. The week was founded in 2018 by online booking technology company eviivo and the B&B Association and celebrates the incredible work of independent hosts across the... Read more »

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Planning a family staycation that is fun for everyone https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/planning-a-family-staycation-that-is-fun-for-everyone/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/planning-a-family-staycation-that-is-fun-for-everyone/#respond Sun, 17 Mar 2019 21:04:19 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6440 Considering a staycation? This term is usually used to describe when you stay in your home country or town rather than flying abroad for a getaway. Some take this one step further and stay in their own homes, choosing to travel in their cars to somewhere new before returning at night to sleep. Either way,... Read more »

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Children’s Mental Health Week https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/childrens-mental-health-week/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/childrens-mental-health-week/#respond Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:35:38 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6280 A break is so important for the mental health of children, particularly young carers. Being the main carer for a parent at such a young age can really take it’s toll. At a time when other children may have very little pressure, young carers have taken on huge responsibility. Missing out on the simple things that... Read more »

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Why A Holiday Or Day Out Is The Most Magical Gift For Families In Need https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/holiday-day-magical-gift-families-need/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2019/holiday-day-magical-gift-families-need/#respond Tue, 08 Jan 2019 10:39:00 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6190 There’s no better feeling than heading to the shops and picking out a fantastic gift for a person or family who’s going through a challenging time in their lives. When you stumble upon the perfect find, you know you’ll be able to bring joy and provide a moment or two of happiness during a really... Read more »

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Christmas Fundraising Ideas https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2018/christmas-fundraising-ideas/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2018/christmas-fundraising-ideas/#respond Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:23:04 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6063 Tis the season to be jolly… Bake a cake and raise some lolly… The Christmas season of goodwill is a great time for fundraising. And there is no shortage of things you can do. Here a few ideas to get you started: Festive Cake Sale From mince pies to ginger bread, there are loads of... Read more »

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The Benefits Of Going On A Winter Break https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2018/benefits-of-a-winter-break/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2018/benefits-of-a-winter-break/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:36:44 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=6043 Sunshine and sunbeds. Dreamy breaks on sunkissed beaches. When you think of a ‘holiday’ the chances are you’ll imagine a summer beach holiday. Whilst we can’t deny swimming in the sea and building epic sandcastles is fun, winter breaks can be beneficial too. We don’t just need holidays in the summer. Though travel marketing campaigns... Read more »

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The life and times of the humble caravan https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2018/brief-history-caravans/ https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/blog/2018/brief-history-caravans/#respond Fri, 19 Oct 2018 16:15:03 +0000 https://www.familyholidayassociation.org.uk/?p=5927 Simple caravans breaks, at a holiday park by the seaside, are an integral part of the short-breaks we offer to struggling families all around the UK.  To recognise the unique part they play, we thought it would be fun to take a look at the history of the humble caravan. A brief history of caravans You... Read more »

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