July 27, 2022

The best countries for adventure travel in 2022

While relaxing around the pool with a cocktail in hand and failing to move a muscle for a week or so appeals to millions of people, others are assessing some more action-packed offerings from around the world. In fact, adventure holidays are on the rise, particularly given the wealth of options we have available to us. An adventure holiday can cater for a number of…

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4 Ways You Can Continue Your Child’s Education During Long Travels

When you have a kid, you have to change your lifestyle and also give up a lot of things. Children need all your free time. You want them to get a decent education so that they develop comprehensively by attending a variety of electives, and you also want to spend a lot of time with them so that you don’t miss a single important moment…

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July 14, 2022

LifeRyder Kids All Terrain Scooter *Review*

Anytime we say ‘lets go to the park’ our three kids love to say back ‘can I go on my scooter?’  Scooters are a great way of kids (and adults) getting around and our three have loved scooting for many years right from when they were little.  Transitioning from their 4 wheeled trikes right up to a stunt scooter, we’ve had a fair few over…

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3 Symptoms You Should Pay Attention To After Delivering Your Baby

The postpartum period starts when you deliver your baby and ends when your body recovers to the state it was in pre-pregnancy. You move through many changes in this period, both physically and emotionally. Taking care of yourself is important to build up your strength so you can take proper care of your baby.  You need to think about your postpartum care long before you…

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July 4, 2022

PAJ GPS All Round Finder Tracker Review

GPS trackers for your belongings such as cases, vehicles and even people are becoming more and more popular in recent years.  My husband’s mode of transport is his push bike, and whilst he locks up his bike each time he goes to work, he works with a lot of people and could potentially be at risk of his bike being stolen.  Having a tracker on…

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June 30, 2022

7 Unique Activities to do in Iceland

The experience you get during your travel to this Nordic Island will make you feel like visiting again. The beautiful scenarios make it the perfect destination as the country is ruled by ice and fire. Here are seven unique activities you need to do while on your vacation in Iceland.   Bathe in the Blue Lagoon Spa The Blue Lagoon is a famous spa that…

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June 29, 2022

*Win* Kids Book Review – Imagine Eating Lemons

Working with children who suffer with their mental health, this children’s book around mindfulness immediately resonated with me, as I love any resources that support children with their wellbeing.  Imagine Eating Lemons is the latest book I have come across when it comes to raising awareness around mindfulness within children’s literature so I was super keen to give it a read and see what my…

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June 10, 2022

*Win* Personalised Kids Recipe Book with Sammy Satsuma

Anyone else have a fussy eater?  Since my little girl turned about 6 years old (she is now 8) she became extremely fussy when it came to what food she ate.  Foods were becoming limited, and she was less interested in trying new textures, tastes and she fell out of love trying new foods.  I came to accept that what she did love was just…

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June 8, 2022

Father’s Day Gift Guide

With Father’s Day just around the corner, it can be that last minute frenzy of finding the perfect gift.  Whether you Dad is really difficult to buy for or you know exactly what he wants, we all need a little inspiration from time to time.  I think since lockdown, going actual shopping (like physically around the shops!) has been put on the back burner and…

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Hi and welcome to The Willow Tree. I’m Michelle, also known as Shel and I am a mama to three beautiful crazy kids – I have two handsome boys and a wild and wonderful girl.

I really wanted a concrete place to share my love for travel, in particular Disney and offer my readers a chance to gain some knowledge around what we love to do as a family of 5.

I share our family adventures which include days out, travel advice and tips, holiday reviews, restaurant visits and of course, our love for Disney, including Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney World.

Life is about creating memories, and here we are sharing them with you




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