Free stuff for families

Tips, inspiration and resources to inject some joy and lighten the load

I’ve put together some bits & bobs you might enjoy. Grab a brew, put your feet up (you’ve earned it!) and have a read…



Simple family activities that take minimal time & resources (most can be done in 5-10 mins) to create precious daily moments of connection between you and your family.

5 TOP tips for taking great photos of your kids

A few simple tips & tricks to help you get better photos of your kids, whether you’re using an SLR, compact camera or just your good old trusty cameraphone.

30 HANDY REsources for working parents

Some of my favourite time and sanity-saving resources that can make life a whole lot simpler! Organisation, health, mealtimes and fun for both parents and kids.

Festivals / camping with kids: the ultimate checklist

Compiled gradually over more than a decade of camping with kids, here’s everything you could possibly need to make your little adventure as easy and enjoyable as possible!

PHOTO RULES ANd how to break them

Rules are made to be broken! Sometimes you can get really original and creative results by breaking free from convention. Give these a whirl!

By the way, I’ve got a fun Facebook group for parents, Our Everyday StoriesSo many magical little adventures happen to us and our families every day, often without us really stopping to appreciate them. This group is a little project set up to encourage us to regularly record, honour and enjoy our images of our own family’s precious everyday stories, just using our cameraphones. The best stories are always the real ones!

The Camera Crew

Want to get creative with your camera without getting tangled up in the tech?

For those who’d like to go beyond the freebies, The Camera Crew is designed especially for amateurs who love a good photo. This fun, accessible and affordable online camera club and course are here to help you grab your camera with confidence, unlock your creativity and learn to document the good times with beautiful, artistic images you’re proud to hang on your walls.


Manchester family photographer, for down-to-earth, adventurous, big-hearted families all across the North West, London and UK

Creative, documentary family photography in Manchester, Liverpool, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, London

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