When Is The Best Time To Take A Family Holiday?

The summer holidays are nearly over, the kids are back to school next week. But from my Facebook timeline, some people are still on their holidays? Whereas others went away as soon as school was broken up (some families sneaking off before). When is the best time to take a family holiday? When my eldest…

SATs Boycott What I Know

Tuesday’s SATs boycott is looming and I’ve been tormented into how I feel about using our children and local schools to make a point to the government. But this is what I do know. 1. Nearly all the protesters I’ve spoken to and the official Let Kids Be Kids group are completely supportive of their local class…

SATS Boycott – To Rebel Or Not To Rebel

SATS Boycott, to rebel or not to rebel, that is the question on every parents lips right now. Some are vehemently convinced that pulling their kids out of school is the only way to make our government listen. Others don’t disagree with the protest but don’t agree pulling the kids out of school will be…

No one plans a Sunday anyway, do they?

No one plans a Sunday anyway, do they? Mums do. Up by 8am latest, dressed by 9am, then kids and meals all delicately planned. Lazy Sundays are a dim and distant memory from LBK (Life Before Kids). Today I planned a lazy Sunday. And I got one in mum-terms. The kids got up and amused themselves happily…